VICE Presents: Pusha T
The hip-hop legend walks us through his career from his rise to fame to the pivotal music that led to the end of Clipse and more. -VICE
It’s only been a couple of days since Kanye West’s new single “Real Friends” set the Internet ablaze, but it looks like Erykah Badu is such a fan that she could not resist recording her own take on the track, titled “Trill Friends.” The Fat Belly Bella’s version revolves more around melody than Kanye’s bitter lyrics, but the real intrigue comes in the track’s info tab: in it, Badu alludes to a forthcoming mixtape titled “THIS $H!T TOO EASY.” -Hypebeast
J. Cole's Road to Homecoming series continued today with the debut of episode 4. Once again, fans get an in-depth look at the inner workings behind Cole's operation and get to see just how much work gets done before one of his shows. This is just the latest installment in the series, which has chronicled Cole's life and tour, and is leading up to the premiere of his HBO concert special next week. The concert was filmed in J. Cole's hometown of Fayetteville, N.C.. You can click here to catch up on episode 1, episode 2, and episode 3. Eventually, the entire concert and mini-doc will be released on DVD. -Complex
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Whoopi Goldberg wears the Entree LS Thug Life crewneck during yesterday's episode of The View discussing the Bill Cosby scandal.
“Look, I’m glad it's happening because I sort of feel like whenever you have people saying this is what happened, this is what happened, this is what happened, I want the court—I want to hear it,” Goldberg said near the end of Monday’s segment. “I want the courts, I want everybody to be able to ask questions because we’ve heard a lot, but we have not heard anything from his side.” -@TheDailyBeast
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Great read Bobby. Check out a snippet from Bobby Hundreds of The Hundreds latest feature for Hypebeast:
There are a myriad of reasons why streetwear’s numbers are declining:
- Kanye stopped wearing graphics, so the plastisol coated T-shirt – Streetwear’s core competency – vanished.
- We can blame the malls for homogenizing the product and diluting the artistic spirit.
- Joshy from Rebel8 decries, “Streetwear itself. Our small industry is not working together, but against each other. – When a brand goes on sale too frequently or for an extending period of time, it is not just the brand that suffers in the long term, but the entire industry.”
- The Internet, for lowering the barrier to entry.
- The Internet, for cannibalizing culture through hyper-accelerated trends.
Read full feature at Hypebeast.com