Thursday, April 21, 2011

E-40 x UNDRCRWN

UNDRCRWN X E-40: REVENUE RETRIEVIN' COLLABORATION from UNDRCRWN Footwear & Apparel on Vimeo.


I gotta get this shirt ... I used to collect baseball cards and they swagger-jacked the design from '89 Donruss Rated Rookie series they would do for the years following rookie's makin' there debut's .... I gotta get one, plus we're in here in the bay and I gotta represent the Ambasador hustle...Plus I'm feelin' the packaging.

Theophilus London: Backstage Pass pt.1



We should all pay attention this kid.....he's nice...So take a look into a day in the life of the eccentric creative. His debut LP is set to be released this summer.

FIEND International Jones feat. Al Beauti - JUST WANNA FLOAT



This is my shit off of Fiends a.k.a International Jones ft. Al Beauti.... I Just Wanna Float....and never come down....Enjoi

Curren$y's 4-20 in the Big Easy....


4-20 Opening in the N.O.

Bout it... Bout it....

I got 5 on it.....

Pharrell Williams Speaks On "Bionic Yarn"

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Pharrell sat down on MSNBC’s Morning Joe with the founder of Return Textiles (of which Pharrell is an investor in and product ambassador of) Tyson Toussant to speak on the relatively new environmentally friendly textile, Bionic Yarn, and its potential to change the way we view fashion and beyond. Say Word..... Word!

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Apple to use Carbon Fiber for Components and Enclosures

If you're going to compete in the consumer electronics business then you'd better have a solid grasp of industrial design and materials science. Otherwise, you're just another manufacturer trying to eke profit from drab slabs of commodity plastic. With the exception of the MacBook, Apple's entire Mac lineup is currently cut from aluminum. However, Apple's been caught experimenting with its newly acquired Liquidmetal materials recently, even as rumors swirl around new ultra-lightweight and durable carbon fiber components and enclosures. Speculation about the latter has been fueled by an Apple patent application for a process that would use carbon fiber materials woven into the reinforced device housings of mobile telephones, laptops, desktops, and tablets. Interestingly enough, the patent app was filed by Kevin M. Kenney (developer of the first all carbon fiber bicycle frame) on behalf of Apple back in 2009, a man who changed his job title to "Senior Composites Engineer at Apple Inc." on LinkedIn at some point after March 1st (according to Google cache). Of course, a carbon fiber laptop is far from unique -- just reference the Sony G11 from 2007 or 2008's Voodoo Envy 133 if you want to see how it's done. But if Apple makes a wholesale shift to carbon fiber in the months ahead then you can expect the horde of me-too OEMs to follow suit a year later. See the before and after LinkedIn profiles for Kenney after the break.

KAWS X Original Fake.... “Hate Heart” white tee

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New York artist and global graffiti artist "KAWS" and Original Fake team up to give this simple but clean graphic tee dubbed the “Hate Heart”... Get yours like I'm goin' to get mine...

A Bathing Ape x G-Shock "Baby Milo" Watch

BABY MILO G SHOCK WATCH A Bathing Ape x G Shock Baby Milo Watch

This is for all y'all who still need a G-Shock....A Bathing Ape presents a new Baby Milo G-Shock Watch. Similar to the recent BAPE “Color Camo” G-Shock, the Baby Milo version reworks the 5600 G-Shock model with a repeat-print face and a Milo Face back light. The watch will be released soon.

WTAPS “WHO DARES WINS” Canvas Sneakers

WTAPS Plimsole Sneakers WTAPS Canvas Sneakers

These sneakers are from the WTAPS SS11 “WHO DARES WINS” Collection. They come as a simple pair of canvas sneakers. Following a very simple form, the shoes are embellished with a “WT” hit on the side, and a black and yellow tongue label. The shoes are available in white, navy or black.

Nixon Black/Gold Collection Summer 2011

Nixon Black/Gold Watch Collection Summer 2011

Nixon brings us yet another strong color combo for Summer 2011. As part of their Black/Gold Collection the brand offers a large line-up of their watches, mostly with a black base and added gold accents.


