Here is a video of Ye in an interview with Hot 97. GOOD Music founder, Kanye West, Expresses some words of a true artist, take notes.


“I’m never at my worst because even at my lowest, it’s a learning experience. It’s something that I’ll bounce ideas off of. So I can take negatives and flip them into positives at all time.”

Wiz Khalifa x VIBE Magazine


I think this last show really won a lot of music critics over in the Big Apple.
[Laughs] Yup, New York, man. I think wherever you go, when people hear good music, they will react to it. All I try to do is go onstage and have fun and be myself. I want everyone else to just let go. There wasn’t really anything that made New York feel different. They smoke just as much weed, know all the words, and go just as loud. My fans all react crazy out here, just the same. I think it’s more of a Taylor thing, than a regional thing. Being that it was in such a critical city, it was good for other people who dont believe to see that.

Was forming the Taylor Gang movement always the plan?
I always hoped that I would get to this level and have these kinds of fans, and as I got older and learned more about the business, marketing, and branding, I saw that I could do my own thing. I was always a part of other artists’ cult followings when I was younger. I was a big Bone Thugs, Wu-Tang fan. I was into it but I didn’t understand how I could develop my own movement.

I just talked to Yelawolf who was saying how there was a number of times where he was booed while opening up for you. Why do you think that happened to him?
Yela is just a talented dude. I wanted to have him on the tour because he’s so homegrown and grassroots. We got the same goals. I believe in him. I know some of the cities were rough but his heart is so huge that he made it work. Later on down the road when he’s a superstar, he can laugh about it. It’s just building character.

Are you planning on dropping another mixtape before the album?
I’m working on a bunch of material. Some of it, I’m just going to throw out there for free. I’m doing a bunch of collabos and features at the moment. Maybe a mixtape. I’m looking at the album coming out in March or April of next year. I can’t give you the title yet but you know what to expect from me.

What has been your favorite collabo thus far?
Definitely, it was working with Juicy J and Snoop. I did something with the Doggfather for his album. But people don’t know I’m a huge Juicy J fan, I grew up on Three 6 Mafia. I look at them the same way I look at Snoop. We actually got another record that we haven’t released yet.

You and Snoop are a-likes. How big of an influence has he been on your music?
Hearing Doggystyle for the first time was really important. I was living in Georgia at the time with my Mom. I was too young to even be listening to it but she had a ghetto homegirl who used to blast it in her truck when she would give me rides. I remember it sounded so bad like people getting their heads cut off and the blood squirting out. [laughs] That’s just the vision it gave me. But I was so into it. My favorite song now is probably “G’z Up, Hoes Down”. But back then you know “Gin & Juice” was like the single of the decade.

You have a big single of your own climbing up the charts with 'Black & Yellow', there have been rumors that the Steelers reached out to use it at games. True?
Yea, they are. I haven’t been talking to them personally but it would only be right. They’ve been talking to my management about it for sure.

It’s probably your most successful song to date. But, really it sounds more like one of the joints that you just had fun with.
Yea, that’s vibe, man. When we were done with it, the producers Stargate were really happy with it. And from they’re reputation alone, it made me think twice about it. I took it to the label and everybody was clapping by the end of the meeting. People can’t box my sound in anymore.

How do you feel about the whole ‘weed rap’ labeling?
It’s cool because people are always going to label you as something. And before this year, it really wasn’t that genre of "stoner rap" at the forefront or whatever, but I’ll just use it as motivation to build on and change people’s opinions of me. Even with whatever people want to label me with, there are so many other sides to me.


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Huf 2010 Holiday Collection Lookbook!

HUF is one of the sickest brands around. They are modern, and clean, with pretty simple design, but still have that skater flow. I really like all the collections, and pieces HUF puts out. To put it in short terms, they are good at what they do. Being a fairly young brand, they sure are holding their own. Not only is their collection nice, their lookbooks are done really well, and show HUF's clothing really well. Take a look for yourself.

Bun B (Ft. Drake) - Put it Down (Video)

So we all know Bun B's 'Trill OG' was an outstanding album, earning itself 5 mics from
The Source Magazine. Not only was his solo game on lock, his features were on point as well! Drake was actually on two songs in the 5 mic album! This being my favorite of the two. Not only is the song well written, with a good beat, the video is well done, and a good watch! Enjoy

Bun B (Ft. Drake) - Put It Down




Fire Flame (Remix) New Weezy!

Yeeeee! Lowkey, this just made my day! Weezy has finally returned to the studio, after 2 weeks out of being out of prison! He remixed 'Fire Flame' by Birdman, and it bumps! Obviously Wayne is back, and proving he is still the best in the game!


