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A young Crazy Legs in this unseen footage from Style Wars. Here he talks briefly about inheriting the Rock Steady Crew mantle and seeking out new dancers. he battle between them and the Dynamic Rockers would be waged on dance floors for the next decade.

Back then it wasn’t even called hiphop or b-boying, it was just Rockin’. I can’t think of a movie which changed so many lives around the world.

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Channel 4′s street summer art starts this August. this promo is directed by Neil Gorringe for 4Creative and composited at MPC

This is the full length version of the Street Summer promo – featuring Professor Green, Wretch 32, Ms Dynamite, Faith SFX, Akala and Ms Bratt.
Also featuring music from Blak Twang, Kano, MIA and Lethal Bizzle and more.

Lots of events happening around the UK also.

More information on channel4.com

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To coincide with Nike’s new “The Chosen” Just Do It campaign, action sports branch Nike 6.0 has launched a collaborative collection of Braata LR Mid Premiums. Designed by artists Jonathan Gray, Ben Jones, Michael Leon and Brent Rollins, this four sneaker, four tee pack introduces some great takes on the board and bike staple sneaker. Ranging from subdued grey suede to vivid purple canvas, the colorways available are all respectable in their own rights.

via nicekicks.com

Brent Rollins

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Henry Chalfont

April 25, 2011

Interview of three emblematic figures of the graffiti culture. Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, and Blade a pioneer and king of graffiti in the 70′s-80′s. An exhibition tracing the development of Street Art will be at the Museum of Contemporary Art until 8 August. http:www://moca.org

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Hassan Hajjaj moved to London form Morrocco when he was 14, as a second generation immigrant, his influences are a mix of Arabic culture and Western Culture. His work involves recycling hand crafted artifacts and turning them into art pieces, graphics, photography and furniture juxptoposing these influences. As an artist Hajjaj is best known for designing the ‘Andy Wahloo’ bar-restaurant in Paris. ‘Andy Wahloo’ acknowledges one of his favourite artists, Andy Warhol, but also refers to a Parisian slang term meaning ‘I have nothing’, adopted by Hajjaj as a way of describing his work. His store in Shoreditch showcases his work and great to check out if your in London. Hassan Hajjaj Shop. 30–32 Calvert Avenue. London E2 7JP

This film was commissioned by Hypebeast and Brownbook and directed by Chris Read

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The Love Movement

February 4, 2011

After the success of the St. Valentine’s exhibition in 2010 “For Love and Haiti” which featured 30 artworks based on the heart, the folks at the Darkroom are at it again. This year 45 artists, designers and artists friends have submitted work. Each piece is exhibited in the store sold on Lambs Conduit Street for [...]

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