Issue 2
TAKEFLIGHT ORIGINATOR INTERVIEW
TAKEFLIGHT ORIGINATOR INTERVIEW

We caught up with Vince Lo, the creator of Takeflight, a vocal, local clothing brand, in order to get more insight on his brand and experiences. He talks about his inspirations on the creation of his brand.

DIPT STORE COVERAGE
DIPT STORE COVERAGE

Dipt is a hip hop clothing store with deep, deep roots in the industry in Vancouver. Jeff Martin, AKA Martini, also the creator of the Vancity Original brand, gave us his story on starting up and his experienced views on the industry.

URSUS THE BEAR ORIGINATORS INTERVIEW
URSUS THE BEAR ORIGINATORS INTERVIEW

Ursus the Bear, is a unique brand with beginnings rooted in the Vancouver community. The name itself pays homage to North America as a whole, as Arthur, the creator of the brand, will tell you all about it, and why Ursus is really different.

justLISTEN! Elise Estrada
justLISTEN! Elise Estrada

Elise Estrada, known mostly for singles such as “Insatiable”, “Unlove You”, and “Crash and Burn”, really shot to fame after signing with Rockstar Music Corp. It was a very tight day for Elise, but we got to ask her some cool questions about her life and music.

justDANCE! Xtreme Soul Style
justDANCE! Xtreme Soul Style

Xtreme Soul Style (XSS) is a prominent dance crew that has received world wide recognition for their dance. The XSS crew are: Lorenzo Bernabe, Jonathan Bongato, Jerome Esplana, Jonathan Kol (JC), Porson Lee, Roy Manansala, Jordan Lee, Justin Oquendo, Onifur Garcia, Justin Paysan, Norman Purganan, and Carlin Vicera.

justSPIN! DJ TRIZZAK & DJ JTRAXX
justSPIN! DJ TRIZZAK & DJ JTRAXX

DJ JTraxx and DJ Trizzak are a team DJ, DJing at local clubs and shows. We got to hear their background and DJing views. As they are both young DJs, they share their stories and experiences of spinning in both the high school and the night club scene.

HYPE G! Charles Kwok
HYPE G! Charles Kwok

Charles Kwok is an avid snowboarder hailing from the North Shore. Currently at the University of British Columbia pursuing his Bachelor of Commerce degree, Charles spared some time for us to discuss his views on Vancouver and to talk more about himself.

JUSTALILHYPE! FEATURE “NICHES KILLS HYPE”
JUSTALILHYPE! FEATURE “NICHES KILLS HYPE”

Walking into the hallway of any post secondary institution, what do you see? Niches, formed by different cultures, background and common goals. Being a Canadian or Vancouver resident, we would always hold pride in our heritage of being multicultural and accepting others, but ask yourself this question: Are you attached to a Niche?

HYPE G! Amanda Aura
HYPE G! Amanda Aura

Amanda Aura is an up and coming model who lost her dream with a career as a gymnast when she was involved in an accident at a young age. Despite that, she turned her mind to modeling and has worked hard to get what she has now.

KWANTLEN PRESENTS “THE SHOW”
KWANTLEN PRESENTS

On April 1st, 2009, the  justalilhype! Crew attended Kwantlen’s fashion design graduate fashion show. It was simply named, “The Show”. The fashion show displayed designs by 27 graduates who all had a different style and direction in fashion.

justART! Sung Lee Design Interview
justART! Sung Lee Design Interview

Sung Lee is a talented, freelance graphic designer. After meeting him face to face at a local art show, Sung shares his story. He talks about his culture Korea and also on how he got to where he is today in Vancouver after graduating from Emily Carr.

“IN HYPE WE TRUST” X EMILY CHEN

This episode of “IN HYPE WE TRUST” goes in depth with justalilhype!’s staff reporter, Emily Chen. She has a down-to-earth view of life and describes her views on HYPE. She also talks about her views on Vancouver as a city she loves.