2nd International Spanish Hip Hop Festival

Tonight at S.O.B. is the 2nd International Spanish Hip Hop Festival, which brings together some of the best spanish speaking hip hop MCs in the world. Throughout the evening DJ Asho and DJ Freddy Rey will be spinning the best of Latin and Spanish hip hop. The acts will be hosted by Jeru the Damaja. More MC artist information after the jump. When and Where: …

The Ball-Out Drops

Alife’s much-hyped Reebok, a literal tennis shoe, drops this Saturday 11 February at 11am. Available exclusively through Alife’s stores in NYC and Vancouver, only 84 of the handmade pairs will be released of this Alife-designed Victory Pump, the first of three collabos planned with Reebok. Rivington Club 158 Rivington Street New York, NY 10002 map Alife Vancouver 350 Water Street Vancouver, BC map Also on …

Newsmap

Marcos Weskamp has completed his most recent project, Newsmap— the most impressive news headline visualization software I have ever seen. Many designers have attempted to create new formats for communicating recency, relevance and volume for news headlines, and the results have often been pretty. Newsmap is visually stunning, but it goes a step further than the others by being useful and usable as well. Newsmap …