Though the Golden Age of Hip-Hop is a distant memory for many of us, New York City’s DXA is proof that it’s effects have not gone unnoticed. The group, which stands for Dirty Xplicit Artists -or- Droppin Xplicit Artwork, originally forged an alliance as active participants in NY’s graf culture, a bond that would expand into making music, inspired largely through Hip-Hop’s earlier boom-bap renaissance. Their aptly titled “All the MCs” directed by Yael Shulman has members DFace, Calamity Chris, Doam Peace, in-house producer Ice Rocks, and featured guest emcee Too Deep, all paying tribute to the scene’s roots, while showcasing the importance of the music and its culturally elements. If you’re not following these guys, you’re missing out on a future classic. “All The MCs” is available for purchase on 12″ Vinyl and MP3 via DXA Records. The group’s self titled release is now available for download. Now hit the jump for these incredible dope visuals that will remind you what drew you to the culture in the first place!
G-Shock’s new collaboration with premier artist Mister Cartoon, the DW6900MRC-8 model, was unveiled last weekend at SA Studios in downtown LA to a crowd buzzing with anticipation.
“I chose to collaborate with G-Shock because I have seen the evolution and quality of the watch evolve into an iconic brand,” said Mister Cartoon. “Now I am excited to celebrate this relationship and launch this amazing collaboration piece to the LA market.”
Earlier this year G-Shock gave a preview of the watch by the world famous tattoo artist/car customizer/illustrator/designer at the Shock the World Tour 2009 event in NYC.
The watch was unveiled at the Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine 15 year anniversary event last Saturday. The event was like a who’s who of 100 notable contemporary artists, …