Articles by: John

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D’Angelo’s New Album “Black Messiah” Is Available for Streaming

It’s been nearly 15 years since R&B star D’Angelo released his last album, Voodoo. Rumors of its highly anticipated followup started circulating around 2005, and after countless rumors and false starts — including tales of addiction and panic attacks, as well as a notorious mug shot in 2010 … READ MORE

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Avengers: Age of Ultron – Iron Man “Mark XLIII” 1/6th Scale Collectible Figure

Ahead of the cinematic release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Hot Toys has unveiled the Mark XLIII armor that Tony Stark will don in the highly anticipated 2015 sequel. Representing the latest addition to the brand’s Diecast Movie Masterpiece Series, the 1/6th scale figure expertly simulates the metallic red, … READ MORE

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Lockwood x Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Premium

Following last month’s preview, we get a close-up look at the upcoming collaboration between Nike SB and Belgian skate shop Lockwood. The silhouette of choice here is the Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Premium, featuring full patent leather construction across the upper, offered in both tonal white … READ MORE

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Mo’Wax x A BATHING APE Capsule Collection

Following up on last month’s joint effort with Nike, James Lavelle and his legendary Mo’Wax record label are joining forces once again with A BATHING APE. This latest project celebrates Mo’Wax’s 21st anniversary with a four-piece apparel collection. The individual items comprise a varsity jacket, “Pointman” full … READ MORE

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Shady Records x Distinct Life x Beats By Dre – “Shady Life” Collection

Eminem’s Shady Records label has teamed up with another Detroit mainstay in the form of Rick Williams’ Distinct Life brand. Their resulting collection, dubbed “Shady Life,” features a crewneck sweatshirt and pullover hoodie, as well as a snapback cap, all finished in black and emblazoned with Shady … READ MORE

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Air Jordan 4LAB1 “Black/Reflect Silver”

The Air Jordan 4LAB1 returns this month in a colorway on the opposite end of the spectrum from the previous release, a “Tropical Teal” colorway that covered the entirety of the shoe. This upcoming model takes on a more refined approach, finished in a subdued combination of … READ MORE

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Levi’s 48 Needle Sock Jar

Especially deep into winter, everyone can use a nice pair of warm, cozy socks. But what makes these vintage-inspired crew-length socks from Levi’s such great stocking stuffers is their packing, which takes the form of a glass mason jar with a screw-top metal lid, along with a … READ MORE

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2016 Audi Q7

Audi has unveiled images of the 2016 Q7, ahead of the vehicle’s official debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. While keeping virtually the same dimensions as the current model, this new version has shed over 700 pounds and now weighs in at less than 4,400 pounds. Audi has … READ MORE

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Bamford Watch Department x Lexdray Watch Roll

If you’re going to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a luxury timepiece, you’ll want to protect your investment when you’re on the go. Enter the Lexdray Watch Roll, made in collaboration with noted watch customization company Bamford Watch Department. Made with Lexdray’s signature black ballistic nylon, … READ MORE

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Dr. Dre Was the Highest Paid Musician in 2014

There’s a reason Dr. Dre’s long-awaited album — formerly titled Detox — has yet to see the light of day. Actually, there are about 620 million reasons. That’s the reported dollar amount that Dre. amassed in 2014, and it had nothing to do with the release of … READ MORE

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Mister Cartoon x UNDEFEATED “Holiday Homies Pt. II” T-Shirt

UNDEFEATED is ringing in the holidays for a second straight year with celebrated tattoo artist Mister Cartoon. The SoCal native has created a decidedly irreverent take on Christmas with a decidedly Los Angeles twist, and the festive illustration graces the front of a new long-sleeve tee in black, … READ MORE