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Pukka x LADE x Quaint Exhibition
Pukka x LADE x Quaint Exhibition

Ricardo, founder of Pukka brand held a exhibition with two other Japanese designers at Ark Underground. The justalilhype! Crew attended the event and caught up with Ricardo and also met Masato Ishibashi, the creator behind Quaint. A line up of Japanese DJs were on the 1s and 2s throughout the night playing hip-hop, house, electro […]

OpenRoad Scion "You Think You Can DJ" Grand Finale
OpenRoad Scion "You Think You Can DJ" Grand Finale

Over the course of the last month, OpenRoad Scion have been hosting a series of DJ competitions, utilizing the placement of turntables at the back of the modified “O-Zilla” Scion Car. The justalilhype! Crew attended the grand finale of the competition at OpenRoad Toyota Richmond. The event, hosted by DJ Trizzak featured the top DJ’s […]

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 […]

El Kartel – 100 AMIGOS Numero Dos
El Kartel - 100 AMIGOS Numero Dos

The justalilhype! Crew went to the latest art exhibition hosted by our good friends and family at El Kartel. This is the second edition of the “100 AMIGOS” series, which features 100 pieces of work done by 100 different artists on a 12 x 12 canvas. Pablo Zamudio, the curator of the event, invited many […]

SKRATCHER
SKRATCHER

On September 12, the justalilhype! Crew attended Skratcher, an event dedicated to share and inspire the art of turntablism. The event was hosted by Almighty, along with STOKYO and Fake Make. Other supporters of this event included Vestax, Beat4Battle Canada, Northwest Underdogs, Underfound, and TheFarLeft. On the day of the event, bedroom turntablists of Vancouver […]

DIPT Vancity Original – Beer Series x DIAMONDS Shirt Release Party
DIPT Vancity Original - Beer Series x DIAMONDS Shirt Release Party

Our good friends over at DIPT held their latest Vancity Original limited edition beer series t-shirts along with a special collaboration tee with Diamonds in the Rough dance crew. Throughout the night, free beer was complemented with the celebration of the series of the t-shirts. There was also a Beer Pong Contest hosted by DIPT’s […]

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.

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

@ the Okay City video shoot
@ the Okay City video shoot

With no camera of our own, we had to settle for a pic off a mobile phone on the roof. Big ups to Ray and Bill over at Okay City. It was a pretty good shoot out on Main Street with lots of people vibing with our imaginations.

CIRCLE PRINZ 2010
CIRCLE PRINZ 2010

The qualifier event for Circle Kingz out in Switzerland. Grand prize is round trip airfare to compete in Switzerland.

SOULdiers – Identity
SOULdiers - Identity

The justalilhype! Crew attended the first or two showings of the SOULdiers Company’s annual year end show. This year, the theme was on identity and it was hosted at the Norman Rothstein Theatre in Vancouver. Hit the jump for pictures and more.

Play Your Cards Right
Play Your Cards Right

On Friday, June 11, 2010, the justalilhype! Crew attended Play Your Cards Right, an event put on by Funk N’ Sole Entertainment, with us as sponsors. Held at the ballroom at Moxies, the event was pretty solid and had a different vibe from some of the other battles / jams that the Crew has been […]

Play Your Cards Right BBOY BATTLE
Play Your Cards Right BBOY BATTLE

The justalilhype! Crew will be taking lots of pics and covering this event. Click here for Facebook page / event details. Otherwise, poster says it all.

DJ 3.0 with Just Blaze
DJ 3.0 with Just Blaze

The justalilhype! Crew attended The DJ 3.0 Conference: Vancouver Edition presented by Stylus SpinFest and Marc Ecko Watches on May 22 at Fortune Sound Club hosted by Jenno Chand of Go Getters Entertainment and David ‘Click’ Cox, Co-Founder of Stylus Group. The conference started off with a live interview with Platinum Producer Just Blaze. One […]

2010 Canadian Hip-Hop Championships
2010 Canadian Hip-Hop Championships

The justalilhype! Crew attended the 2010 Canadian Hip-Hop Championships Vancouver Preliminaries held at Michael J.Fox Theatre. This year, the competition was spread into three divisions: Junior, Varsity, and Senior. The winner of each of the divisions would compete at Las Vegas for the World Title. The preliminary battle meant a lot for dance groups from […]

The dutil Quintessential Series Launch Party
The dutil Quintessential Series Launch Party

The justalilhype! Crew was invited to The Quintessential Series launch party by Eric and Darrin, the founders of the very well recognized denim store, dutil, in Vancouver. Throughout the night, people from the high fashion industry along with denim heads were invited to celebrate the global launch event of the brand of denim curated by […]

Miss World Canada 2010
Miss World Canada 2010

The justalilhype! Crew attended the Miss World Canada Crowning Gala on Friday, May 7th held at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium. Female Delegates aged 19-25 from across Canada competed for the 2010 Miss World Canada title, while raising funds for Variety, The Children’s Charity. The night started out with a silent auction to benefit and help […]

Just For Kicks
Just For Kicks

On April 30th, 2010, justalilhype! Contributor, Glenny Decasa, attended Just For Kicks, a break dancing battle that was just for fun. Below is experience that she had while at the event. With Mike Rodriguez (Soul Felons) on the mic along with DJ Static (WeFunkRadio.com) and Jolin Ras (Raw Minds) spinning beats, I decided to join […]