Big K.R.I.T. - 4evaNaDay (Theme)
Cool new video from one of Kamp’s favorite rappers Big K.R.I.T. Video Directed By Decatur Dan. The illustrartion look a lot like Grotesk (no credit). The Download tape here. - Yogi
Got BASED with Lil B
This past Saturday X, The Rick, Snake, Steph and I got so BASED at the Wonder Ballroom with the one and only BASED GOD Lil B. I have nothing to crazy or wacky to report from the Lil B. The BASED GOD just performed a straight up super hi energy set for a half full Wonder. Lil B for sure brings it live, I recommend seeing him if you get the chance. You can download his like 30 mixtapes here. -...
Taylor Made-adidas Golf Event
Breakthrough technology and fashion emerge at the Taylor Made-adidas Golf Event held at Adidas Village this weekend. Taylor Made’s RocketBallz Driver promises immense gains in performance. The new Samba golf shoe looks to impress with it’s fusion of classic adi style and function. Speaking of fusion, the event was catered by Koi Fusion and Widmer Beers. - Riko
DOIN' IT IN THE PARK - Trailer
“Doin’ It In The Park” is co-directed by hiphop guru, basketball junkie, OG sneakerhead, NYC legend Bobbito Garcia. Kevin Couliau is the other NYC director/ photographer on the project. They documented 180 courts from NYC’s 5 boroughs. They mostly biked to all the locations around the city armed with their Canon 5D and 1D. The film features some NBA greats and street...
Invader In Paris
Follow Space Invader around for a night in Paris. Pretty cool POV video from one of the most well known street artist. - Yogi
adidas Originals Hookup!
Yesterday was like a mini Christmas at Kamp. The adidas Originals crew rolled through with sneakers for everyone! Thanks Brandon, Kelly, Emily, and the rest of the Originals family. - Yogi
Stereo Classics by Colt Bowden
Stereo Skateboards teamed up with artist Colt Bowden for Spring 2012 Classic decks. “I am a skateboarder, sign painter, folk artist of sorts. I find most of my inspiration from mid 1900’s sign painting as well as americana folk art & illustration. Lover of the beach, sunny afternoons, good music and hanging out with the family.” - Colt Bowden Check more of Colt’s...
Punks Jump Up ft. Dave 1/Chromeo - Mr Overtime
Cool new video for Punks Jump Up’s ”Mr. Overtime” by French Director Maxime Bruneel. The video is influenced by David Lynch’s “Mulholland Drive” and” Lost Highway”. Click here for a full run down of the video. - Yogi
Dilla's Personal Record Collection For Sale
Detroit News had a story last night about record store UHF in Royal Oak selling the late great J Dilla personal record collection. ‘……” Is it even possible?” That was Bubeck’s first reaction when he learned the 7,000-8,000 records he acquired from an abandoned storage unit in Clinton Township last month may have belonged to Dilla, the celebrated producer and...
As the Net’s played their last game in new Jersey and the New Jersey Governor said “Goodbye… Good Riddance”. They launched a new splash page on their website with the image above. The image below has also leaked via twitter by someone working at the Barclays Center… is it the new logo? What does Mikhail Prokhorov and Jay-Z have up their sleeve for the new logo and...
KiD CuDi – Dennis, Hook Me Up With Some More of...
Complex dropped the new Cudi track at midnight, saying “he’s back to rapping”. The track is produced by Cudi himself, featuring samples from one of my recent favorite flicks “Attack The Block”. The cover art is also really nice in it’s own right. It’s nice to hear Kid Cudi rapping again after his last record WZRD. WZRD just didn’t do it for me at...
Jeremy Scott Interviewed by CNN
Jeremy Scott on CNN! Watch the interview with the man who’s taken the classic 3stripe brand to next level of weird high fashion that has all the celebrities rocking them. - Yogi
Sneakers Magazine Issue 14 iPad Version
Sneaker Magazine has dropped it’s latest issue on the ipad. I can’t wait to download this when I get home. If you haven’t already downloaded the Sole Collector app, do it! It’s a rad version of their magazine in a interactive Ipad format. - Yogi
AU "OJ" video
Rad new video for AU from Japanese director/artist Takafumi Tsuhiya. Sick color and motion. You can grab the record here at Hometapes. - Adam
BIG GHOST CHRONICLES: 5th Annual 10 Softest Ni**as...