Tell me what you guys think, Here is 'Fire Flame (Remix)' By Birdman Ft. Lil Wayne




Rick Ross ( Ft. Lil' Wayne) - Veterans Day (Video)

Yeeeee! Ricky Ross and Weezy got together to film a dopeee video for the banger they recently put out. I got to say, it's really nice to see Lil' Wayne back in action again, we all really did miss him, but he is back to take over the world now! ( :


Enjoy... Veterans Day  By: Rick Ross Ft. Lil' Wayne


Journey of Mr. Rager

Really good video, shows the real cudi. The rest explains itself. enjoy ( :

Super Lupe Rap (Produced by Soundtrakk)

Lupe is at it again, dropping another great single! His skills are unquestionable. The track is produced by soundtrakk, who also produced Lupe's "Kick, Push." back in 2006. The two team up once again for another banger!



Lupe Fiasco - Super Lupe Rap (Produced by Soundtrakk) by Hypetrak

A Bathing Ape x Stussy 2010

Damnnn, seriously, this is how you do a collab! Bape and Stussy really came together on these pieces, and the outcome is amazing! Great designs, with a fresh, modern feel! Honestly this is one of my favorite collabs recently done.




Looking For Trouble! (G.O.O.D. Friday)

Kanye's G.O.O.D. Friday track was released a little bit late this week, the reason being he was waiting on Roc Nation's J.Cole to send over a verse. However, i have to admit, the wait was worth it, for sure! I think this may be one of my favorite G.O.O.D. Friday tracks! Big Sean KILLS it! wowww!

Enjoy, "Looking For Trouble" By Kanye (Ft. Pusha T, Cyhi The Prynce, Big Sean & J.Cole)



Primitive x The Hundreds Teaser Video

Short & Sweet Teaser for the Primitive x The Hundreds collab. The teaser shows some of the pieces from Primitive. Primitive is owned by Paul Rodriguez, who is actually featured in the teaser as well.

R.I.P Mac Dre!

Today, November 1st, is the anniversary of the death of Andre Hicks. Also known as Mac Dre, and one of the best rappers to have ever lived. Not only did he supply songs with sturdy lyrics, but he also invented words, dances and a whole movement. During his short span of life, he made around 30 albums and mixtapes and over 500 songs! More than any other artist today! Mac Dre definetely had the most flows out of anyone. Every flow was dopee, and unique! So here's a toast to Mac Dre, he is missed, so R.I.P Dre. Whoever shot you is going to hell for killing a god.... (:



Big Sean (Feat. Chiddy Bang) - Too Fake

This was probably one of my favorite songs off of Finally Famous Vol. 3, i really like the feel of the song. The beat is mellow, and flows well, and Both Chiddy and Big Sean had some great lyrics (Like always). Anyway, the video for it is pretty dope, done well, some cool effects, and Big Sean looks hella fly (again as usual). Check it out for yourself, tell me what ya think!

S K E M E.

Yeee! The Skeme stickers have been designed, printed and are ready to be shipped out! I'm Stoked with how the stickers turned out! They look great! Anyway, make sure to cop your Skeme Sticker for only 1 dollar! also, every other person that buys one, will get 1 FREE! So go check em out at the Skeme Store!




Bow Wow is Back!

Bow Wow has started on a running comeback into the game! After dropping numerous freestyles, videos, making a movie and dropping the Greenlight 2 Mixtape, Bow is on point! He has grown up from a child actor, to a Young Money, Cash Money Prodigy! Make sure to keep your eyes and ears open for Wizzle, because he is gonna be doing big things!

Here is his latest video for,  "Ain't Thinkin' about you" Ft. Chris Brown. His flow is nice, Chris does well as always, and the video is done really well. Enjoy!


G.O.O.D Music Cypher!

Damn! This Cypher is dope! Big Sean, Common, Kanye and Cyhi Da Prince all MURDER it! What else can you say, other than G.O.O.D Music is ridiculous!

Weezy's Letter from Prison #9

Even though they said the last letter would be the last, Weezy has written another letter! Which is a good thing, because a lot of people like to hear from him. Though, i am going to assume this will be the last letter considering he has only 21 Days left in prison. I really cant wait to see what he has in store for everyone, and see what he thought of during his time in prison!


