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Monthly archive April, 2009

The youngest wheat-paster in Brooklyn

The youngest and best wheat-paster around. Brooklyn’s own, KID WHEAT-PASTE! Super cute video promo for the upcoming kid’s exhibition at Brooklynite gallery: “BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY” a kids exhibition May 16 11am – 5pm BROOKLYNITE GALLERY 334 Malcolm X Blvd., Brooklyn, New York 11233 info@BrooklyniteGallery.com Tweet

17 years later: How are we getting along?

(George Holliday / Courtesy of KTLA) This week marks 17 years since the LA riots sprung by the historic Rodney King verdict. We all remember his plea “Can’t we all just get along?” - So, how do you think we’re doing? We may have a black president but do you think racial tensions have eased...

Sojourner Truth bust unveiled in Emancipation Hall

History was made this week when First lady Michelle Obama, second left, joins House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, second right, and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, right, to unveil the bronze bust of Sojourner Truth in Emancipation Hall of the US Capitol, on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in Washington....
ShuChef: Niketerian™ Hybrid Grown. Raised by the Swoosh

ShuChef: Niketerian™ Hybrid Grown. Raised by the Swoosh

Air Trainer Air Max 1 Hybrid Air Trainer Max 90 Hybrid The Nike Air Max Trainer 90 is a hybrid created as Plus 41 worked in collaboration with Cellophane.  Its inspirations are clearly found in the Air Max 90’s infrared colourway, while the Air Trainer 1 donates its strap and upper vamp.  We’re unsure as...

De La Soul X Nike “Original Run” Mix on iTunes today.

De La Soul have teamed up with Nike for ARE YOU IN?, the latest installment in the shoe giant’s series of special mixes designed for runners to bump during their daily workout. Check out the artwork by Joe Buck. Props to StreetLevel Tweet
NYC: Hip Hop 1953 & Special Pete Rock Tribute Wed. April 29th

NYC: Hip Hop 1953 & Special Pete Rock Tribute Wed. April 29th

Hip Hop 1953 & A Special Pete Rock Tribute Wed. April 29th 2009 Revive Da Live is proud to honor one of the greatest producers/DJ’s of our time.This event will not only showcase some of the best Jazz standards of the 1950′s -1970′s flipped into the popular songs that derived from these standards, but this...

Weekend Frospotting!

Spotted a few fros while out and about in Burbank this weekend… Spotted last weekend at the Yoshi’s Mos Def show Spotted in  South Africa Pick Fros Not Fights™! Tweet
Frolab Exclusive: Mos Def's "The Ecstatic" is offically mastered

Frolab Exclusive: Mos Def’s “The Ecstatic” is offically mastered

The anticipation for this album is immense! We’ve been lucky enough to catch up with Mos Def through many stages of recording this album over the last year & a half and last night got the final listen at mastering. WOW. Its hard to describe how good this album sounds!! My first comparison was to...
Summerstage NYC Schedule announced

Summerstage NYC Schedule announced

Don’t you love FREE outdoor shows? Few dates to note: TV on the Radio Dirty Projectors Friday, June 05, 2009 From 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM Central Park SummerStage Ledisi / Esperanza Spalding Jonathan Batiste Sunday, June 28, 2009 From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Central Park SummerStage Oumou Sangare, Les Nubians, Asa Sunday, July...
Friday Frospottings: Georgia Anne Muldrow + more...

Friday Frospottings: Georgia Anne Muldrow + more…

A few of these have been in the gallery for a while but haven’t gotten their proper sheen! Georgia Anne + angel baby Nokware Declaime definitely Picks Fros and don’t fight! Artwork by Tokio in the background which will be the flip side of her upcoming “UMSINDO” album that is SICK. July 14th people. Mark...

“JAMS” Megamix by DJ Lindsey, Catchdubs & Mattie Safer

NYC: Hump Up The JAMS + Exclusive Megamix by DJ Lindsey, Catchdubs and Mattie Safer Long-running and long-funning Wednesday party The Hump is calling it quits on April 29th, but dry your butt’s eyes because our sis DJ Lindsey is moving on to even humpier pastures with the new Thursday night JAMS party at Le...

Save the Date: Happy Feet LA is May 23rd!

Bobbito Garcia & Rich Medina return to Los Angeles and join DJ Rashida for the second installment of Happy Feet! Celebrating the Release of “The Connection – Volume One” - Visit the offical R2 Records page to listen to the album and download an exclusive podcast previewing the album! Buy Now at these stores: Itunes...