Jan 112012
 


Dubbed as both the Operation Skid Row Music Festival and the Occupy Skid Row Music Festival, on January 15th Chuck D and Public Enemy along with a dozen or more (mostly old school LA) hip-hop acts will put on a free concert for the down-on-their-luck residents of Los Angeles’ desolate Skid Row district. The list of other performers for this wonderful free all afternoon event, that will also be open for free to anyone from anywhere who wishes to attend, includes Cypress Hill, Kurupt from the Dogg Pound, Mellow Man Ace and Zzyzzx, King T, Rapper’s Rapp Group, Sir Jinx and General Population, OG Kid Frost, L.A. Posse, and the Egyptian Lover. What makes this concert significant is that all of these artists have agreed to perform for free as a an unselfish token in this new year for the homeless population of LA’s famed Skid Row area which contains one of the largest stable populations of homeless persons in the USA. A 2011 study estimated that Skid Row’s population was at over 4300 people!More Continue reading »

Jul 182011
 

Representing Sendai Japan, Shapes has collaborated with
22 US street brands from both East and West coasts to
support Earthquake and Tsunami victims in Tohoku Japan.


Brands who showed us their big hearts are:
ANYTHING, AMMO, AM, AUTUMN, BODAGAN, BLACK SCALE,
CHOP SHOP, CAVIER CARTEL, CLIENTELE, DEADLINE,
DIAMOND SUPPLY, DQM, FRANK151, HALL OF FAME, HOMAGE,
J-MONEY, MIGHTY HEALTHY, SSUR, SOUL ASSASSINS,
13TH WITNESS, UXA & VEHICLE.
*Special Thanks to NA (Deadline) who made this possible.
Nothing could have been done without your generous help and support.

Price: 3990 Japanese Yen.
Available sizes: Small to 2XL.

All proceeds after the cost of manufacturing will be donated to
local municipalities.

Where to buy:
Shapes Retail store:
1-11-34 Ichibancho Aoba-ku Sendai-city Miyagi Japan. ZIP 980-0811
Phn&Fax +(81) 022 263 4355

Shapes store: http://www.shapes-store.com/