YES!!! it’s back (fake) Ghostface’s 5th Annual 10 Softest Ni**as in the game. I don’t want to spoil any of this for you, so just click here to laugh your ass off. - Yogi
Sneeze Magazine No. 15
I can’t wait for the newest Sneeze Magazine to show up at Kamp. The Spring issue features Roy Ayers, Larry Rivers, Masafumi Watanabe, grapes, skateboard screen-printing, drug violence in Mexico,Kate Moss for Supreme, and Peter Sutherland. The cover is Erik Ellington, shot by Kenneth Cappello. Also, if you haven’t checked the rad Sneeze website click here. - Yogi
M.E.D. feat. Hodgy Beats - Outta Control
New video from Stones Throw’s M.E.D. featuring Hodgy Beats of OFWGKTA. I’m a big fan of Hodgy’s verse on the track and love the production by the great Madlib. The illustrations are pretty cool and done by Rory Gamble. You can grab M.E.D.’s record “Classic” with this track on it here. - Yogi
Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens
Grays Of Westminster in the UK tracked down this huge fish-eye lens overseas after six month of looking. Grays is now selling this huge 6mm f/2.8 Fisheye Fisheye-Nikkor lens (serial no. 628024) from 1972. The asking price is £100,000 GBP (about $161,400 USD). Guess it’s time we get a Nikon mount for our RED and start shooting some insane Hiphop videos. - Yogi
Jeremy Fish's Superfishal: Spring 2012 Tees
Upper Playground dropped the new Superfishal line by our homie Jeremy Fish today. I’m really excited about a lot of the new graphics he’s putting out this season. Check them all out here at Superfishal on Upper Playground. - Yogi
MITA Campus 80S & Rod Laver "Vin Mita"
adidas Originals and MITA over in Japan have hooked up on two really nice pairs of sneakers. I love the Campus’s (above) color way on the suede upper and the aged midsoles. You can order the these now here at adidas.com for $130.00. The Rod Laver “Vin Mita” (below) is almost a mash-up between the Samba and Rod Laver. The tongue and heel resemble the Samba. While the rest of...
The new Morgan Spurlock documentary Mansome explores what makes a man handsome. He talks to some of the most famous male comedians like Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis and Adam Carolla. He also talks to world beard champion Jack Passion (below). I got the chance to meet Jack this past year while working on a project where my friend Jeremy interviewed him. His beard is...
What's Cookin ? by LRG
Here’s a funny little stop-motion piece by LRG directed by Team Bankshot. They took rap food lines that everyone knows from Biggie, Raekwon, Q-Tip, Guru, Method Man, of course Action Bronson and animated the food to them. Bon Appetit! - Yogi
RGIII - "What Light Can Do"
Our friends down at adidas have started the RGIII push this past weekend with this new adiZero Sonic at Dick Sports spot. The NFL draft is this thursday and adidas signing arguably the most electrifying player in this years class. It’s not surprising they wasted no time getting these spots on the air. Take a closer look at the adizero below and click here to buy. - Yogi
KANYE WEST FEAT DJ KHALED – WAY TOO COLD...
Awesome fan made video for the new Kanye jam “Way too cold” aka “Theraflu” - Yogi
Mixtapes: Chuck Inglish & Metro Zu
Chuck Inglish dropped his brand new beattape this past friday. He’s one half of the super talented Chicago hip hop duo The Cool Kids. Wether they’re together or solo, they always bring the freshness. Download the tape here also take a listen to BEEP BEEP below. Metro ZU dropped a new 72 song mixtape, yes 72 songs! Metro Zu is part of the fast growing and wide spread Rvidxr Clvn...