"Air Force 1 High" Premium All White

Nike Air Force 1 High Premium Sneaker "White Pack"

I know for a lot of you the all white "Air Force 1 High" is a staple for your collection...As for me, cant do it, all white shoes look like socks, but for y'all here goes the the "Air Force 1 High" Premium. The high top sneaker comes with a white wrinkled patent leather upper and matching white canvas ankle strap. The only graphics can be found on the outer sole, below the translucent parts of the sole.

Jordan CMFT Viz Air 13

Jordan CMFT Viz Air 13 LTR Sneakers

Not really into this style of J's but this color way I just may have to make an exception.... The "Jordan CMFT Viz Air 13 - Concord" coming soon either in May or June.

DJ DUB X Space Invader Radio Mix


If you're lucky enough to have the $ to be London on Friday April 15th then get yourself down to The Silver Bullet in Finsbury Park where DJ DUB and a bunch of his people's a.k.a Invaders will be playing a selection of sublime music to make you dance. Facebook event details here. Also for your listening pleasure here is DUB's brand new mix for Space Invader Radio and you can download it here .... So Enjoi

Free $ingle....Beastie Boys – Tadlock’s Glasses

New Beaties'.... say what ....Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, set to drop May 3rd.

DOWNLOAD: Beastie Boys - Tadlock's Glasses Mediafire


E-40 Live At Paid Dues [Video]



The Bay Area's Ambassador "E-FEEEEZY" doin' what he does best @ Paid Dues....Enjoi

DeeOnes Free Heat of the Week....DOWNLOAD: Mckenzie Eddy – Mckenzie Eddy’s Greatest Hits....

First caught a wind of her off Curren$y's "Pilot Talk 2", and now she drops an entire project for all to Enjoi. Tracklist and link down bottom.

DOWNLOAD: Mckenzie Eddy – Mckenzie Eddy’s Greatest Hits (Album)

Fly.Union – The Greater Than Club [Preview]



From Columbus OH. my man Fly.U is killin it and here is just a sample for at an in shop performance @ Sole Classics...."There's alot of swag in there...." Check for the upcoming project "The Greater Than Club", which drops later this month.

Pac Div – Take Me High Live [Video] in Hollywood

PAC DIV performs "Take Me High" in Los Angeles from CRÜZ on Vimeo.



PAC DIV performed the other night in Hollywood. It was their first performance in their home town of Los Angeles since last year, so the place was completely packed and the vibe was totally on point. Get that Pac Div "Mania" Mixtape.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Aston Martin DBS Superior Black Edition by Anderson Germany

The Aston Martin DBS receives a Superior Black Edition makeover from the folks at Anderson Germany. On the exterior, the car sees a matte black paint job, bright red brake calipers and a set of 21″ rims. The interior matches the outside with carbon fibre elements, black leather and red trim – a bit much to be honest. The guts were treated to an exhaust system upgrade, bumping the HP from 510 to 560 at 650.WOW.
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Toshiba intros Camileo P100 and B10 pocket pistol grip camcorders


Seasons come and go, but Toshiba's line of Camileo pocket camcorders tend to look the same, with their pistol grips and flip-out screens. But now, Tosh is getting ready to ship two new models in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and one of them, at least, takes the company's design in a different direction. The B10 camcorder has a candy bar shape with a front-facing lens -- much like the Flip camcorders that kicked off the pocket cam craze in the first place. The B10 shoots at Full HD resolution, snaps 16 megapixel stills, has 16X digital zoom, and takes SDXC cards as large as 64GB. Prefer the ole' pistol grip? The P100 boasts the same specs and adds 8X optical zoom -- still a rarity in inexpensive pocket cams. Toshiba hasn't announced pricing yet, though the two will go on sale sometime in the second quarter. In the meantime, check out the press release for more deets.

Planet Asia – Black Frost (Retro Mackin’) [Video]


Directed by DirtyDiggs.

Off Asia’s Crack Belt Theatre, available now.

Free $ingle: Vado - Man Down (rmx)

Now added to the Interscope Records roster Vado rehashes everybody’s favorite redheaded's latest single. Shouts out to fOS for releasing this....

