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Best New Tracks: Kendrick Lamar, Smokepurrp, D.R.A.M., Playboi Carti & More

For this week’s music roundup, we saw a steady stream of new singles from the likes of Mura Masa, Kendrick Lamar, 6lack, Smokepurrp and Lil Uzi Vert amongst others. In addition, it was also week of major music headlines that included the release date announcement of N.E.R.D’s long-awaited comeback album, NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES. Forbes […]

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Supreme x Timberland Brings London out for a Taste of Americana

Following on from the Independent Trucks Company release last week, Supreme continued its collaboration wave with a new capsule with Timberland. Despite the delayed release — due to Thanksgiving and corresponding with Black Friday — Supreme’s London fans still turned out for the collaboration, which features two USA-themed takes on the 6-Inch Premium Waterproof Boot. The most […]

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Madsaki on His Debut Solo Exhibit at Galerie Perrotin Seoul

“Imitator,” “wannabe.” These are some of the labels attached to artist Madsaki. After having been discovered by Takashi Murakami through Instagram, he joined Kaikai Kiki Co., a Tokyo-based gallery that also represents the likes of KAWS. Shortly after a collaborative Juxtapoz mural which was exhibited in Vancouver, Madsaki won the support of influencers like Virgil Abloh […]

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Pharrell & LOUIS XIII Create a Song That Will Be Locked Away for the Next 100 Years

“Pharrell Williams is one of the most talented artists of this generation, there is no doubt about that,” states Ludovic du Plessis, global executive director of LOUIS XIII when asked to comment on the artist’s relevance in today’s pop-culture market. Known to many as an iconic trailblazer responsible for helping shape much of what we […]

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Visiting James Turrell’s Volcano Observatory Will Cost You $6,500 USD

It takes conviction and years of hard work to create a masterpiece. Day in and day out, legendary artist Michelangelo spent four years on a specially-designed scaffold to create his iconic painting on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Channeling the same patience and dedication as Michelangelo is renowned artist James Turrell who has finally completed his own […]

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Off-White™, KAWS, Yeezy and More Square Off for Supremacy in This Week’s Sneaker Drops

Once upon a time, long before the hype pervaded popular culture, the major sneaker brands would typically deliver one, maybe two coveted releases a month, with a heavy emphasis on storytelling. Nowadays, it’s commonplace to see these different labels ditch the ‘who, what, where, when and how,’ and instead drop multiple pairs of heat in just one weekend. A welcomed dilemma […]

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The First OVO London Flagship Opening Had Fans Lining Up for Exclusives

Following the long-awaited official confirmation from Drake last week, the first OVO flagship outside of North America officially opened its doors on Friday. The London store is set to stock the brand’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection, as well as special releases and first collaborations. The first exclusive drop saw OVO mark the launch of the store with […]

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Why Lil Peep Was an Icon for Millennial Style

Last Thursday, the Internet poured over with a flurry of posts commemorating the passing of artist Lil Peep, who allegedly overdosed from a lethal consumption of the prescription drug Xanax. Born Gustav Ahr, the 21-year-old Long Island native was at the brink of widespread acclaim, having accrued a sizable following on Soundcloud thanks to his unique brand […]

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A Closer Look at the adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 “Beluga 2.0”

With the official imagery and release date for the adidas Originals YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 “Beluga 2.0” dropped earlier this week, we now give you a closer look at the forthcoming sneaker thanks to our friends at Image NY. The “Semi Frozen Yellow” colorway of the popular Kanye West-designed adidas silhouette released earlier today and […]

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66°North, Acne Studios and More Key European Drops This Week

While the past seven days saw the arrival of Pharrell’s hiking-inspired adidas collaboration and a whole slew of high-profile link-ups, the next week is set to be equally packed with must-cop releases. Arguably the stand-out is the latest joint project from Goodhood, as the London-based store continues its 10th birthday celebrations by working with Kyle […]

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An Exclusive Look Inside Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ Tokyo Pop-Up at monkey time

After hitting 17 cities across North America, Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. pop-up tour heads to Asia. First stop: Tokyo, Japan, at monkey time’s flagship store in Harajuku. HYPEBEAST Japan had an exclusive look inside the pop-up space ahead of its official opening. monkey time’s clean neutral interior was filled with vibrantly-hued DAMN. merch pieces such as […]

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Ross+Kramer Gallery Spotlights Monumental Works by Keith Haring & Banksy

Seasoned art dealers Ryan Ross and Todd Kramer have recently opened a new gallery in New York City’s Upper East Side district. For their first show titled “In Behalf of Causes,” the duo presents a gamut of rare paintings, drawings and sculptures created by iconic artists Keith Haring and Banksy. The exhibit is a really special […]

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A Conversation With Skateboarding’s Renaissance Man: Steve Olson

If there’s one man that’s experienced and seen it all in the world of skateboarding it’s Steve Olson. Having pretty much grown up hand-in-hand with the sport itself, there’s arguably no one more qualified to recount the growth of the sport and debunk industry tales that have been passed down from generation to generation. It comes as no surprise […]

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Karim Bakhtaoui is the Palace Skater Crafting Intricate Jewelry Pieces

Having featured as a key part of the latest Palasonic film from Palace, it’s fair to say that — up until this point — Karim Bakhtaoui has been best known for his skills as a skater and his affiliation with the much-loved London crew-cum-brand. Now, though, Bakhtaoui is branching out with another long-running and closely-held passion: […]

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Supreme’s Latest Drop Brought London out for Winter-Ready Fits

With last week seeing the launch of Supreme’s latest Levi’s collection, the New York brand continued the collaborations with this week’s release. The latest drop sees another link up with Independent Truck Company, as the two brand’s teamed up to release a capsule of key cold-weather pieces and streetwear staples. The Independent collaboration — which […]

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