I got the chance to meet Brick when OFWGKTA family took over our warehouse for a few hours when they toured through Portland a few months back. I had been following Brick’s photography for a minute while he taking photos for the Hundreds. Looks like Brick has given up his Hundreds gig and has been on tour now with OFWGKTA for a while now. He’s contently posting awesome photos on his...
An Exploration in Craft - Featuring: Tanner Goods
A cool piece by local designer Ryan Bush on Portland based leather goods company Tanner Goods. The piece is driven by voice over from Tanner Goods creative director Sam Huff. It’s accompanied by beautiful visual from around the Tanner Goods workshop, showing their process. - Yogi
Mick Boogie + Jonathan Mannion = Creating The...
A cool piece showing Jonathan Mannion shooting Mick Boogie’s newest mixtape cover. Mick’s new mixtape is in honor of the Beastie Boys induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He tapped NYC photographer Mannion, who has shot covers for Jay-Z, DMX, Lil Wayne and Nas. They paid tribute to the classic Beastie’s cover “Paul Boutique” shooting on the intersection of...
Maestro Knows - Special Edition (Spread Love)
I’ve been a fan of Maestro Knows for a while now. Check out Levi’s latest installment of Maestro Know with Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Blake Griffin. It’s an awesome look behind the scene of some of NBA’s newest Superstars. We’ve got something in the works with Mr. Maestro. CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT and RSVP. - Yogi
BLACKMAGIC HITLER MEME
Hilter MEME is one of my favs, and this one couldn’t be more fitting. - X @xbitterblossomx
KGNAB: Back In PDX
After seeing Flavor Flav at the Las Vegas airport and getting a “YAAAAY Boi!!!” and another interesting flight on Spirit airlines. We made it back to PDX in one piece. NAB was a lot of fun. We got to check out some awesome new products from the leaders and the little guys in our industry. Autodesk Smoke, PHANTOM MIRO 320, GoPro Wifi, and Webster stole the show for me. It’s...
KMP: NAB Live Blog
Kamp’s NAB Live Blog From Las Vegas - FOLLOW HERE Also follow us on twitter @kampgrizzly - @xbitterblossomx - @chemistryofcool instagram: kampgrizzly
Polo's on Polo's on Polo's
Errbody knows we like ballin’ at Kamp, but this is ballin’ outta control. With just a few mouse clicks, and 2 racks, Brooks Brothers will ship you a full set of 44 polo shirts. Summer’s coming, so we gotta have something to put on right? Doing laundry’s for suckers… -JPH
Undftd & Stussy Las Vegas
We needed to cleanse our palates our of all the suits at NAB. X and I hit up Undefeated and Stussy Las Vegas to get back to our roots. Eddie Cruz has cultivated an amazing culture and environment for all his stores. You walk-in to a super well designed space with helpful people that work there. It’s sad that a 20 something selling me a crew neck gives me better service than someone who...
Bridgetown Comedy Fest
I hit up Bridgetown Comedy Fest this past weekend. Highlights were: Ron Funches Lance Bangs Pete Holmes Jon Glaser Amy Schumer It was a super fun weekend roaming around Hawthorne with friends eating great food, drinking and laughing most of the time. Bridgetown Comedy Fest does it right! For a more detailed post go here. -yogi
Take A Hike
KG hit the trail this Saturday with Sean Stevens from www.oregonwild.org and our friends at Keen to make a product video for the KEEN - Bryce WP. We drove about an hour out of Portland up the Columbia River Gorge to a place called Mitchell Point and it did not disapPoint. It was an awesome day working outside and the views we got to take in were breathtaking.The hybrid-life was in...
NAB 2012 Preview
Heading out sunday afternoon to vegas for NAB 2012. Yogi and I will be live blogging the whole time we there. We like to keep it fresh, so we will have a separate site just for the event with a bunch of live updates throughout the week. For now lets start with the top5 things we are stoked to check out. Follow kampgrizzlynab.tumblr.com 1.RED CAMERA: Duh! RED is announcing something and thats all...
Complex: 100 Most Influential Artists Of The...
