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LCD Soundsystem Channel Old-School Vibes in Music Video for “tonite”

Thursday August 17th, 2017 04:24:48 AM Hypebeast

Following the release of "american dream" and "call the police" ahead of the upcoming album american dream, LCD Soundsystem have released an official music video for the track "tonite" off the unreleased album. Directed by Joel Kefali, the video channels a retro performance by James Murphy who saunters around the stage as his band plays in the background. The band are currently on tour right now, with the next show in Mexico on August 26 and finally closing in Brooklyn on December 23. The 10 track LP american dream is set to be released on September 1 and you can watch the music video for "tonite" above.

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Lil B Delivers His Long-Awaited 'Black Ken' Mixtape

Thursday August 17th, 2017 04:26:25 AM Hypebeast

Lil B's Black Ken mixtape has arrived. The project initially appeared on DatPiff on Wednesday, August 16, which led Lil B to call out the site for posting the tape before it's release date. Dubbed his "first official mixtape," Black Ken is produced by Lil B himself and only has one feature from iLoveMakonnen. The tape is a tribute to artists like Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco and more. It's also Lil B's 28th birthday today, so make sure to give him a birthday greeting. Stream Black Ken in its entirety via iTunes below.

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visvim Gives Its SKAGWAY LO-FOLK Model a Herringbone Wool Makeover

Thursday August 17th, 2017 04:12:49 AM Hypebeast

For the 2017 fall/winter season, visvim gave its popular SKAGWAY LO-FOLK model a textural herringbone wool makeover. Available in black, brown and navy, the new look of the low cut model features an upper constructed of silk, wool and linen blend, which is accented by matching hand sewn kangaroo leather details. A luxury comfort cow leather lining and a traction focussed sculpted rubber outsole rounds up the design of the shoe. Retailing at ¥64,000 JPY (approximately $583 USD), visvim's herringbone wool SKAGWAY LO-FOLK is available now online and at select stockists. Also, check out visvim's newest moccasin, the Ute Moc Trainer-Folk.

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WILLY CHAVARRIA Creates a Uniform Collection for the Prisoners of Lurigancho Prison in Lima Peru

Thursday August 17th, 2017 04:10:25 AM Hypebeast

Continuing its strong affinity for Lima, Peru and the people living there, New York-based label WILLY CHAVARRIA recently created a collection of Uniforms for the prisoners of Lurigancho Prison. Linking up with Project Pieta, a program and local label that designs and produces out of the prison, the collection serves a defiant stance against gun violence and hate speech. The collection is constructed of comfortable and breathable native pima cottons and is inspired by the inviolable spirit of Peru. Check out the lookbook for the unique collection above and let us know what you think. Also, take a backstage look at WILLY CHAVARRIA’s 2018 spring/summer show from this year's New York Fashion Week.

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Skate Upscale With a $3,000 USD Hermès Skateboard or Longboard

Thursday August 17th, 2017 04:07:34 AM Hypebeast

Luxury French fashion house Hermès has been turning its attention to the younger, tech-savvy generation, as seen on its engagement in making bands for the Apple Watch. This time, the brand delves deeper into their world with three upcoming skateboards and longboards. Designed by Françoise de La Perrière and Henri d'Origny, "Cavalcadour," "Bouclerie Modern," and "Sangles en zigzag" are the three classic designs printed on the decks. Constructed from beech wood with a maple veneer, skateboarding has never felt more luxurious. The boards will be released at select Hermès boutiques and online this late September, with prices around $2,900 USD. In other skateboarding news, Palace recently introduced Lucas Puig to its skate team with a new deck.

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POLL: Which Lifestyle Supreme Accessory Are You Most Hyped About?

