Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Ciara – Speechless (feat. The-Dream)

Ciara is back with a single featuring The-Dream from her up coming album. I love them both and even more when they do a collab together! The last song they did together, "Lover's Thing" was super powerful and just fell in love. I don't know if this one can top it but i till aprove this song. Their lyrics are always prefect and the meaning behind each song is romantic. I have always loved Ciara but The-Dream is my boo. I have to have every song he puts out. Enjoy.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Nike WMNS Dunk High – Black/Purple/Pink

Dunks are slowly fading out but this is a pair that is worth the money. In reemerging the shoes have been spotted in this black/purple/pink gradient upper. With black nylon on the toebox, side panel and ankles to ground this design the big deal of this shoe is the Zoom technology that is there to cushion. I love the colors, its a sexy shoe and I want a pair so badly, For all the ladies who need something to rock aside from those stilettos that we love oh so much these are definitely worth looking into!
These are finally available at the Nike Store . Retail $108.

The Tenderloin Project Print Show

Last summer, The Tenderloin Project represented a look by Sean Desmond into San Francisco’s poor and lower district. The project also shows a collaboration with Black Scale. Part 2 to the original collaboration will take place later next month with five new t-shirts. A show of all print will be on April 9th, 2010 at the Medicine Agency. It will focuse on a number of collaborative prints, names like Mike Giant and Mark Bode among other creatives. For more information, head over to

Monday, March 29, 2010

Finally! New Bloody Beetroots

The Bloody Beetroots have finally released a new, an absolutely massive track titledDomino. It comes off their recent EP which is also titled Domino. The song starts off a bit slow and whispy, but by the 1:40 mark, you're jamming hard. It is safe to say that the classic Beetroot style is back, and in full force. I began to worry about the direction theBeets were going when Romborama was release. It was a bit too eclectic for my taste, as I was expecting tracks that would live up to Rombo, Warp, and Dimmakcommunication. Don't get me wrong, Romborama was a good album, but it just felt like I was listening to another artist, not my precious Bloody Beets. Anyways, they're back and with a vengeance. If you're lucky enough to live in LA, they will be performing live at the Hollywood Palladium on the 24th of April. Buy your tickets here!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

NBA fines Butler from Mav's $25,000

Dallas Mavericks guard Caron Butler was fined $25,000 by the NBA for directing inappropriate language toward fans. It happened within 9.9 seconds remaining in the second period of the Mavericks’ 101-89 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday at the Rose Garden. 
Gilbert Arenas brings handguns into his team's lockeroom and gets fined $5,000. Caron Butler uses inappropriate language and gets fined $25,000? Fuck Caron Butler and I hate the mavericks but I think there is something wrong with that. 

Late Night Eats LA -Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles

One of the best place's to get comfort food in LA is rosco's chricken and waffles. I know it might sound crazy to have chicken and waffles together in the same meal, but it taste's amazing! You can't find anything like it. The waffles just melt in your mouth especially with the whipped butter they serve. Theyy have a hint of cinnamon and are super addicting. Nobody has waffles this good. The fried chicken goes perfectly with them. I always order a side or mash potatoes with gravy and mac'n'cheese. If you really don't like waffles and chicken they have other things on the menu like really good breakfast items. They have multiple locations and they are even open late. This is one place that everyone has to go just to experience it!

KiD CuDi – Soundtrack 2 My Life

KiD CuDi - Soundtrack 2 My Life (Directed by Jason Goldwatch)

This is personally one of the tracks on Cudis Man on the Moon. Its so deep and just creates this other world that, I guess I can relate to. There is just something thats so powerful about his music. If your not a big hip hop head, dont expect him to talk about guns and stuff like that, its much deeper then that, actually listen.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

ALL 3 Jordan Silver Anniversary Edition

Today is the big day. The Silver Anniversary editions of the Jordan III, IV and IX have landed in stores today and even better than that they shouldn’t be that hard to find. However if you are one of those people that want all three pair your best chance at scoring them would be to head over to a House of Hoops location since those are the only retailers that will have all three pair at the same time. Good Luck!

Kanye West x Louis Vuitton ‘Dons’

These are beautiful, not just the color, but how they sit underneath a boot cut. I honestly dislike Kanye & think he's a complete asshole, but I do give him props for these shoes. They came out last spring/summer 09' & last time I checked these shoes were $960. They are overpriced but I love the way they look. Thats a crazy price for shoes but they are super sick, it's ok to dream.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Mac Miller – So Gone

With 4/20 around the corner, it’s no secret that we have a soft spot for bouquets of Mary Jane’s flowers. Mac Miller dedicates one to that sticky icky. I love this track tho, the beat is super relaxing. It is the perfect track to drive around on one of our beautiful sunny day's in LA.

