04 Nov 2015

What makes you stupid?

“Forget about your age, live life, think like a child once again.”    When I watch animated films, there’s only simple stories leaving me clear lessons with very strong impacts. For once, it makes me feel like I’m a child again.  A blank canvas only awaiting to be painted with

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25 Sep 2015

Forest For The Trees & Beyond

For the past few years, I’ve been lucky to witnesses first hand the growth of Pow Wow Hawaii from a local neighborhood event on Oahu to now adding color and life to walls internationally in various events throughout America and Asia. Coinciding with our move from Hawaii to Portland, I

04 Aug 2015


The draft for this post has been sitting in WordPress for some time.  I’ve been going back and forth on whether or not I should write it and break the routine of the blog as an invitation to discourse. But I just wrote about an SF trip that was full

01 Aug 2015

Get “M.A.A.D” w/ Kahlil Joseph’s Installation @ the MOCA

“Last time I checked I was the man on these streets!” Well, now I’m the man in the MOCA, witnessing the #ILLEST thing on Earth; Me! Art! Kahlil Joseph’s Hypnotic Art installation Film is now showing at the MOCA.  Kahlil keeps a lowkey profile, expressing that all the talking should be

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19 Jul 2015

Busyness & Blessedness

Busyness…this may or may not be a real word, but it’s an appropriate description of my life since my last post (my Instagram is fairly up to date although not too much better).  In addition to busyness, we’ve been truly blessed in life! So besides work, here are the

13 Jul 2015

HUF, back on The Block!

First and foremost, I am happy that the very first Streetwear store I ever walked into, is now back! I remember walking into the HUFSF store, back in San Francisco *YAY AREA, BREH-BREH*, hearing jokes from Mega, lining up for all the HUF collabos, and later finding out that everything that

29 Jun 2015


I’m pretty excited to join my fellow Fatlace editors in posting highlights from Pow! Wow!.  Previous entries had been from Hawaii and as I read them I was always bummed that I never got to see it. Until this weekend. Pow! Wow! Long Beach 2015 began on June 22.  It

15 May 2015

ILLEST Sponsored B-Boys: Kareem and Morris (Photo Collection)

Photo Collection of the ILLEST B-BOY BATTLE 2013-2014 Champs, Kareem Gwinn and Morris Isby. Both hailing out of Sacramento and taking flicks of just a handful of the ILLEST Gear they rock daily. Follow us on IG: @Donovan_707, @bboykareem, @iammorris Photography Credit: @MATTLONCARPHOTO, @roberklim, @iammattflores B-Boy Kareem currently on his

03 Apr 2015

Beyond the Breaks w/ B-Boy Kareem

FATLACE recently had the chance to sit down with young veteran B-Boy (Breaker), Kareem. In the interview below, Kareem talks about his early mentors, accomplishments, gives advice and insight, and also talks about his journey into becoming a physical therapist. (FATLACE) Go ahead and Introduce yourself man:  (Kareem): Yo, What’s

03 Apr 2015

Prada, Marfa

Since opening in 2005, Prada Marfa has become a fashion ‘destination’ of sorts for all wanderlusters interested in making a pit-stop at one of the most random, iconic installations that have nothing to do with anything. You can read more about it at the Wiki page I linked, but it