Archive for July, 2010

Masterpiece Pouch

If you know me, then you know I am slightly obsessed with Japanese design.  They just seem to do everything a little better.  I recently attended the Capsule Show and ran across Japanese brand Masterpiece and their accessories really caught my attention.   I really need this pouch for my camera and other carried goods…

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Crooks & Castles Footwear – Deck Lo

I have been knowing the brothers behind Crooks & Castles since the mid 90′s.  We have always supported each others creative endeavors, I have talked about how they were once signed to a label I was a partner in called S.O.L. Musicworks.  Since then they have gone on to conquer the fashion world, one step [...]

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The Many Faces of Summer

It has been a pretty good summer.  I have started to consider New York a home of sorts.  This is my second full summer here and I have to say that nothing quite compares to New York in the summer.  Don’t get me wrong this is no Los Angeles, but the city makes an effort [...]

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Think Twice

I spent a week working on new songs with Khalil and the family.  I was feeling pretty good about my level of output for the first couple of days and decided to take a break for half a day and smoke with Strong Arm Steady.  Khalil received a call from the Aftermath offices and had [...]

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Meet The Family

I am currently in Los Angeles with Khalil finishing the Come In Peace , Prepare For War album.  With Khalil’s recent success there seems to be a heightened awareness and anticipation for our project.  Khalil has always been, and will always be, the sole producer on Self Scientific albums.  The new found spotlight that has [...]

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Lurking – L.E.S.

I spend a lot of time at the store (ProhibitNYC).  The store happens to be in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.  The Lower East is the epicenter of the so-called hipsters and tastemakers that some many corporations fork over dollars to reach.  This is the place that breeds its own trends in every aspect [...]

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BBQ at Kweli’s

The rap game has not blessed me with loads of money, expensive jewels, or exotic cars.  Instead, I have been given a collection of unforgettable experiences, extensive travel, and some of the most interesting friends in the world.  One of the people I am fortunate enough to call a friend is brother Talib Kweli.  Kweli [...]

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New York – Coney Island, Brooklyn

Coney Island has an interesting history , and is one of the most unique places in America.  Being from the West Coast , growing up taking trips to the Venice boardwalk you tend to believe there is no place on earth like Venice.  Let me correct myself , there is no place on earth like [...]

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