What’s poppin?!
By now I’m guessing that you all have heard about my recent relocation to the bing, which is punitive segregation. Basically, no T.V., no radio, no snacks/junkfood, and one phone call a week. This punishment has been handed to me for my earlier MP3 incident. I admit, I fu#ked up and now I must deal with the consequences. As I write this, I only have 25 days left, and it’ll be even less than that when you read this. So honestly, I’m fine. Obviously, this gives me a lot of time to myself and a lot of alone time with my thoughts, which can be creatively dangerous. I do miss being able to hear from my family everyday but once a week will have to suffice. To them, I apologize. I’m still able to receive mail so reading and responding is still a huge part of my day. I’d like to thank everyone that sent me B-Day cards and wishes… that was terrific. You all are wonderful, simply wonderful.
Well anyways, I just wanted you all to know that I’m good and I’ll be good! But at the end of the day, I did it all for music!!! By the way, thanx for downloading the I Am Not A Human Being album. And if you haven’t done so already, please do! And if you have, do so again! When I get out I’m going to put the album in stores and shoot more videos for it. Which songs should I shoot videos to? Also, we will be adding bonus songs and packaging the new Nino Brown DVD with the in store album! You’re welcome.
Talent is best nurtured in solitude… Be home soon!
…Dreaming of being in Greece.

-Lil' TuneChi 

Kush (Video) - G5 The Jett!

Earlier this week, i got the chance to interview G5 The Jett, that interview was on the blog! Like i said, he really is charging into the game, and not looking back! Here is the video for "Kush", one of the songs off of his newest mixtape, Million Air 2 (Which you can download for free here..). G5 is one of my favorite up&coming artists, and this video is on point! Tell me what you guys think!




B A N K S Y !

The incredibly notorious artist, Banksy, has recently done some new pieces in London! Earlier this week, Banksy was also behind the controversial intro to the newest episode of the Simpsons. Banksy continues to do amazing work, and he is a very talented artist. If you would like to see previous work, or get some background information on the infamous Banksy, then search him in the blog toolbar!

Monday Love.

Monday's tend to be a stressful day for most people, whether its going back to school, or work, Monday is normally the most dreaded day of the week. Here are some pictures to ease your mind, and let you forget the stress for a bit!



Black & Yellow!

Here's Wiz Khalifa's Official video for the song Black & Yellow. The Video is sooooo dope! Wiz makes sure all his stuff is on point though, so its nothing new. Like i said, the video is done really well, watch it and let it explain itself!

G5 The Jett x PlanetKoda!

Recently i got the chance to talk with the one of the, if not the best up & coming rappers right now G5 The Jett! From Songs like "Never Coming Down" to "Foreign" G5 is consistently dropping great music! Make sure you keep your eyes peeled, and your ears open! Because G5 The Jett is soon going to be one of the hottest names in the industry and on the internet! Follow Him at @G5TheJett! Seriously, if you havent heard his music yet, go to HotNewHipHop.com and check it out right away!


First Off, Whats your name? And where are you from?
I'm G5 The jett out of east oakland california. I got the name G5 from my childhood nickname Grundy, the first intial is G and its 5 letters after that, so i came up with G5 and added The Jett to make it look better lol.

How did you get into the hiphop industry?
Me and my friends use to get high and i would always freestyle, one day I decided I would take it serious, i got some beats from some producers and i havent stopped since.

Frequently Fly was a really successful mixtape! What were your main inspirations behind it?
After i released my first mixtape Million Air 1, people thought i was just a rapper who could make clubs song, i made sure Frequently Fly was more personnal and reflected what type music i really like to make and prove haters wrong. I was real determined when i recored Frequently Fly i think it shows in the music on the tape.

Do you have a favorite track off the mixtape? 
Off Frequently Fly i would have to say Ex's and Foreign, Ex's was the most personnal song i had ever recorded and alot of people hit me up saying they really vibed to the track. On my new mixtape Million Air 2 i would say my favorite track is Never Coming Down. Real dope track with a different vibe.

Do you have any upcoming projects/mixtapes we should look out for? if so can you tell me a little about it?
Yup Million Air 2 hosted by DJ Faze. Its no doubt my best mixtape i've done. Its only 12 songs but all of them are bangers, i wanted this new tape to have no fillers at all, something you can play without skipping tracks. After that i have my debut EP coming out titled "Fly With Me" it will have 4 tracks from the new mixtape and 2 brand new songs i just did that are hits!

What would your advice be to someone trying to make it in the industry?
Connect with blogs, Find your lane and stick to it and make friends with every DJ possible they can make or break an artist.
Not only are you known for your music, but also for being one of the Flyest around, do you have any favorite brands or stores?
Two In The Shirt, they send me alot of dope stuff so you can catch me rockin alot of they shit, i got so many favorite brands gucci, han cholo, UTB Lifestyle its to many to name !
Do you have any possible tours in the near future?
Yup i have show at michigan state on the 15th of this month with Gucci Mane and two shows in november one in alabama and another one at LSU and i got a couple more but they are not official yet so i'll keep you posted

Growing up, who were your inspirations, what artists did you listen to?
Too Short , he was always in my pops tape deck. His i dont give a fuck attitude and long career is something that inspires me. Also Tupac but that goes without saying being born in cali in the 90s.

