Archive for July, 2009

Adidas Busenitz (Skateboarding)

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 25, 2009 by RMJ

Not to counter our previous post with P-Rod (that was beautifully done), Nike SB seems to have a few evident competitors. Not only Converse (can you call it comp, if Nike owns Converse?) but, the brand with 3 stripes decided to make their mark in the skate community and they are doing a hell of a Job.  Recreating classics with skate-spacific additions, it didnt take much for RMJ to gravitate towards the lifestyle friendly line. Move over Nike SB, as ive always said…Nike isnt the only brand that created classics!  The pair that really caught my attention was the Adidas Busenitz. I dont skate so I couldnt give you the breakdown on how they wear, but the brand + athlete connection to create a nostalgic model, spoke volumes for me (I played soccer for more than half my life). Soccer inspired infused with skate…lifestyle for me. Couldnt ask for anything better…

photo and video via Highsnobiety

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P-Rod III x Nike SB

Posted in Art, Crime, Design, Exercise, Film, Leisure, Life, Music, Skateboard, Sneakers, Summer with tags , , , , , on July 24, 2009 by RMJ

This young 24 year old never ceases to amaze.

Very well put together video.

BEAM UP!

Posted in Art, Club, Crime, DC, Drugs, Exercise, Music, Party, Summer with tags , , , , , , on July 23, 2009 by RMJ

DC has alot of talent to offer. Whether it be talented mc’s, singers, artists, photographers or designers. I mean, you name it we got it.

Kingpin Slim aka The Kitchen Magician is one of those talented mc’s, who has been making some noise in the city for some years now. He’s done a great job keeping himself relevant in the streets from mixtapes, street singles and much more. He first caught my attention by being the first DC rapper featured on the infamous “Unsigned Hype” section of The Source magazine in their 200th issue.

He is now Beaming Up all over DC and the east coast, with the hit single “Powder for the Babies.”

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http://www.zshare.net/audio/6018799265dfc7d6/

Check it ou,t enjoy, leave some feed back.

And like we been saying, DC GOT NEXT!

FRESCO GOODS.

Posted in Art, Crime, Design, Drugs, Summer, Weekend with tags , , , on July 21, 2009 by RMJ

Shot in Hells Kitchen NYC.

Shoutout to the big homies Steve/Adam.

Fresco wddup.

The Paxtons x ANML HSE @ ATMOS

Posted in Music with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 20, 2009 by RMJ

The Paxtons will be performing at Atmos NYC tomorrow, July 21st for their latest body of “WORK“. The event goes from 8-10PM and will feature free giveaways as well as free drinks provided by Red Bull and Smirnoff. They’ll also be showcasing and vending their new tee that is designed and produced by ANML HSE.

Pic of the tee and footage from the UBIQ party after the jump.
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AMAZING

Posted in Art, Design, fashion, Leisure, Skateboard, Sneakers, Summer, Vacation on July 18, 2009 by RMJ

Another dope ass Van collab. This time they teamed up with streetwear brand Acapulco Gold for these amazingly clean Moda Hi’s.

IN-STORE W/ THE CLIPSE

Posted in Art, Bike, Club, Crime, DC, Design, Drugs, Exercise, fashion, Film, Food, Furniture, Health, Leisure, Life, Music, Party, Politics, Shop, Summer, Weekend on July 17, 2009 by RMJ

Come kick it with the big homies before Sneaker Pimps jumps off.

This Saturday Sneaker Pimps will be taking over the DC Star, but before the event begins, Commonwealth DC will be hosting an in-store event with Sneaker Pimps headliners – The Clipse. Both Pusha T and Malice will be taking over Commonwealth DC from 4P to 6P, Saturday July 18th. Come through the shop and meet the duo, who are getting ready to drop their 3rd LP “Till The Casket Drops”. While you’re instore make sure to pick up tickets to Sneaker Pimps, you will not want to miss the nights big event.