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O’Neill – Explore Jones
O'Neill - Explore Jones

The justalilhype! Crew was recently introduced to O’Neill’s latest insulator jacket titled Explore Jones. The jacket is created using eco-friendly materials, including recycled polyester and was designed under the guidance of world-class backcountry rider, Jeremy Jones. For snowboarders and people that plan to spend their holidays in the snow or in cold climates, this is […]

Ray Black – Spring Forward EP
Ray Black - Spring Forward EP

Homie Ray Black of Okay City put out his latest work, the Spring Forward EP. Available on his Bandcamp page, the EP is pay-by-donation with no minimum. This EP features 9 tracks with one of them being a bonus track. With collaborations from Mos Eisley, Moka Only, and A-Ro on the tracks, Spring Forward is […]

Urban Culture Conference WINNERS!!

…According to us. The justalilhype! Crew sat down and had a small discussion about who really should win these awards. We’ve avoided a few categories that we felt we weren’t capable of answering or avoided because it was just too tight of a Of feel absolutely towels more short. Now dark). You’ll, is cialis generico […]

The Day of The Skratcher 2
The Day of The Skratcher 2

T’was a mysterious night…a snowy night where hundreds of turntablists turned their heads to one event: Skratcher 2. In it’s second happening since 2010, Skratcher 2 harvested the skills of turntablists and displayed them four setups long. With loopers provided by the Skratcher Family, the turntables were almost never empty, save for the few intermissions […]

DJ Seko on The Press Play Show
DJ Seko on The Press Play Show

Our friend DJ Seko from The Freshest DJ Crew from Vancouver, along side with DJ P-Sol have recently been featured on The Press Play Show hosted by the infamous DJs, Mick Boogie and Terry Urban. DJ Seko’s set features Vancouver artists JayKin, along with many hip-hop lovers’ favorites. Seko also gave in his own flavors […]

HeatWave – The Masses Vol II
HeatWave - The Masses Vol II

The long anticipated project The Masses Volume II is finally released by Vancouver’s “Fresh Prince of the City”, HeatWave. The mixtape is hosted by DJ Kemo and features 13 full tracks along with a quick intro of shout-outs. With a strong team behind this young talent, expectations are high for this release and Heatwave is […]

GOLD MMVIII – Clan

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17072242[/vimeo] Showcasing their latest release, GOLD MMVIII delivers it with a video as well. Shot at UBC, the video features “24 Bars to Kill”, some hard Japanese music from Anarchy.

Red Bull MegaHurtz
Red Bull MegaHurtz

On November 13, 2010, Red Bull MegaHurtz went down at the W2 Storyeum in Vancouver, BC. A collective of Canadian Sound-Crafters, Beat-Makers, and Production Beasts was part of this music sound and sight-fest, including the following: ANGO, Azari and III, Love & Electrik, LUNICE, Megasoid, Blank Capsule, Nautiluss, Calamalka, Egyptrixx, and Felix Cartal. There were […]

Moulé x FUCK CANCER
Moulé x FUCK CANCER

Moulé hosted an evening to celebrate the launch of the FUCK CANCER t-shirts.  This special shopping event was for people to come together to bring awareness and raise money for Cancer education. 100% of the t-shirt sales are donated to FUCK CANCER as well as Moulé is generously donating 10% of their daily sales to […]

Gangsta Boogie x District 36
Gangsta Boogie x District 36

The People Upstairs presented us with another Gangsta Boogie at Shine Night Club last Monday featuring District 36.  The residents DJ Seko, DJ Wataru and guest DJ Rhek were spinning all that classic hip-hop along side Jaykin who hosted the night. District 36 is a local trio compromised of Seth Kay, Grafic and their newest […]

It's Bigger Than…
It's Bigger Than...

First time ever in Vancouver… Dead Prez. It was live at Fortune Sound. Another sold out show.  When I arrived at 11pm, the place was already packed.  I thought to myself, “Wow already?”. People were already hyped and ready for the show to start.  Kai, 1/2 of The Shottas set if off with an energetic […]

JayKin – Live Website Launch x Release Party Video
JayKin - Live Website Launch x Release Party Video

After the recent release of Sneakers and Video Games, JayKin’s full website dedicated to his project is now live. The flash-based website allows visitors to preview and download all the tracks from his latest mixtape. There are also a photo and video gallery for fans to view. Based on the theme surrounding sneakers and video […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tenka Final
Tenka Final

The justalilhype! Crew attended the Tenka Final hosted by DJ Teppi. The Tenkia series event curated by Teppi himself not only unifies the multicultural community together with predominantly Japanese attendees, but also with people from different backgrounds. The Tenka nights introduces new DJs to the scene, and are also organized with dance performances. On this night, DJ Teppi […]

Mental Wealth Commercial

New commercial from Mental Wealth… pretty cool stamp, I must say. [youtube width=”670″ height=”449″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDidVQHIskU[/youtube]

The Diamond is Forever
The Diamond is Forever

Presented by DJ Goldade & DJ Pick. Make sure to read our next justSPIN! series, featuring Ryan Goldade in Issue 13. Click here to download the mixtape.

Benkei Revisit and Meeting Kevin

justalilhype! walked from Gas Town all the way to Burrard to find food around $5 dollars. We had an idea to order 3 rices along with one of our favourite Korean dishes, BiBamBap, but the Korean restaurant that we found was packed. We then diverged our original plan into going to one of our favourite […]

justalilhype! X Cops
justalilhype! X Cops

The cops of Vancouver has our back. After telling them we were tourists from Hong Kong, they were kind enough to take a group photo with us (although we’re sure our cool selves would have had our picture taken anyways). The Tim Hortons we went to was packed with cops with at least 10 of […]

Event: Concert 4 Children of Hati
Event: Concert 4 Children of Hati

justalilhype! Crew went up to Burnaby Mountain’s convocation mall to witness SFU’S FREE CONCERT 4 CHILDREN OF HATI, a Unicef Fundraiser. There were DJs and performers that rotated throughout the day. Despite the low number of participants, it was a good effort in spreading the word for the cause in helping Hati.