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justalilhype! x e.d.g.e. – The Ghost of E.D. Genius

Bringing you the latest visuals for e.d.g.e. is the justalilhype! Crew. Last night, Jenkin Au shot and edited the video for the song, “The Ghost of E.D. Genius” which is a song that uses a lot of imagery and references. Shot in Gastown of Vancouver, e.d.g.e. visits streets, alleys, and elevators in this video. Remember […]

The Narcicyst – Hamdulillah ft Shadia Mansour

Our homie out in Montreal just released his latest video for Hamdulillah which consists of some seriously stunning visuals. You will be seeing Narcy in an issue of justalilhype! in the coming future when we combine all three cities into one. Please enjoy in HD and maybe full screen too. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ISHZQJdeSw[/youtube]

Issue 19 Editorial Reflections
Issue 19 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 three editorials. First, we have “The Chill”, which address the laid back attitude and mentality that many people of our city has engraved in their mindsets. Next, “The Pure Language” talks […]

The Beer Series by Vancity Originals
The Beer Series by Vancity Originals

Vancity Originals’ latest release consists of a series of beer tees. Also included in this launch is a collaboration shirt between Dipt and Diamonds in the Rough. Release party is Friday, September 17 at Dipt, from 8 – 11 PM. Needless to say, there will be beer.

Spot x TheFarLeft – Cold Summer Freestyle

Our homies TheFarLeft and Spot from D-City put together another dope freestyle by the name of “Cold Summer”. Watch below in HD. [vimeo width=”670″ height=”300″]http://vimeo.com/14790081[/vimeo]

e.d.g.e. – Triple Play
e.d.g.e. - Triple Play

Hip-hop artist e.d.g.e. drops his latest creations in a small compilation called Triple Play. This short set has three tracks that you can check out which features old school beats and sounds to please your ears. Catching up with e.d.g.e., he tells us that “Triple Play is a combination of freeverses that [he] recorded to […]

Matt Brevner – Never Gonna Be My Friend (Video)

Matt Brevner releases his latest music video for his single “Never Gonna Be My Friend” featuring Fembot. The video was directed by David McDonald and Matt have worked closely with B Sharp Productions and Jungle Media to produce this music video. The video was shot in Vancouver and the cinematography is by Graham Talbot & […]

JayKin – Shorty (Video)

As promised, JayKin collaborates with thefarLeft Productions to give you the music video for Shorty, a single off the project Sneakers and Video Games. Shot and edited by Mike Rodriguez, this video features both black and white and colour shots of JayKin rapping and of the main girl. Check out the video and download the compilation HERE. […]

Lifetime – Solstice

[vimeo width=”670″ height=”300″]http://vimeo.com/14598811[/vimeo] Bringing us the sights of Calgary are Vancouver’s Lifetime Collective and Director Brock Mitchell. This video’s main focus are not only the sights of Calgary but also the leisure of skate by Sean MacAllister. Enjoy the video is HD.

Sneakers and Video Games x Gangsta Boogie
Sneakers and Video Games x Gangsta Boogie

Jaykin did it again. Jaykin released his highly anticipated mixtape, Sneakers and Video Games at Gangsta Boogie Monday at Shine Night Club.  All the right elements were there.  DJ Seko (The Freshest) and DJ Wataru (Japan) killed it with the classic hip hop jams.  I heard songs I didn’t think I’d ever hear at a […]

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 […]

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 […]

From Char, to justalilhype!
From Char, to justalilhype!

Today, we received probably the biggest fan letter to date. From Toronto, originally from Vancouver, comes Char Loro. She writes to us that since she’s away from Vancity, she reads justalilhype! to keep up with what’s what in Vancouver. She’s also glad to see that we’re documenting the stuff about people who don’t have the […]

The HYPE of ALMIGHTY Mixtape
The HYPE of ALMIGHTY Mixtape

Along with the release of our latest “The HYPE of ALMIGHTY” collaboration issue with Paul Skratch. We have worked together on a mixtape with the hopes to allow Paul to be able to express himself through his music, in color. While his life may be in black and white, his connection with turntables could perhaps be one […]