OBEY x Artists for Peace & Justice ‘ Haiti Relief Tees

Studio Number One’s Cleon Peterson, Casey Ryder and the famed Shepard Fairey created an iconic Haiti graphic from a photograph by Tao Ruspoli , who epitomized the sense of wonder and hope for better days in the eyes of children, through his photo. The intriguing beauty of it all is that the children of Haiti continue to smile in the wake of this calamity. Profits generated from the sale of this product directly goes to the Haiti relief effort  by Artist for Peace and Justice.
Available styles are now available for  pre-order (mens/womens) on 8ospurple.
This means a whole lot to me.

Since the earthquake has hit Haiti on the 12th of last month I have remained quiet and have opted not to discuss it on the site because It is a very extremely sensitive subject for me. This is especially since this is BLACK HIStory Month, I have a profound LOVE for humanity, & last but I NOT LEAST of course: my family is of Haitian descent.
I have a whole lot on my mind & when I feel I am ready to vent, I will. I CANNOT neglect that I too have a voice and this site is an outlet for my voice and all the other umpteen existing blogs/sites that do exist as well.

I have also taken the liberty to include the original piece here.

via Highsnobette

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Raheem DeVaughn – Mr. February X March Madness (Mixtape)

I’m a BIG fan of Mr. DeVaughn’s music! I couldn’t tell you who represents CLASSIC soul music like this young fellow right here. With his upcoming album (In Love & MasterPeace) in stores on March 2nd, Raheem has chosen to put together this mixtape for all the fans.
He covers everything from A Tribe Called Quest to Trey Songz and Sade and much more.

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Sam Cooke – Chain Gang

The month of February reminds me of how long we’ve come from chain gangs although many of us are unfortunately still working on the chain gangs. The difference is these days, we actually have the choice to avoid it, but back then it was ALL against our will.

Nonetheless I thanks the MOST HIGH every morning I am awaken and have FREEDOM!

Ransom by Adidas

Highsnobiety Q & A - Ransom by adidas

Here’s a pair of DOPE boots from successful Ransom by Adidas collection that I have stumbled upon while ‘surfing’.
If you’re wondering about these boots, they are the Fall 2010 “Crest” Boot.

DJ Tony Touch Presents: Best of ‘09 Live from Shade 45 (Mixtape)

Tony Touch & Shade 45 go together and came UP with something to celebrate a great 2009 for Toca Tuesdays. That something happens to be DJ Tony Touch putting together some of the best freestyle(s) from ’09 and is putting them up for download. The mixtape features freestyles from artists like: J. Cole, Joell Ortiz, Wale, Slaughterhouse, Skyzoo, Sean Price, and of course way, many more.

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Kobe Passes J. West as All-Time Lakers Scoring Leader!

Finishing Touch.

Oh yeah, PLEASE! As if you all didn’t know this was coming!
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This past Monday (2/1/10), Kobe Bryant became the franchise scoring leader for the Los Angeles Lakers, passing Mr. Logo aka Mr. Clutch Jerry West on a dunk in the 3rd quarter to a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Lakers F Ron Artest stole the ball from the Grizzlies F Rudy Gay and hit a wide-open to Jordan Farmar near the Grizzlies basket. Farmar then unselfishly passed off the ball to Kobe for the record-setting dunk.

Most Points Scored, Lakers Franchise History* :

Kobe Bryant – 25,208*
Jerry West – 25,192
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 24,176
Elgin Baylor – 23,149
Magic Johnson – 17,707

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Killer Mike & Dr. Cornel West Discuss the “N-Word” (Video)

It’s STILL BLACK HIStory Month! & I remember this alluring video that I’ve had the pleasure of viewing a few months back. NOT to impose anything on anyone, but I for one has cut the word out of my vocabulary for the most part for personal reasons.

PLEASE feel free to drop a comment or two about how you feel about the N-Word & about this video pertaining to the N-Word.

FatShouts to Maurice Garland providing this video.