Archive for July, 2009
justLISTEN! Typicality Overcome
justLISTEN! Typicality Overcome

Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Tony Einfeldt Check out his music HERE And it’s true, we don’t (at least most of us don’t) want to hear about you selling drugs. After all, that would be pretty typical in this scene. Ryan presses Matt to share a bit of his colourful story with us. He’s […]

“Everyone Has A War Inside”

Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Andy Fang Check out the Headquarter WEBSITE Headquarter is a signature store in the Vancouver street culture. After coming here from Mexico, Headquarter has established itself in our streets, providing street clothing, toys and accessories. Then, Headquarter expanded to Richmond on Number 3 Road. One day, that store just […]

justSPIN! Powerful Relik
justSPIN! Powerful Relik

Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Jarvis Ho and Andy Fang Check out DJ RELIK’s website HERE DJ Relik is a powerful name in the Vancouver DJ scene. He has spun on stages of moguls like Ne-Yo, Nas and Justin Timberlake. One of the most recognized DJs in Vancouver, DJ Relik is nothing close to […]

HYPE G! Pinky and the Brain…
HYPE G! Pinky and the Brain...

Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Adam Luk This month’s HYPE G! is Pinky Tang, one smoking hot mouse model. As we got to spend a few minutes with Pinky, we learned a great deal about her past and her future destinations. Read on to find out more! Please tell us a little more about […]

THE TIMELESSNESS OF TRUE HYPE
THE TIMELESSNESS OF TRUE HYPE

Words by Jenkin Au Photograph by Adam Luk Something that will stay true with true HYPE is that true HYPE will never die, regardless of time; it will only go through a cycle or reincarnations. My best examples include the HYPE behind the fashion and music of yesterday and today (and subsequently, tomorrow). Over the […]

HYPE G! From Trees to Studios
HYPE G! From Trees to Studios

Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Adam Luk Curtis Macdonald is a modeling neophyte. Entering just four weeks ago, I came upon this fourth year UBC student’s portfolio by accident but I definitely liked what I saw. Read on and find out about his values, hobbies and his decision on pursuing this career further. Please […]

SOULdiers fed with SOULdier Pills
SOULdiers fed with SOULdier Pills

Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Tony Einfeldt On June 25th, the justalilhype! crew visited the Norman Rothstein Theatre for The SOULdiers Company’s year end show for 2009, The SOUL Project: School of Hip-Hop. I walked into this show with high expectations and I walked out with those expectations very satisfied. The show featured a […]

“IN HYPE WE TRUST” X Ryan Mitchell

Words by Hasan Hamze Photography by Adam Luk and Tony Einfeldt Ryan Mitchell is down to earth and a man who is true to his word. After joining the justalilhype! team, Ryan’s work has been featured numerously in the magazine. His contributions stepped up justalilhype! and will continue to step it up. With a passion […]

justDANCE! Sales Rep to Dance Rep
justDANCE! Sales Rep to Dance Rep

Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Adam Luk Shauna Smith is a sporadic and energetic dancer but she hasn’t always been. After being a sales rep until it was absolutely unbearable for her to deny her artistic side, Shauna has been dancing ever since that day of crossroads. Now, she’s a full-time dancer a Harbour […]

ULTRANUMERIC
ULTRANUMERIC

Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Jarvis Ho and guest, Anthony So Check out more at the Ultra Menswear WEBSITE Ultra Menswear is a European inspired mens clothing designed for those with a higher sense of fashion. Growing up in Vancouver, designer Christopher Bates always had the word “ultra” coming out of his mouth. When […]

justART! Canvass(a) Vanessa
justART! Canvass(a) Vanessa

Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Jarvis Ho Vanessa Wong is an avid artist just entering Simon Fraser University. There, she will be pursuing even further the fine arts that she has started already. At our local coffee shop, Vanessa shared a few words with us. Can you tell us how you got into art? […]

Draped Geometry
Draped Geometry

Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Tony Einfeldt Check out more HERE Drew William is a designer and creator of the self titled brand Drew William. The brand is unique in it’s cutting and designs as it does not try to conform with current trends and styles. Rather, it puts a twist on the clothing, […]