Do you have any goals you would like to accomplish in the next year or so?
I hope for this EP to make the billboard top 200 and just keeping touring around the world. Signing with a major label to, even though thats in the works as we speak its just goal i have because its been a very long time since any solo rap artist from the bay area got a deal.

Anything else you would like everyone to know?
Make sure you get Million Air 2 October 11th on datpiff.com and if you just now finding out about my music or been a fan since i came out thank you and continue to look out for me cause i got some big shit up my sleeves. G5!!

Weezy's Letter From Prison (Letter #8)

As Lil' Wayne's prison sentence grows even shorter (26 days), he has written his last words from prison. He has now been moved to solitary confinement for breaking prison rules and having an mp3 player several months back. He will most likely be there until the end of his sentence, and is now only allowed 1 phone call a week.


Hello world. Time is ticking and I’m counting every second. Because of my new limitations, this unfortunately has to be my last letter. I don’t think people truly understand how much their thoughts and well wishes have helped me through this time in my life. Not everyone is as lucky as I am and it humbles me daily. You would be amazed what positivity can do in a negative environment. I’m going to miss reading about your lives. I’m going to miss looking at the pictures. They were the highlight of my days aside from speaking with my kids. Don’t stress over this in 27 days, the ride starts again.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who is supporting I Am Not A Human Being. It amazes me each time people go out and support my music. I’ll always be in debt to you for that. Keep rocking your “Free Weezy” tees and rocking out to my music. Trust me when I say this is almost over. I love you. I’ll continue to pray for all of you. Just keep doing the same for me.

-Lil' Tunechi 

Also as most of you know, Weezy dropped I Am Not A Human Being this last week, well here is a track off of the version sold in stores. It is a new version of Wayne and Gudda Gudda's I Dont Like The Look Of this! Check it out!

Interview with @ReKid


First off, Whats your name? and where are you from?

My maiden name's Renald Louissaint. Some people call me "Reno." I'm of Haitian-American descent and I'm from a small town in Massachusetts called Randolph.

How did you get into blogging and when did you start your blog?
I got into blogging after myspace died. Myspace was where I used to showcase my work, but that didn't turn out so well. Blogging became easy after that because the two had kind of the same rules with HTML. I'm an HTML genius, so blogging became like a second nature.

You have some great talent when it comes to Graphic design, when did you start designing? did you teach yourself?
Thank you. I started designing when I had a myspace, actually. People on myspace used to have the CRAZIEST designs, and I always felt I could do something better than that. I taught myself how to use Paintshop and worked with that for a while. I decided to switch to Photoshop, because I became more talented and was thinking about making it to a career for when I get older. I knew that most art schools use Photoshop, so I figured I'd might as well start practicing with it.

Like i said, you have some great work! What is the inspiration behind it all?
I'd be lying if I said that there was ONE inspiration behind it all. Every one of my pieces has a story behind it. I do get a lot of inspiration from songs that I listen to, though. If you looked at one of my pictures, I could tell exactly what song was in my mind at the time. I get inspiration from anything that truly catches my attention. I remember when I saw vector art for the first time, I've always wanted to do it, but I just now figured out how to do it correctly.

Is there a certain person or thing that inspires you?
As a person, I would say I'm inspired by my hero, Kid Cudi. I know it seems like a cliche answer, but there's a whole story behind why I like Kid Cudi so much. He inspires me to keep everything simple and complex at the same time. He never boasts about the work that he's doing, unless asked. I take that seriously, because a lot of people do things and brag about how great it is, when in fact, it's not. Kid Cudi probably has thousands of songs that no one's ever heard because he's not quite satisfied with them. I do the same thing in a way. I have tons of work that no one has ever seen, or probably ever will see. I don't like to brag, because I'm afraid of being embarrassed if I'm wrong. There's a whole story behind that too hahaha.

 What is your favorite clothing brand?
My favorite clothing line was, is, and ALWAYS will be, kidrobot. I've been in love with kidrobot for such a long time. I think it was 2007 when I first saw it. Swizz Beats was rocking it hard. I thought it was the greatest thing in the entire world. I went to the kidrobot store in NYC for the first time last summer, and I remember I pushed my mom out of the way. Hahaha, it was that serious. My family and friends think my obsession is unhealthy, but I couldn't care less.

 Do you have any upcoming projects that we should know about?
I have a couple of projects I've been working on. I'm not sure if I want to broadcast them yet, though. I want to wait until it's completely official before I tell anyone. I don't want to fill anyone up with hype, and then let them down. That's depressing.


