Outfit Grid: Glasshouse [video]

Making it easy…. check out our outifit grid below to style you out with our popular “Glasshouse” design. Even Rick Ross gets down with the Glasshouse. Check it out in his video: 1. Freelance, Glasshouse – $22.00 2. Hublot, Big Bang King – $250,000.00 3. Adidas Originals x Neighborhood Boston Super OG – Black – price varies 4. 1975 Chevrolet Caprice Convertible “El Assesino” 5. Kmart, Black Fuzzy Dice – $3.49

Be Great. Don’t Hate.

Going after your dream is hard enough without having people whispering doubts behind your back and speaking negativity towards your goals… but overcoming these voices and learning how to rely on your own inner strength and self confidence is key to paving your path to success. Keep your eyes on the prize. Here are some keys to success to motivate you this morning, from the article 20 Habits for Success I Learned Working for Two Billionaires: 1. Surround yourself with “better” people. Keep people around you who will help make you better, hold you accountable to your goals and encourage you when times get tough. “Jim Rohn had it right, “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.”” 2. Take responsibility for your losses. No one does everything perfectly. When things don’t go as you planned, when setbacks happen… own up to it and do better. Never give up. 3. Take enormous risks. No risk, no reward. Successful people feel that the reward is worth more than the fear of taking the risk. 4. Grow thick, armor plated skin. First Lady Michelle Obama said it best: “never let what somebody else says distract you […]

Flashback Friday

Before the world re-discovered Missy Elliott in the Superbowl halftime show, she was a refreshing and inspirational female powerhouse in the 90s hip hop scene.

R.I.P. Biggie [video]

Today marks the anniversary of the passing of a true legend. We can’t let a day like this go by without posting one of our favorite songs from Biggie. “You know very well who you are // Don’t let em hold you down, reach for the stars” Rest in Peace.

Outfit Grid: On Them Thangs [video]

The Golden Era of West Coast rap was filled with MTV videos of lowriders, wire rims, Tommy Hilfiger, Wu Tang, Tribe Called Quest, BET and other iconic staples which inspired the game changers of today. This clean and simple design speaks volumes and takes a line from Mack 10’s anthem to the low life. “On Them Thangs.” 1. Freelance, On Them Thangs – $32.00 2. Ray-Ban, Original Wayfarer Classic – $155.00 3. Soft Straw Fedora Hat – $104.99 4. Dickies, Original 874® Work Pant in Khaki – $27.99 5. Felix the Cat iPhone Case 6. Nike, Cortez – $64.99

Straight Outta Compton [video]

This is going to be the most anticipated movie of the summer! Drops on August 14th! In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton tells the astonishing story of how these youngsters revolutionized music and pop culture forever the moment they told the world the truth about life in the hood and ignited a cultural war.

Start Up Saturday: Stay True

When you have a vision and the courage to go after it, don’t let anyone or anything steer you off track.

Outfit Grid: Lacer x Freelance

1. Freelance, LacerXFreelance Snapback – $32.00 2. Givenchy, Rottweiler iPad mini sleeve – £175.00 3. 3.1 Phillip Lim, Black Side Zippered Pockets Classic Lounge Pants – $295.00 4. Nike, Dunk High PRM SB “DIAMOND” – Prices Vary 5. Ray-Ban, Wayfarer Mirror Matte Clear Sunglasses in Turquoise – $220.00 6. Freelance, Clean Logo Tee in All Black – $24.00 7. Flud Watches, The Stunt Watch in Black – $70.00