Catch Up
Jolin Ras – Serene Vibrations
Jolin Ras - Serene Vibrations

Our friend Jolin Ras presents his first beat/instrumental tape. The beats within Serene Vibrations are chosen from a batch that he was working on from December to January. The overall sounds found within the tape are very laid back and are created from an array of different instruments. Beats found within this project also includes […]

#JapanLove Interview
#JapanLove Interview

The justalilhype! Crew got the chance to catch up with 2 out of the many people involved with the Japan Love campaign project, a fundraising movement formed to aid the recent unfortunate natural disaster in Japan in hopes to bring awareness about the situation of Japan through the means of social media, charity collection stations, […]

justalilhype! @ Local604
justalilhype! @ Local604

The justalilhype! Crew visited the Local604 headquarters and was outfitted with some really nice and comfy sweaters and shirts. Jon, the main man behind Local604, gave us a big update on where Local604 is heading. Keep your ears peeled for more info to come.

Ursus "Courage X Integrity" Exhibition and 2nd Year Anniversary Release
Ursus "Courage X Integrity" Exhibition and 2nd Year Anniversary Release

The justalilhype! Crew caught up with Arthur Lee, the man behind Ursus The Bear. Recently, he has been touring around Asia, spreading his brand across various cultures while representing his roots as a true Canadian artist. Through the assistance of The New Route Group, Arthur has made his mark in curating his first solo art […]

Vancity Originals Pre-Summer 2010 Drop
Vancity Originals Pre-Summer 2010 Drop

The justalilhype! Crew met up with Jeff Martini the other day at Dipt to check out the new gear from Vancity Originals. Sticking with a hip-hop theme, Martini says he brought in designs with influences from Ice Cube, Onyx, RunDMC, Delicious Vinyl, and Wild Style. In addition to this, they brought in some influences from […]

Frankie's Back!
Frankie's Back!

Our Webmaster, Frankie, just came back from a long four months in the boonies of Waterloo. There, he served his co-op term at Research in Motion and learned a lot of new things. Much needed, we took Frankie out to probably one of the best places to get ramen and had a good chat about […]

Local604 Pop Up Shop Visit
Local604 Pop Up Shop Visit

The justalilhype! visited the Local604 Pop Up Shop and checked out the new collection of the “Local604 Does It Better” t-shirts and sweaters. The re-release of this design not only featured a total of 8 colours, but it’s design was also updated. The font was revamped to become larger this time and vibrant colours such as red […]

SonReal Light Year Mixtape Project
SonReal Light Year Mixtape Project

The justalilhype! Crew caught up with SonReal and discussed on his upcoming project titled “The Light Year Mixtape”. After the success of his first two albums, “Good Morning” and “The Stroll”, this rising Vancity hip hop artist is back in the scene with new material. This project is not only said to be a nice compilation of […]

dutil. denim's own denim
dutil. denim's own denim

The justalilhype! Crew caught up with our friends Darren and Eric, owners of dutil. denim, at their store in Gastown. After years of dreaming and over a year of work, the two have finally finished their first pair of denim. This special denim is a 13.5 ounce raw red-stitch selvedged denim with a medium indigo […]

Vancouver-based Korean DJ Critiques Korea Nightlife
Vancouver-based Korean DJ Critiques Korea Nightlife

Korea-born DJ Skinny Doh, also known as Ryan Park has been making a mark in Vancouver as one of the most popular picks throughout various Korean club nights and events. Due to his out-going personality and humble attitude, he has been teenagers’ favourite DJ throughout the Korean market within the city. He has encountered many famous […]

New GOLD

Looks like GOLD MMVIII is set to launch a new set – “Leopard”. This batch is set to launch sometime soon. Keep posted here for updates. [vimeo width=”670″ height=”449″]http://vimeo.com/10182974[/vimeo]

J.O. – The Road Less Travelled Vol. 1
J.O. - The Road Less Travelled Vol. 1

J.O. – Work To Do [audio:05_Work_To_Do.mp3] Back in Issue 9, we interviewed Joey Werapitiya, or J.O. as his stage name. This dedicated artist just released his latest mixtape, The Road Less Travelled Vol. 1. It was produced by “The Underclassmen” and it features a lot of old school sounds. Listen to a sample of it […]

Catching up with Ricardo
Catching up with Ricardo

justalilhype! Crew visited Ricardo from Headquarters and caught up about the latest products that his boutique has to offer. After checking the store around, Christine got a backpack and Alan was about to cop a KAWS X Head Porter travel case, they were both very nice products that Headquarters have to offer. Headquarters carry a […]

Happy Birthday SuperBored!
Happy Birthday SuperBored!

justalilhype! Crew dropped by at Brag Garden and Superbored Store today to say “Happy Birthday” to Tony Wong and Angela of WrongWroks. It’s their first store’s one year anniversary and they included special products to celebrate it’s one year mark. Our favourite design out of the collection includes the Golden “S” and “B” typography which […]

Catching Up With Sharks and Hammers
Catching Up With Sharks and Hammers

Caught up with our friends at Sharks and Hammers and had a quick chat. They are expanding soon. It’s going to be something FRESH!

Lifetime Olympic Pop Up Shop
Lifetime Olympic Pop Up Shop

justalilhype! found the our friend Lifetime Collective‘s Pop Up Shop, here’s some hints. Go find it yourself! We will give you one tip, it’s somewhere in Gastown.

Burgers with Hamburger Disco
Burgers with Hamburger Disco

Today, the justalilhype! Crew met up with Hamburger Disco and we had an epic dinner with them. They took us out to Splitz Grill, where the burgers are epic beyond measure. First of all, the legendary burger, single patty, is good enough to fill you up. But they have a triple stacker too! I wonder […]

Catching up with dutil
Catching up with dutil

justalilhype! crew caught up with our friends Eric and Darrin from dutil. Originally a plan to go cop new denim, the founders of the store suddenly walked into their own store. Eric showed us his favorite new additions of denim, which included Rogue Territory and Pure Blue Japan, as well as presenting us with presents […]

What's up Tony?
What's up Tony?

The justalilhype! Crew visited the owner and creator of WrongWroks, Tony Wong. It’s been a while since we last saw Tony, probably since we did the collaboration issue with him, and his Brag Garden store changed quite a bit since we last saw it – it seems to have gotten a lot more stuff! After […]

What's up Ryan?
What's up Ryan?

justalilhype! Crew caught up with Ryan aka DJ Skinnydoh right after the BeatStreet Records interview. We caught up with him and talked about his 10-course semester, his views of promotors in Vancouver, and what he’s been up to lately while eating Korean food on Robson. Apparently, that night he spilled beer on his Macbook while […]

Stopping by at El Kartel & DIPT
Stopping by at El Kartel & DIPT

Banner outside DIPT, they have a new collection to celebrate the upcoming Olympics. El Kartel Exclusive Vancouver T-Shirts, designs relating to concepts of first nation heritage and their signature wrestlers.

DJ Flipout Meet Up
DJ Flipout Meet Up

The justalilhype! Crew caught up with the recent Red Bull 3 Style 2010 Competition Winner DJ Flipout at Starbucks. He took his time off from watching the Grammys to drop us off with his past creations with Jay Swing – “ELEMENTS” Magazine. The shit was so epic that it was mainly hand made. No photoshop […]