If you would like to reach me, you can follow me on twitter @Rekid. My main blog is Dreams of a Space Invader. And I just established a photo booth blog called INREYSION. People have been trying to find me one Facebook, but I don't give it out ..... so tough titties. (smiley face).

Doernbecher x Air Jordan


Here is the Doernbecher x Air Jordan Project. the outcome was the Air Jordan III, with a smooth black and red colorway, on top of that is a grey monogram pattern, and a cement texture on the toe and heel! DOPE!

Big Sean Talks Fashion!

Here is part of the ad campaign for, "Diesel Presents only the Brave." Big Sean talks about fashion, Detroit and how he expresses himself through his style. Check it out!

Dirty Jax!

Here is a video showing some of the Dirty Jax clothing line! I am really impressed, their shirts are on point! Dirty Jax keeps on proving themselves through flawless pieces, and collections, making them one of my favorite streetwear brands on the market! Check out the video, and tell me what you think of them!





No Love! (Video)

Wow, straight up one of the best videos i have seen in a minute! Although, what do you expect from the likes of Eminem And Weezy? Dope Video, Tracks on point! Check it out!

Weezy's Letter From Prison (Letter #7)

As this year starts to head down the home stretch, Lil' Wayne's prison sentence continues to grow shorter, and shorter! In 36 days and 4 hours (from right now) Weezy will be returning home! All i can say is that i am pretty damn excited, when he gets out, i have a feeling the game will never be the same again! Anyway, here is Tune's latest letter, it skipped from letter #5 to #7 because his last post was strictly thank you's to the fans! Anyway, be sure to check out his site! WeezyThanxYou!


 What’z poppin!

I hope that you all are well and as always, thank you thank you thank you for the endless love and support. I think by the time you all read this I’ll be 28 years old… feeling ancient in this b#tch! On that note, I do encourage you young people to enjoy your youth. And for the old heads like me, enjoy your life. Everyday!

As for me, I’m good. Awaiting freedom patiently. People often ask does the days feel longer now that the time is getting shorter… I say that there’s 24 hours in everyday. But honestly, I can’t fxckin’ wait! Sorry. Anyway, I’m still playing UNO. Still doing pushups and such, by the way, please don’t expect me to come out looking any different. I’m the same little ‘ol me. Also, I’ve been trying to get as much rest as I can because I know I won’t when I’m out of here. Wait, Aaliyah’s “Let Me Know” just came on the radio! “At your best, you are love”… and I try to always be at my best, for you.
I only listen to slow jams and ESPN. Shoutout to Keith Stewart and Dr. Bob Lee on WBLS, and Lenny Green on KISSfm. That’s all I listen to, other than sports. Oh and if you haven’t heard the new song by Eric Benet, “Sometimes I Cry”, please stop what you’re doing and check it out. Well, after you finish reading this. It’s the best song I’ve heard since Maxwell’s “Woman’s Worth”. It’s for grown folk. I actually listen to the radio all day waiting for that song. Anyway, so back to my fans, you are the best in the world. When reading those letters, you never cease to amaze me with your love. I am forever grateful.

So my kids are perfect. I miss them like crazy! Reginaé, you are the angel of my life. Kam, you are amazing. Neal, you are my little wonderful meatball. And Lil Tunechi Jr., you are so me. City, I am so you! I love my family and I thank them for the support during this time. It’s almost over. To my YMCM family, you are the fxckin’ best! Uhh Nik, I am jealous of you and Drizzy, but it’s cool! Ha ha. I miss you all and keep killin’ ‘em. I love y’all.

To everyone who’s come to visit me. I thank you for that, graciously. It means a lot. Well I’ll end this letter but never my love. Speaking of love… Mr. Chris Kyle, will you marry Ms. Ashalee Albarr??? Now that was cool. Well I hope y’all got my new album ‘I Am Not A Human Being’. It’s great, like every one of you. Peace.
P.S. … you’re mines.

- TuneChi

I Am Not a Human Being!

First off, i want to start by saying Happy Birthday Weezy! Today is Dwayne Carter's 28th birthday. Unfortunetly, Wayne is spending his birthday in prison. None the less, being behind bars has not been able to stop him from staying on top! From dropping numerous music videos, to dropping new singles, Lil' Wayne is making sure he stays on his grind. In fact, Lil' Wayne not only celebrates his birthday today, but also the release of " I am Not A Human Being" the album. Make sure you go to itunes and check it out, the album is on point!


Lil' Wayne featuring Drake - With You by Hypetrak


G.R.I.N.D.

Wow, Everything about this video is Dope! Keep it up Asher. Great song, flows nice, videos great! Song is Called G.R.I.N.D. (Get Ready is a New Day) - Asher Roth.


