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ESSINCE x Cranium Fitteds Summer Style Guide

It's about that time, y'all! I teamed up with Cranium Fitteds to pick out some new summer looks in another of ESSINCE's Style Guides. Let's begin.


Childish Gambino "Since The Internet EP"

For your listening pleasure, I present to you an ill collection of Gambino songs post "Because The Internet".



ESSINCE THROWBACK: DJ Needles "Soul Searchin vol 3"

Does 2011 count as a throwback? Probably not...but I'm gonna say so for today's post. I met DJ Needles in STL in '06 at a Lupe Fiasco show and he's a local legend and should be a national legend at this point. I was once told that his Father played the first rap record on the radio....ever. [fact checkers, is this true?]


Crooks & Castles: The Watchers Tee

Anyone ever see the movie "City of God"? This shirt reminds me of that. 100%. That's why I want it.


British Knights Control Hi

MC Hammer inked a deal with British Knights like 25 years ago and BKs were all the rage...well...they're baaaackk!!


Burning Euros Cube Table Sculpture

"A bill is only a piece of paper with a figure on it; 20, 50, 100. A number that on its own has no value except for the price we want to put to our time or the value we give to our desires."


Blake Symphony for FLüD

Producer/Artist, Blake Symphony [Brooklyn by way of STL] has teamed up with lifestyle/fashion company, FLUD to deliver his new single, "Cannibal". The upbeat instrumental is "half dance groove half tribal ritual" and is the 1st offering off Blake's forthcoming "DreamKast" project which is expected to drop early this fall.


ESSINCE THROWBACK: De La Soul x Redman "Oooh!"

The cameos alone are worth the play but this track is the jam.

Welcome back throwback.


GLC "By ISM Means Necessary"

Chuuch is on the move, y'all.



Childish Gambino "3005"

Childish is ill. I was excited when this album dropped and nice to see the label getting behind it because it's starting to get some nice radio play.



Jhene Aiko ft. Cocaine 80s "To Love And Die"

She makes me feel things.


Tef Poe "Dear Mr Scarface"

Big up to the STL homie, Tef Poe for dropping his open letter to the Houston legend on his new track, "Dear Mr. Scarface".

You may remember him recently for being 106&Park's Freestyle Friday Champ or being featured in XXL and the Source's Unsigned Hype. Check it out: