AND WE’RE BACK

Somehow someway, Little Tokyo in LA became the official spot for me to do any Tastemakers work. Even though features were written on uneven tables, interviews were interrupted by transients, and broken power outlets would be everywhere, it still was the place to be. Hey, the journey is the reward, right? The next Tastemaker is…

NIKE Free Flyknit Review

Tonight at midnight marked the much anticipated release of the Nike Free Flyknit. I was fortunate enough to receive an early pair to review last night at the Nike Vault in Downtown Los Angeles. I spent the day wearing the shoes to break them in and really get a feel for them throughout a typical…

ILLEST COSTA MESA GRAND OPENING

Come and join us at the Grand Opening of the newest Illest store in Southern California! The grand opening event of Illest Costa Mesa, is this Saturday, June 15 2013. Illest OC will serve as Illest HQ which will feature a retail store, a design studio, a gallery and a showroom! The grand opening event…

Photo Dump | Wekfest Los Angeles / Long Beach

Yesterday I took some time to check out the Wekfest LA event at the Queen Mary events park in Long Beach. Seeing that the event was only a stones throw away from my place and I was actually home this holiday weekend I made sure to catch up with some old friends, check out the…

40th Season of the Drew Basketball League

Tomorrow marks the opening day of the 40th season of the Drew League. The Drew is a summer basketball league that brings 28 teams to compete for a championship over the course of the Summer. Players include standouts in high school, college and even some pros. Games are on Saturday and Sunday with seven games…

Estevan Oriol x Pizzanista Cinco de Mayo Celebration

This past Saturday to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo weekend famed LA photographer, Estevan Oriol partnered with Downtown LA’s Pizzanista. Estevan showcased some of his latest work including a limited edition pizza and pizza box. His tasty creation consisted of chorizo, salsa quemada, queso asadero, queso cotija, onions, cilantro, cabbage and lime. Sanctiond car care…

DURAG DYNASTY INTERVIEW

EAST3:  Mahalo for taking the time to do this interview and respect to you and the entire Gold Chain Military fam! Breakdown what and whom are a part of GCM (Gold Chain Military)? TRISTATE:  Gold symbolizes Royalty, The Chain when connected is a 360 degree complete circle that symbolizes the bond and the Military is…

Illest LA: 2nd Anniversary Tee

In celebration of Illest Los Angeles’ 2nd year anniversary. We present an exclusive anniversary tee that will only be available at the Illest LA store this Friday, April 19, 2013. ABOUT ILLEST LA Opened its doors in Little Tokyo on 1.11.11, at first, Illest seems like your typical shop with dope beats, comfy sneaks and…