H U F

Heres the HUF Fall/Winter 2010 collection. I like it, has a vintage feel! Huf is leans more towards skateboarding than streetwear. However, it still looks great, and they have some Dope pieces! here are the pictures!




See the rest of the photos here.....

KiD Ink - Please!

yeee! I have been posting about KiD Ink throughout the last several months, as he is one of my favorite up and coming artists. His flow is smooth, and big sean like, and the beats are always pretty mellow! Make sure you keep an eye on him, he is about to blow, and get some cred in this game!


New Skeme Logo!

So the reason i haven't been posting a lot lately, is not only because of school, but because i have been working very hard to get a few things done. One of those things was the Skeme logo, which turned out great! The man behind the creation of the logo, is Rekid!   (@ReKid, http://www.spacexinvader.blogspot.com)!       He did a great job, and came out with exactly what i wanted!

Right now The first Shirts and Stickers are being designed, so keep your eyes open for Skeme! Tell me what you guys think about the logo, do you like it or not?

Im Not a Human Being Video!

ahhhh, its always good to hear some more Weezy! The video is pretty dope, definitely one of a kind!

Presice Interview!

 Via twitter i just got another great oppurtunity, this one was to interview the New York rapper, Precise! The interview turned out great, make sure you check it out! Precise is not only a great rapper, with a nice flow! He also is very interesting and a very talented artist! Check him out below!


1. First off, Whats Your name and where are you from?

My Name is Rashid "PRESICE" Littlejohn from Brooklyn New York Bushwich 
is the area and I represent something called The NEW New York

2. When did you start rapping? What is the best memory you have had since then?

I Started Rapping in 2002 as a hobby but took it seriously when I met my manager
Nabumba "Boomer" Smith in 2005 who put the belief in me that I had what it takes to be an Icon.
My most memorable moment musically is being the first hip hop act ever to perform
on the stage for EcoFest 20th anniversary. It was amazing and I am honored to be able to be apart of that history

3. What are some things that really inspire you? are there any people who have inspired you or your music as well?

I'm inspired by life. Life is so random so we always have to be on our toes. As an artist all I have is the life
to draw my inspiration from. Musically i take from life and give back to it in musical expression, its a cycle. My Inspirations are Tupac I wanna get right what he started and where he went wrong. Meaning I want to represent the left out, forgotten and kicked down but bring them over the bridge to paradise and not get caught up in the same things that hold us back. ignorance, violence, hate, Jayz as a brooklyn native inspires me to become and always see myself as a brand. Kanye west inspires me to always express the passion within why i do what i do. Janelle Monae inspires me because she rejects conforming into a status quote or idea of what we are "suppose" to be. She represents freedom and inspires me to always be me. The negative connotation which is attached to the urban lifestyle inspires me to slap those people who think we are all that way in the face by being well spoken, educated, aware of myself as a passionate true rap artist here for the right reasons. 

4.Out of all the work you have done, whats your favorite song?

I would have to say my most recent release which is "Rap Paradise" and i say that because as an artist the creative process
to completion can sometimes take so long that by time the project is done you have grow so much it feels old to you, Like my last mixtape release "Conversation Piece" which dropped this June is great music but the majority of i wrote late 07 but never had an opportunity to record and release it until recently. which is why you can clearly see a jump of development. But with "rap paradise" it represents me right now. the same day i wrote the record i recorded it, got the mix back a few days later and shot the video the next weekend and released the video the following after. So that process of creation to completion is within the parameters of who i currently represent. 

5. What can you tell me about the "Green Campaign"?
At large the Green Campaign will become a large non for profit organization with a vase amount of responsibility teaching todays
youth the personal relationship and respect we need to have for mother earth. Currently The Green Campaign is myself and a small group of individuals that put together events, visit school, make music which efforts are geared to express Eco-Swag which is a connection of environmental appreciation with "swagger" a word that means having a cool factor.

6. Do you have any projects/albums/mixtapes in the near future that you would like to tell us about?

YEZZZIRRRR With the release of "Rap Paradise" my audience is caught up with the Presice of the here and now. So in this space I can only describe it as "hellogoodbye", And "hellogoodbye" translates as a transitional stage in myself where I have to say "hello" to new experiences and challenges and in the same breath say "goodbye" to the very things that got me here but will not be able to take me further. So appropriately titled my next project and first full body official release is called "HelloGoodbye. 
The first official single off of the tape is called "X Factor" dropping sometime in November
7.Other than great music, you also have an on point style, what are some of your favorite brands?

