Wednesday, July 31, 2013

ROSEDREAM 5 Panel Floral Caps

The Family over there at ROSEDREAM CLOTHING via Staten Island NY has released some heat in the form of the floral print 5 panel caps. So if your in the New York area make a stop over at @richmondhoodco and cop 2 or 3 and rep the dream.

Stampd July 2013 Releases


Stampd has released five new pieces all of which are now available from Comprised of a gridded panel T-shirt, black flap trunks, leopard trunks, and a crewneck that’s available in both black and grey, the newly released products are perfect for anyone like myself ths all about the black, white and greyscale.



Nike Stefan Janoski Max

Nike Stefan Janoski Max Preview

Looking to the future for Spring 2014 – the Nike Stefan Janoski Max. The new sneaker features a fully breathable upper constructed almost entirely from mesh. The speckled outer sole is actually the same that is featured on the new Eric Koston 2 Max, a mix of a Free sole and a Nike Air Max 1 outer sole. I need these.

Nike Free Inneva Woven “Newsprint”

I don't know if I could pull these off but these new lightweight Nike Free Inneva Woven men’s shoe is made with an intricate, 360-degree woven textile that interconnects with the laces to wrap around your foot for a glove-like fit. The Nike Free midsole and outsole offers top-notch flexibility, cushioning and comfort. The latest edition of the highly coveted silhouette can be seen here adopting a dark grey hue for its woven upper, with blue hero being applied to its leather-lined suede heel panel.These are a Japan release but I know my folks here in northern Cali well find a way to get these,

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Nike Roshe Run “Watercolor Camo” Pack


Nike keeps the creative original prints coming on their Roshe Run line with the “Watercolor Camo.” The latest creation feature multicolored uppers and offer brand new take on everyone's most popular patterns. With the two choices available coming in forest green and arctic blue colors, and I'm hoping  the result is more colorways to come in his pattern.


Monday, May 27, 2013

Nike Air Trainer SCII Jacksonville and Minnesota Colorways


Bo Jackson themed mid top trainer has been released in two fresh new colorways, paying homage to famous football cities. The Nike Air Trainer SCII this time around comes in either a white colorway with tonal accents of purple and wolf grey for Minnesota, or a black colorway with blustery and orche highlights for Jacksonville. Built with premium cushioning for running, weight training, and drills, this sneaker is made with multi-sport regimes in mind. Available now from the Nike store.


The New Balance Numbering System Explained


I've always wondered how New Balance categorize their sneakers in which each has its own individual model and with the help of NB themselves I pass down the this info.....

The typical model produced by New Balance is branded with a 6-7 digit code, M1500BWG for example, and refers to three separate qualities. The first one or two letters signifies the gender and trainer type; in this case ‘M’ stands for Men’s and ‘W’ for Women’s. This can differ and instead included alterations such as ‘MR’ – Men’s Running, ‘MT’ – Men’s Trail, or ‘U’ – Unisex. There is also ‘CM’ or ‘CW’, which states that the model has been custom made for an exclusive collaboration, and we advise that if you see this, you be fast in getting a pair.
Secondly is the model number, the easiest part of the system that helps you single out what style you’re after. In this case, the ‘15’ refers to the level of performance (higher numbers equate to superior technology and quality, as well as a higher price tag) and the ‘00’ references to the performance series – also representing that these have been designed for athletes who want maximum performance, due to the higher number.
Finally is the last 2-3 letters which refers to the colourway, and means that ‘BWG’ would stand for Blue/White/Grey. On very select cases it will reference ‘ST’ or ‘MC’ for example, and designates that it is either a stability shoe or motion control shoe, and can also be altered when featured on exclusive releases, such as our ‘Black Pigeon’ last year seen below.

.... and with this information given to you all we can officially call out a dude when he's rockin' a women's color way. Enjoi. - via

Saturday, April 20, 2013

420 History


The term “4/20″ was first coined in 1971.

The term is credited to a group of teenagers from San Rafael, California who called themselves “The Waldos.”

The Waldos would convene under a statue of Louis Pasteur who also completed his first pasteurization test with Claude Bernard on April 20, 1862.

The original term was “4:20-Louis.”

The spread of 4/20 can be heavily attributed to The Grateful Dead and their followers.

Initial theories surrounding 4/20′s origins settled on Bob Dylan’s “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35″ in which – under marijuana’s influence – Dylan convinced members of the band to switch instruments. (and 12 x 35=420).

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young recorded “4+20″ a year before 4/20 was coined.

There was no 4/20 police code in California at that time.

The actual penal code in California referencing 420 deals with obstructing entry on public land.

In 2003, when the California Legislature codified the medical marijuana law that voters had approved, the bill was named SB 420.

There are 315 chemical components in marijuana, not 420.

As the date is written in Europe, 4/20 doesn’t exist.

Billie Holiday recorded “Strange Fruit” on April 20, 1939.

Some of the clocks in Pulp Fiction are set to the time 4:20.

In 2010 High Times named Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Washington DC as some of the worst pot-friendly cities in America for 4/20.

A Price Is Right contestant bid either $420 USD or $1,420 USD on everything. TRUE.

Lebowski Fest takes place in New York City on 4/20 at the Gramercy Theatre.

