Lionel Richie Disapproves Of Kanye West’s “N-Word” Usage in “All Day” Performance

Liam Gallagher wasn’t the only person to not feel Kanye West’s phenomenal "All Day" performance at the Brit Awards. Legendary songwriter-producer-singer Lionel Richie, who presented that night, expresses his disapproval of Kanye’s usage of the "N-word" throughout the expletive-filled performance. Speaking with Mirror, Richie explains: "Am I a fan of the N-word? Not coming fromContinue Reading

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Skepta – SHUTDOWN

While many have already been on grime music for a while now, latecomers are finally catching on with the movement after Kanye (in his Brits performance) and Drake (in this track) are giving daps to the movement. Delivering a heavy new track titled "SHUTDOWN" from his upcoming album #Konnichiwa, Skepta is ready to take theContinue Reading

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Kanye West’s Forthcoming Album To Be Titled “So Help Me God”

Kanye West has announced the title of his forthcoming album, "So Help Me God." The Chicago-raised creative took to Twitter to reveal the name of his seventh individual studio effort, accompanying the tweet with a diamond shaped image — presumably the album cover. Yeezy season is rapidly approaching. Leave a comment below regarding your thoughts on the album title, as well as any guesses concerning the image.
So Help Me God http://ift.tt/1ztv1e3
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 1, 2015

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Win a Pack Featuring the Yeezy 750 Boost and fragment design x Air Jordan 1 with END. and HYPEBEAST

The adidas Yeezy 750 Boost and fragment design x Air Jordan 1 were undoubtedly some of the hardest sneakers to get your hands on in recent months. Knowing that, we’re giving those who missed out an opportunity to win both shoes as part of a contest pack sponsored by HYPEBEAST and Newcastle’s END. Both the adidas Yeezy Boost and fragment design x Air Jordan 1, both in US 10 (UK 9), will be given away together to one lucky winner via this contest.
Enter through Instagram by following the steps outlined below to ensure you’re eligible for the prize. The winner will be picked on 6 March and contacted directly. Good luck!
1. Follow @HYPEBEAST and @end_clothing on Instagram
2. Tag a friend in the comments section of our Instagram announcement post
3. Repost the image and tag #HYPENEVERENDS
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The maximum number of entries allowed during the Giveaway Period is one (1) per person. Any attempt by a person to submit more than the stated maximum number of entries will be disqualified from participation in this Giveaway. We are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Giveaway Rules.
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Philly Salutes NBA Icon Allen Iverson On Sunday, March 1

Philly 360° was front and center when a packed room of social and industry influencers gathered at sportswear hub Mitchell & Ness to celebrate the retirement of NBA all-star Allen Iverson‘s iconic number 3 jersey.

Spotted at the celebration was songstress Marsha Ambrosius, turntablist to the stars DJ Aktive, Motown recording artists MPrynt, and Reebok brand ambassadors YS the DJ and Dilemma — to name a few.

The charismatic player, who so many have come to love, arrived to cheers and plenty of fanfare, and was presented with a proclamation from the City of Philadelphia officially declaring March 1 as “Allen Iverson Day" in Philly.

This weekend, AI Day returns and sports fan across the city will take a moment to celebrate a true Philly sports icon, Allen Iverson. Watch our exclusive recap video to see footage of the Mitchell & Ness retirement celebration, and be sure to check out the photo slideshow, below.  

WATCH: Here’s our exclusive recap and photo slideshow of Allen Iverson’s Retirement Party at Mitchell & Ness.

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Redlight x Tinashe – Pretend

Redlight splices and dices the vocals of Tinashe’s Aquarius track "Pretend" for his latest production. Redlight’s "Pretend" doesn’t include the vocals of A$AP Rocky nor does it come anywhere close to the sound of the original. Instead, Redlight simply borrows from the track to turn it into his own, experimental, garage-leaning groove. The UK artist’s take onContinue Reading

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Maison Kitsuné 2015 Spring/Summer New Arrivals

This season, multifaceted label Maison Kitsuné presents the latest arrivals from its Spring/Summer 2015 range, featuring another distinctive mix of classic menswear, contemporary aesthetics and Parisian cool. Riffing on well-considered wardrobe staples, the new warm weather collection includes a variety of sweaters, outerwear, tees and shorts, as well as the return of the label’s popular cotton canvas sneakers. Highlights from the seasonal delivery include the Satin Bomber Jacket — a modern take on the classic military style with a contrasting "jungle" print lining — the colorful All Over Childish R-neck Sweater and the Jungle R-neck Sweater, which features distinctive embroidered logo graphics on a cream base. Rounding out the new arrivals, meanwhile, are breezy pieces like the All Over Map R-neck T-Shirt and Seersucker Shorts, both of which are tailor-made for the warmer weather ahead. Look for Maison Kitsuné’s Spring/Summer 2015 new arrivals now at the HYPEBEAST Store.

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G-Unit – I’m Grown

With the lead up to their new EP The Beast Is G-Unit, the New York rap icons release a new banger in anticipation of the drop. Titled "I’m Grown," the track finds 50 Cent open with a hard-hitting verse, while Young Buck handles the hook, before Lloyd Banks and Kidd Kidd join in on aContinue Reading

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Action Bronson Shares “Actin Crazy” Video

Action Bronson Shares "Actin Crazy" Video

Action Bronson has shared the visual for "Actin Crazy", a single from his forthcoming Mr. Wonderful. It features Bronson enacting a number of fantasies—dunking a basketball on Godzilla, going to space—thanks to a green screen. Watch it below. Mr. Wonderful is out March 24. 

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Dame Dash Presents: Loisaidas

Action! To call this a “short” would be an understatement. But for now, here’s the first episode of Dame Dash’s movie series, Loisaidas . The film is executive produced by Kaye West and features Murda Mook, Smoke DZA, The Lox, and of course, Dame himself. You can pre-order the seven episode series on their site here.

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Action Bronson – Actin Crazy (Produced by Noah “40″ Shebib)

You’ve already heard the song, now you can watch the insane video for Action Bronson’s Noah "40" Shebib-produced Mr. Wonderful single, "Actin Crazy." Featuring intergalactic warps, cyborg-snake-eagle rides (yes, you read that right), mechanical, laser-shooting sharks, streetball games against Godzilla-like creatures and more, the visual for "Actin Crazy" is beyond ridiculous, even by Action Bronson standards.Continue Reading

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