Random fashion thoughts - Part II (A New Hope)

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, May 15, 2015.

  1. diniro

    diniro Senior member

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    Rap is still great.

    Kendrick
    Danny Brown
    Earl
    Ka/Dr Yen Lo
    Travis Scott
    Vince Staples
    ASAP Rocky

    I'm not a big fan of what Future or Young Thug does save for a few songs but I can appreciate what they do. I also made a 180 on Drake from his last couple of projects.

    Speaking of El-P, I was the first to upload this to youtube 9 years ago:

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  2. accordion

    accordion Senior member

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    speaking of rap documetaries, anyone seen the ATCQ one?

    I remember listening to a lot of slug/rhymsayers in high school, that was the earliest confessional type rap for me, which is everywhere now. A lot of good, underappreciated, experimental 90s stuff, I.N.I, Organized Konfusion, Kool Keith, Aceyalone, Juggaknots. Was into latyrx/lyrics born, dj shadow/cali stuff for a while, that was the most backpacky stuff I got into. I know every generation says older rap is better so I try not to look at it that way. Pusha-T is good, some of Drake's stuff isn't bad. Don't like Kendrick Lamar, don't like asap rocky, too calculated. It's a completely different aesthetic now.

    Also saw Dior and I recently. I think NYT was right in that the filmmaker probably traded some authorial control for access. The film felt like an advertisement at times but it is rare, and appreciated to see the inner-workings of a major fashion house. Was good of Raf or whomever to give most of the credit and screen time to the atelier as opposed to himself.
     
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  3. OccultaVexillum

    OccultaVexillum Senior member

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    "Signed to Rawkus? I'd rather be mouth fucked by nazi's unconscious"
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  4. diniro

    diniro Senior member

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    yes it's great. I got chills when it ended and faded out with Get A Hold.
     


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    I'm no aficionado, but the way these two flowed together was f'n dope.

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  6. dieworkwear

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    My favorite album right now is DJ Khaled's Snapchat.
     
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  7. indesertum

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    Hopsin isn't east coast but him and gambino and j cole are the most egregious enlightened type rappers. Really hard to listen to. They rap like a college freshman that just took philosophy 101. When they rap about like high school crushes and shit I cringe so hard.
     


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    The hell does this mean?
     


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    College kid being controversial to be different.
     
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  10. ericleavitt

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    Anyone have an opinion on N. Hoolywood?
     


  11. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    It's a catch-22 with luxury brands. They rely on carefully calibrating their image. In any case, I am not sure that a different presentation would serve any civic purpose.
     


  12. accordion

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    I mean that rocky's image/persona is too calculated, I group him with lana del rey as these weird blogosphere era amalgamations of everything that's supposed to be cool. Not into kendrick lamar cuz I don't find his reflections that interesting.
     


  13. ericleavitt

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    @accordion I listen to The National, M83, The Smiths, etc..., but I can appreciate lana Del rey and Asap Rocky for what they do and their aesthetic.
     


  14. accordion

    accordion Senior member

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    they're usually liked by the same people though
     
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    Rocky really knows how to make a song with a bunch of rappers better than him, though. Give him credit for that 1 Train
     


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