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Caribbean Cruising – Haiti & Jamaica | Royal Caribbean

It’s not often that you can claim to have woken up in a different country four days in a row but that’s exactly what happened when Adam and I took to the seas and embarked on our first full length cruise, courtesy of Royal Caribbean. A quick plane ride (please note the sarcasm as this plane […]

Work in Progress

posted by on 30/06/2010

Seeing as I’m unemployed this summer, I find myself having a lot more free time and a lot less money. I’ve tried to make my use of the time and invest it in a fashion-related project. Some of my friends know bits and pieces about it but In fact a few people who I barely know have enquired about it, you know the whole ‘keep your friends close and your enemies closer’ deal. Nosey peeps! Flip the lid for some details.

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The Dream – Trilogy (Nikki Pt.2, Yamaha & Abyss) Music Video

posted by on 30/06/2010

The-Dream just decided to drop trilogy of videos in a day; all 3 songs (Yamaha, Nikki Pt.2, Abyss) are from his latest record ‘Love King‘ which dropped legally yesterday. The funny thing is I featured 2 of the songs in this video-medley in Eargasms as they’re my favourite off the album. The videos aren’t anything special, even feels like he’s trying too hard but I do like how they’re shot, concepts-wise meh. Enjoy the music and go buy the album. It’s by far his best since his first, video after the cut.

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Probably The Best Skate Video Ever

posted by on 30/06/2010

Definitely the best skater video I’ve ever seen. Spanish-born Skateboarder Killian Martin is like no other skater I’ve seen, in fact I don’t think I could recreate half these tricks in a Tony Hawk’s game. Insane board control. Ya’ll definitely need to watch the video on the flipside.

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M.I.A. – Teqkilla

posted by on 30/06/2010

Politically outspoken, in your face, dance/electronic musician  M.I.A. is out with a new single called “Teqkilla“.  With M.I.A. making news lately with her in video “Born Free” and brutally honest nature. With this single she goes back to the electric/dance sound that everyone is used to hearing. The record appears on her upcoming album ///Y/ which is set to be released on July 13th. The album was inspired by death threats to her son Ikhyd, after the artist criticized the Sri Lankan government. Listen to the track after the cut.

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Jay-Z Day at Wireless Tickets Winner

posted by on 30/06/2010

The Wireless ticket giveaways competitions have come to a close. My phone has been vibrating constantly the past few days thanks to all the emails and  now a random winner has been selected from the 100s of entries. I’ve had people trying to bribe me, buy tickets off me and even girls offering to do anything for these tickets! madness. I don’t know how at least 20 people managed to pick the wrong answer, all you had to do was check Roc-Nation’s Wikipedia page. Winner announced after the cut.

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London Clothes Show 2010

posted by on 30/06/2010

On Saturday Yang and I went to the Clothes Show London in Earl’s Court, which was absolutely spectacular.  It was without a doubt the ultimate girls day out. There were so many different brands to choose from and the discounts were crazy. It was the perfect day to indulge yourself with some DKNY jewellery and other designer clothes and accessories.

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16. Docklands | LDN.365

posted by on 30/06/2010

London Docklands, the heart of the business centre in the city. It’s what we can refer to as our finance district, the skyscrapers are compared to those in New York but we’re getting there. I don’t often go there as it’s just full of people in suits! it’s a good place to go for a few drinks with a lady friend by the river *tip*.

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Lauryn Hill Breaks Her Silence

posted by on 30/06/2010

Ms Lauryn Hill. I think that last sentence is enough to get people, who love real music, excited. Its been too long since we have heard Ms Hill talk about her situation as it stands and even longer since we have heard any new material from her. But I think it is safe to say that we well and truly ready. In a very rare interview with NPR music, the rapper/singer opened up and gave us some long awaited (and very honest, if I might add) answers to questions that have been continually asked for years. Check what she had to say after the jump (includes audio).

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Estelle: I Almost Made A Mixtape

posted by on 30/06/2010

Estelle’s first ever mixtape just dropped tonight, she calls it ‘I almost made a mixtape’. I have listened to it and I think its great, the mixtape reminds me why I like Estelle’s music, ever since she started leaning toward dance music I didn’t think she would come back down to earth and do something like this. Estelle has been talented from day 1  when she released 1980 and Free- both really good tunes; however  I was never really into her music. After hearing her album ‘Shine’ on repeat at work I realised how talented she is. That album has some really good tunes on there I pretty much like the whole album. I was eager to find out what her next project would be like and I have to say I was a little bit disappointing. Though I like ‘One Love’ and ‘Freak’ they are both good tunes but I was just expecting her to do something a lot closer to her original sound which I think suits her a lot better.

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G-Shock x Kenzo Digital present Dee & Ricky "Super Ultra Kara-tay"

posted by on 29/06/2010

Every Tom, Dick and Harry seem to be collaborating with G-Shock these days but not many of them are actually that inventive and different to the bog-standard models. These guys however have successfully managed to infuse their own style into their watch, more on the watch itself here. Film director and video artist Kenzo Digital pays homage to the 8-bit video game culture with this short film starring the Staten Island design duo Dee & Ricky as an extension of G-Shock’s recent watch campaign with them. Video after the cut.

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