Category Archives: Literature

Books, Prints, Magazines

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Hiero Day – Sept. 2nd, 2013 – Oakland, CA.

Hiero Day is an annual block party in Oakland– that commemorates, promotes, and showcases the Bay Area’s unique and diverse music culture. The legendary Hieroglyphics and other special guests will be performing live, at the free and all-ages event. This year Hiero Day will take […]

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The Legends of Hip-Hop by Justin Bua

Sweeping in its scope, The Legends of Hip Hop (Harper Collins Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Book Publishers; November 2011) is an intimate look at the visionaries, the movers and the shakers, and the pioneers who have helped shape the world of hip hop. Groundbreaking artist […]

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The Crazy Ones

I could not go a month without paying respect to a man who influenced me in so many ways. From the design of this site, to our upcoming iPhone app, and to the way we approach life at Supply&Demand. The above video titled, “The Crazy […]

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One Day It’ll All Make Sense

I recently had the opportunity to pick up Common’s memoir and it is intriguing. Common has earned a reputation in the hip hop world as a conscious artist by embracing themes of love and struggle in his songs, and by sharing his own search for […]

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Meet Toan Nguyen

Meet our newest member Toan! “I’ve been a independent hustler since 95, never had no love for a 9-5. I grind like trucks, smack like em too. I’m tryna make a buck and still stay true” Born as Toan Nguyen in San Francisco…I am a […]

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Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind & Naked

Dropped this week. MC Malice aka Gene Elliott Thornton, Jr of The Clipse has written a memoir called Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind, and Naked. The book deals with Malice’s religious awakening. Read the excerpt below from Malice himself. I don’t really know what to say […]