Nov 19

We’ve been checking out the new Silk Rhodes (vocalist Sasha Desree and producer Michael Collins) album due out on Stones Throw.  They’re streaming it on Soundcloud now…

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Nov 19

huf_thrasher_asia_tour_groupshotJust received pieces from the new HUF x Thrasher capsule.  Orders from the collection over $75 will also receive the tour zine as a bonus while supplies last.  Zine photography by Brian Kelley.



Check out footage from the tour here:

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Nov 17

The latest from REBEL8.   New arrivals available here.

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Nov 14


Blockhead is giving you a chance to stream his new album, Bells and Whistles, over on Soundcloud.  You can also pre-order it on Bandcamp.  The official release date is Nov 18th (don’t worry, he’s also putting it out on vinyl in early 2015).   He’s  appearing with Elaquent & Muneshine tonight at Glasslands in Brooklyn.  Tickets are still available here.

via WaxPoetics



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Nov 14


If you’re in L.A., you won’t want to miss the upcoming Ultimate Breaks & Beats show on November 23rd featuring Biz Markie, Breakbeat Lou, J.rocc and Peanut Butter Wolf, doing ALL 45 VINYL SETS.  There are still a handful of tickets left for $15. Click here for presales.

You have to be quick, but you can also win a pair of ticket if you are the  first person to email info (at) with your top 3 Ultimate Breaks and Beats songs AND your three favorite songs that sample the songs.

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Nov 13


Brian Coleman continues his national book tour parties with three stops in the Bay Area:

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Panel discussion with Adisa Banjoko,  Eric Arnold and Brian Coleman
“Checkmate the Technique: Hip-hop, Chess, Life Strategies and Liner Notes”
Hip Hop Chess Federation 3396 Seldon Court, Fremont 888-588-4418

6 pm – 8 pm
In-store signing / hang out / tune spinning with author Brian Coleman and Romanowski at Groove Merchant 687 Haight Street, SF 415-252-5766

3 pm – 7 pm
DJ Platurn, Joe Quixx, Enki, Mr. E and DJ Saurus
** Free catering from Papalote ( **
Legionnaire Saloon
2272 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland 510-891-8660

Brian discusses the book on the RapIsOuttaControl show:

Check out the book here and follow Brian on Twitter @GoodRoadBC.

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Nov 11


Hail Mary Mallon’s second album, Bestiary, is out today.  We’re guessing you’ve pre-ordered it, but if you haven’t it’s available here. 3 different covers by Coro.

Aesop Rock & Rob Sonic will be hitting the road in January with Homeboy Sandman opening.  Tickets go on sale later this week.

If you want to check the album out, they’re also streaming it here:

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Nov 06


New OBEY Holiday items have started to arrive, including a collaboration with OG Slick (whose line DISSIZIT! is celebrating its 10th anniversary).  Check out the new collection here.

Men’s Lookbook

Women’s Lookbook

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Nov 05

New video from Dilated featuring Aloe Blacc. (that Beat Junkies Strata East shirt Babu is wearing, tho!)

Oct 29

Daniel Radcliffe does his best Gift of Gab (We’re kind of impressed, actually.  He really committed).

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