Wizards' Arenas Spend 30 Days in Halfway House..

Gilbert Arenas from the Washington Wizards was ordered today to spend 30 days in a halfway house, 400 hours of community service, and a $5,000 fine for his conviction on gun charges from a locker-room fight with a teammate. Arenas and Crittenton, mates had a fight over a card game and threatened eachother coming back from a road game Dec. 19. Two days later, Arenas brought his guns to the locker room. Crittenton then got his own gun and showed it to him. Arenas then brang several guns to the team locker room and set them near Javaris Crittenton's locker with a sign telling him to "PICK 1." Arenas clammed he was guilty of violating the city's gun laws in a Dec. 21 at Verizon Center.
Arenas said "Every day, I wake up wishing it did not happen."

Eric Haze - Graphic Design & Graffiti

Living legend in the world of graphic design and graffiti, Eric Haze.

"what you can do with your own hand defines what your really about as an artist."

Haze was born in New York City in 1961. During his early years as graffiti writer in the 70's Haze was tagging the name "SE3" before his popular identity as "Haze". He is also known as one of the earliest designers of streetwear clothing. He has Haze Brand stores and a show room here in LA. His style is different from a lot of graffiti artists ive seen, more abstract & simple. Haze's success inspirers me to push my artistic skills and is a good example of someone that made it far using his passion for art.

Puma Suede 2010 Spring/Summer New Releases

After the massive success of the relaunch of the Puma Suede, Puma UK will be re-releasing 6 more OG colorways as part of the Spring/Summer 2010 Collection.
Release dates: Dark Green/White and Grey/Navy are already out
Purple/Yellow and Orange/White on March 27th, Sky Blue/White and Yellow/White on May 8th.
Each sneaker also comes with a special tote bag. These shoes by they are sick for the summer guys! The laker color one's, black and gray are my favorite. The orange reminds me of nickelodeon back in the day, but hey if you can rock em go for it.

king terry did lindsey.

For Purple Magazine.

I don't care what people say, I love Lindsey.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Shanghai Expo 2010

I had to share this because it is just so damn cool. Construction workers and organizers in Shanghai, China are busily completing tasks ahead of the planned opening of the 2010 World Expo on May 1st - planned to be the largest World Expo in history. The theme of the Expo is "Better City, Better Life", and is scheduled to run until October 31, 2010. In recent months, large construction and renovation projects have dominated much of Shanghai, in preparation for becoming the World's stage on May 1st. Up to 800,000 visitors are expected each day - a total of 70 million visitors in all visiting exhibitions from nearly 200 participants around the world. The coming EXPO in Shanghai is going to be amazing. I personally like the Seed Cathedral and wish I could go.

Erick Arc Elliot - Planes (Video)

Great video/song by Brooklyn artist
Erick Arc Elliot - This makes me miss NYC.

The Greatest Moments in Sports History Exhibition - Gallery 1988

I just found out about this Gallery but everyone should check it out. Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles is currently playing host to “The Greatest Moments in Sports History Exhibition” which is based on a number of pop culture sports-relevant posters and prints. The OMG POSTERS curated show will run until Friday, March 26th at Gallery 1988 Los Angeles. Sports lovers you don't want to miss!
Gallery1988 Los Angeles
7020 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 937-7088 /

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Nike Air Jordan 6 VI Retro “Oreo” White/Black

Nike Air Jordan 6 VI "OREO" White/Black, in a retro version, inspired by its original colorway. These shoes just came out this march 2010 but they are going quick. These shoes come with original Jordan Box. The Nike Air Jordan 6 VI "OREO" White/Black comes in a classic shape made out of smooth white premium leather and black nubuck leather and a speckled midsole. The upper features breathable technology for an extra comfort. The midsole comes in White and Black.

Originally released in 1992 when Michael Jordan won his first NBA championship, this was a highly wanted pair in the Air Jordan lineup. I love these shoes. I love the fresh white and black with the spots. Definitely a collectors dream, but better be quick now before they are all gone... Available now

Sushi Mac - West LA

I love Sushi Mac!!! I went today with a friend and we ate 10 plates of amazing sushi. At $3 per plate of 6 rolls, Sushi Mac is a real deal. This is a real sushi spot that the locals love. The music is always loud for the sushi chefs to enjoy and they play a lot of underground hip hop and electronic music. The setting is a room with a sushi bar counter surrounding the sushi chefs. The menu is in front of you, and the price list (every plate is $3) is on the wall. Check off your order and it is in the making. They make the sushi super quick too so your not sitting there starving. They take cash only but it is worth it. This is my favorite sushi spot in LA and try to go once a week. Their sushi is so good,it's addicting.
(310) 481-9954
West Los Angeles
2222 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Marky – Rasta Monsta

Here is the 2nd leak off Marky’s upcoming EP, Journey to Markyland, USA: Rest Stop 1, dropping April 5th. Marky Explains the track below.

