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NEPENTHES & SUICOKE Purple Label Join Forces On Limited Edition Split Toe Sandals

Purple and black options.<p>Trailing behind SUICOKE’s collaborative sandals with Brain Dead is an all-new range with menswear retailer NEPENTHES. The partnership centers upon the Japanese imprint’s signature split toe sandal. Not to mention, the warm-season footwear piece boasts two color options: …

Shoes

Frank Ocean Drops "Slide On Me" Featuring Young Thug on His Beats 1 Show

The new release is a reworked version of a track from last year’s visual album ‘Endless.’<p>Frank Ocean dropped a new unreleased track featuring Young Thug in a surprise episode of his <i>Blonded RADIO</i> show on <i></i>Beats 1 Radio earlier today. The track is a reworked version of ”Slide On Me” from last year’s …

Music

Fxxking Rabbits Unveils a fragment design Collaboration

Ryo Ishikawa and Hiroshi Fujiwara join forces once again.<p>Long collaborators under the DENIM by VANQUISH & FRAGMENT banner, enigmatic designer Ryo Ishikawa and the godfather of streetwear himself, Hiroshi Fujiwara, have joined forces for a brand new Fxxking Rabbits x fragment design collab. …

Design

Here's Every U.S. City and Date for Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' Tour

Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. will be providing support.<p>Kendrick Lamar has announced the dates for the U.S. part of his <i>Damn</i> tour, which will be supported by Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. The news comes hours after it was announced that <i>Damn</i> had beaten <i>More Life</i> in terms of sales this week, making it Lamar’s …

Live Music

Watch Matt McGhee's Lo-Fi Video for the Bouncy Single "Moving"

Gritty visuals and vintage Tommy Hilfiger.<p>Matt McGhee has just dropped the visuals for his latest single “Moving.” It’s been a while since we last heard from the rapper, who previously gave Justice’s “Safe and Sound” a rap remix. The lo-fi video sees the Maryland-native rap while wearing vintage …

Music

Supreme x Nike Air More Uptempo Official Release Info & Images

Will you try your luck?<p>After months of teasers and images of notable individuals wearing them, Supreme has now officially announced the release of its Nike Air More Uptempo collaboration. The classic sneakers incorporates nubuck uppers along with custom leather, as well as the inconspicuous …

Sneakers

PRIVATE POLICY Goes All-Out on Mixing Textiles and Flags for Its 2017 Fall/Winter Lookbook

A bold statement on globalization.<p>PRIVATE POLICY has released its latest Fall/Winter 2017 lookbook, which highlights the NYC-based label’s mastery in mixing textured fabrics and bold silhouettes with a focus on social political topics. The label’s latest offering is titled “Polycephaly” (the …

Clothing

Quavo and KeKe Palmer Share New Beat-Heavy Track "Wind Up"

Track of the summer.<p>KeKe Palmer links up with Migos‘ Quavo on a banger called “Wind Up.” The track follows KeKe’s 2016 EP <i>Lauren</i>, which dropped last November. Supported by the Honcho’s verse which features the lyrics, “Quavo tune it, I got grind ya (grind ya)/But you cross the world like find ya …

Keke Palmer

Five Post-Streetwear Brands You Should Keep an Eye on This Week

Uncovering brands that look to have a promising future.<p>In the landscape of fashion, success is more often than not measured by how much exposure a label receives. Yet we should not overlook the segment of brands that are carving out their own sector in the fashion realm with unique concepts that …

Fashion

Vans Taps DELUXE for a Special Authentic Makeover

Subtle details hit the classic model.<p>Having previously teamed up for a special edition Old Skool model, Vans and Tokyo streetwear label DELUXE link up once more for Spring/Summer 2017, this time on the Authentic. The collaborative sneaker maintains its low-key look, boasting a classic canvas upper …

Sneakers

Edison Chen & DJ Prepare Share Coachella Mix Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Skepta & More

It’s a ‘Spring Situation’ with DJ EZ DICK.<p>Edison Chen, co-founder of CLOT, has teamed up with Hong Kong’s DJ Prepare, forming the duo DJ EZ DICK. The name is a reference to DJ E.Z. Dick of W-Ballz’s <i>The Jack Off Hour</i> (a fictional station featured on the fourth track of Snoop Dogg’s 1993 debut album</i> …

Music

Sasquatchfabrix. & Vans Have a Collaboration on the Way

A new kind of Old Skool.<p>As Sasquatfabrix. just recently announced over Instagram, a new collaboration with Vans is in the works and soon on its way. The Japanese brand singled out Vans’ Old Skool silhouette to apply its artistic impressions on. The new iteration of the cult classic takes on a …

Shoes

Leaked Images of a YEEZY BOOST 650 V1 Prototype Surface

Skipping straight to six-fifty in pink.<p>Following up on the confirmation of the YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 in “Dark Green,” we now have images of the newest alleged model from Kanye West and adidas Originals: the YEEZY BOOST 650 V1. Revealed by Instagram account @s.sam.group, the 650 design sees a higher …

Shoes

Society Is Now Made up of Good Brands With Bad Values

Values are the new product. But what if your product sucks?<p>The marketing industry has flourished in America alongside narratives of wholesome, family values. Just like at the dinner table, certain things were always off limits — sex, religion and politics ranking high amongst them.<p>As the paradigm …

Brands

This Exclusive adidas Originals NMD XR1 Is Set to Hit Stores Next Week

Ready for your summer rotation.<p>adidas Originals‘ famed NMD silhouette has seen a whole slew of different makes and colorways. Originally released in the U.K., this exclusive NMD XR1 colorway is now making its way stateside. Taking to Instagram, Finish Line has confirmed the drop for next week, …