50,000 people are expected to light up at Denver’s Civic Center Park on 4/20 despite the state’s stance on public use.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Nike SB Paul Rodriguez 7

Nike SB Paul Rodriguez 7

The Nike Paul Rodriguez 7 is all about enhancing impact protection without losing the direct connection to your board: connect with your board through the superior fit provided by an anatomical sockliner and innersleeve system built on a brand-new last that creates better flex and comfort; protect your feet through a full length Lunarlon midsole which protects the heel as well as the mid foot. Releasing on July 5th, 2013.

Air Jordan 1 Retro ’93 “Bugs Bunny”

Air Jordan 1 Retro 93 Bugs Bunny

This particular sneaker is a reflection of the “Bugs Bunny” VIII retro. This release acts as an intro for the upcoming release of the actual retro version coming later on this year. You can find these in stores April 6th with a $130 price tag.

Alife Annnounces Re-Opening of Flagship Store plus“CRACK” Collection preview


New York, Alife has announced that the streetwear brand’s New York Flagship location is set to re-open tomorrow, April 4th. For those of you outside of New York City, like myself, the brand’s online store will re-launch Thursday April, 11th. Store address and hours below.

Alife and Alife Rivington Club
158 Rivington Street
New York, NY 1002
Monday to Saturday 12 – 7pm
Sunday – 12 – 6pm


SUPREME X The North Face Spring 2013

Supreme collaborates with The North Face for Spring 2013. This season the two brands introduce the Mountain Parka, the Medium Day Pack Backpack and Roo II.

Custom fit for Supreme, the Mountain Parka features a 3M® reflective shell with abrasion resistant ripstop panels on the shoulders, elbows and cuffs. The Medium Day Pack Backpack and Roo II also feature a 3M® reflective shell.

All three items will be available in two colorways, exclusively made for Supreme.  The new Supreme x The North Face Spring 2013 Collection will be available in-store in NY, LA, London and online on April 4th [tomorrow] and will launch in Japan on April 6th.


Sunday, February 10, 2013

Kareem Jahron X Shalom CPP 'The Ruler' Collaboration

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This original Slick Rick photo was shot during a show in San Francisco in 2004 by Proprietor of Connoisseur 533 and long time friend Kareem Jahron. We join forces once again to bring you our second collaboration..."THE RULER" King Piece in the chess game. 

Please get these pieces while supplies last my peoples

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Image of The Ruler Tee Heather Gray
Image of The Ruler Tee White
Image of The Ruler Crew Neck Sweatshirt
Image of The Ruler Snap Back Hat Black
Image of The Ruler Snap Back Hat Charcoal
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Sunday, February 03, 2013

The Underachievers – Indigoism [mixtape]

As members of the Beast Coast movement (which includes Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era crew), The Underachievers are part of the new wave of rappers that have been coming out of New York. But they’re also repping the West: last summer the duo signed to Flying Lotus’ label in LA, Brainfeeder. ‘Indigoism’ marks the first Brainfeeder/Underachievers collaboration. Dropping February 1st, the 17-track mixtape features the duo’s underground hits (including ‘Gold Soul Theory,’ ‘Herb Shuttles’ and ‘Leopard Shepherd’), in addition to brand new tracks produced by the likes of Mr Bristol, Rich Flyer, The Entreproducers, Bruce Lee Kixxs, Juice and Lou Chapo from Tribe Gang, and Dreamrite. Listening to their sage lyrics, it’s hard to believe they’re only 21 (Ak) and 22 (Issa Dash) years old. And on the strength of ‘Indigoism,’ it’s near impossible to believe that up until 9 months ago, Ak and Dash had no set intention to be in the rap game at all. As they say themselves: “Indigos on the rise".

Take the time and get this please cuz' its dope. Download link below.

DOWNLOADThe Underachievers – Indigoism [mixtape]

Pusha T – Wrath of Caine [mixtape]

Features and production from the likes of Rick Ross, Kanye West, French Montana, Troy Ave, Young Chop, Wale, Harry Fraud, The Neptunes, !llmind, BINK! and Jake One. Download link below.

DOWNLOAD: Pusha T – Wrath of Caine [mixtape]

Curren$y – New Jet City [mixtape]

Curren$y blesses us with his highly anticipated New Jet City mixtape just in time for the Super Bowl. Features include Jadakiss, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Young Roddy, Trademark Da Skydiver, Styles P, Juvenile, Lloyd, Trinidad James, French Montana and Juicy J. Download link below.

DOWNLOAD: Curren$y – New Jet City [mixtape]

Friday, January 04, 2013

Nike SB January 2013 releases

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New for January Nike SB brings us new colorways of the Team Edition, Janoski, Dunk Low Pro and Dunk High are now available. The Team Edition comes in a Royal Blue colorway with a suede upper and gum rubber cup sole, and the Janoski arrives in Dark Atomic Teal with a suede upper and white vulcanized rubber outsole.  The Dunk Low Pro will be available in Navy Blue with a suede upper and grey rubber cup sole, while the Dunk High sees an Anthracite/Olive colorway with suede upper and gum rubber cup sole.

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Benny Gold Holiday 2012 “Shotwell”


Benny Gold presents the lookbook for their new Holiday 2012 “Shotwell” Collection. The Patrick Beaudouin produced shoot is done very well with the help of some of SF finest. The Benny Gold line offers some great accessories and gadgets, next to the usual line-up of graphic t-shirts, woven shirts, pants, fleece and more.
















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