Thursday August 17th, 2017 04:00:41 AM Hypebeast

After weeks of teasers, including a cryptic “Crop Fields” video and an Instagram post featuring a jacket emblazoned with artwork by Mark Gonzales, the holiest of hyped labels, Supreme, has finally unveiled its full 2017 fall/winter range of goods. Per usual, a furor was ignited among the blogosphere as we scrolled through, clicked and questioned nearly every item the New York City-based streetwear magnate churned out this season. In addition to its broad array of hats, tees, tops, sweats, pants and jackets, Supreme didn't disappoint in delivering a heaping batch of accessories, some more unusual than others (naturally). Apparel basics and jewelry aside, the real collector's grails go to the label's now-legendary lifestyle offerings. Remember last season's Coleman dirt bike, money gun, jigsaw puzzle, ping-pong table and NYC MetroCard (which we're pretty sure MTA workers are still traumatized over)? OK, so maybe this season's mix is a tad less extravagant, but it's still going to set social media ablaze nonetheless. From cops that'll probably deplete this month's paycheck (Fender guitar, Artek Aalto 400 chair) to semi-pragmatic home goods (chopsticks, ashtray, sake set, throw blanket) to downright head-scratchers (collapsible shovel, cash paperweight, carry knife, safety sac), fans lucky enough to scoop up anything from tomorrow's drop are surely going to flaunt some serious jawn-envy on Instagram. Which lifestyle accessory are you most hyped about? Let us know via the poll below. The entire collection is set to release on August 17 at Supreme’s NY, LA and European locations, while Japan should see an August 19 release. Supreme’s online store is expected to release everything on August 24.

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Travis Scott, Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti & More Will Perform at Rolling Loud Bay Area

Thursday August 17th, 2017 03:44:15 AM Hypebeast

2017 Rolling Loud festival has officially announced the first instalment of their worldwide expansion. Their Bay Area lineup is headlined by Travis Scott, Lil Wayne and ScHoolboy Q. Other notable artists to perform at the festival will include Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, Playboi Carti, Kodak Black, Lil Pump, Ski Mask the Slump God, Denzel Curry and many more. The festival will happen at Shoreline Festival Grounds in Mountain View, CA on Oct 21 and 22. Tickets will be on sale next week, August 22 (Tuesday) at 12 PM PST. Check out the official lineup below and purchase their tickets when its available on the Rolling Loud website. ROLLING LOUD BAY AREA 2017 LINEUPOn sale Tuesday 8/22 at 12:00pm PSThttps://t.co/f7fXFC3xKu pic.twitter.com/UjoriPsUiH — Rolling Loud (@RollingLoud) August 16, 2017

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Common Projects Showcases Italian Craftsmanship in Its 2017 Fall/Winter Wallet Collection

Thursday August 17th, 2017 03:39:07 AM Hypebeast

As Common Projects continues to evolve its offering of minimalist luxury accessories, the American-Italian luxury footwear brand has expanded into reworking everyday pieces using its distinctive and sleek aesthetic. Handcrafted in Italy from Saffiano leather, the brand has released a new series of standard billfolds and wallets that is perfect for everyday use. Lined with the finest materials to ensure the product's durability and longevity, the range includes card holders that have card slots and receipt pockets, standard and zipper wallets, and coin cases that promise style and practicality. Shop the new Common Projects 2017 fall/winter wallet collection now over at HAVEN, with prices ranging from $199 CAD to $381 CAD (approximately $158 USD to $302 USD). In other fashion news, check out HBX's editorial for Alexander Wang's 2017 fall/winter collection.

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salvy;'s 2018 Spring/Summer Lookbook Delivers No-Frills, Sharp Minimalism

Thursday August 17th, 2017 03:26:10 AM Hypebeast

This past February, Japan's salvy; revealed the lookbook for its 2017 fall/winter line. With a focus on "sharply perfected, clean cut, minimalist garbs," the run featured a well-curated array of sweaters, jackets, pants and more. As summer begins to wind down, the Japanese brand is back with a lookbook for its 2018 spring/summer collection. For Daisuke Maki and company's latest drop, salvy; continues its foray into minimalism and clean, sharp outfits. While salvy;'s 2018 spring/summer run further entrenches itself in the aforementioned aesthetic that the brand's been cultivating for quite some time, this range eschews the darker-toned color palette for something brighter and more vibrant. Featured in this no-frills lookbook: finely-constructed outerwear, pants, caps, shirts, shorts and more. Regarding inspiration, Maki was drawn to these creations by an interest in military wear. You can run through salvy;'s 2018 spring/summer lookbook above, and head on over to the brand's official website for more information.

