Colorado/California based headwear company Grassroots has made a huge splash in the world of lifestyle apparel. With hundreds oh high quality, unique designs, as well as collabs with artists ranging from Method Man to Ill Gates, to Cheech and Chong, you’ll see Grassroots hats at concerts around the world. Check out this mini documentary of the Grassroots story along with the now infamous BHO hash competition, the 710 cup.
Take a journey through the streets of Shanghai with none other than Bobby Hundreds, founder of The Hundreds streetwear brand in Part 1 of Passing Through. Bobby takes you to various neighborhoods and districts. Stops include a massive Air Jordan exhibition, and the world’s highest observatory, just a few of the things Shanghai has to offer.
Curren$y is one of the flyest rappers out, hence his signature hashtag #jetlife. The new orleans rapper linked up with Nice Kicks to talk about two of his favorite collections: Cars and Kicks.
As of late hip hop artist Nas has been largely out of the spotlight on the music tip, but he’s still been working on other things. His latest project is a new sneaker boutique in Las Vegas called 12AM Run. Nas talks about the concept of the store, as well as business, brands, and of course a little rap hoopla. Check out the interview and make sure to visit 12AM Run next time your in America’s playground.
Every streetwear brand represents a larger culture and lifestyle that inspires their products. For Colorado based Company Brand that lifestyle is hip Hop, grafiti, action sports and an adventurous spirit that has taken the brand around the globe. Chances are you’ve seen one of the literal millions of logo stickers that can be found worldwide. See what they are about in this dope lifestyle video!
Hajime Sorayama (1947-) graduated from Chubi Central Art School in Tokyo in 1969 and first spent some time working with an advertising company. Since 1972 when he became freelance, he has been a legendary artist armed with astounding realistic metallicity techniques.
Dennis of Crooks-n-Castles, Mega of Black Scale, and Nick of Diamond Supply Co came down to share their knowledge of the industry and talk about what it took to get them to achieve such a great amount of success in streetwear.
Scott Sasso explains how he single handily built the 10 Deep brand, using only 10 fingers while still performing 10 different jobs! He also gives us a look inside of his un-scientific process to making his newest collection.
New York based designer and illustrator Kevin Lyons breaks down the origin of his infamous Monster characters, early influences and his connection to hip hop. Filmed on location in Japan, during the Kevin’s exhibition at Stüssy Harajuku in August 2013.
Complex’s Man of Next Year Mac Miller drops by Fisker Automotive to collect his prize, a customized Fisker Karma. Mac takes Complex founder Marc Ecko for a ride in his new luxury hybrid sports sedan and they talk about innovation, motivation, and the fine art of making something out of nothing.
In the extremely motivating interview Marc Ecko talks about building up the Ecko brand, creating Complex Magazine, and the upcoming release of his new book. Shot and Edited by Justin Fleischer @jflei for CAN.DID Media @candotdid