In all honestly i dont consider myself a sneaker head or hypebeast. I'm into style more then fashion, i will say you will always
find me in a pair of levis 511 skinny jeans though. other then that the new york scene is full of young designers which I will rock their product way before I go into a store and buy something because its "popular".  I'm currently working on my own line of snap back caps which i'm hyped about. But my style I'll answers this question by saying 511 skinny jeans crew/v neck tee from uniqlo or american apparel, cardigan from a random spot maybe urban outfitters or ben sherman or some place, converse on the feet or a classic pair of original or retro jordans in a classic colorway with some dope accessories g shock, goodwoodnyc, deeandricky lego pin and a snap back cap, which soon will be my own line.. NIce!! 

8. How about your favorite stores to cop clothes at?

Levi's in soho, urban outfitters, uniqlo, street designers with tables, custom made pieces, 
nike idm flight club, david z, and random hole in the wall spots through out the city 

9. What are 3 things you could not live without?

My macbook, my m-box mini and my microphone, the best gift i ever gave myself was my own studio and the 3 essential things in need to make music are listed above. those things have taken me from being a lost and frustrated artist 12 months ago to a breakout 2010. i thank god for the this 

10. Who are your musical influences?

everyone that does music influences me, from the dopest to the wackest mc. each one allows me to see myself as still having something to offer because i have my own lane and am an individual. 


11. Your song    "A Millie Trees" became the theme song more NYC Mayor Bloomberg's MillionTreeNYC Initiative, how did that happen?
it was the right song at the right time, when i began going green i had the idea bouncing in my head for a while and finally went with it. during that same time i was becoming proactive within my community and was putting together an event to get trees in my neighborhood, so reaching out to the top organization NYPR which was going to assist us with this ended up being the main non organization responsible for tree planting in the city partnering with Mayor Bloogberg's tree initiative so me sending them my song as a way to show my dedication so they would take me seriously actually worked in more ways then one. they decided to use the song as the theme for tree planting and during workshops to teach students as well. 

12.Do you have any big plans or goals for 2010?
I've accomplished so much this year, from 106 and park on earth day to releasing thus far 3 quality videos 2 mixtapes
a wonderful mixtape event, interview on shady 45, magazine write ups and on and on, so from september until the ball drops
my goal is to create a strong atmosphere around "hellogoodbye" release "X Factor" and really solidify a buzz in the industry as a rising star and a 2011 freshmen break through artist

13. Anything else you would like everyone to know?

I pride myself on being a true passionate artist and a NEW new york artist grinding to display this city as it is today,
keeping the classic elements that made us but adapting to todays lifestye which will keep us relevant and inspiring

14. What are you myspace, facebook and twitter links?
facebook search me Rashid Presice Littlejohn, twitter.com/presice718, youtube.com/presice718myspace.com/presicemusic


Thanks for your time man!

R.I.P TuPac

9/13/1996 is the day we lost an amazing artist, one whom the whole world could relate to, and did. Yesterday was the 14th aniversery of Pac's death! So i would like to dedicate a post to him, just to let him know how much the world misses him! Imagine how different the rap game would be if he were still around, hell the world would probably be different to. Just because he had such a big impact on our culture, not only was he a talented rapper, he was a very smart, sentimental person. I was looking through all recent blog posts, for the last 3 days, and i saw nothing even mentioning TuPac. It's all about the VMA's or Justin Beiber, it's almost as if the world is starting to forget about Pac, which is something that should never happen! Without Makaveli, the game would not be where it was today. Pac, we miss you! R.I.P!



“I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing.
Through every dark night, there's a brighter day after that.
So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it.”
-Tupac Shakur

KanYe is God.

Honestly, what else can you say about this preformance other than that it was incredible. Ye' is truly one of the best artists ever! Plus he brought out Pusha T, Seriously!! Here is KanYe's Song called "Runaway". Anyway, check it out for your self!

Damn It Feels good to be a Taylor!

Today seems to be a video day i guess, i just keep coming across some real dope videos! Like this one of course, "Damn It Feels Good to Be a Taylor", by Wiz Khalifa of course! This video gives you the feel of being in the Studio with Wiz and Rostrum Records! It has a fun atmosphere, and is filmed really well! The layed-back song is over the classic "Damn it feels good to be a gangsta" beat, by Geto Boys!

4 Hours & 20 Minutes (Ride to H-Town)

Jet Life! Here's a pretty new banger by Curren$y and Killa Kyleon! Curren$y's usual video producers, Creative Control do a good job as expected! Curren$y killed the beat, as he does in every song, and in my opinion, Killa Kyleon is gettin' a lot better! Give it a watch, tell me what you think!

My Computer is a Lamee.

