Ta-ku Joins adidas & Foot Locker For The Superstar Release

#SUPERSTAR IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK IT IS. When the Superstar shoe was first launched by adidas back in 1969, the word ‘Superstar’ was unambiguous. Today, the word has been corrupted to the point of confusion. This year adidas Originals sets out to question what it means to be a superstar, beginning with this film featuring Pharrell Williams, David Beckham, Rita Ora and Damian Lillard. From the courts but of the street, the adidas Originals Superstar is a street style staple for the ages. adidas and Foot Locker have now teamed up with DJ/producer, Ta-ku for the Superstar campaign release … Continue reading Ta-ku Joins adidas & Foot Locker For The Superstar Release

Letters To The Sun – Coin + Akouo

Originating from two of the most musically isolated parts of Australia, Perth rapper Coin (The Stoops / Coin & Taku) and Tasmanian DJ/producer Akouo (Javs & Akouo) have been quietly building a cache of sounds that blend neo-soul, backpack rap and eclectic rhythms since early 2011. The duo (now known better under the moniker Letters To The Sun) draw inspiration from a range of musical influences, from hip hop producers such as J Dilla, Pete Rock, Hitek, Exile and 20Syl to neo-soul figures like Amp Fiddler, Erykah Badu and Common. As a member of The Stoops, Perth based MC Coin collaborated … Continue reading Letters To The Sun – Coin + Akouo

Illy – The Chase (Initial Details) + The Three Up Tour

Obese Records have also announced the initial details about the anticipated second album from Illy. Titled The Chase, the album will be out later October. The album’s first single, It Can Wait feat. Owl Eyes will be available soon. The album’s producers include M-Phazes, J-Skub, Taku, J-Squared and Styalz Fuego. Illy will soon embark on the nationwide Three-Up Tour alongside 360 and Skryptcha. Be sure to check him out on tour to get your first sample of his new material. Three-Up Tour: Showcasing three of the country’s most talented emcees, the nationwide Three Up Tour brings Illy, 360 and Skryptcha … Continue reading Illy – The Chase (Initial Details) + The Three Up Tour