Sunday, April 26, 2009

Kanye West - Amazing (feat. Young Jeezy)

Fonzworth Bentley - Greener (Feat. Anthony Hamilton)

Wow! Thats all I have to say......

“This strain of swine influenza that’s been cultured in a laboratory is something that’s not been seen anywhere actually in the United States and the world, so this is actually a new strain of influenza that’s been identified,” said Dr. John Carlo, Dallas Co. Medical Director

“CDC officials detected a virus with a unique combination of gene segments that have not been seen in people or pigs before,” according to an Associated Press report.

Alarming reports are now filtering in about people catching the illness who have had no contact with pigs whatsoever. These include a man and his daughter in San Diego County, a 41-year-old woman in Imperial County and two teenagers in San Antonio, Texas. In fact, in all U.S. cases, the victims had no contact with any pigs.

“Dr. Wooten says it’s unclear how people were exposed to swine flu. She says none of the patients have had any contact with pigs,” according to the report.

The WHO insists that the outbreak has “pandemic potential” and has been stockpiling supplies of Tamiflu, known generically as oseltamivir, a pill that can both treat flu and prevent infection, according to officials.... ORLY?

It is unclear as to why, if the virus is a brand new strain, that public health officials are so confident programs of mass vaccination, which are already being prepared, would necessarily be effective.

It certainly wouldn’t be the first time that deadly flu viruses have been concocted in labs and then dispatched with the intention of creating a pandemic.

When the story first broke last month, Czech newspapers questioned if the shocking discovery of vaccines contaminated with the deadly avian flu virus which were distributed to 18 countries by the American company Baxter were part of a conspiracy to provoke a pandemic.

Since the probability of mixing a live virus biological weapon with vaccine material by accident is virtually impossible, this leaves no other explanation than that the contamination was a deliberate attempt to weaponize the H5N1 virus to its most potent extreme and distribute it via conventional flu vaccines to the population who would then infect others to a devastating degree as the disease went airborne.

However, this is not the first time that vaccine companies have been caught distributing vaccines contaminated with deadly viruses.

In 2006 it was revealed that Bayer Corporation had discovered that their injection drug, which was used by hemophiliacs, was contaminated with the HIV virus. Internal documents prove that after they positively knew that the drug was contaminated, they took it off the U.S. market only to dump it on the European, Asian and Latin American markets, knowingly exposing thousands, most of them children, to the live HIV virus. Government officials in France went to prison for allowing the drug to be distributed. The documents show that the FDA colluded with Bayer to cover-up the scandal and allowed the deadly drug to be distributed globally. No Bayer executives ever faced arrest or prosecution in the United States.

In the UK, a 2007 outbreak of foot and mouth disease that put Britain on high alert has been originated from a government laboratory which is shared with an American pharmaceutical company, mirroring the deadly outbreak of 2001, which was also deliberately released.

As we reported yesterday, last time there was a significant outbreak of a new form of swine flu in the U.S. it originated at the army base at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Rick Ross......

New Rick Ross album Deeper Than Rap dropped today and let me just say, GODDAMN! This shit slaps. Not one dull track.

Also he released a video for Cold Blood today which came out pretty raw.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Kanye West X Louis Vuitton closer look....

Pretty soon the much anticipated collaboration between Kanye West and LV will be released to the public.

Recently the catalog pictures have surfaced along with pricing. Here is a more detailed look at some of the models.


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Sunday, April 19, 2009

World Trade Center Logos....Preserving history?

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New York designer Ji Lee has launched an admirable project to collect and archive photographs of logos that incorporate the twin towers of the World Trade Center. Lee rightly believes this project is vital, as many of the small business won’t last forever. A site is up, wtclogo.com, where visitors can add to the growing collection.

Projects like this are important for collecting and preserving American ephemera and visual culture. Worth exploring too, there are some good finds.

curated mag - World Trade Center Logos

curated mag - World Trade Center Logos





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Friday, April 17, 2009

The Grouch & Eligh - All In


Say G&E in stores April 21st.

Co-starring, Pigeon John, The Gift of Gab, and poker star Lacey Jones.

Directed by Matt Hobbs.