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Tyler, The Creator Clears up His Sexuality Over "I Had a Boyfriend When I Was 15" Comment

Thursday August 17th, 2017 03:37:45 AM Hypebeast

Tyler, The Creator's new Flower Boy album is riddled with deeper messages, and one that fans are having trouble interpreting is the line "I been kissing white boys since 2004" on the track "I Ain't Got Time." Tyler also casually mentioned in an interview with Know Wave's Koopz Tunes radio show on Monday that he had a boyfriend in his teenage years, alluding to his true sexual identity. "I had a boyfriend when I was fifteen in f--king Hawthorne, if that's not open minded, I don't know what is," said Tyler. However, Tyler has cleared the air over Twitter by saying that his liberal comment was a "figure of speech" to reinforce the notion of open-mindedness in his conversation with Koopz. You can listen to the radio show below. Also, take a look at Ben Baller's custom designed Flower Boy chain designed by Tyler, The Creator. figure of speech to get koopz 'open minded' point across, i was single at 15 haha — Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) August 16, 2017

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The New Reebok InstaPump Fury Is Covered in a Cupid Print

Thursday August 17th, 2017 03:02:44 AM Hypebeast

Following the release of the Reebok InstaPump in "Goldfish" and “Ice-cream edition," the brand has added to the collection with the new Reebok InstaPump in an all-over graphic print of an overweight cupid baby chasing various types of fast food.  Featuring a full white leather upper, the cupid graphics cover the entirety of the shoe including the inner lining and tongue. Take a closer look at this cupid-inspired InstaPump Fury in the gallery above. The pair is selling for $219 USD over at the Titolo website now. For more footwear-related news, take a look at the Saint Laurent Joe sneakers with midsole writing.

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IKEA® and HYPEBEAST Maximize Your Storage Space for Photography and Music Equipment

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 07:09:19 PM Hypebeast

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving's Trade Drama Gets Turned Into a Parody of Eminem's "Stan"

Thursday August 17th, 2017 02:53:02 AM Hypebeast

The Kyrie Irving-LeBron James drama continues to be a topic of much discussion in the world of basketball. In mid-July, four-time NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving made an abrupt request to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers while unfollowing LeBron James on Instagram in the process. Deciding to chime in on the situation is AOK, creating a parody of the Cleveland Cavaliers duo's drama using Eminem’s “Stan” as the setting. In the video, Irving desperately attempts to contact James following his trade request. Check it out above and read the lyrics below. Also be sure to check out our recent interview with Kyrie Irving during his trip in Tokyo. LeBron is mad I’m wondering why I asked for a trade at all. I scored 40 in the Finals, But I can’t please LeBron And even if I could I’m not Chris Paul With their picture on a boat It reminds me that it’s not my Cavs, LeBron runs the Cavs. Dear Bron, I wrote you, but you only subtweetin’ I left my cell, email and my address in Cleveland I sent two letters to Dan Gilbert, you must not have got ’em He probably fell off the side of the flat Earth or somethin’ Sometimes trade requests become too sloppy once they’re public But anyways, fuck it, what’s been up, man? How’s our teammates? I just wanted to be the man, and a chance to lead— If I win a MVP, guess who I’ma call? I’ma call Kobe. I read about Derrick Rose too, I’m sorry He signed for the vet min cuz every team didn’t want him I know you probably hear this every day, but I’m your best teammate I even hit The Shot after you made The Block on Andre. I got a room full of our posters and our Fatheads, man I like the ‘ship we won in ‘16 too, that ‘ship was phat Anyways, I hope you get this, man, hit me back Just to chat, truly yours, your best teammate, this is Kyrie. LeBron is mad I’m wondering why I asked for a trade at all. I scored 57 against the Spurs, But I can’t please LeBron And even if I could he won’t commit to stay. He’s leaving for L.A. It reminds me that it’s not our Cavs, never was our Cavs. Dear Mr. I’m-Too-Good-to-Commit-To-Cleveland, This’ll be the last message I send before I’m leaving. It’s been three seasons, I’m second fiddle—do I deserve it? I know you got my last email I even cc’d Brian Windhorst So this is my message I’m sendin’ you, I hope you get it I’m in the gym right now, I’m averagin’ 30 next season Hey Bron, I wanna go to the West too, you dare me to go? Stephen A. Smith said if you saw me, it’d come to blows. And all I wanted was a chance to handle the ball I hope you know I ripped all of our Fatheads off the wall I loved you, Bron, we coulda played together—think about it! It’s ruined now, I hope you don’t win and you dream about it And when you leave I hope you lose And you scream about it; I hope your conscience eats at you ‘Cause you can’t win without me See Bron—shut up, Dan! I’m tryin’ to talk Hey Bron, that’s Dan Gilbert screamin’ in the hall But I didn’t stab his back, I let him know first, see I ain’t like you. ‘Cause if he trades me, he’ll get a good player back too Well gotta go, I’m almost off the Cavs now Oh shit, I forgot, how am I supposed to win a title now? LeBron is mad I’m wondering why I asked for a trade at all. I haven’t even hit my prime, And I wanna leave LeBron But even if I stayed, he’s on the decline. He’s almost 33 years old. It reminds me that it’s not our Cavs, Durant ruined the Cavs.

