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Key Roc Nation Sports Athletes In NFL Playoffs

  In its few years of life, Roc Nation Sports has managed to become a distinguished name in the world of sports –already boasting a deep roster of talent. Founded in spring 2013, the agency has seen a meteoric rise [...]

January 6, 2018 Art, lifestyle, music, Sports

A Battle Between Super Heros

There are always epic battles in everything —I took to the world of Marvel comics to compare one of the NBA battles. I likened the match up to Wolverine vs Hulk.  The players that match these two are Kevin Durant and [...]

December 27, 2017 Art, Sports

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

Griselda Records’ Westside Gunn Stops By The Compound

Griselda Records own, Westside Gunn and crew including DJ Daringer, stopped by The Compound to celebrate his birthday. While here he enjoyed some good drinks, came through to brainstorm and was gifted a limited edition Compound Charlie Grin toy. Share [...]

July 30, 2017 Art, music

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