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  • Feb222016

    Al Fliction

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    Air Wear NYC was known for being the top producer of airbrushed, portrait fashions based clothing within the Hip Hop community. One of its most popular tribute works, a portrait of the R&B princess, Aaliyah, was one of the first shirts to be released and was later seen at various award ceremonies and music videos.

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  • Feb072016

    Smoker’s Minute: Egg Shell Stickers

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    It was a great pleasure to check out for the first time the studio space of, our friends and peers, Stan and Nathan’s two of the most talented, reputable and biggest names in graffiti throughout the region.

    The guys have changed the graf game globally for the best, by adding fuel to the fire, in the ever booming art form of sticker tagging.

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  • Jan142016

    Moodymann: Sounds of Detroit

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    Moodymann – a controversial and almost fiction-like character, an icon and a legend. Kenny Dixon Jr or Moodymann as he is known to most, represents the electronic wave of mastermind producers from Detroit.

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  • Jan052016

    A day in LA with Pornstars Dana DeArmond & London Keyes

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    Memory Lane invited artist and renowned photographer Laurent Segretier on a recent journey through Los Angeles to document the daily events and travel diary of the Memory Lane crew and family. The following photo essay uncovers future collaborations with pornstars Dana DeArmond and London Keyes, two of the most influential people in the professional Adult industry.

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  • Dec242015

    Listen: Grand Central Translations a mix by Qool DJ Marv

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    An absolute gem of an album, mixed by Phili based Qool DJ Marv.

    Comprised solely of artists and song titles produced from the once great and now defunct, Grand Central Records.

    Grand Central Records were responsible for breeding countless UK underground acts, from Rae & Christian, to Mr Scruff, as well as none other than AIM.

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  • Dec222015

    Looking back on Channel U

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    Was listening to Imperial Squad’s memorable classic, Just a Link, and it brought me back to the Channel U days, where anyone can be famous.

    It is a music channel, focusing on playing upcoming UK urban/grime/hip-hop music and has helped the breakthrough for acts such as Tinchy Stryder, Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal, Chipmunk, and N-Dubz.

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  • Dec182015

    Smoker’s Minute: A Schmeckel for a brush, Pricasso

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    Upon hearing that there was an Adult Expo happening in Macau, we set sail that same morning, looking forward to a walk around the expo, followed by Fernando’s chicken and sangria, a win at the tables, and a unique pampering experience over at Rio Sauna to tie it all off with a bow.

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  • Dec182015

    Movie of the week – Paradise : Love

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    Co-written by his wife, Veronika Franz, Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise: Love—the first of his Paradise trilogy—follows Teresa (Margarete Tiesel), a 50-year-old Austrian single hausfrau who travels to a Kenyan beachside resort to escape her frustrating, sexless existence and sullen teenage daughter.

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  • Dec182015

    Documentary: Go deep with this New Zealand gangbanger

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    The homie Tom Gould is a reputed film maker, music video director and photographer. Over the past few years, he has been credited for making some timeless music videos for the likes of Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Sean Price, Large Professor, J Love amongst others. Tom has spent the last few years based in New York documenting the streets and the sub cultures while building a career as a reputed film director.

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  • Dec182015

    Artist to check out, Daniel David Freeman

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    Daniel David Freeman is a London based illustrator, designer and multi-media artist whose work is heavily influenced by his record collection, with his cut-and-paste collages and boldly-outlined graphics often referencing his favorite reggae covers. He runs Ranks London and supplies artwork for club night and label GETME!

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