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KTC: Rin Tanaka – The de Facto History of Performance Manufacture Interview

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 6, 2012
Japanese vintage historian and prolific photographer Rin Tanaka has successfully self-published a series of My Freedamn! books since the start of the millennium, and these books have effectively gained cult status to become a definitive reference sou...

POST NEW: Interview with Supreme’s Ricky Saiz

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 5, 2012
Known primarily as the Co-Head Designer at Supreme, Ricky Saiz is definitely a jack-of-all-trades – using his creativity and drive to fuel major collaborations as well as serving as a consultant for Kanye West and DONDA. In addition, Saiz is qu...

THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES: Steve Aoki – Spirit Shaped by Music

MusicComments ⋅ Jul 4, 2012
THE AVANT/GARDE DIARIES presents a latest video starring Steve Aoki. American electro house musician, record producer, and DJ Steve Aoki shares the story of his rise to musical superstardom here and explains how the straightedge punk subculture influ...

Joey Elgersma and Lee Stuart of Bread & Butter Discuss Sport & Street

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 2, 2012
The boys at Bread & Butter Joey Elgersma and Lee Stuart talk to us about Sport & Street, their carefully curated portfolio of major brands, artists, labels, streetwear and lifestyle trends, as well as their upcoming show. The highly anticipat...

i am OTHER: Nardwuar vs. Asher Roth

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2012
Everyone’s favorite journalist/musical archaeologist Nardwuar the Human Serviette takes on Asher Roth outside of Beat Street Records in Vancouver, British Columbia as part of i am OTHER’s diverse video content. The long-form back-and-fort...

KTC: Fraser Cooke – The Master in Performance Lifestyle Marketing Part 2

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2012
Having seen part 1 of the conversation with Nike Global Energy Marketing Director Fraser Cooke, part 2 of his informative chat with Glenn Kitson is now available as well. Touching on his relationship with Jun Takahashi and the Gyakusou running collec...

Harris Elliott: H by Harris x Lavenham and What “Urban Cowboy” Really Means

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2012
Amongst all the excitement during last weekend’s 2013 Spring/Summer London Collections festival, HYPEBEAST met up with stylist and creative director of H by Harris, Harris Elliott, for a personal tour of the upcoming H by Harris x Lavenham coll...

the Hue: The Methods of Making with Nate VanHook – Senior NSW Footwear Designer

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2012
What does it take to get behind the doors and grow to be a senior footwear designer at Nike Sportswear? Time, a little bit of luck, and a whole hell of a lot of talent. Nate VanHook is one of the most prolific and talented shoe designers at Nike̵...

Redefining Classic American Food with Plan Check’s Ernesto Uchimura

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2012
The Plan Check Kitchen and Bar in West Los Angeles’s Little Osaka is a well-known Stussy Tribe hangout, which most hosted and catered Stussy’s wildly successful Burger Culture Clash event — the brand’s first foray into food. L...

HYPEBEAST Trade: jeffstaple Founder/Creative Director of Staple Design & Reed Space

EditorialComments ⋅ Jun 21, 2012
If you haven’t kept a pulse on jeffstaple since 2005 when he designed the now infamous “Pigeon Dunks,” it is easy to write off the name as simply “that one guy who designed that one pair of shoes that one time.” But, fas...

i am OTHER: Nardwuar vs. Metta World Peace

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2012
The one and only Nardwuar returns with his latest feature, this time interviewing Los Angeles Lakers star Metta World Peace for Pharrell’s i am OTHER. The 12-minute video sees the man formerly known as Ron Artest touching on his Queensbridge ro...

Maker Music: A Video Interview with Head Designer for Vans Lifestyle Jon Warren

StyleComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2012
YouTube channel Maker Music presents more than five minutes of pretty substantial interview time with Jon Warren. Head of Design at Vans Lifestyle, this chatty creative sneaker designer shares his thoughts about the Californian skate brand, its appea...

A$AP Rocky & Danny Brown “Back & Forth” Interview Video Pt. 3, 4 & 5

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 14, 2012
A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown recently took an unabashed position behind the lens for an interview in Barcelona for VICE’s Noisey segment. Clearly departing from a customary interview approach, the pair delves further into their experiences as ris...

A$AP Rocky & Danny Brown “Back & Forth” Interview Video

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2012
Critically acclaimed hip-hop artists A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown have aligned for this recent tandem interview with Noisey for its “Back and Forth” segment. Having both come up significantly in the industry over the past year, the pair may...

HYPETRAK: Yuna “Cultural Crossroad” Interview

MusicComments ⋅ Jun 12, 2012
HYPETRAK recently had the opportunity to catch up with FADER label signee Yuna after her dazzling performance at the Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn. Touching on a variety of topics – including her Malaysian upbringing to her burgeoning care...