"Ok so.. I’m a huge fan of the “Entourage” Series Show on HBO just like the rest of the world lol. I caught on to the show around the 3rd Season and then went back and started at Season 1 to catch myself up. Now comes this new show “How To Make It In America” that I think has the same feel but it’s a little, or MUCH rather, more gritty and “about the grind-ish”. It’s already 6 Episodes in and for some reason I can’t stop singing the got damn theme song by Aloe Blacc titled “I Need A Dollar”. I figured, “hey, why not throw my 1, 2 on it!” lol

If you watch the show, then you’ll understand the title

Monday, March 22, 2010

Sam Adams AKA Wiz

Samuel Adams Wisner aka Wiz is a rapper/singer/producer from Boston, MA. I can just sense fresh meat.He is going to be hot. Don't let the douche white boy exterior fool you, he can flow. He just came out with a album called "Boston's boy," thats pretty hot. The beats and the way he raps really caught me, i like his style and the way he sings. Im not digging the whole boston white boy vibe and he seems like he is coming of like a clueless richboy but i love his music. He isn't well know yet on the west coast but he's worth a listen.He has talent. GRACE-A APPROVED

GOOD JOB YOSHIO Show - Hollywood

Late Night Eats LA - Cinco De Mayo

Where do you go at 3-4am to find good mexican food or something other then MickeyD's,Carl's jr or jack in the box, etc. Recently. I always hit this place up. It's seriously a late night hot spot. It is one place you know is always open and serves bomb food 24 hours. After a long night of partying this place is always super packed with other late night party goers. Cinco De Mayo has the biggest menu ever. The stand may be tiny but they serve up over 100 dishes 24 hours a day, including breakfasts, burritos, tacos, tortas, seafood, tamales, enchiladas, chile rellenos, pupas, and even hamburgers. It's a place you can rely on at 3-in the morning and the food is soooo bomb! I recommend this place as one hot spot every local must try.Located on the corner of Sepulveda and Washington Pl (not Blvd), sandwiched between Johnny’s Pastrami and Tito’s Tacos.
Cinco De Mayo Tacos
11204 Washington Pl
Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 391-5354

Sunday, March 21, 2010

HALL OF FAME x MITCHELL & NESS | Upside Down Fitted Caps

HALL OF FAME alongside of MITCHELL & NESS tossed the game on it head with the release of the “upside down” collection of fitted caps. The Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Kings, LA Raiders and NY Giants have been given 180° treatment. These dropped Friday March 19th, they are in-store and online at Hall Of Fame exclusively.

honestly..I hate them. Cool looking hats but the whole upside down thing just looks retarded. Someone please explain why you would buy one. They just look awkward like the hat was messed up and you bought it at an outlet store for cheap. But if you do like them you can get them at: HALL OF FAME LTD.


449 N. Fairfax Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90036


Thursday, March 18, 2010

OBEY giant on Melrose in LA

I hung out on Melrose today, it was another perfect day to be out & about. I have always idolized Shepard Faiery & have fallin in love with his art. I started following his blog in the summer & love to see what he see's. He has been touring his art all around the world & installing these murals in different cities. I have been dying to go to a gallery show or just get to see one of his murals in person. Just a couple days ago him & OBEY giant crew installed a 56′ x 18′ mural at Barracuda on Melrose, using new patterns from his collection. I wish I could get him to do my walls in my room! If your in LA you should go check it out or even stop by Barracuda, they sell Obey clothes aswell.

Nike SB Dunk Low Premium - Larry Perkins

Previews of the Nike SB "Larry Perkins" Dunks have been floating around the interwebs for awhile now, but a new story is now attached to these sought after kicks. They use to be called the “Chirping Bird“ but they changed the name. Apparently, Larry Perkins is a fictitious character from around five years ago that made prank phone calls on behalf of Big Brother Magazine. Regardless of the back story, the sneakers are pretty dope on their own. Black denim covers the entire upper while black patent adorns the iconic Swoosh on the side. The whole package sits on top of a white and red outsole that accents the details on the tongue nicely. The only questionable aspect of the shoe is the furry interior liner which is definitely an element that not everyone will like. These shoes are sick but the fur is a let down for my taste. I am worried that the fur will smell and look awful over time, but I love the colors used for the shoe. They come out March 20th, so keep an eye out.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals

