Author Archives: Simona Peovska

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 […]

PLEASURES x Converse collab: First look

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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 albums from the ’80s (in my opinion)

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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 […]

BMX 40th Anniversary Collection

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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 […]

Yo! MTV Raps: From beginning to end

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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 […]

Wu-Tang: An America Saga premiers September 4 on Hulu

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Wu-Tang: An America Saga stars Joey Bada$$ as Inspectah Deck and Dave East as Method Man. The series is based on the true story of the Wu-Tang Clan. Set in the early ’90s, it captures the forming of the Wu-Tang Clan, the vision of Bobby Diggs aka RZA, who unites the men torn between music […]

This Is Not a T-Shirt – Bobby Hundreds’ First Book

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Bobby Kim, better known as Bobby Hundreds and the co-founder of streetwear brand The Hundreds, released a book titled, This Is Not a T-Shirt. Bobby Hundreds has long been an eminent figure in street culture. Furthermore, he’s a true advocate of preserving and growing the community aspect of street culture. In fact, The Hundreds, was […]

Beyond Walls: Paris 2019 by French artist Saype

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Beyond Walls: Paris 2019 is a 600-meter-long, biodegradable work of graffiti art to mark World Refugee Day, by French artists Saype. For the launch of his “Beyond Walls” project, Saype chose an emblematic place: Champ de Mars in Paris. Dominated by one of the most visited monuments in the world, the Eiffel Tower, this project […]

Vans Era Pro: Rowan Zorilla Collaboration

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Vans Pro Skate joins forces with global skate team rider Rowan Zorilla to introduce a brand new colorway of the Era Pro. Rowan’s personal touch can be found etched on every square inch of these shoes, inside and out. Inspired by Vans legend Steve Caballero’s late ‘80s design, Rowan chose the electric “Princess Blue” crocodile […]

Event of the month: Beatrix Dance League 5

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I’m excited to introduce to you a new segment to the blog titled “Event of the month”. Each month we’re going to write about a cultural event that we find cool and inspiring, and we think you will, too. The first ever event of the month is Beatrix Dance League 5, organized by Beatrix Crew. […]

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