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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Fusion Unltd. - The Sun (feat. Little Brother, Nickelus F, H.O.F & Skillz)


Baltimore's Fusion Unltd.'s video "The Sun." The song features Little Brother, Nickelus F., Hall of Fame, and Skillz. This is a much needed video after that rainy ass weekend we just had in NY. "The Sun" will appear on Fusion Unltd.'s forthcoming Album, Cold Fusion LP via Grindate/ABB Records. Video directed by Lendl Tellington & Marquis Mosley and also featured on CONN5's mixtape "The Panty Melt".



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Friday, April 10, 2009

Nike Air Yeezy... Black/Grey/Fire Red Colorway

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So far we knew three colorways of the Nike Air Yeezy would release. The first one came out last weekend, the next one in May and the last one in June. Now another colorway has turned up at an official Nike event in Taipei - black/grey/fire red. Taking lots of inspiration from Jordan, this colorway will for sure interest many of you. The upper is rather subtle, with the fire red setting the right accents on the sole. We also like the clean patent strap and actually prefer it over the structured ones that are on the current Air Yeezy’s. We are not sure if this colorway will actually release, but we will definitely keep you posted.



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The Simpsons USPS Stamps

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Rumors about this appeared a couple of weeks ago, with a lot of people thinking that it was an April Fools joke, but it seems like The Simpsons stamps will actually make it into a post office near you.

“Bart, Homer, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie are being offered on stamps, postcards, letters and Matted GiclĂ©e print. Prices range from $8.80 for a book of stamps, to $59.95 for the Simpson Family Framed Art.”



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Nike x Ben Drury x Dizzee Rascal Air Max 90 Double Pack

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Ben Drury has worked on lots of Nike projects to date and it seems like a very interesting one is coming up soon. He worked with Dizzee Rascal on an Air Max 90. The sneaker features clear premium leathers on the upper. Furthermore he designed an Air Max 90 Current with some hiking boot accents. So far we only get to these these teaser images, more to come soo



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Fragment Design x t19 Skateboard

fragment-design-t19-skateboard-decks-front Fragment Design x t19 Skateboard

Once again Fragment Design and t19 link up on a skateboard deck. The deck this time comes in a blue/white colorway and once again features the star pattern all-over. Hiroshi Fujiwara did not give a release date for the decks so far, but we will keep you posted! You just gotta love that blue...





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Orchard Street Spring/Summer 2009 Polos

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Orchard Street Spring/Summer 2009 Polos

If you are looking for something outside of the norm and do not want to rock again the Fred Perry or Lacoste polos this summer, then make sure to check out the new polo line-up of Orchard Street. The brand produced some nice and solid polos, both uni color and striped, as part of their Spring/Summer 2009 Collection.



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William Spencer | In Color....Real Dope



I’ve been a fan of William Spencer since catching him in The Denver Shop’s Hollerado video 2 years ago. Mad people hate on this kid, calling him a novelty act and not a true skateboarder and all sorts of other bullshit, when in fact there is no way to say he is anything less than pure genius or at least pure madness. Further introduction is not needed. This is from The Denver Shop’s latest, In Color.


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Rob Roy - Fur In My Cap Video Size: 448 | 640 | 800


Shits creative, strange and for some reason you'll probably like this shit just like how i do peep...shouts to ALIFE


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DJ Spinna Creating "Summer Madness" Part 1...





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My Favorite GBK......JESS express

This shit back in my day rocked hard.... on a trapper keeper no doubt...








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Monday, April 06, 2009

Nike 1World AF1 Feride Uslu Launch At Wood Wood Berlin

feride-uslu-af1-launch-wood-wood Nike 1World AF1 Feride Uslu Launch At Wood Wood Berlin

Last week the launch of the Nike 1World Air Force 1 Feride Uslu took place at Wood Wood Berlin. Here some impressions of the great event. Not only the invites looked like flight tickets, they also had real airplane seats, windows and more in place, to make sure the theme of the sneaker was translated into the setup of the event.






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Bodega Canned Good Tee Series 1


bodega-canned-good-tees-series-1 Bodega Canned Good Tee Series 1

As previously announced the first can of the Bodega Canned Goods series is now available. The t-shirt comes packed in a can and can be purchased both in-store and online. This tee is the first in a series of many more to come. We will keep you posted.

Club Coke By Justive

coke-justice-so-me-front Club Coke By Justive And So_Me Available

The much anticipated release of the new Club Coke bottle, a collaboration with Justice and artist So_Me, is now finally available for purchase. The bottle is now available, nicely packaged, at colette. Thank you for making my favorite drink a number one club hit...





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KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN IN MAXIM






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