Time freakin’ flies. Tomorrow will mark the 20th anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s “Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers.” To commemorate the occasion, Jaeil Cho, a Queens, NY-based illustrator/comic artist laced the lyrics of “C.R.E.A.M.” the magnum opus of the Clan in pictorial format.
In the illustration, you’ll see panels of words from Raekwon and Deck come alive.
Take a look, we thought it’d be a fun way to celebrate the anniversary of our favorite Wu-Tang track. For more work, please check out: http://jaeilcho.com/.
NYC, what are you doing next Thursday and Friday? URB Magazine’s got the hook up for tickets to the best themed parties coming up. On November 14th, Makossa BK and Donuts are Forever creator Dee Phunk will be hosting “A 90′s Thing” with music provided by DJ Boogie Blind and DJ MOMA at SOB’s. The following night is a Beyonce vs Rihanna party at Santos Party House, with music provided by Jubilee and DJ Mirandom.
Both events require cover to get in but #TheVS and URB got together to offer free guest list access!
How to become enter: 1. Follow us Twitter and Instagram or LIKE us on Facebook! 2. Retweet or Regram or SHARE the flyers, tag us (@urbmag for TW/IG, @URB Magazine on FB) and include the hashtag #TheVS. 3. 4 pairs of tickets will be randomly chosen by Monday, November 11th. Say word!
Yesterday was the premiere of NY-based artist/filmmaker Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic’s directorial debut film, the powerful, poetic and beautifully haunting “Scriptura Vitae,” commissioned by Protein for The UK’s Channel 4 Random Acts.
The film is a hypnotic and evocative visual story exploring the dualities of life and death, art and artist featuring famed Japanese actress Miho Nikaido, known for her role in the cult-classic film Tokyo Decadence (written and directed by lauded author Ryu Murakami).
The film score features original music by Diplo, with tracks by Actress and Plaitum. You can see images from the film and the trailer after the jump.
Al Lindstrom TV officially launches it’s new series Youngest In Charge featuring up-and-coming entrepreneurs and entertainment industry execs under 30 years old. I guess I won’t ever be interviewed…
First up, we interview Pro-BMX Rider/Entrepreneur Nigel Sylvester. With him we discuss his come up in Queens, the chip on his shoulder he has towards hip-hops view of BMX riding today, and how his new situation with Pharrell came about. Any young person trying to start a business on their own should pay attention!
In the wake of Electric Zoo Tragedies, organizers with TomorrowWorld teamed up with non profit harm reduction organization, DanceSafe in an effort to educate music fans about drug use and health with the intention to minimizing the harmful effects that drugs can have on people who use them.
Education and harm reduction are key tenets with regards to the mission of DanceSafe, who have been implementing strategies that have become common practice across the pond. During the festival, the group teamed with festival organizers in order to distribute educational materials, testing kits, provide counseling, and other services to fest-goers. Over 10,000 visitor’s stopped into the DanceSafe booth, which was implemented into the TomorrowWorld experience. ”A huge number of them expressed gratitude for what we were doing – providing drug information and free …