Luxury pen maker Montegrappa has been making writing instruments for almost a century. And DC Comics has been making comics since the golden comic-book era in 1935. So perhaps this lineage justifies the inception of Montegrappa x DC Comics “Heroes & Villains” pen collection. Well, that and the fact that  you might just feel a little cheap […]

22 Sep
From "Wonder Where We Land" LP via Young Turks coming soon

SBTRKT, Aaron Jerome’s frequently masked music-alias, is preparing the world for his Wonder Where We Land LP releasing one week from now through Young Turks.”The Light”, streaming here, features the soulful vocals of UK’s up and coming Denai Moore who will be appearing with SBTRKT throughout the UK leg of his tour. Moore will basically be taking over the role […]

The first images from the annual celebration of fashion and boobness that is the Vogue Paris Calendar are out, and of course they do not disappoint. Featuring top talent like Anja Rubik, Lara Stone, Daria Werbowy, Sasha Pivovarova, Raquel Zimmerman and of course Kate Moss (above), the annual calendar keeps the formula simple: shoot mostly topless (or […]

2 Jan
American Gangster re-spun with classic artists from the 1970s

Esteemed hip-hop producer 9th Wonder takes Jay-Z’s 2007 album American Gangster and applies his unique touch — remixing in a bunch of musical inspiration from artists of the 1970s. As 9th Wonder produced tracks off the original album, it’s fitting that he gives it a new spin, adding in a list of great artists including […]

There’s not much about this project not to be excited about. I mean a free Talib Kweli mixtape, assembled by the great Z-Trip? That’s pretty much a no brainer, and a hell of a way to kick off the weekend. Let Attack The Block play. “Z-Trip is a true master. This is a mix tape you […]

24 Jul
From dissing Barbies at Arby's to girls who work at Forever 21

Everyone’s most polarizing white girl rapper is back with the second track off her upcoming debut album Somethin’ About Kreay. On “Go Hard (La La La)” Kreayshawn goes from dissing pseudo-Barbies who work at Arby’s to girls who work at Forever 21 — consider her the broke chick’s Rappin’ 4-Tay. Kreay stormed the gates with last […]

23 Jul
Tim Maclean "Fragments & Phantoms" exhibit at Subtext Gallery

Subtext Gallery in San Diego is hosting artist Tim Maclean’s first solo show, Fragments & Phantoms, which opened July 14 during Comic Con. The timing makes sense given Maclean’s work plays on fantasy’s invasion of the real world, much like Comic Con itself. Fantasy stems from the mental realm, or as Maclean says, “the place where […]

3 Jan
17 tracks with Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga, Busta & more

The Chef Raekwon welcomes 2012 with a freshly pressed mixtape to get all the Wu Tang Clan heads nodding. The 17-track Unexpected Victory features appearances by other New York hip hop heavyweights including Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga and Busta Rhymes, with production duties handled by 9th Wonder, Statik Selektah, Scram Jones and more. Stream Unexpected Victory below […]