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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Pharrell Talks To Fast Company Magazine

As with most of the time this guy talks, we listen.

Williams is a fan of what he calls tapping in: being open to the kinds of peripheral ideas that lead to innovation. It requires an environment that permits fixation--the antithesis of multitasking--so that you have the ability to, as he puts it, "be quiet and absorb." And walking into the hushed lounge on the floor below the Miami recording studio is not unlike entering a Zendo. Pleasant people--some plugged into laptops, some bustling about--work in near silence. It appears to be, as Williams describes it, "an extremely well-disciplined environment," and his preternatural calm trickles down. Shapiro says that the i am OTHER team makes it possible for "P to focus on the big picture and thought-provoking ideas. They fill in the blanks. They prioritize and get shit done." 

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Chinx Drugz "Feelings" Feat. French Montana

This shit goes. Shout to French and them niggas really out here working.

Buy it here



Artist David Datuna's "Jay Z/Picasso: Opposition of Imaginations" To Debut At Art Basel

Not sure what to think of this yet. Will let you know.

On display in Miami next week at Contessa Gallery.

Via Highs

New Line "Aesthetic" Pop-Up Shop/Launch Party This Black Friday At Pop Gallery


Who else you know that can film a lookbook with kids skating through a NYC gallery full of Warhol's?

Friday, November 29th
473 West Broadway, NY 10012
RSVP here
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Jim Jones "Awareness"

Dope record.



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Sunday, November 24, 2013

Jeff Koons & Pharrell ARTST TLK (Video)


This is really inspiring.

Pepsi Artist Of The Week: Dom Kennedy (Interview)

You know we fuck with your man. Get Home Safely on repeat.

Read the short interview here

Friday, November 22, 2013

Street Photographer Tommy Ton Shoots Yeezus Front Row In Brooklyn




We went to this a couple nights ago and just wow. But being this close must have been something else entirely.

More here + of course JakandJil.

Blood Red Timberland ‘Join The Movement’ Boots

These popped up on just the right people yesterday and started killing it.

Ten percent of all sales will benefit programming at the Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club’s VILLA Teen Center. Limited to 1,200 pairs, the VILLA x Timberland 2013 Ruby Red 6″ boot will be available exclusively at VILLA retail locations and online beginning December 7.

Go here for more.

Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’ (Trailer)

Oh.

Watch the trailer here

Francis and the Lights - Like a Dream (Video)


Super close to turning this off 30 seconds in but didn't. Then I realized your man did the skip thing the entire time and the shit is so beautiful I could cry.

Kanye Releases Bound 2 Video (Full Uncensored Version)


"Aiyyo we made it to Thanksgiving! Maybe we can make it to Christmas"

Directed by Nick Knight.

Chapman Brothers x Louis Vuitton “Chapman Precious Rug”

Interesting print and color.

Hypebeast has more info.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Day In The Life Of Nike C.E.O. Mark Parker

Very cool.

A fanatical devotion to sneaker design and a technical fluency rare among CEOs propelled the 58-year-old Nike lifer to the top perch of the footwear and apparel giant, which has reached annual revenues of $24 billion, up 60 percent since he was appointed in 2006. "Have you heard the Japanese word otaku?" he muses. "It means being deeply obsessed by the details of something. I relate to that."

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NY Times Feature Goes Behind The North Face Jacket Appeal

North Face,  forever ill?

Read here

Eminem x Zane Lowe Interview (Part 1)


The kid.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Kate Moss For Playboy Magazine 60th Anniversary

Been a minute my girl dropped something. Full spread soon.

Spotted: HB

A.P.C. X Carhartt Cashmere Beanie

Perfect.

$85

2nd Annual "By Any Meals" Helping To Feed Hungry New Yorker's This Thanksgiving

The homies have set out again to do good in our city and help spread some needed joy this holiday season.

This Thanksgiving, along with Bravo's own, Chef Roble; By Any Means will launch its second annual charity initiative “By Any Meals: A 5 Borough Food Drive.” Our goal is to raise enough money and collect enough non-perishable goods for at least 500 people to have a hot plate of Turkey with all the fixings, as well as a bag of food to bring home with them on Thanksgiving Day.

Go here. Shout to the whole team on this for real.

Monday, November 11, 2013

NY Mag's "My Life As A Young Thug" Written By Mike Tyson

Couple weeks old but so good.

We were beefing with these guys called the Puma Boys. It was 1976, and I lived in Brownsville, Brooklyn, and these guys were from my neighborhood. At that time I was running with a Rutland Road crew called the Cats, a bunch of Caribbean guys from nearby Crown Heights. We were a burglary team, and some of our gangster friends had an altercation with the Puma Boys, so we were going to the park to back them up. We normally didn’t deal with guns, but these were our friends, so we stole a bunch of shit: some pistols, a .357 Magnum, and a long M1 rifle with a bayonet attached from World War II. You never knew what you’d find when you broke into people’s houses.

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New Drake "Worst Behavior" (Video)


Worst!

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Rick Rubin Talks New Eminem Album w/ Complex

Getting into this now. Rick is the best.

We worked like a tag team. We had two rooms set up at the Shangri-la Studio in Malibu. In one room we were building beats and in the other room he was doing vocals. Anytime he would have a vocal thing together, he’d bring it in and play it for me and we would talk about it. Anytime I would have a new version of a beat or change in a beat or further developed a beat, I would call him in and he would listen to it and say what he liked and what he didn’t. We just kinda worked together, back and forth. 

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Gisele B√ľndchen & Daft Punk by Terry Richardson for ‘WSJ. Magazine’


What a year for these guys and the helmets.

More photos here

Nike Air Force 1 Downtown Hi Premium White/Metallic Gold

New classic shit. $200 at select Nike retailers.

Staple Pigeon "Behind The Brand" (Video)


Behind the scenes with fam.

Busta Rhymes Releases Q-Tip, Lil Wayne & Kanye West Featured "Thank You"

Flex played this last night and the shit bumped.