Whadd up?! Sorry for the significant lack of updates and posts here at Planet Koda. Earlier last week, my computer decided to stop working, and i just fixed it late last night. Also, school just started and i needed to get a hold on that first and foremost. So, i wanted to apologize for not updating this week. Now that the computer is working again, i will be posting and updating every day again! So keep checking in for some new stuff!! (:



"I swear I’ve been through everything in life but a coffin,
they sayin sky’s the limit, how bitch? I’m moonwalkin!"
-Big Sean 

UNDFTD 2010!

Wow, this is definitely my favorite collection in a while! This is the 2010 fall/winter collection for UNDFTD. It turned out great! UNDFTD has always had a strong graphic tee game, but for this collection it seems they have worked on there overall game! Bringing in some dope button ups, jackets, sweats, jeans and coats! Check out some of the pictures below, and see the rest here......


Tahiry!

Rapper Joe Budden's Ex- Girlfriend, Tahiry Jose got the spot for Eye Candy in XXL magazines 13th birthday issue! You can check out her interview, and the rest of her photos Here.....


In The Cut.

Here's the video for "In The Cut", off of the Kush and Orange Juice Mixtape that was dropped by Wiz Khalifa earlier this year! The beat for this track is mellow and has a good vibe! The video just feels like a party, so its pretty cool!

All I Know!

KiD Ink! Yeeee, about a month ago or so i did a post about him, talking about how he just keeps getting better, and keeps putting out hits! Well here is just another example, song and video are both on point! Kid Ink has a unique flow, but i gotta say its a hella nice flow! Anyway, check out the video and watch Kid Ink Charge into the game!

Pilot Talk Two!

When you think of Curren$y, you probably think of his fairly new album, Pilot Talk. Pilot talk dropped just several months back, and is still fresh in a lot of peoples minds! With Ski Beatz producing pretty close to every track, the album was on point! Lets just say, if Curren$y keeps flowin' over Ski's tracks, this next album is gonna be incomparable!




Kid A!

Recently, i got an amazing opportunity to start working with a company that goes by the name of "Kid A".
Let me start off by saying, they are a great! I am so excited to have been able to work with them! Be sure to check out there website at http://www.kid-a.ca/home/ 


Planet Koda: To start off, What’s your name? And what is your brands name?
Kid A: Hello Dakota, it’s good to hear from you. To answer your question our brands name is KID A.  As for our actual names, we prefer to keep it anonymous. 

How did you come up with your brands name, and when did you start your company? 
The letter A is predominant in both of our legal names and our nick names.
We had the idea for the KID A label in early 2008 but did not officially launch until late 2008.

What inspired you to get into the clothing/streetwear business, and to start KID A Apparel? 
There is a short answer to this question that we posted in our ABOUT page but we have always been into skateboarding and street culture.

Truly, as long as we can remember, we have always had a deep desire for the best clothing. We would hit up countless stores to look for that perfect t-shirt or pair of jeans. We would critique every piece that we saw, saying how it would look better if it was cut differently or if the design on the shirt was a little bolder or offset. Over time the idea just kept coming back to us that if we had our own line, we would make the most amazing clothes and that’s how we started.  



Where do you guys set up shop?
We are located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  



How Many People Run Kid A?
KID A consists of a two man team.

Where do you find inspiration for your designs? What’s the process in creating a shirt? 
We grew up skateboarding are inspired by the skate scene and the people and culture that surround it. There is a deep passion for old movies, and music of all types. We both love to travel and feel at home backpacking as much as we do in Edmonton. A lot of our ideas have stemmed from our travels and our experiences from around the globe.

The creating process starts with an idea that we may have gotten from anywhere. We take the idea sketch it out first, tweak it, and then make a digital version.
 

Do you have any goals, or upcoming plans for Kid A?
New shirt designs are always on our minds.
In the future we would like to launch a series of skateboard decks.




Personally, What are some of your favorite brands?
Stussy, Maiden Noir, addidas, HUF, Original Fake.  


Do you print your own shirts, or just design them and have them printed?
We have them printed. In the future we would like to buy our own printing machines and warehouse to print our shirts but right now we just can’t afford it. 

Since the 1st day you started KID A, have you come away with any memories or funny stories?
When you start you have no idea if anyone other than yourself is going to like your clothes. After we launched some time passed and we got an order from Australia. We couldn’t believe that someone on another continent would be walking the streets with our shirt on their back. The feeling is indescribable. 




Finally Famous Is Finally Here!

Whooo, The Highly anticipated Finally Famous Vol.3 Mixtape has officially been dropped, via XXLMag.com. The Mixtape, as everyone expected is FIRE! The beats are dope, and Sean has that extra nice flow throughout the entire mixtape! He sure is making a name for not only himself, but the rest of G.O.O.D Music as well! Anyway, Peep the artwork, click the link, and listen to this mixtape, its on point!



 
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