Archive for August, 2009
“You Don’t Evolve, You Die”

Sharks and Hammers Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Tony Einfeldt Sharks and Hammers know their game. The justalilhype! Crew visited their store on Powell in Gastown to talk to them about their brand and store. Rhek and Brand, the founders, spared a few minutes with us they told us more about their history, inspirations […]

justLISTEN! D-City Has “The Remedy”
justLISTEN! D-City Has

D-City Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Adam Luk and Tony Einfeldt D-City is a headstrong group conforming to no conventions, only to do as what they see fit. Their target has always been music and music alone. With their passion for music, as well as their strong bonds and drive, D-City is on the […]

ALMST PRFCT THRY CLTHNG
ALMST PRFCT THRY CLTHNG

Almost Perfect Theory Clothing Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Adam Luk Almost Perfect Theory Clothing is not intending to be pretentious with this name, which implies their clothing is the “Almost Perfect Theory”. Rather, this clothing label is built around the theory the nothing is perfect and nothing should be perfect. As such, Almost […]

Killed It
Killed It

Kill Beats Bboy Jam Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Tony Einfeldt The justalilhype! Crew was invited out to Kill Beats Vol. 4, a bboy jam that took place on August 7, 2009, presented by Kill Beats and Made In Character. The moment we enter Capri Hall, the venue of the night, we are greeted […]

justSPIN! Tenka, In The Eyes of Teppi
justSPIN! Tenka, In The Eyes of Teppi

DJ Teppi Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Tony Einfeldt DJ Teppi has been in the scene for many years. Originally hailing from Japan, DJ Teppi came to Vancouver in hopes to relax and just visit. What DJ Teppi found instead was Vancouver’s nightlife, and as he contributed more and more to this scene he […]

justDANCE! High Fidelity
justDANCE! High Fidelity

Hyfa Dance Crew Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Jarvis Ho Hyfa Dance Crew is a dance crew that has gone through generations. Started by Eva Calanza, Hyfedelity (which was it’s name back then) was meant to involve the family into dance as well as the community. But, Eva had to stop because she had […]

HYPE G! Winter for Winter
HYPE G! Winter for Winter

Sven Winter Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Andy Fang Sven Winter is this month’s HYPE G!. At the young at of 15, Sven started competing internationally. He is a vocal patriot and combining this with his passion for skiing, Sven is determined to represent Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics. In addition to this, […]

Why Do Certain Brands Have So Much HYPE Around It?
Why Do Certain Brands Have So Much HYPE Around It?

justalilhype! Editorial Words by Ryan Mitchell With society at the height of commercial obsession, we drop our attention to the next product that will fill our short term contentment. Its not bad, trusting a brand name. Participating in the ‘HYPE’ before the material even comes out and then buying the ‘HYPE”, to have it glowing […]

HYPE G! Until The Camera
HYPE G! Until The Camera

Carolina Stephanie Words by Ryan Mitchell Photography by Adam Luk and Tony Einfeldt Carolina Stephanie is a Chilean model who is a shy person deep down inside, until she’s in front of the camera. Carolina is also one that opposes the stereotypes of modeling, like the stereotypes of stupidity and and “just another pretty face.” […]

justART! Conception Studio
justART! Conception Studio

Justin Beckett Words by Jenkin Au and Hasan Hamze Photography by Tony Einfeldt Justin Beckett is a self taught artist, creating art through various different mediums including acrylics, digital media and drawings and sketches. Throughout his early years, Justin had been very involved with art, whether it’s drawing at the art table as a kid […]

“IN HYPE WE TRUST” x Hasan Hamze

Hasan Hamze Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Tony Einfeldt In this chapter of IN HYPE WE TRUST, we feature Hasan Hamze who is part of the Scribe team on the justalilhype! Crew. After joining a few months ago, Hasan has contributed significantly to justalilhype! whenever his busy life allows him to. Currently, Hasan is […]

REAS x Stussy
REAS x Stussy

Reas for Stussy Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Andy Fang On the same night as Kill Beats, the justalilhype! Crew attended the launch of the REAS x Stussy clothing launch at the Stussy Vancouver chapter. Reas, an internationally known artist, specializes in a fun and hip graffiti style and he has teamed up with […]