The face of Octavion on the latest Nike x Supreme Collab

Some of the most beloved streetwear brands are popping up again in collaboration. Nike and Supreme announced their new shared collection while ago. Obviously, things are happening very fast for them, because the world premiere online and in real shops is on November 29th. Only in Japan will it be a day later. Items include […]

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“The Nightmare Before Christmas” collection by Vans

Celebrate the holidays with Halloween Town’s most beloved characters illustrated in “The Nightmare Before Christmas” special Vans collection! About the collection This special Vans collection offers 10-piece footwear complemented by a range of apparel and accessories. In detail, Vans designers highlight a variety of film moments and character bounding interpretations that honor Vans and Disney’s […]

Anderson .Paak Malibu album review by Dreadpen

Anderson .Paak: Malibu album review

Malibu is an expansive opus that flows in multiple directions like a classic ’70s double album. I’ve recently been listening to Anderson .Paak all the time. His Malibu album in particular. Whenever I open Spotify I click on it almost mechanically. So I thought, why not do a review of Anderson .Paak’s Malibu album. The […]

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PLEASURES x Converse collab: First look

After its playful FW19 collection, PLEASURES teases a collab with Converse Pro Leather. Posted on Instagram, the PLEASURES x Converse collab is a re-creation of the classic basketball shoe commonly worn by NBA legend Julius “Dr. J” Erving with its own motifs. Bold graphics featuring a four-panel face and a “Stop Lying To Yourself” font go […]

Best hip hop debut albums from the '90s

Best hip hop albums from the ’80s (in my opinion)

Yo! I’m taking you back to ’80s hip hop and the best debut albums, in my opinion. If you like this kind of series, let me know. I also wrote a post on the best hip hop debut albums from the ’90s, go check that one out as well. Run-D.M.C.: Run-D.M.C. (1984) The first one […]

Tupac Shakur: “God Has Cursed Me To See What Life Should Be Like”

In 1994 Tupac had an interview with Ed Gordon, about legend’s conviction, ideals, and unapologetic stance. The award-winning journalist sat down with the rapper/actor/activist to dive into his ever-controversial persona. In the interview, Tupac defends the rap game, citing his peers as the ones responsible for bringing widespread attention to violence in the ghettos of […]

ELLA and PITR “Comme des fourmis”

ELLA & PITR, French duo, since 2007, are sharing their life and their artistic career together. After unexpected meeting in a street art fair they are rarely apart. They combine and share their love story and artistic adventure. Together they have painted walls, floors, and roofs all over the world displaying characters out of the ordinary such […]

New release for Old Skool Cap LX “Regrind” Pack – Vans

These days Vans all eyes are turned to the two new pairs of the Old Skool Cap LX featuring a plaid kaleidoscopic upper side. The sneakers take on the classic Old Skool aesthetic and update it with deluxe suede, leather and prime canvas in colors like pastel pink, blue and purple alongside yellow, brown, black, […]

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BMX 40th Anniversary Collection

Vans, the original action sports brand began supporting BMX in 1979, becoming the first brand to support the sport. To celebrate this milestone and the unsung impact BMX has had on youth culture ever since Vans presents the BMX 40th Anniversary Collection for men and women. The collection features a unique assortment of footwear and […]

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Yo! MTV Raps: From beginning to end

In 1988 the hip hop revolution began to be televised when MTV debuted Yo! MTV Raps Yo! MTV Raps (also known as Yo!) is a two-hour television music video program and the first hip hop music show on the network. It was MTV’s first large attempt at incorporating rap music videos into its format, enabling […]