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The adidas Originals Tubular X 2.0 Primeknit Surfaces in Three More Colorway Options for Fall

Thursday August 17th, 2017 02:42:50 AM Hypebeast

Earlier last week, we took our first look at the adidas Originals Tubular x 2.0 Primeknit, as the newly-surfaced silhouette appeared in a deep “Forest Green/Yellow" color scheme. The modern Three Stripes model is an imaginative adaptation of the Tubular high-top, which sees the runner wrapped in the brand’s signature woven construction -- paired with a high-arching suede heel and ankle support system. Joining its core green counterpart are three more models including, two tonal black iterations and one off-white rendition. Other noteworthy features include a unique lacing system and the grooved Tubular midsole unit. The new design is expected to release later this fall. Be sure to check back for price and release date details as they become available. In other sneaker-related news, Saint Laurent hops on the scribbled midsole trend with a new high-top release.

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Ronnie Fieg Expands KITH Treats Across the Globe Starting With Tokyo

Thursday August 17th, 2017 02:03:39 AM Hypebeast

It's been two years since Ronnie Fieg opened the first KITH Treats up in New York -- but it doesn't end there. The entrepreneur took to Instagram to put up an illustration of a shop, captioning "KITH Treats Tokyo" -- and it is official. The shop will be located in Tokyo's famous shopping district of Shibuya neighbouring famous Japanese streetwear stores including Beauty & Youth United Arrows, Urban Research, Journal Standard, and HEAD PORTER. The first chain in Asia will feature a cereal bar and sweets parlor that includes an original menu of ice-cream, milkshakes, and cereal specials. KITH Treats Tokyo will open on Friday, August 25 in Shibuya, Tokyo with opening hours from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m, seven days a week. KITH Treats Tokyo 1-19- 14 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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'Thor: Ragnarok''s International Trailer Brings Thor and Doctor Strange Together

Thursday August 17th, 2017 01:50:29 AM Hypebeast

A new international trailer for Thor: Ragnarok has just arrived online, bringing footage of Thor and Doctor Strange together. Made for the Japanese audience, this trailer shows Benedict Cumberbatch as Strange, explaining to Thor in the Sanctum Sanctorum that he’s “sensed a great change in [Thor’s] future.” Doctor Strange was previously teased in the mid-credit scene of the Sorcerer Supreme’s own film, where the two heroes are seen discussing Asgardian affairs. Cate Blanchett stars as antagonist Hela and Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie. Tom Hiddleston returns as Loki and Jeff Goldblum returns as the Grandmaster. Thor: Ragnarok will be released in theaters on November 3, 2017. On the upcoming film, Chris Hemsworth states: “[Sakaar is] basically where every wormhole across the universe dumps out its trash, so you get people from all walks of life with all sorts of incredible abilities and powers. No one cares what prince or king Thor may have been in another world. Also, his strength is pretty easily matched with those he finds himself amongst.” And in case you've missed it, here's a look at the leaked Avengers: Infinity War trailer.

