Ringgo Ancheta is an anomaly among hip-hop producers – not raised in the suburbs on a steady diet of video games and hip-hop, but in the forest like a beast. His parents were members of the Philippine arm of the Aum Supreme Truth Cult, whose venture into terrorist activity caused them to flee the group in the late 1980s. They were granted political asylum in the U.S. and settled in rural New Jersey, where Ancheta was raised on the outskirts of a commune without electricity while his father worked as a researcher at Princeton Neuroscience Institute.
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Paul Smith celebrates his personal love of cycling through a new collection “Paul Smith 531.”
Borne out of Paul’s long-standing love of cycling, the collection balances his unparalleled attention to detail with a provenance as one of the world’s most innovative fashion designers. Named after the iconic Reynolds bike tubing historically ridden by manyTour de France champions, Paul Smith 531 refers to the ratio of manganese (5), molybdenum (3) and carbon (1) in the steel alloy used in the once trailblazing bicycle frames. (more…)
Azealia Banks finally releases her much anticipated debut album “Broke With Expensive Taste.” via iTunes, independent of a major record label after parting ways with Interscope. Stream the full album via Spotify below (more…)
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