A few months back a announcement was made that their were no longer be a Ralph Lauren Rugby collection and with that the 2 Manhattan location closed up shop. Well today we get news that Ralph Lauren‘s Denim & Supply store has opened up in NYC replacing the Rugby Store at 99 University Place, in downtown Manhattan. The premium denim line was previously only available in the Macy’s stores if you cant make it to the shop the Denim & Supply’s webstore is open also.
Inside look at the store below
Writer/poet Caroline Rothstein recent article explores the kids from the 1995 film Kids and where those kids have ended up today. The article gives more insight on Manhattan Skater Harold Hunter and the Downtown Skate scene and its skate history from the East Village to Washington Square Park.
August 1990, St. Marks Place. Priscilla Forsyth, one month shy of her fourteenth birthday and just home from summer camp, straddles one of the two lion statues guarding the downward staircase to the apartment building her family has owned since 1975. Naturally blonde Liza and dyed blonde Margaret idle with her. It’s hot out, and Priscilla is becoming more curious about the world beyond her sidewalk.
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Persian street artist JR brings his visual art to the notorious Rikers Islands Jail in NYC. The eyes in the work are that of a 18 year old prisoner on 2nd term who told JR himself what position of his eye to takes a photo of.
We just pasted the eye of another Inmate on the 2 South Building of the Rikers Island Jail in New York City. He wanted me to choose his eye looking left as life in jail is all about watching your back… He came out in the jail Yard when we were pasting. He’s 18years old, it’s his second time in Jail. Even if no one will recognize his eye he knows he’s part of a bigger picture. He said “Who’s looking who” ? In a way he’s happy no one will know who he is so he wont get jalousy from the Inside or be recognized on the outside. On my end I felt this eye is bringing even more pression next to all to the guards and the video cameras watching the inmates already…
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Hot 97 has officially announced the lineup for their 20th annual Summer Jam 2013 concert which will happen June 2nd at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The line up features Chris Brown, Wu-Tang Clan, Wale, Kendrick Lamar, Fabolous, Miguel, A$AP Rocky, French Montana and Joe Budden…and you know the show is always good for a few surprises.
Purchase tickets now at Ticketmaster.
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Manhattan Spanish Harlem rapper Bodega Bamz heads to Corona Queens with his Worlds Fair fam for his Navy track music video. With Tanboys at hand they take it back to the streets with Bikes’s Atv’s and bottles.
French street artist Kidult has designed a shirt giving his take on the Supreme vs. MTTM lawsuit. The shirt features Supremes classic box logo with the word Suepreme because Supreme is suing Married To The MOB for $10 million USD for trying to trademark Supreme Bitch.
Check out the Suepreme Box Logo below
Akomplice teams up with artist and recent Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art inductee David Flores for a T-Shirt collection release. The collection includes an array of color splashed crew necks, tank tops and t-shirts all emblazoned with iconic David Flores designs.
For his collaborative effort, David Flores serves up two new iterations of his S Trooper illustration as well as a topless yet tasteful rendering of Kate Moss. The collection is styled and suited for summer, offering a range of pastel palettes that serve as canvases for David Flores’ distinctive designs. Look for the collection to release in-store and at the Akomplice webstore Saturday at 12PM.
Also check out the below video of David Flores’ Colorado tour, produced by Akomplice, which follows Mr. Flores through Colorado AK retailers for meet and greets and in-store installations.
Part 2 Vlog of Trips-N-Slim on Meek Millz Dream Come True tour. The duel gives a look back stage as they travel threw Dc, NYC and Teaxes.
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Diplomats producer araabMUZIK was shot in attempted robbery in his hometown of Rhode Island. He was rushed to the hospital and is alive and recovering from his injuries.
His camp issued a statement to Billboard on Thursday.
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Two New York brands are heading to court as Supreme is suing Married To The Mob over “Supreme Bitch” trademarking.
Before Married To The Mob blow up its founder Leah McSweeney thought up the “Supreme Bitch” for the brand’s first collection, it was a way of expressing her view on the streetwear landscape so often dominated by men. The parody has become a hallmark of the brand for almost 10 years but now it is being taken to court by Supreme and James Jebbia for what has been claimed as a design that “infringes his trademark rights.” The brand now faces a $10 million for trying to Trademark the phrase and logo.
McSweeney court document below
Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau present the Doin It In The Park Theatrical Trailer exploring the history of New York City pick-up basketball games in their documentary Doin’ It In The Park.
If your in New York City area the New Museum is holding a special screening Saturday May, 4th for a special .
Alicia Keys lets loose the new day music video for the Swizz Beatz and Dr. Dre-produced track. The song is off her Girl On Fire album the visuals has some great shots of Alicia performing and shots of NYC
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