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Best New Tracks: Rae Sremmurd, J. Cole, Tyler, The Creator, A$AP Rocky, Sheck Wes, Travis Scott and More

For the latest in our best new music roundup series, we look back at another solid week of music that was not only brimming with surprise releases, but also filled with a number of unexpected announcements. Case in point: Kanye West, who recently made his return back to Twitter earlier this month, and has been very […]

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‘The Man Who Stole Banksy’ Explores the Removal & Sale of Illegal Art

Milan-based filmmaker Marco Proserpio produced and directed a new documentary entitled The Man Who Stole Banksy, set to premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. The movie questions the removal and sale of illegal art while also bringing the viewers’ attention to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film kicks off in 2007 […]

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Reginald Sylvester II Unveils New Artwork at the HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 21 Launch Party

Last night, April 19, we celebrated the launch of HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 21: The Renaissance Issue at Caden’s clean, gallery-like space at 68 White Street in the heart of Downtown, Manhattan. Friends, collaborators and fans of our magazine were treated to music by Ryan Trinidad and Just Dimy, as well as tequila, beer, and pies from &Pizza. Best […]

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How Reginald Sylvester II Went From Designing Streetwear to Success in the Fine Art World

HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 21: The Renaissance Issue is loaded with intimate stories shedding light on a new swathe of multitalented creatives. One of these subjects is fine art wunderkind Reginald Sylvester II. The New York City-based artist is certainly one of the youngest individuals to make a profound impact in the industry, continuously breaking convention with his visceral […]

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Supreme Fans Bring Velour to London’s Streets With Lacoste Collaboration

After announcing this season’s collaboration earlier this week, Supreme and Lacoste’s velour-heavy joint capsule finally dropped. The collection focused on Lacoste’s long-running sportswear heritage, with sweatshirts, track tops and a wool varsity jacket all featuring in the capsule. One of the stand-out pieces from the collection was the co-branded take on Lacoste’s iconic polo shirt, which […]

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Look Inside Mark Gonzales and Blondey McCoy-Starring “426m2” Exhibition

426m2 is the the exhibition collaboration between gallery StolenSpace and skateboarding campaign company, Long Live Southbank, which opened on April 18. A who’s who of skaters & artists contributed works to the show, which included the likes of Goldie, D*Face and Shepard Fairey as well as the aforementioned Blondey McCoy and Mark Gonzales. HYPEBEAST visited […]

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8 Drops You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

This week sees a steady release of household names including Acronym®, adidas Originals, and A-COLD-WALL*. Within the names we see a common theme for light and comfortable outerwear that carries us into the Spring/Summer season, but at the same time, knits and hoodies remain a popular go-to. Worth mentioning are the number of highly-anticipated (along […]

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HYPEBEAST x L’art de l’automobile “KAR WASH” Event Recap

L’Art De L’Automobile in tandem with HYPEBEAST closed the chapter on a collaborative one-day KAR WASH event, which originally came to fruition as a way for Arthur Kar to properly commemorate his beloved Cadillac Allante. Guests were welcomed to the Sunset Boulevard set up, where they were greeted with treats courtesy of Jon & Vinny’s and Milk Bar, […]

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Watch Out for Sporty Classics & Comfy Runners in This Week’s Footwear Releases

Week after week, the most popular and up-and-coming sneaker brands release new silhouettes, collaborative models and retros in order to keep fans of footwear culture continually excited. The competition has risen over the years with the introduction of new technology and brands signing A-List influencers, thus presenting an even larger variety of selections for sneakerheads and casual […]

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ALYX, Sasquatchfabrix., sacai, fragment design and More Star in This “Camper” Editorial

For our e-commerce arm’s latest shoppable editorial, HBX highlights spring/summer items from some of our favorite brands, including ALYX, MISBHV, sacai, fragment design and more. Here’s what the retailer has to say of the lookbook: With the warmer days sweeping past through to spring, we’ve put together a concise lookbook that explores the style sensibilities of outdoor […]

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Watch How Diversity in Runway Model Casting is Changing

The fashion industry is continually criticized for its lack of diversity especially when it concerns models on the runway. As the conversation becomes more widespread, however, a growing number of designers are stepping up to the plate, including a wider variety of ethnicities and gender identities in their shows. Recently, during New York Fashion Week […]

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A Look Inside Shepard Fairey & adidas Skateboarding’s “Showcase X” Exhibit

Shepard Fairey and adidas Skateboarding teamed up on a new exhibition titled “Showcase X” at The Seventh Letter Gallery in Los Angeles, California. Curated by Fairey, the 10-day presentation spotlights new works from celebrated skateboarders, videographers and more influential figures in the industry. Pieces from Sebo Walker, Zorah Olivia, Oscar Meza, Andres Alfonso, Penelope Gazin, […]

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Mark “The Gonz” Gonzales Unveils New Krooked X adidas Capsule in Exclusive Interview

After a four-year hiatus, Mark “The Gonz” Gonzales returns with a new Krooked x adidas Skateboarding collaboration. The fresh new capsule spotlights one of the skate icon’s earliest graphics, 1988’s “Gonz and Roses” board artwork. The offering includes a classic Superstar Vulc sneaker alongside apparel spanning track jackets, vintage tear-away track pants, a lightweight jersey, […]

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ALLBLACK, Nef the Pharaoh & Rexx Life Raj Deliver the Hardest-Hitting Funk on “Big Sh*t”

Oakland’s ALLBLACK is on course to be his area’s next star and critical darling: he just performed as direct support for regional heroes SOB X RBE during their biggest homecoming performance yet; has built a reputation as the face of the Bay Area’s current street-rap scene; received co-signs from his area’s most popular and influential […]

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