Hip Hop

[MAGAZINE] ALLAN KINGDOM IS GOOD

A Nomad by definition is someone who is never home, or thought not to have any roots to a particular place. Often, they are discredited

[MAGAZINE] REP YOUR HOOD

Everywhere and Nowhere: Where Has Regionality Gone? Regional authenticity has always been fundamental to hip hop, but with the rise of the Internet and the

[MAGAZINE] MOOK PANCAKES

Combine a food obsession with a seriously gangster attitude and you get MOOK Pancakes. It’s THE Pancake spot in Amsterdam, serving up the sweet and

[MAGAZINE] ONAR

“ONAR as a word reflects the spirit of my label because it is a fusion of unlikely matches,” the brand’s founder, Irene Kostas explains. “It’s

[MAGAZINE] RAP CHAIN: QUAVO’S RAT

Like the greatest architects, painters and dinosaur species throughout history, hip hop jewellery is periodic. Run DMC’s rope chain period and Picasso’s blue period? Same

[MAGAZINE] MR EAZI

The voice behind rhythmic jams such as ‘Skin Tight’ and ‘Leg Over’, Mr Eazi is rapidly transcending an international sound-scope. With international tours and appearances

[MAGAZINE] MONEY MAKIN NIQUE

Atlanta MC Money Makin Nique on his forthcoming album. Standing out as a rapper in Atlanta is no small feat. Planted in the deep south

[MAGAZINE] PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Years ago I wanted to write about rappers evolving from drug salesmen into drug consumers. Nowadays that seems barely shocking – rappers have been getting

[MAGAZINE] THE INFAMOUS UZI CHAIN

Back when rappers either wore discrete chains or six- figure Cuban links, there was actually a middle class in the rap jewellery category. The late

[MAGAZINE] ALLAN KINGDOM IS GOOD

A Nomad by definition is someone who is never home, or thought not to have any roots to a particular place. Often, they are discredited

[MAGAZINE] REP YOUR HOOD

Everywhere and Nowhere: Where Has Regionality Gone? Regional authenticity has always been fundamental to hip hop, but with the rise of the Internet and the

[MAGAZINE] MOOK PANCAKES

Combine a food obsession with a seriously gangster attitude and you get MOOK Pancakes. It’s THE Pancake spot in Amsterdam, serving up the sweet and

[MAGAZINE] ONAR

“ONAR as a word reflects the spirit of my label because it is a fusion of unlikely matches,” the brand’s founder, Irene Kostas explains. “It’s

[MAGAZINE] RAP CHAIN: QUAVO’S RAT

Like the greatest architects, painters and dinosaur species throughout history, hip hop jewellery is periodic. Run DMC’s rope chain period and Picasso’s blue period? Same

[MAGAZINE] MR EAZI

The voice behind rhythmic jams such as ‘Skin Tight’ and ‘Leg Over’, Mr Eazi is rapidly transcending an international sound-scope. With international tours and appearances

[MAGAZINE] MONEY MAKIN NIQUE

Atlanta MC Money Makin Nique on his forthcoming album. Standing out as a rapper in Atlanta is no small feat. Planted in the deep south

[MAGAZINE] PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Years ago I wanted to write about rappers evolving from drug salesmen into drug consumers. Nowadays that seems barely shocking – rappers have been getting

[MAGAZINE] THE INFAMOUS UZI CHAIN

Back when rappers either wore discrete chains or six- figure Cuban links, there was actually a middle class in the rap jewellery category. The late

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