Essentials: Joe Hahn of Linkin Park

StyleComments ⋅ 12 hours ago
Joe Hahn should by now be a familiar name to HYPEBEAST readers, owing to his storied career as American rock group Linkin Park’s DJ and programmer. Building on his experience directing some of Linkin Park’s most viewed music videos, with...

Essentials: Tobin Yelland

StyleComments ⋅ 7 days ago
No new name to skateboarding-documentary, Tobin Yelland published his first photograph in Thrasher magazine at age 15. A year later, Yelland shot his first advertisement for Venture Trucks, and his career in skateboarding film has snowballed ever sin...

Essentials: Brandon Jennings Video

VideosComments ⋅ 12 days ago
During his day job, you might be familiar with Brandon Jennings as a maestro of sorts – conducting the Detroit Pistons offense with grace and finesse. Off the court though, this takes on a whole new meaning. The 24 year-old point guard is something o...

Essentials: Ron English

StyleComments ⋅ 14 days ago
A man who’s retained his artistic sensibility while captivating those in the world of fashion, toy design and many more, Ron English’s work has earned accolades in a number of genres. Best known for his POPaganda series, English is known...

Essentials: Neek Lurk

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2014
Our latest Essentials installment features Neek Lurk, a self-styled ‘professional LURKER.’ Having grown up in the formative days of the Internet during the early 2000s where forums and message boards ruled the roost, Lurk has since naviga...

Essentials: Stevie Williams

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2014
A respected figure in the action sports realm, Stevie Williams has gone from strength to strength within the industry. What started as a dream to pursue professional skateboarding, which prompted him to leave home at the young age of 14, has develope...

Essentials: James Goldstein

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 1, 2014
Multimillionaire and NBA superfan, James Goldstein joins us for the latest edition of Essentials. In this installment we get a glimpse of his avid interest into the sport and his refined fashion preferences. Frequenting court side seats with his...

Essentials: Yasiin Bey

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 27, 2014
A man who requires no introduction, Yasiin Bey formerly known as Mos Def recently dropped by to share his Essentials with us at HYPEBEAST HQ. While Bey currently calls both Paris and Cape Town home, he is constantly on the move, holding with him a nu...

Trade Essentials: Enrique Vijande of Freemans Sporting Club

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 25, 2014
Born in Havana, Enrigue Vijande has been honing his craft since a young age when he was introduced to the art of tailoring by his grandparents. In 1980 and at 22 years of age, Vijande left for America where he worked professionally at the legendary m...

Essentials: Jusepet “Juice” Rodriguez of adidas

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 15, 2014
Similar to his brother, Jusepet “Juice” Rodriguez also works in the sneaker industry and at 24 years of age, has already become the National Account Marketing Specialist for adidas Originals. Born and raised in The Bronx, Juice’s br...

Essentials: Leo Rodriguez of PUMA

StyleComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2014
Serving as the lifestyle marketing manager for PUMA North America, Leo Rodriguez brings a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to his position, having previously held down positions as a buyer for DrJays and Moe’s Sneaker Spot. Born and...

Essentials: VERBAL Video

VideosComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2014
Our next Essentials brings us to the belongings of music artist VERBAL. A key member of a few big Japanese musical acts such as m-flo and Teriyaki Boyz, we explore more of VERBAL’s passion for style with his co-created label AMBUSH in addition...

Essentials: Eric Koston

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 30, 2014
In this latest edition of Essentials, we welcome skateboarder Eric Koston. The former X-Games champion, skate park owner and father of two shares some of the key pieces in his active lifestyle. Always in motion, Eric’s gear includes his comf...

Essentials: Vhils

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2014
“I chose Vhils because the name consists of five letters that I could write as quickly as possible without breaking line” says Alexander Farto on his graffiti moniker, which he continues to be known for despite moving on from the art form...

Essentials: Chris and Polly of Wrap Magazine

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 18, 2014
Some things are delicately ornate and some things are meant to be used; UK-based Wrap Magazine is a nifty combination of both. Founded in 2010 by ex-jewelry designers Chris Harrison and Polly Glass, they banded together to create a medium to showcase...