Saturday, May 30, 2009

Married To The MOB Summer 2009 Collection


The girls from Married To The MOB present their new Summer 2009 Collection. The line continues to expand and get bigger, and is close to becoming a full collection. Their t-shirts still stick out the most, and their slogans are still among the best in the womens market.


Reebok Dual Pump Runner x Proper


After a successful collaboration with Vans, Long Beach boutique Proper has now worked with Reebok on several colorways of the Dual Pump Runner. The sneaker comes in three colorways with the upper made of a mix of mesh and suede. The Proper logo is featured on the heel. These should be coming out some time this summer.

Adidas x Ronnie Fieg “Overcast” Metro Attitude Hi


Adidas got together with Ronnie Fieg for the second time to create the “OVERCAST” Metro Attitude Hi’s. Fieg adds his touch of premium materials to the classic silhouette mixing high grade navy nubuck along with tumbled navy leather and micro perforated grey leather. The shoes come with three laces, lime green, grey, and a lace that fades from dark navy to white as well as a printed insole that reads “R4D”(Ronnie for David Z.). Limited to 250 pairs, you can purchase exclusively on Davidz.com as well as the flagship store in Soho and will be priced at $110.00.

David Z.
556 Broadway (between Prince and Spring st.)
New York, Ny, 10012
212.431.5450

Supreme x Budweiser Collection


Supreme’s next collaborative capsule collection is done with American beer brand Budweiser. The collection consists of shirts. t-shirts, caps, tote bags, hats and more, all plastered with with Supreme x Budweiser graphics. The clothing with the all over print is definitely too heavy for our eyes, but the t-shirts and accessories work from an aesthetic stand-point.

Rocksmith x Black Star


Today Rocksmith will release two t-shirts to commemorate the highly anticipated on-stage return of Black Star, the legendary duo of Mos Def and Talib Kweli. The two designs will be available during the Black Star show at Nokia Theater in NYC. A limited quantity will also be available on Karmaloop.com. The Black Star concert, presented by Blacksmith and LiveNDirect, will consist of an early and late show on one day only.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Melle Mel Breaks It Down To Joe Budden

Peep the end tats the best part....peace to the Legend Melle Mel..




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Secret Society “Trust” New Era Caps

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Some nice new New Era caps are coming from Queens Secret Society. The embroideries are bold, but they made a good choice keeping them tonal. The cap comes in black and red and features 3D embroideries on the front panels, as well as further details under the brim. These are now available in the Frank151 store.





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Orisue Summer 2009 presents Life Out Loud


Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud
SoCal skate lifestyle brand Orisue has just released their Summer 2009 collection, “Life Out Loud.” Inspired by a summer that promises to be full of “Buds, Babes, and Booze,” Orisue comes with a dope variety of button ups, premium cut and sew tank tops and shirts, denim and shorts, and a bunch of graphic tees. You’ll see bright summer colors flipped with neutral tones for stuff that’s fly without being over the top. The “Life Out Loud” lookbook was shot by Louis, Tigran, and Alex of TIKKO Studios and features DJ Sourmilk, Just-N-Credible, and Mando Fresko of Power 106’s “Los Angeles Leakers,” and Jonathan of Alife. Orisue’s summer line is available starting today online and at select retailers.

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

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Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

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Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud

Rad Collector - Orisue Summer 2009 Life Out Loud


An oldie but always goodie from "The Worlds Freshest DJ"

The Worlds Freshest DJ Fresh

The Tonite Show Album Trailer



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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Japan Update: Flip The Script X Dee Jae



Veterans in the Japanese Street Wear scene, Flip The Script drops a new tee to remind folks how long they have been keeping it Fresh...14 years to be exact. Known for their always innovative cut and sewn and outerwear pieces. This time FTS teams up with Bay Area artist turned Japan resident Dee Jae Pa'este of Konscious Klothing for a nice collab tee. Looking back to the classics for inspiration with a tribute to RUN DMC, but putting a bit of his own personal twist on it with the hand drawn styles. It comes in 3 colorways and you can pick it up at all ESP core shops in Japan or right here at the online store.

