Everywhere and Nowhere: Where Has Regionality Gone?
Regional authenticity has always been fundamental to hip hop, but with the rise of the Internet and the constant bending and blending of genres and sub genres, we have to wonder if that specific brand of authenticity is
Combine a food obsession with a seriously gangster attitude and you get MOOK Pancakes. It’s THE Pancake spot in Amsterdam, serving up the sweet and savoury treats to the coolest beats.
Inspired by everything hip hop, the venue is filled with rap references. So Viper
Climbing the stairs of the London Hotel where we’re set to meet one of RnBs brightest new stars, I see a radiant halo shining in the lobby, underneath it stands Khalid. All the way from Texas, El Paso, there’s an air of excitement emanating from
The latest artist making noise for New York is yet to become a household name. But with Highbridge, The Bronx behind him, Westside Parlé is the next star to come out of the city. Remember where you heard it first.
You’re from New York which has
Stone Island unveil it’s “ Grid Camo “ capsule
Experts in Italian outerwear, Stone Island, showcase the intricately designed Grid Camo capsule. Experimenting with grid patterns in all sizes, re-worked into a both dark and light camouflage print, Stone Island have elevated beyond the ultra-technical shadow project. Amongst the madness of the collection, you’ll find ergonomic bottoms, hooded cotton sweatshirts, pristinely finished
South Florida has become a hotbed for rap in recent years. With the rise of youthful emcees like Xxxtentacion, Kodak Black, Smokepurpp and Lil Pump, it’s tough to ignore the region’s budding talent. Another artist rising fast and moulding a name for himself in
Somewhat like the rose that grew from concrete, a sinewy young voice has emerged to soar high above the troubled cityscape of Chicago. At 18, Ravyn Lenae’s music effortlessly speaks volumes while painting a vivid picture of the contemporary experience of a young woman choosing
"ONAR as a word reflects the spirit of my label because it is a fusion of unlikely matches,” the brand's founder, Irene Kostas explains. “It’s about organic materials in plastic hallways, tradition meets future, rich textures in pure Scandinavian shapes. A mix of my influences
Like the greatest architects, painters and dinosaur species throughout history, hip hop jewellery is periodic. Run DMC's rope chain period and Picasso's blue period? Same thing. Planet Earth's Jurassic period (made famous by Jeff Goldblum) and Pharrell's rainbow-diamond era? No difference. But what era are
Ella Mai has turned her transatlantic experience into three lush, confessional, empowering DJ Mustard produced RnB EPs. Inspired by the rawness and honesty of Lauryn Hill, Ella makes sure that every track she writes leaves no questions unasked. Now, people far beyond the West Coast