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Justice's Wardrobe Becomes a Fashion Line for PHIRE WIRE Capsule Collection

Thursday August 17th, 2017 01:25:58 AM Hypebeast

As one of the acts at the forefront of dance music institution Ed Banger Records' seminal 2000's movement, the individual members of Grammy-nominated French duo Justice were as fashionable as they were musically- and artistically-skilled. In recent months, Justice has also mounted a comeback, dropping new projects and planning an expansive touring schedule. Now, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay are once again taking a detour away from production and DJ sets, choosing to set their sights on clothing and apparel. Diving into the world of fashion, Justice links up with Tokyo menswear brand PHIRE WIRE for a special 2017 capsule collection. Comprised of stadium jackets, baseball shirts, T-shirts, a baseball cap, a bat and an actual baseball, the sporting-indebted range is based on the styles and pieces Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé are most fond of. Supporting the latest Justice studio album Woman, de Rosnay, Auge and PHIRE WIRE also inject some of the project's themes into this latest drop. You can run take a look at Justice and PHIRE WIRE's capsule collection above, while the line's offerings will be available for purchase this weekend. For more information, head on over to GR8 to learn more. At the beginning of the year, PHIRE WIRE unveiled its 2017 spring/summer lookbook.

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OVO Affiliate STWO Mixes a Brand New Track for Lacoste

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 11:58:00 PM Hypebeast

To celebrate the release of Lacoste's tennis inspired LT Dual Elite, the French brand has enlisted occasional OVO collaborator and Parisian native STWO to produce a fresh new track. Acting as a soundtrack to the HYPEBEAST produced film, we get a closer look at the brand's latest release for its 'Street Tennis' inspired Autumn Winter 2017 collection. Available in three colorways, white, black and red, the new silhouette blends the heritage of Lacoste, and the pioneering piqué fabric that launched the brand in 1933, with more contemporary design elements like the dynamic, ergonomic outer sole. Watch the video below, scroll through the gallery starring STWO above and be sure to also listen to the producer's recent release with Roy Woods.

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Klipsch & Capitol Records' Heritage Speaker Line Is the Home Entertainment Upgrade You Need

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 10:11:29 PM Hypebeast

Audio company Klipsch has teamed up with Capitol Records to release a speaker line layered in a throwback aesthetic. The special edition Heritage blends modern technology showcased in a vintage design to celebrate the pairs seven decades of service. Each model in the new line has a blonde and tan woven grille cloth or ebony salt and pepper cloth option slapped with luxury wood veneer, gunmetal switches, and nobs. The Capitol One speaker is a semi-portable device with eight-hour rechargeable battery and Bluetooth, as well as inputs for smartphones, computers, and CD players. It also utilized a 4.5-inch woofer for playback. The Capitol Three is the largest device with a similar look to the One but includes a phono preamp and RCA inputs for turntables, Wi-Fi connectivity for the Klipsch music stream app, and a larger 5.25-inch long-throw woofer. The third iteration of the Capitol Heresy features three-way compact speakers with a 12-inch woofer, horn-loaded midrange driver, and a tweeter showcased in a wood-veneer cabinet handcrafted in Hope, Arkansas, signed by the folks that built it. The Capitol One will retail for $400, the Capitol Three for $500, and the Heresy III for $1300 each, which includes a free record from Capitol Records' catalog.

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Alexander Wang 2017 Fall/Winter Editorial by HBX

Thursday August 17th, 2017 01:38:12 AM Hypebeast

Fresh off the release of his cycling-inspired collection with adidas Originals, American designer Alexander Wang's comprehensive 2017 fall/winter range has begun to hit retailers around the globe. Featured here in an editorial by our e-commerce site HBX, the seasonal offering includes a number graphic-heavy tops -- T-shirts, L/S shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies -- adorned with lightning bolts, proprietary barcodes, and automotive prints. With prices ranging from $235 USD to $439 USD, you can purchase each of the pieces above at HBX. For more on the acclaimed creative, check out this video where Alex takes us on a tour of his Manhattan apartment.

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