Good to see our homie’s Jeremy Fish at #40 and Alex Pardee at #41 on Complex 100 Most Influential Artists of the Complex Decade. The list is super interesting, check the full list here. -yogi
360 Degrees of Cool
I hit up the adidas Employee store yesterday and picked up the new Climacool Seduction runners. They might be the most comfortable shoes i’ve put on my feet since Nike Free’s a few years back. The Seduction have 360 degrees of ventilation and every color way you can think of. You can cop your own pair here. Thanks to homie Berto for letting me drop in on him at work and hooking up...
Blouse @ Mississippi Studios
Last night Blouse played at Mississippi Studios here in PDX opening for Bear In Heaven. This was one of the better Blouse shows I’ve seen yet. You can tell Blouse’s days on the road have helped them tighten up their live act. They’re out with Bear In Heaven for the next 4 weeks so be sure to check them out. -yogi ps Sorry I don’t have a write up on Bear In Heaven, I...
Get Based at NYU
As Everyone knows Lil B the “Based God” had a lecture this past week at NYU. Here are a few nuggets of wisdoms from Based God. “I’m the first rapper to adopt a tabby cat. I adopted it straight from the ASPCA, you feel me?” “Every single person you meet, look at them like a golden million dollar baby.” “I’m out here trying to get my Mitt...
The Creators Project: AraabMUZIK
Here’s a awesome video showing ArrabMuzik at work. The dude blows my mind with what he can do with a MPC. I can’t wait to hear what he and A$AP Rocky are going to come up with. Watch here -yogi
AJ SEUDE Gold and Water
AJ SEUDE Gold and Water joins rare company of mixtapes I listened to for the first time and it instantly goes tier 1 in my music cycle. There’s a lot of music out there. I usually need a couple listens before a mixtape makes it in to my regular rotation. Gold and Water is a complete showcase of modern producing without getting to trippy like most producer focused rap mixtapes. AJ has...
OSD LIVE Dropping Knowledge On The Weekly
The homies at OSD LIVE showed us some love last night on their weekly live sneaker podcast for our video and photo work on the adidas forum lo drop. If you love sneakers like we do hop online Wed. at 6:30 pacific time for the live podcast and chat. OSD drops serious knowledge from some true sneakerheads and leading people in the industry. Download here on Itunes if you miss the live cast. Be...
1-2-1 w/jeffstaple feat. RZA
Two RZA posts in 1 week on M.O.D.! 1-2-1 is one of my favorite online interview sessions and its hosted by Staple Design and Reed Space owner Jeff Staple. If you dig this be sure to check out the other 1-2-1 here. -yogi
THE BONEYARD PROJECT: RETURN FLIGHT
The Boneyard Project by filmmaker Jason Wawro, documents artists Faile, Andrew Schoultz and Bast as embark on a unique aviation art project. -yogi
AUTODESK SMOKE TO CHANGE EVERYTHING @ NAB
All they really need to do is change the price and Autodesk smoke seems like a modern day editors dream. A legit NLE (non linear editing) with a flame backend and compositing system. Yes please!!! The problem and the reason its not even in my consideration list for Kamp was the price. 15K for a non industry standard editor is way to high. They make it competitive price wise with at least Avid,...
El-P - "Cancer 4 Cure" Trailer #01
We can’t wait for El-P’s new full length “Cancer 4 Cure” here at Kamp which drops May 22nd on Fat Possum. Above is a cool trailer for the new record and below is the first listen to C4C, a track called “The Full Retard”. There are so many awesome guests featured on C4C: Paul Banks of Interpol, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Danny Brown, Killer Mike, Despot,...
Check out the awesome art, artist Meg Hitchcock is making by cutting out words from old religious texts. The compositions are amazing and the obvious amount of time it takes to make these is inspiring. Her site has a pretty cool interactive browser that will let you zoom way in on the pictures and really see whats up. Check out her site here - X @xbitterblossomx
Portugal. The Man – All Your Light (RZA Remix)
John from PTM told me a few months back they were messing around with Wu-Tang’s RZA on a remix… Well here it is, RZA remix for PTM single “All Your Light” -yogi