Archive for August, 2010
JayKin x justalilhype! – Sneakers and Video Games
JayKin x justalilhype! - Sneakers and Video Games

After the long anticipation, JayKin has finally released his latest mixtape project titled Sneakers and Video Games. The featured artists in the mixtape includes D-City, Donna B, Paul Skratch, Jeff Spec, and District 36, all of which are part of a heavy-weight lineup of talents of Vancouver’s hip-hop scene. The list of the producers involved […]

The Push
The Push

Shane Eli graced the stage at SUP FU? Wednesday night at Fortune Sound Club.  At 6’6? Canada-born, Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist/producer Shane Eli definitely towers over the competition. The producer behind Diggy Simmons’ single “What They Been Waiting For,” Shane has opened for Common, Talib Kweli, Ludacris and Ciara and is now looking to take […]

Orisue x WRG? Fall 2010 Video Lookbook
Orisue x WRG? Fall 2010 Video Lookbook

The good folks over at Orisue and WRG? put together the most recent video for Orisue’s fall 2010 collection. The video starts off with a quick display on what everyone is wearing while they are in the studio and at home getting ready for the night out. It then progresses over to the club scene […]

justalilhype! X Terracotta
justalilhype! X Terracotta

The justalilhype! Crew visited Terracotta Modern Chinese Restaurant for our after-summer reunion. We had a chance to catch up on our summer vacation and talked about up and coming projects for justalilhype! Terracotta’s hosts were wonderful and honoured us with the exclusive lounge area, The Emperor’s Room was for us to relax, chill and have an […]

The Charming Man
The Charming Man

The Charming Man aka Theopilus London HYPED up the crowd last night at Fortune Sound Club.  Theopilus London is an electro/hiphop rapper from Brooklyn, NYC.  He made his label debut releasing a couple mixtapes, Jam! (2008) and The Charming Man (2009).  I have heard so much about this man that I was so curious to […]

2000 members

justalilhype! has reached 2000 members on its Facebook group! Thank you to everyone for their continued support and readership! We have got many different projects in the works coming up and the best way to stay connected with us is through Facebook, Twitter, or by joining our mailing list. Keep in mind that we have […]

SKRATCHER
SKRATCHER

One of the more rarer art forms of street culture exists turntablism, the art of using vinyl, turntables, and mixers at the most basic incarnation to create a unique sound. The turntables become the turntablists’ instrument of choice. Lately, the turntable scene has been dying a bit. With the decrease in popularity and glory of […]

Issue 18 Editorial Reflections
Issue 18 Editorial Reflections

Along with every issue launch, we include editorials that speak on our personal views on the street culture of Vancouver. This issue, we wrote four editorials. We would like to hear your feedback on our critiques and writings! Link to the editorials: – Capacity – Rawness – Up and Comers – Common Cool Please leave your […]

DJ Neil Armstrong Vancouver Visit
DJ Neil Armstrong Vancouver Visit

600+ people, R.O.C tracks bangin’ in the Function-One, could it be?  Yes, that’s DJ Neil Armstrong. Fortune Sound Club hosted the KNOW?SHOW x Etnies AM Getting Paid Party with DJ Neil Armstrong.  Like all the parties at Fortune, this was obviously another one of those crazy nights. If you didn’t know,  Neil was Jay-Z’s official […]

justLISTEN! Boombox Saints
justLISTEN! Boombox Saints

Interview by Jenkin Au Words by Ryan Goldade & Amie Nguyen Photography by Jenkin Au

The Others
The Others

Interview by Jenkin Au & Alan Ng Words by Alan Ng & Kevin Williams Photography by Marlon Perez

justDANCE! Elktrik
justDANCE! Elktrik

Interview by Jenkin Au Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Jenkin Au

Rawness
Rawness

Written by Alan Ng Edited by Jenkin Au Photography by Jenkin Au

Capacity
Capacity

Written by Jenkin Au Edited by Jenkin Au Photography by Jenkin Au

Up and Comers
Up and Comers

Written by Alan Ng Edited by Jenkin Au Photography by Jenkin Au

To Gastown
To Gastown

Photo Editorial Photography by Jenkin Au Location: Gastown

“IN HYPE WE TRUST” x Jennifer Ku

Interview by Alan Ng Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Jenkin Au

Common Cool
Common Cool

Written by Jenkin Au Edited by Alan Ng Photography by Jenkin Au

justSPIN! DJ Dash
justSPIN! DJ Dash

Interview by Ryan Goldade & Jenkin Au Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Christine Tang

justART! George Lin
justART! George Lin

Interview by Jenkin Au Words by Jenkin Au Photography by Patrick Giang

Zulu Records
Zulu Records

Interview by Ryan Goldade Words by Alan Ng & Ryan Goldade Photography by Christine Tang

BANDIT-1$M Fall 2010 Launch Party
BANDIT-1$M Fall 2010 Launch Party

The justalilhype! Crew attended the official launch party for the release of BANDIT-1$M’s latest Fall 2010 collection. The party was held at their design studio and new shirts were available for guests to purchase. Throughout the night, people enjoyed themselves with music, cupcakes, and drinks. Similar to the concept of the latest lookbook curated by […]

Nike Sportswear x Off The Hook: Mavericks
Nike Sportswear x Off The Hook: Mavericks

The justalilhype! Crew attended Mavericks, an event hosted by Nike Sportswear and Off The Hook. The event not only celebrated Montreal’s Festival of Fashion and Design happening between August 4th-7th, but it allowed people to create their unique AW77 Nike Hoodie. Guests attending the event picked their color of choice and graphics offered and got […]

The Ringleaders Football Club Sunday Game
The Ringleaders Football Club Sunday Game

The justalilhype! Crew was invited by Angelo Destounis, the captain of The Ringleaders Football Club to a soccer match on August 7th, 2010. Throughout the day, not only did we learn a lot about his soccer team but also about the history of hummel, an European-based soccer label started way back in 1923. The Ringleaders […]