Hip-hop has cycled through many phases in the last 30 years. There have been tight pant-laden MCs rhyming over disco breaks, the segregation of West vs. East Coast rap during the ’90s, the rise of the South, and more violent controversy than could even be associated with black metal. But throughout, one collective has maintained the purity of hip-hop’s four elements (DJing, breaking, graff, and of course, MCing)–Rock Steady Crew.Read more »
Vivian Host gets a lesson in needlepoint by Detroit's master dance punks, Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus of Adult. Nicola and Adam credit their prolific output of music, cross-stitching, video, photography, and knitted iPod cozies to their D.I.Y.W. (Do It Yourself, Wrong) ethic, cult murderers, and Rosey Grier!
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The three dudes in Brighton, UK-based outfit Fujiya & Miyagi must have one hell of a booking agent, because they seem to be on tour every other day. Fresh from supporting Peter, Bjorn, and John, and headlining dates with the Swedish electro-house youngsters in Lo-Fi FNK, Fujiya hits road again.
Freshjive, one of the undisputed OG brands in streetwear, is taking a trip back through time to revisit some of its early and most famous designs. The Resurgent Series is a collection of t-shirts whose origins lie in the years between 1989-1992, when Freshjive owner Rick Klotz took inspiration from the everyday (as in 7-11, Tide detergent, and cereal boxes) and cranked out the four designs below.Read more »
Thanks to skate apparel brand Emerica Skateboard Company, July 4 will see over 25,000 skateboarders, from 25 countries, take over the streets of San Francisco for Wild in the Streets. The all-day, skateboarding event begins downtown (an official meeting place will be announced today), and will encompass a five-mile ride that ends with a barbecue and is sure to draw everyone between the ages of nine and 30.Read more »
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