CONN5 Presents Q May 16, 2009

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Saturday May 16 (and every third Saturday)
Mosaic Lounge at the Hotel Montgomery, Downtown San Jose

Come early for a special supper set by Dj Select and $5 drink specials on ANYTHING until 10 pm.

We will celebrating the birthdays of Connoisseur533.com / CONN5's Kareem Jahron, Brian Oden and Mosaic's Mike Hong over dinner and all night long.


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Hit us up for info on bottle service and amazing room deals upstairs at the Hotel Montgomery - email connoisseur.533@gmail.com for more details.
This is a Connoisseur event; come fresh. Non-athletic caps and sneakers are all good.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Mos Def - Casa Bey


Straight grownman heat....

Adidas x Def Jam 25th Anniversary Pack



Def Jam continues to celebrate their 25th anniversary this year and will be presenting a large sneaker pack in collaboration with adidas later this year. The pack consists of the Forum, Nizza, Samba, Stan Smith and Superstar, each coming in a variety of colorways. On top of collaborations with the Def Jam label, adidas also presents collaborations with Red Man, Young Jeezy and Ghostface as part of the pack. The pack is part of the adidas Originals Fall/Winter 2009 Collection.

Teamworks Summer 2009 Collection


For Summer 2009, Teamworks presents a minimalist collection inspired by the lean and unsteady times being experienced the world over. The “Peace Leaf” represents the personal tranquility that can be achieved by herbal introspection; something the world needs much more of, while the “Air Liberty” is a cheeky commentary on the commodification of American societal ideals. Both were created by Alexander Dawson, who also did the Teamworks “T” from Fall 2008. “The Rose” by Damon Johnson is a simple yet iconic symbol of both the beauty and the struggle of life, the blooming flower representing the goal while the stem represents the path and the blood shed along the way.

Supreme Spring/Summer 2009 Collection | New Releases


New from Supreme summer collection includes many new shirts, short sleeve shirts, shorts, caps, as well as long-sleeve t-shirts, raglan tees and more. As usual, Supreme manages perfectly the balance between staying classic and offering something new. The new pieces are now available in Supreme stores.


Alife Spring 2009 Organic Cotton Polo & T-Shirts


Alife follows up on their recent organic cotton t-shirts and has now released their new organic cotton polo shirts. The polos come in black with a small chest embroidery. The New York brand has also released new t-shirts from their Spring 2009 collection, which are now available in their online store.

adidas Originals Fall/Winter 2009 Footwear


Here you go, a first detailed look at the adidas Originals Fall/Winter 2009 footwear collection. All adidas classics come in a variety of colorways. Themes included are wool, stripes, as well as paint. The Forum sticks out for us and comes in the strongest looks next season.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

James Stewart x The Black Lips | AMA Victory Video


James Stewart is changing the supercross game. Yesterday he took the 2009 AMA World Supercross Championships in Las Vegas along with a nice check for $100,000. To congratulate him, Nike 6.0 commissioned an exclusive cover of “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys” by The Black Lips to go along with a nice lil retrospective video. And here it is.

DC x Shred or Die | Self Film Self Edit


DC and Shred or Die have put together a Self Film, Self Edit contest that goes live today. Alls you gotta do is film yourself skating, edit it, and post at Shred or Die. Oh yeah, and you also gotta be rad. If you are, mega prizes and the chance at superstardom await. Contest runs until June 30th. All I know with all the talent we go here in San Jose someone from here better win or in L.A....(no bias)...Have fun & go skate.

Rasa Libre | New Site


One of the brands in skateboarding that has kept their shit tight and stayed consistently focused on their own peaceful style, Rasa Libre, has just launched a rad new website. Hit em up for the latest adventures from Matt Field, Kenny Reed, and crew. There is a teaser for the upcoming Rasa Libre video on the site now too. Viva Libre!

