48 Blocks

In a somewhat surprising move, Zoo York’s Black Dave has reinvented himself – or at least introduced a new music alter ego in the form of Black Punk with his new song and video titled I Ain’t The One. Not sure if this is a one off or if he’s going to continue to make punk music along with hip hop – either way Dave’s definitely doing his thing.

VHS Mag’s Guest Talk is one of my favorite segments on the web, and Ray Barbee is one of my all-time favorite skaters – put the two together and you’ve got a great combination.

Aug 272014

As skateboarding continues to invade the lexicon of popular culture, we continue to see it more and more in non-traditional spaces. The title of the classic Jane’s Addiction album – Nothing’s Shocking definitely applies to the places where skating is popping up these days. Eli Reed takes this trend to a completely new level by skating, chilling, and generally “swagging” it out at the Playboy mansion in this new video. What’s next? Your guess is as good as mine, but given Playboy’s iconic status; it’s extremely hard to hate on Eli working with them.

Huck Magazine just released the third and final installment of their Ed Templeton Scrapbook titled Create. Ed discusses his fine art, how he got started with that, and what influences his artistic direction in this finale episode. The Ed Templeton curated issue of Huck is available now.