In Tokyo with Nigel Sylvester

VideosComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2010
Last month, one of New York’s most notable BMX riders Nigel Sylvester took a trip across the world to Tokyo as part of a Gatorade-sponsored event. Hoping to get some solid riding in throughout some unfamiliar landscapes, unfortunately Mother Na...

Name Tagging with Martha Cooper

VideosComments ⋅ Jun 10, 2010
Last month, pioneering Hip-Hop documentarian Martha Cooper debuted her newest publication Name Tagging at the OBEY Pop-Up Shop. Covering the prevalent notion of tagging with stickers once used primarily in the corporate environment, we took the oppor...

N.E.R.D. Live in San Francisco

VideosComments ⋅ Jun 3, 2010
Last Month, N.E.R.D. surprised their fans with a special impromptu concert in San Francisco, produced in association with popular social media device KIN. The focus of this initiative was to raise awareness of the power that social media holds, more...

THICKER THAN WATER: Arthur and Daniel Chmielewski of HAVEN

VideosComments ⋅ May 24, 2010
In a short few years, HAVEN has become a premier retail destination in Edmonton and Vancouver as well as maintaining a strong online presence. Beyond their retail approach, we’ve seen a strong and well-curated selection of collaborations includ...

Nike Sportswear x Mr. Cartoon “True Colors”

VideosComments ⋅ May 17, 2010
We recently had to opportunity to spend some time in Chicago with Nike Sportswear and Mr. Cartoon as they celebrated the launch of the brand’s collaborative capsule for the 2010 World Cup. Amongst other topics, the Los Angeles-based tattoo arti...

May Day with Shepard Fairey

VideosComments ⋅ May 13, 2010
Having enjoyed a great deal of success with his most recent exhibition titled “May Day”, we get up close and personal with Shepard Fairey. Seeing Fairey in action through a large-scale wheatpasting, we also take a look into Fairey’s...

All in the Open: David Choe “Nothing to Declare” Exhibition

VideosComments ⋅ May 9, 2010
Despite being originally from Los Angeles, for some time artist David Choe had little affiliation on a creative level with the City of Angels. At the end of last month, the ultra popular artist known for his outlandish visual displays with a matching...

Straddling East and West: Edison Chen

VideosComments ⋅ May 3, 2010
With a childhood embodying both Chinese and Western cultures, Edison Chen has cemented himself as one of Asia’s most prominent entertainment acts. From a past that included music and acting, Edison Chen’s prolific resume doesn’t end...

Lunch in Harajuku with Blake Piper from Undefeated

VideosComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2010
Our latest hypebeast.tv jaunt takes us to Harajuku, Tokyo as we catch up with Undefeated Business Manager Blake Piper. Beyond a look into his duties and the Undefeated Harajuku store, we uncover a few hidden local lunchtime gems which help highlight...

Cycling in the City: Outlier Tailored Performance

VideosComments ⋅ Apr 5, 2010
From the onset, New York-based Outlier has aimed to achieve the critical goal of providing garments that fulfill both a performance and design quality. In this hypebeast.tv video, we go behind the scenes with brand founder’s Tyler Clemens and A...

A Mighty Day with The Mighty Healthy Crew

VideosComments ⋅ Mar 22, 2010
We experience a day in the life of the Mighty Healthy crew in our latest HBTV spot. Having recently dabbled in a pop-up shop experience at the Reed Space Annex, we follow co-founders Ray Mate and Denis Iderman through the streets of New York. From ch...

All Gone 2009: Michael Dupouy

VideosComments ⋅ Mar 12, 2010
While in Los Angeles for the All Gone book launch we caught up with Michael Dupouy for a chat about the latest edition of streetwear book All Gone. Amongst other things, Michael chats about the book coming together, worldwide tour, and everything in...

Open for Business: Matt Halfhill of Nice Kicks

VideosComments ⋅ Mar 4, 2010
Making its way from sneaker blog to retail establishment in just a few short years, Matt Halfhill of Nice Kicks officially opens up his brainchild for business with the launch of the Nice Kicks store. We catch up with the Texan for a chat about his i...

The World’s Got Problems: Rick Klotz

VideosComments ⋅ Feb 25, 2010
Our hypebeast.tv series continues with an episode documenting Freshjive’s new direction for 2010, with commentary from the brand’s head honcho, Rick Klotz. Amongst the many topics, Rick discusses the controversial connection between Fresh...

Benny Gold: Stay Gold

VideosComments ⋅ Feb 18, 2010
The latest episode of hypebeast.tv finds us catching up with graphic designer Benny Gold in our own backyard of San Francisco. Benny has been long known for producing work alongside some of the premier companies in our industry; HUF, Carhartt, REBEL8...