With the Olympics in London about to start, we were of course expecting for some new Banksy pieces to go up in his home country, interpreting the iconic games in his usual ironic statement making style.
Today we can show you the results. A javelin thrower and a pole vaulter have appeared in London, both equipped a little different than usual. Take a look at the two new Banksy outdoor artworks in the gallery below.
2 Chainz’s upcoming album, Based On A T.R.U. Story is taking more and more shape. After unveiling the official artwork of the tune a couple of weeks ago, the ATL native now unleashes his collaboration with Kanye West, titled “Birthday Song,” in its full streaming glory. The track, which is also available on iTunes now, will further nourish the rumors if the artist, formerly known as Tity Boi, has indeed joined the G.O.O.D. Music roster. Based On A T.R.U. Story is due August 14.
The Man of Steel trailer has officially been released and the reboot of the franchise has been receiving a lot of buzz. Zach Snyder will be directing the film under the guidance of Christopher Nolan who will be a producer. The Superman franchise will go in a different direction from the original franchise similar to the way that Nolan changes the story line for the Batman trilogy. Man of Steel will be in theatres in 2013.
The Hundreds is set to release a limited edition of their Johnson Low sneakers. The “Boregore”, named after Israeli dubstep DJ and producer, features a leopard print pattern on pony hair coupled with a premium suede in black. The shoes also come with a premium leather lining, waxed laces, and a graphic of Boregore on the insole.
The shoes release on July 26, 2012 at select retailers worldwide.
The Vans California Native Embroidery shoes are inspired by the Native cultures of South America, specifically the Inca Tribe. The colors and waxed laces were inspired by ancient Incan jewelery. The shoe is offered in two color schemas, purple/green and blue/white.
Tonight Frank Ocean performed at The Wiltern in Los Angeles as part of his Channel ORANGE tour. The show left me and the sold out audience in utter awe after seeing Frank perform his mesmerizing songs with such passion. Not only did Frank put on an unforgettable show, he did so after being in a terrible accident earlier in the evening, causing a delay. But the die hard fans waited no matter what, including fellow hip hop artist Drake, who made an appearance in the crowd.
Meanwhile, the singer-songwriter continues to shock the world yet again as his debut album, Channel ORANGE, officially lands at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart with a little over 130,000 copies sold this week.
Two of my personal favorite rappers, Earl Sweatshirt & Action Bronson, have just teamed up along with Domo Genesis and Vince Staples to give us this super hot track, “Elimination Chamber”, produced by the legendary LA record producer The Alchemist. The Odd Future boys go hard on this one along side the illest chef-turned-rapper Action Bronson. Check out the track below and let us know what you think.
Just debuted at San Diego’s Comic Con is this exclusive trailer for the final season of Breaking Bad which premiers this Sunday on AMC. I can not wait.
How does one go about celebrating the 100th anniversary of one of a tragic accident in which 1,514 people died? You make a tea bag holder, of course! The Teatanic (€11; roughly $13) is designed to resemble the ill-fated RMS Titanic, crafted from stainless steel with a mug-filling body that allows you to press on its sides to squeeze out all available goodness. Play “My Heart Will Go On” while drinking to complete the experience.
Givenchy has delivered a large textured leather backpack in black with gunmetal tone hardware and stud details. Further details include an adjustable textile strap at front, external zip pockets at sides and a logo stamp at back. 100% leather. Made in Italy.
Now available at SSENSE for $2250.00 USD.