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A Day in The Life with Iman Shumpert

Last month, our good friend and NBA champ, Iman Shumpert touched down in NYC and hit us up to tag along as he made some promo runs throughout the city. Shump has not only been dribbling the basketball since a [...]

November 21, 2017 Art, art & design, fashion, lifestyle, music
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Trip To Hebru Brantley’s Studio

Theres not too many times you get invited to one of your favorite artist’s Bat Cave. Tucked away somewhere in Chicago is the studio of the legendary Hebru Brantley. I got a chance to link up with Hebru and take [...]

October 10, 2017 Art, art & design, lifestyle

Hebru Brantley Shows “Forced Field” at Elmshurst Art Museum

Hebru Brantley is a Chicago based artist that has come to be recognized for his contemporary “Afrofuturism” style work. Progressing from graffiti and murals –Hebru’s now iconic pop-culture characters are centralized around a theme of color and hope. Multifaceted ideas [...]

October 5, 2017 Art, art & design, lifestyle

Gucci Ghost x Milk Gallery Present “The Real Buy” Exhibit

Trevor “Trouble” Andrew, aka the Gucci Ghost, had a peculiar introduction into the world of Gucci. The tale reads: Trevor Andrew (an ex-Olympic snowboarder) was searching for a last minute Halloween costume, when a rabid obsession with Gucci compelled him [...]

October 5, 2017 Art, art & design, fashion, lifestyle, music video
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A Waste Of Time Podcast w Its The Real f/ DJ Set Free

  Brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal live collectively online as ItsTheReal. Together, the two have flooded the Internet with TV shows, comedic videos, and most recognizable, their ItsTheReal podcast. The talk show is uniquely brash, honest, and satisfyingly informative.  There [...]

September 26, 2017 Art, art & design, lifestyle, music
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Inside The Mind of Ron English

Anything that has ever been created by man first took place in the mind, but after that idea has sparked in thought it needs a physical space to be born into reality. The process an artist goes through is very [...]

August 8, 2017 Art, art & design, lifestyle
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Rob Markman and Set Free Talk Toys

Veteran hip-hop journalist, Rob Markman, has interviewed everyone from Jay Z, Nicki Minaj, to Drake and Kendrick Lamar. In this latest installment Rob sits down with Set Free, Compound creator and cultural ambassador to discuss his toy collaboration with Ron [...]

July 31, 2017 Art, art & design, lifestyle
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Freeway & Young Guru Hit The Compound Talk New Music and Upcoming Project

Roc Nation’s Freeway and Young Guru came by The Compound to put the plan together. Share the post "Freeway & Young Guru Hit The Compound Talk New Music and Upcoming Project" FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pinterest [...]

July 30, 2017 art & design, lifestyle, music

Jeff Koons’ “Seated Ballerina” Sculpture Goes Up In NYC

Raising awareness for National Missing Children’s Month Jeff Koons has linked up with Kiehl for his 45-foot-tall Seated Ballerina sculpture in Rockefeller Center. The sculpture is part of the Koons Antiquity series and was inspired by a porcelain figurine. It [...]

May 13, 2017 art & design

Ron English Talks “East Meets West” Exhibit, Music, Travels and Early Inpsirations

Ron English’s “POPaganda” artwork is showing in Qube in Central Hong Kong, but called “East Meets West.” He recently sat down for an interview covering everything from his come up to politics. Ron also gives advice to aspiring artist. Check [...]

May 9, 2017 art & design

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