Category: Blog

8
Dec

The Evolution of NIKE’s Air Force 1 Sneaker.

Where I grew up in Connecticut, in the outskirts of Hartford (the state’s capital), Air Force Ones were referred to as “Uptowns” or “AF1s.” And almost everyone I knew had a pair (or 2 or 3), including myself. It was the early 2000s and songs like Nelly’s “Air Force Ones” showed just how relevant the […]

8
Dec

Event: RDNMKS “Time is Ours” Pop-Up Shop (NYC)

On November 27, 2014, NYC-based streetwear brand, RDNMKS released their “Time is Ours” Collection on their store’s one year anniversary. In celebration of this collection, RDNMKS will be doing a series of pop-up shop appearances throughout NYC. ICYMI out on some of the pieces, here are a few pictures of what you can buy on […]

8
Dec

Joey Bada$$: “No. 99” prod. by Statik Selektah

Prepping for his new album release, “B4.DA.$$,” Joey Bada$$ releases a new single, produced by Statik Selektah called “No.99.” I saw this dynamic duo rock out during CMJ week here in NYC and I must say, the collaboration is a match made in Hip Hop Heaven. Statik’s gritty beats compliment Joey‘s flow flawlessly. Such is […]

5
Dec

John Legend: “Glory” ft. Common

One day, when the glory comes, it’ll be ours. Conscious MC, Common, lends his lyrical talents on John Legend’s new soulful and powerful record titled, “Glory.” The single is an original composition for the upcoming film, “Selma.” The song’s release is fitting, as the current events happening in Ferguson and NYC, where cops killed two […]

5
Dec

PARTYNEXTDOOR: “Just Know” ft. Travis Scott

OVO signed artist, PARTYNEXTDOOR, gave his fans a pleasant surprise earlier this week with the release of a 4 track, mini EP titled “PNDColours,” available on DatPiff. The EP has cuts that feature Ca$h Out and Travis Scott. His collaboration with the latter, is titled “Just Know.” In a day & age where Hip Hop […]

5
Dec

Paul Pierce Returns to Boston (Video)

Once a Celtic, always a Celtic. And that’ll always be the case when it comes to Paul Pierce. Released today, this minute and a half video features ex-Celtic, Paul Pierce, returning to Boston for a visit before his next matchup (as a Wizard) against his former team. Even though he no longer sports #34 in […]

5
Dec

Lil Herb: “Knucklehead” ft. Earl Sweatshirt

An overall clean cut from Lil Herb featuring Earl Sweatshirt. “Knucklehead” is a rather laid back track that has characteristics of a classic Hip Hop hit: mellow kicks, soft snares, piano samples and subtle sound effects. You can definitely sit back and nod your head to this one. The 4th quarter of the Hip Hop […]

4
Dec

J. Cole: “2014 Forest Hills Drive” (Album Stream)

Dreamville’s finest will officially release his third studio LP next Tuesday. J. Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive” has been marketed differently but still expected to be a sought after release. After listening to the stream, it’s interesting to hear Cole cover a wide range of topics – even taking shots at other rappers – over […]