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 with claims that say their lives lack true motivation and

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[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 constant bending and blending of genres and sub genres, we

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[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 savoury treats to the coolest beats. Inspired by everything hip

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[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 about organic materials in plastic hallways, tradition meets future, rich

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[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 thing. Planet Earth’s Jurassic period (made famous by Jeff Goldblum)

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[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 on The Late Late show under his belt, it’s hard

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[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 of the U.S., the city already harbours a solid score

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[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 high for decades! But what is interesting is the rise

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[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 with claims that say their lives lack true motivation and

Read More »

[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 constant bending and blending of genres and sub genres, we

Read More »

[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 savoury treats to the coolest beats. Inspired by everything hip

Read More »

[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 about organic materials in plastic hallways, tradition meets future, rich

Read More »

[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 thing. Planet Earth’s Jurassic period (made famous by Jeff Goldblum)

Read More »

[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 on The Late Late show under his belt, it’s hard

Read More »

[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 of the U.S., the city already harbours a solid score

Read More »

[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 high for decades! But what is interesting is the rise

Read More »