King Shit Magazine | Print Edition


King Shit, Canada’s main online skateboarding mag. Now it turns out that King Shit plans on doing two print issues per year. The first issue will be guest art directed by Todd Bratrud and will only be available at skateshops in Canada, eh? Issue drops May 11. If you live in the states or elsewhere, go see it Boardistan.com.

Grenade | Gumball 3000


The Gumball 3000 road race is currently winding its way from Los Angeles to Miami, by way of Vegas, Dallas, New Orleans and every stretch of highway in between. A mix of wealthy euros, reality show participants, and David Hasslehoff whipping pimped out rides across the country with no rules, the Gumball 3000 also attracts a cadre of action sports athletes like Tony Hawk, Dave Mirra, Mat Hoffman and Bam Margera. This year Danny Kass and the Dingo decided to hit the race in the Grenerd RV. Looks fun as hell. Keep up with their progress on the Grenade Blog.

I cant wait to see that Gold xB get in the mixx........

Friday, May 08, 2009

Eminem feat. 50 Cent - Crack A Bottle...

EM's verse...

50's verse...

Eminem - Freestyle+Interview On German TV

Eminem having fun on German TVTotal. The host Stefan Raab plays "Zucker Im Kaffee (Sugar in the Coffee)" while Em freestyles. Afterwards, they have an interview that could only happen overseas. This looks like some old school 70's madness....

Kanye West - Two Words (feat. Mos Def & Freeway)

Previoulsy unreleased video for Kanye West "Two Words" featuring Mos Def and Freeway.

"This video never got played because I refused to remove the titles on it. They said people will think a TV show is going off and I said that's the whole point. Wow... even only 3 videos in to the game.... I refused to compromise my vision." - Kanye West

Rhymefest - Chicago


Video for Rhymefest "Chicago," which serves as the first single off El Che and is produced by Scram Jones. The new album El Che is coming soon.

Directed by Konee Rok.

Dee1's pick of the week

Rick Ross feat. The-Dream - All I Really Want

This cut from Mr. Ricky is weak but the ladies and scenery is beastin...

Willy NorthPole - Ghetto Tour Guide

Dont inhale the crack smoke......Dont feed the black folks...lmao...just watch

Ya Boy - Whats Jerkin (feat. Goon Squad).....

This ones for the them young cats out there...Have fun go party....

Cam'ron "Cookies & Apple Juice" Behind The Scenes...Have fun watchin fellas..

Cam'ron - Cookies-N-Apple Juice (Feat. Skitzo & Byrd Lady) / Silky (No Homo)

Friday, May 01, 2009

Murs - The Science

Asher Roth - Be By Myself (feat. Cee-Lo)

Busta Rhymes - Respect My Conglomerate (feat. Lil Wayne & Jadakiss)

Raekwon - New Wu (feat. Ghostface & Method Man)

Murs - Road is My Religion

Murs - Break Up (The OJ Song)

Nike Zoom Fun Police - Los Angeles Lakers


This pair of Nike hybrids, which we’ve come to know as the Nike Zoom Fun Police, should be making a big impact in 2009. They sport a predominantly black upper along with purple and yellow accents, as they are modeled after the colors of the Los Angeles Lakers. The shoes sport a suede construction, along with the Fun Police logo on the back ankle tab. No word yet as to a release or if they are actual PE’s but we’ll keep you guys informed.

Nike Team Pacquiao Released at UNDFTD Las Vegas



We just finished previewing the Nike Air Trainer 1 - Manny Pacquiao the other day, and wanted to let you know that they have been released at the UNDFTD Las Vegas location. He is receiving a well-deserved sponsorship, which couldn’t come at a better time as he is scheduled to fight Ricky Hatton this weekend.

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