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Music News Firebeatz – Yeahhhh

Firebeatz – Yeahhhh

From Afrojack to Hardwell to R3hab, it’s apparent that Dutch DJs are unmatched in brewing the most penetrating, hard-hitting tracks in the EDM world. Dutch exports Firebeatz are back with their new track “Yeahhh,” which is sure to keep this very notion adrift.

Art News Style Wars: David Sparshott’s Sartorial Card Game

Style Wars: David Sparshott’s Sartorial Card Game

They say that in life, you play with the hand you’re dealt. Well in the big city and its smaller world of conference rooms, success for the modern man often begins with a game of suits. London based Illustrator David Sparshott threads the literal with the figurative in his latest project, Style Wars: A Trump Card Game. The game allows menswear zealots of all sorts to toss back a few whiskey sours and bring out their biggest sartorial guns by tapping into their inner Giorgio Armani, Dries Van Noten, Maison Martin Margiela, and countless others amongst today’s leading menswear designers.

A-Trak – Landline Feat. GTA (Jack Beats Remix)

With hits in 2012 such as “Somebody to Love,” electronic music duo Jack Beats have proven to be masters of an other-worldly sound. Recently, the London exports offered their rendition of A-Trak’s “Landline”. The Remix combines Jack Beats’ classic alienesque symphonica with A-Trak’s signature turntabalist mixing and thumpy disco-house grove. All in all, it’s a track that brings together various worlds of electronic music while maintaining a terrestrial vibe altogether.

New Music: Tyga – Hit Em Up (Feat. Tupac & Jadakiss)

With a chorus that pays homage to the C-Murder classic “Down 4 my Niggaz,” this new release from Tyga is a clever mix between the old and the new. In “Hit Em Up,” we find staple Tyga, spitting bars that ride the beat so well that they almost sound as part of the beat. The West Coast born rapper precisely combines his second verse with voice samples from West Coast legend Tupac to create an interesting tag-teaming effect.

Lil Wayne ‘Dedication 4’ Review & Commentary

Listen to the Full Mixtape Here… After a few setbacks, Lil Wayne’s Dedication 4 has finally hit the net. Needless to say, the mixtape has been highly anticipated, but perhaps not for the same reasons Wayne’s fans usually count down the hours until his next drop.

New Music: A$AP Rocky – Thuggin’ Noise

In today’s world of club bangers, pop vocals, and one-hit wonders, it’s commonplace for new artists to make hasty decisions in their stride towards longevity. But if there’s one thing that separates Harlem’s A$AP Rocky from his freshman class, it’s his patience.

Editorial Exclusive Interview: Mike Lopez of GUAPSKE Clothing

Exclusive Interview: Mike Lopez of GUAPSKE Clothing

When defining what constitutes as “streetwear,” it’s easy to take the term as literally a wearable translation of the streets. We can point to various t-shirt brands with excessively showy designs, synthesizing components of surf, military, and skate to a uniquely urban finish and categorize it as what youngsters, Japanese to American, have extracted from in keying their self expression.

New Music: Mac Miller & Pharrell – Glow

With a resume as measureless as Pharrell Williams’ it seems only someone like Jay-Z could book him for multiple features, which makes Mac Miller’s collaborative album with the Neptunes luminary even more impressive.

Video: Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)

Here’s the newest installment by Los Angeles underground rapper turned flag bearer, Kendrick Lamar. The Jerome D. Hurd directed visuals for “Swimming Pools” manifest in a dreamy state, depicting Kendrick in various modes of drunkenness.

Collections Feature: Olympic Fashion

Feature: Olympic Fashion

From the actual games to the host city’s ability to create the perfect context for them, the Olympics are without a doubt a world stage for showcasing the best of the best. Although there no medals for best apparel, many fashion labels muse over Olympic prestige in celebration of their own craft.