The bond between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird has been analyzed for more than three decades. HBO's new documentary "Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals" tells a whole new story that brings peace and true understanding of their rivalry. It takes a fresh approach of two men sitting down, reflecting on their rivalry and friendship over the past years. It's about how their relationship evolved over time. There is just something special about seeing both Johnson and Bird discuss the emotions and connection each feels with the other. Before I thought as a NBA fan I had to choose between the two, but after I watched the doccumentary I have mad respect for both men. They were both amazing basketball players in their own ways. I doesn't rewrite the history of the Magic-Bird rivalry, but it is an interesting new afterward look back. Props to HBO sports. It was a great documentary.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Nike SB Dunk High “Bruce Springsteen”

Before Rick Ross started calling himself “The Boss”, the real boss was none other than the legendary, Bruce Springsteen. With a career that started way back in 1972, Nike has put together a special Nike SB Dunk Hi in tribute to “The Boss”. The kicks take the “Born in the USA” album cover and slap it on a pair of shoes, well not exactly but they sis a good job taking what they could. The sneaks sport a denim toe, mid foot, and heel with the wings, along with Navy Blue mid panels a White toe box and tongue and a White and Red stripped “American Flag” on the upper ankle. You can look for these to drop this summer, I digg them so much, I love the gray demin against the white. I want a pair! Maybe even get my dad a pair.

Beach Day In LA

Today was probably one of the best days here in LA. The weather was perfect. I love LA summer days, definitely when its still winter time over here. I woke up at 11, put on my bikini, & headed straight to the beach. I needed to work on my tan & the sun felt so good. I met up with a friend & we had a good time. I never noticed how many women sunbathe topless before. I don't know if its something new but I saw more boobs then ever at the beach. I guess the tan outline on their bodies is more important then creepy old men staring at their tits.

Current TV

If you ever find yourself watching tv & you can't find anything on, check out current tv.

I recently just started getting into the channel a couple weeks ago. At first I found it strange & space age but it's like watching national geographic but with a young adult edge. Current is about what's going on in your world: all the things you and your friends are actually interested in -- that you won't find on any other news site or cable TV channel. The channel features "pods," or short programs that are usually 3-to 7-minute, created by emerging filmmakers, citizen journalists and the most rank of amateurs -- the viewers themselves. The videos consist of people, stories, culture, life from all around the world. It's Almost like youtube but smarter, after watching you don't feel like you wasted 2 minutes of your life, you actually learn something about life. The short documentaries is one of my favorite parts about the channel. The topic of each video is completely random & could be about anything. One that really caught my eye was this woman who had a fetish for building cranes & building structures. She would go out everyday, hug buildings & got divorced because of her love for them. If you don't have that channel you can check out the website & it has tons of interesting videos.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Estevan Oriol- LA Artist

If you don't know who Estevan Oriol, get out of LA.
Estevan Oriol is a well know Mexican American photographer from Los Angeles. I am so inspired by his photos and his use of black & white. His photos are gripping, beautiful, and are portraits of individuals fully immersed in L.A gang lifestyle. He has a retail store called the Last Laugh and just started his own agency. You can buy shirts & jackets with his photos on them, my favorite is "L.A." shirt, the one of the girl with long finger nails holding up the LA sign with her hands. His photography has a big influance on my art style, I love his detail of the real hardship of the hood. Can't wait for he's next open gallery. Check him out.

This Film was shot from January 17th to the 30th, during the Estevan Oriol “L.A. Woman” Promo Tour. Destinations included Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, Milan, Bologna, and Rome, all capturing behind-the-scenes footage by Kittesencula.

Air Jordan Spiz'ike - Black.Cement.Red Available Now

Base on the OG Air Jordan 4 Black Cement colorway, this particular Spizike applied a similar color combination with a black nubuck upper and red/cement grey outsole. Some newly added features are the speckled cement grey details appear on the side wall and the red laceholders. This is the second pair of the “Fresh Since ‘85″ Spiz’ike collection, the first pair came in White and Fire Red. They have been available since February 20th $175 price tag.

I have to share these shoes with you. This colorway could be the slickest one yet.I saw them online and it was love at first sight. I bought a pair a couple weeks ago and I Love em.They fit well and I have been getting nothing but complements. These are recommended for any sneakerhead to add to their collection.

Hello my name is Grace,

I am 20 years of age. I am a girl that has passion for the streets & I am not afraid to speak my mind. I live in beautiful Los Angeles & love every bit of it. I am influenced everyday by this city's lifestyles/cultures, art, music & fashion. I am a night owl that loves to explore and meet so many different people. I want to share my opinion & love for the things that madder most.