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ROCKWELL: The Fight Collection

I'm all about Rockwell's "The Fight" Collection. Check out these ill Ts.

Add Rockwell's Fight Collection to your collection from my amigos over at UPRISE MARKET.


Kinetics x Muro x Adidas

Japanese Retailer Kinetics & DJ Muro combine forces to bring a unique Gucci theme to Adidas M Attitude XL and Ultra Star XL models. Apparently there is a bag, tshirt, and fitted soon to come to this set. Keep your eyes peeled. .

Pics via Complex.


F as in Frank Sunglasses

Hopefully warm, sunny weather will be coming to the midwest so I can wear some shades.
I saw these ill sun specs on Jack Threads.

Cop the  M836pm model shades by F as in Frank on Jack Threads.

Battle: Dizaster vs Caustic

I never thought Caustic was THAT ill but he's pretty ill in this (til 2nd verse when he really pisses people off with his freestyles haha) but still nice. Dizaster is pretty nasty, tho.



Stussy x Fragment Design "Japan Relief T"

Stussy sends prayers and condolences to the people of Japan and the Japanese American community following the recent tragedy. The friendship and loyalty of the Japanese people have been a blessing to Stussy and to the streetwear community. We are deeply saddened along with the rest of the world by the latest events. We are confident that they will recover and get through this difficult time. We are in the process of formulating special projects and charitable events to support the disaster relief efforts.

Pre-order shirts now to be shipped March 23rd from Stussy.


URSUS Bape Deck Shoe

I've been a little slow to blog as of late, mostly due to the catastrophe in Japan (as I'm sure you can tell by my posts I have a strong tie to Japan and it's people from my tours & relationships [friendly, business, and other]).

So I thought it fitting I touch on Bape. This is from their Spring/Summer 2011 Collection.

You can get all 3 now from their physical and online stores.


Big Sean "Hometown" MV

Diggin' this video. I've been listening to Big Sean for a few years and judging by the show footage his live show has improved greatly. I'm interested to see what he's going to do next when his album drops. (Well flipped Adele sample, too, btw).

Shout out to my homegirl, Lola Mack for the heads up.


RIttz - White Jesus

I got an email about this guy and the title threw me off but I saw it again when I was browsing Live Mixtapes and thought, what the H, I'll give him a listen....GLAD I DID.

This GA cat can spit, and he sets the record straight in the first track's hook with:

It's White Jesus, Don't trip 'cause this ain't
Blasphemy, actually that's my nickname.

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"Charlie Sheen" (Dumbfoundead, Jin, Traphik)

Dope MCs + Ill beat + Charlie Sheen Samples = Winning

The Original Dom Kennedy

California has bred some of my favorite  MCs. Lately these favorite MCs have been shitting on everyone by dropping some DOPE projects (The Game, Nipsey Husle, to name a few).

I literally just got this in my email and had to DL it. Dom Kennedy has been doing his thing for a minute. Check out "The Original Dom Kennedy".

Download here.


Bruxe "Gerard Briefcase"

* Waxed Canvas/Ultra Suede
* 15" x 11" x 2 1/2"
* Fits a 13" laptop with plug or any computer smaller than 14.5" X 10

Check it out at Jack Threads and join for special members only prices.

Battle: The Saurus vs Mac Lethal a day where battle rapping is mostly premeditated, 2 freestyle battle rap champions fought it out in LA, Feb. 5th.

Mac Lethal, underground legend + battle rhymer (Scribble Jam champ)
The Saurus - 2 time Scribble Jam champ & 2 time World Rap Champion

This is insane. Especially if you nerd out on battle raps like I do.

Vote for the winner here on Grind Time.



Wooden necklaces are really the rage right now & I've been a fan of Good Wood for a while but I just found out about Woodlum from Japan.

Check some of their work on some of Japan's hip hop elite.

DJ Licca (Osaka). (See her video "Shake" here).

DJ Ty-Koh (Tokyo). See his video for Young Hastle's V Mix here.

Mav "Me Against the World" ft GMoe

Phoenix, Arizona's Mav of Sol Camp is releasing his single "Me Against the World" digitally through Island Def Jam.

The video is directed by Carlos Berber & features G-Moe of Avondale Productions.
It's produced by Cleveland's own Akt Aktion .

The song is off "Independent Hustlin" album which features Chingo Bling, Lucky Luciano, Juice [Black Wall Street], the Ying Yang twins, LMNO, Noah Jones, Sol camp, and more.


Mismo: Army Green Mega Tote

Danish bag brand, Mismo has some really fresh bags. I'm really feeling their Army Green Mega Tote. It's definitely on my birthday list.

Canvas bag from Danish bag company Mismo in collaboration with Copenhagen retail space Storm. The bag is made in a heavy duty plain-woven canvas and has gotten a water repellent wax treatment. The straps is made in full-grain vegetable tanned leather. - Tres Bien Shop.

Learn more here.
€434.00/ $605 (


Cardboard USB???

Russian company, Art. Lebedev Studio has some incredible technology on it's hands. A CARDBOARD USB?? This is amazing. Check out this magazine of detachable 16GB USBs

Since it's cardboard you can of course write on it; easy to categorize for specific usage.

See more here at Art. Lebedev Studio.

Invisible Man

I'll let these pictures speak for themselves. Real life Where's Waldo.

Karma Loop Ltd Edition "Gift Raps" T & Hat

To celebrate the release of Chip tha Ripper's "Gift Raps" CD, Karma Loop offers the limited edition T & Hat.

See more pics & cop on KarmaLoop here.

Chip tha Ripper "Gift Raps"

CLE's own, Chip tha Ripper drops his new album, Gift Raps, which was mostly produced by Chuck Inglish of the Cool Kids.

Cover art theme continued by another CLE native, Glen Infante.

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