Sneakers

The SPYDER Invitational Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament Returns to Seoul on April 30

With participating combatants from Korea, China, Mexico, Brazil and the USA.<p>South Korean martial arts fans rejoice — the SPYDER Invitational Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament returns to the peninsula at the end of April. Expanding the scope of the event to international combatants, this year’s bracket …

UFC

Tyrese Gibson Teases Us With a Possible 'Fast 9' Sequel

Set for a 2019 release?<p>American Grammy-nominated singer/actor Tyrese Gibson took to his Facebook account to post a teaser poster of a possible <i>Fast 9</i> sequel. The beloved <i>Fast and the Furious</i> franchise catapulted both Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker into stardom and recently saw its eight …

Movies

Here's Your First Look at 'House of Cards' Season 5

Returning to Netflix this May.<p>Netflix‘s hit series <i>House of Cards</i> is set to make its return at the end of May, but for those who cannot wait, <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> has just released new stills from the upcoming fifth season. The new season sees the Underwoods embarking on their own presidential …

Netflix

Mellow's Sleek Side Table Doubles as a Hi-Def Speaker

A treat for music and interior lovers.<p>The Mellow table combines mid-century furniture design with modern multimedia-audio technology, cleverly marrying form with function for the contemporary home. Its elegant beech wood and fabric construction features a 360-degree sound system comprised of four …

Furniture

ANITYA Flaunts Unisex Garbs for Its 2017 Fall/Winter Lookbook

Samsara rebrands as ANITYA.<p>Originally called Samsara, this Japanese brand rebranded itself as a unisex label now called ANITYA. “Anitya” is the Sanskrit word meaning impermanence, and this label is inspired by Buddhism, taking on a Buddhist attitude of making things. The concept behind the brand …

Fashion

Major Artwork & Exhibitions From Around the World You Need to Know About

Spanning Jean-Michel Basquiat, George Condo, J.W. Anderson and more.<p>Following up our last weekly art roundup is a brand new batch of must-see artwork and exhibitions that are currently open/slated to launch from all across the globe. This week, we have a slew of acclaimed artists whose works have …

Artists

Micha Spear's Vibrant 'Ø' Series Features Burnt Cash and Julian Klinecewicz Visuals

“The work is not about destroying money…”<p>New York-based artist and designer Micah Spear — who’s previously worked for the likes of MTV, Facebook and Microsoft on design consulting and brand strategy — has focused his attention exclusively to art, debuting his 2017 work series <i>Ø,</i> which features …

Calvin Klein

An iPhone 8 Leak Surfaces Showcasing Edge-To-Edge Display

Supporting many rumors.<p>Anticipated to arrive this fall, Apple‘s iPhone 8 has been stirring many conversations in the tech world with rumors of a major redesign, as evidenced by leaked blueprints of the hardware. The latest piece of the puzzle comes by way of Twitter user Benjamin Geskin, who has …

iPhone

Gucci Mane Brings Out A$AP Rocky, 50 Cent, Playboi Carti & Chief Keef at His Coachella Set

1017 Brick Squad, AWGE, G-Unit & GBE link up at Coachella.<p>For his set at Coachella‘s second weekend, Gucci Mane brought out an impressive slew of guests — A$AP Rocky, 50 Cent, Playboi Carti and Chief Keef. In front of a fired-up crowd, Fif performed his 2003 <i>Get Rich or Die Tryin’</i> song “What Up …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Wolfgang Tillmans' Works Over the Last 15 Years Gets Immortalized in Print

A glimpse into his photography, video projects, digital slide shows, publications and recorded music.<p>Renowned photographer Wolfgang Tillmans recently unveiled his cataloged masterpiece titled <i>2017</i>. Celebrated for his countless contributions to the world of photography, the book and accompanying …

Design

Meet KAWS In-Store During the Peanuts Uniqlo SoHo Launch This Week

For the lucky first 200.<p>KAWS will be making an appearance at the Uniqlo in Soho, New York City. The famed artist will be meeting the first 200 fans in-store, and will sign posters, as well as products during the meet and greet. The signing is limited to one KAWS x Peanuts UT item per person, and is …

Fashion

Prada Creates a $1,100 USD Backpack for the Traveling Urbanite

Technical, functional and stylish.<p>Luxury fashion house Prada recently unveiled a versatile backpack design aimed at everyone — from the adventurous outdoorsman to the business-savvy city slicker. Made in Italy, the construction boasts a notable combination of Saffiano leather and technical fabrics, …

Fashion

Watch Warriors' Draymond Green Parody Kendrick Lamar's "HUMBLE."

With appearances by Steph Curry and Kevin Durant.<p>Kendrick Lamar’s hit single “HUMBLE.” has now been turned into a parody with a Golden State Warriors twist thanks to Athletes Underground. The new animated version titled “HUMBLE DRAY.” stars a cartoon Draymond Green as Lamar along with appearances …

Basketball

BornxRaised's Spanto & 2Tone Talk Venice Roots, Travelling in Tokyo & More

The latest instalment to our disposable camera series.<p>The latest instalment to our disposable camera series comes courtesy of BornxRaised‘s Spanto and 2Tone. Hailing from Venice, California the duo recently made their way across the Pacific Ocean to take in the sites of Tokyo for a second time; …

Tokyo

Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' Beats Drake's 'More Life' as Largest Debut of 2017

It’s also Kendrick’s biggest sales week ever.<p>Last week, it was incorrectly forecasted by <i>Billboard</i> that Kendrick Lamar‘s <i>DAMN.</i> would lose to Drake‘s <i>More Life</i> as the largest debut of 2017. <i>DAMN.</i> was projected to move 475,000 equivalent album units in its first week, slightly behind Drake’s 505,000 …

Rap & Hip-Hop