Justin Bieber was caught rolling Sydney, Australia’s Waterloo skatepark by the Daily Mail this week and he was sporting his new favorite hat company’s logo: Brixton.
While we’re quite certain the teen sensation is not on the Brixton flow team, there is nothing that turns the numbers like a little free promo on one of the world’s most talked about people. And right during the Christmas rush no less. Doesn’t seem like you could plan for anything this good.
For more photos of the Biebs on his skateboard (and Brixton MFG Co hat), click the link. Or follow the jump for a little video. And for the record, he’s got way more pop than lil’ Wayne.
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Burton Snowboards continues on their “put a rapper on it” program with a new partnership with Pharrell Williams and Bionic Yarn.
Featuring unique Peruvian-inspired designs, bright primary colors and vintage stripes, the new collection is created exclusively with BIONIC Yarn, an incredible thread that uses 40-45% recycled content and is 400% stronger than conventional yarns.
Pharrell looks pretty stoked on that jacket, doesn’t he? They’re no leather sweatpants, but we’re guessing this is just one more fashion/rap deal that will piss Kanye West off. For the official word from Burton, follow the jump.
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Shaun “Gold Medal” White and his thoughts on snowboarding, reproductive organs, and other topics of the day. With translation help from a “lip reader.” Never seen that before. . .
Sal Masekela’s biopic Alekesam follows the story of his jazz musician father Hugh Masekela and the relationship that has developed between the once distant father and son. It is the story of South Africa, and freedom, and music, and action sports, and it’s being featured tonight (Friday, October 4, 2013) at the San Diego Film Festival.
Alekesam plays at 6:30 PM at the Reading Theater in the Gaslamp District. The theater is located at 701 5th Ave, in San Diego.
We were kind of hoping that we’d see a Chia Kelly Slater head in this promo video for The Chia Co., but there wasn’t one. Follow the jump if you’d like to see Mr. Slater with his Chia fro on. . . [click to continue…]
Earlier this year, at the January 2013 Agenda Show in Long Beach, California Penny Skateboards announced that they had signed legendary skateboarder Christian Hosoi to the team and were rolling out the Hosoi signature model. Here, Hosoi talks about it all. Listen to Christian Hosoi.
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Tony Hawk has a new ride and it’s electric. According to his Twitter feed it’s a brand new Tesla S (four door for the family). “New toy, oh ee oh. Nothing too demanding…,” Tony says quoting Lene Lovich. Can’t say we blame him. Amazing car.
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The life of a celebrity is tough. The only goal: staying famous. So, if you’re famous for doing things in the wintertime (like, say, Shaun White for instance) your big job during the summer is making sure people remember who you are. What better way than heading out to the Montauk Yacht Club for a little dancing, making out, and random ass slapping, according to the New York Daily News.
“Shaun was with this girl and they were making out like crazy,” an eyewitness tells Confidenti@l. “‘At one point he got on top of her and he was touching her butt. . . Our spy then says White strolled up to the bar and eyed a different girl, who was wearing a short, white lace dress. . . “When she passed in front of him he slapped her behind,” says our spy. “She turned around and kissed him while the first girl — who was right next to him — looked on. It was hilarious,” says our insider.
And that, kids, is how you keep a high profile even during the summer.
[Link: NY Daily News]
Shaun White’s metaphorical rock star status continues on its literal path this summer as he and his band Bad Things hit the road on tour beginning July 11, 2013, according to a story on Yahoo Music.
“Caught Inside” is the band’s debut track, carried by beachy strums and a strong indie-rock flow. Its title originates from a surfing term to describe the bruising effects of paddling out and becoming dangerously stuck between the shore and where waves break.
To listen to the band’s, not-so-bad song Caught Inside, follow the jump. Oh, and Shaun plays guitar.
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Jewelry designer Tim Foster talked Tony Alva into creating a pendant inspired by an original 1977 Alva Skates skateboard as a way to raise money for the music industry support group MusiCares.
The pendant measures just under 1.5″ and comes with an adjustable black cotton cord. 25% of the proceeds from sales benefit MusiCares’ Map Fund providing financial and supportive assistance for music people in need of addiction recovery services.
The pendant sells for $60.00 and is available on the Penny Royal Studio website. Click here to buy one, or follow the jump for official details.
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