Blackbook Love

My blackbook is blessed with some heavy hittas. #handstyles #livinglegends #peepgame     Don’t forget to bring your blackbook to the annual Dream Day celebration happening this Saturday, August 15! Happy birthday #KINGDREAM!

DREAM Day 2014

This past Saturday some of the Bay Area’s best DJs and artists gathered to pay tribute to Oakland’s beloved Graffiti King and Bay Area legend, Mike “DREAM” Francisco. Recognized worldwide as a style master, Dream’s graffiti established the visual aesthetic of Oakland’s Hip Hop culture and put The Town on the map of what is…

Saturday, August 23rd | Dream Day 2014

DREAM DAY 2014 “Dream but don’t sleep.” Saturday, August 23rd Greenpeace Yard 955 7th Street, Oakland, CA 2pm-7pm Photo Cred: Repost from Marty WillieMaze Aranaydo & Vogue One Honoring the Life and Legacy of Mike “Dream” Francisco. LIVE painting by TDK Crew & Fam DJs // Day Party vibes Food/Bevvys Print Signing by VOGUE TDK…

The Jacket Show

Growing up when I did, with scribed memories of… kids bringing vinyl flooring out at recess, excitement surrounding the school dance, the highly respected DJ and his many crates, the sounds of Planet Rock, flashing lights and battling b-boys fitted in matching Adidas track suits representin’ their crew. And just like Sanaa Lathan’s character Sidney Shaw in the…

Happy Birthday Malcolm X!

Last Saturday Oakland held it’s 12th annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival organized by EastSide Arts Alliance.  We set up booth and enjoyed a gorgeous cloudless day with the diverse people of Oakland, soakin up live music, art, community and all around good vibes. We hella love Oakland.       Maria doin her thang.…

Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibit

Inspiration.  It’s the one word that surrounds absolutely everything I do. And I can find it anywhere and in everything.  But sometimes, it’s handed to me and the hunt for it isn’t necessary. Last weekend I checked out the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit currently showing at the de Young.  One of the best fashion exhibits…

DREAM Day 12

It’s been 12 years since the death of Oakland’s #1 son, internationally known graffiti artist and Bay Area legend Mike DREAM Francisco.  And every year, on the very day he was tragically taken from us and what is also officially known and proclaimed by Oakland as DREAM DAY, the community gathers to celebrate his life…

DREAM TDK: ADVANCED VANDALISM

Blessup Family | Hope life is treating you well on your part of the world. Life just got better on our end because we have had the opportunity to converse and talk to Kuya John Francisco of TDK + while visiting he truly surprised us with some gear that he and the crew offer whenever…