DOWNLOAD: Vado - Man Down (rmx)| Mediafire

Lil B – Angels Prayer [Video]



Yeah I posted this...so sit back and Enjoi....

Emilio Spark – CloudKickin’ f. Smoke DZA & Den10 [Video]



Off the upcoming Emilio Sparks’ Scumbino’s Way presented by Cloudkicker & Flud Watches.

Bambu – Something [Video]



“Something” is a song that was released this past March, during Women’s History Month in hopes of raising awareness about violence against women. These are the accompanying visuals, by Oishi Media, starring Tep Castillo. The Hip Hop community rarely takes a firm stance against such issues and often times celebrates such acts – “…all I heard was Poppa don’t hit me no more…” This song will be included on the re-release of Exact Change on the bonus disc titled, Short Changed dropping on April 29th. – Bambu.

Daz Dillinger – DPG 4 Life [Video]



From Daz Dillinger’s D.A.Z album, out April 19th.

Monday, April 04, 2011

DeeOne's Free Heat of the Week: Pac Div – Mania! [NoDJ] (Album)

The cover says it all..... Simply dopness..... Enjoi

DOWNLOAD: Pac Div – Mania! [NoDJ] (Album)

Free $ingle: Daz Dillinger – Iz U Ready 2 Die f. Ice Cube

D.A.Z, dropping April 19th.

DOWNLOADDaz Dillinger - Iz U Ready 2 Die ft. Ice Cube| Mediafire

Kendrick Lamar Live In Atlanta-Video

KENDRICK LAMAR JAY WEST AND NESBY PHIPS LIVE AT THE MASQUERADE from Creative Control on Vimeo.



Compton's own soul spitter Kendrick Lamar recently held court down south to a packed house at Atlanta's legendary Masquerade. Toss in Southern Cali's Jay West and N.O.'s finest Nesby Phips, and you have a great night of HIP-HOP.

Shot by Artemus Jenkins.

"Brooklyn Motorized" brings a classic styling to new-age electric motorcycles

One of the most beautiful things about motorcycles is that their styling is rather less restrained than your average automobile. Bikes have covered just about every shape and size, largely ignoring crash testing results and aerodynamic concerns, and the upcoming electric motorcycle from Brooklyn Motorized certainly makes little concession for either. It's a scooter-sized thing, with about a 60MPH top speed and a 30 mile range, figures that don't fare particularly well to the competition from Brammo or Zero. But, this two-wheeled wonder is designed for apartment living, the battery pack coming out of the frame for easy charging indoors -- something Zero is only just starting to get behind. Also, cost here is expected to be less than $6,000, which could be plenty enticing indeed. That is, of course, if you don't have very far to go.

Nikon D5100 DSLR and ME-1 external mic


Here goes the full details of its upcoming midrange (or "advanced beginner" as Nikon calls it) DSLR refresh. The D5100 takes the spot of the venerable D500, but follows the previous generation's recipe for success pretty closely. The D5000 was a spin off of the D90 on a simpler, smaller package that came with an articulating LCD, and the D5100 just so happens to feature the same mighty 16.2 megapixel sensor as the D7000 (Nikon's current high-end consumer DSLR) augmented with a flipout screen. Having the D7000's internals helps the new shooter churn out 1080p video at 24fps, 25fps, or 30fps, depending on your preference for up to a maximum of 20 minutes. The D5000 is only capable of five-minute bursts of 720/24p video and isn't able to continually autofocus, which the D5100 can. The D5100 also betters its predecessor in terms of physical fitness, coming in at a healthy 10 percent lighter and smaller, while a good number of the physical controls have been repositioned in order to allow for a new horizontal opening mechanism. That'll be a well appreciated tweak for tripod users. The new screen's also 17 percent thinner, we're told, and steps up to a 3-inch diagonal with a 920k-dot resolution. Solid stuff. After the break you'll find a full spec sheet along with some video action with the D5100. Pricing for this camera is set at $800 / €777 / £670 for the body only or $900 / €904 / £780 for the body plus an 18-55mm VR kit lens. The ME-1 external mic introduced alongside it -- did we not mention the D5100 has an external mic input -- will cost $180 / €139 / £120 and both are expected in stores on April 21st.


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