With the godfather of the hyphy movement E-40 in superstar mode, it’s about time someone paid respect to the hero’s past. Thankfully, prior to the launch of his new album, The Ball Street Journal, his very own Sick Wid’ It label, along with Jive, is releasing The Best of E-40: Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow–The Videos.Read more »
This week, the UK can look forward to avant-house performances from duo Radioclit, while those wealthy few who can stand being in an arena have the chance to dance to Kavinsky as he opens for the almighty Daft Punk. Brooklyn’s near-hessian outfit Panthers will brave a strenuous month of back-to-back dates, while Lex records’ artsy hip-hop group Subtle treks through the East Coast and adds few stops down South.Read more »
Our man Ghislain Poirier just pounded out another bass-heavy treat. Incorporating the energy of dancehall with the heaviness of dubstep, Poirier looks to be mapping out a new blueprint instrumental hip-hop. This French-Canadian is, without a doubt, a subsonic architect.Read more »
The Zoo York Artist Series III is a collection of skate decks designed by nine post-graffiti graphic designers. Featuring the work of Eric Elms (a.k.a. Adorn), Nathan Nedorostek, Bryan Collins, Cubanica, Jim Zbinden (a.k.a. Pulp68), AKA and Skuf, Pete Panciera, and Damien Correll, these designs capture the Zoo York visual aesthetic, which includes graff throw ups, all-over prints, and bright color collages.
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