You wouldn’t think that modern day rappers would share many similarities with ancient works of art, but you would be wrong. NYC-based art historians Cecilia Azcarate and Ferdinando Verderi have created a brilliant Tumblr account that pairs rap artists alongside classic pieces of art. The mash-ups highlight fashion trends that the two parties seem to share. I guess it’s true, fashion does repeat itself.
This is pretty cool. Using Google Street View these classic album covers are meshed with the actual location they were shot in.
Anne Hathaway recently made an appearance on Jimmy Fallon, and the two decided to recreate some famous rap songs with a broadway twist.
Future dropped his new Kanye West assisted track “I Won” last night. It’s the latest single off of Future’s upcoming album Honest. I bet UConn was playing this all night.
Jay Shells continues his ongoing “Rap Quotes” project by hanging up around 20 new signs all over New York City. If you’re unfamiliar with the project, Jay Shells is an artist and hip-hop enthusiast who creates street signs featuring notable rap lyrics and then places them at the exact locations mentioned in each song. He’s already hung up over 60 signs in NYC, 45 in L.A., and he just added 20 more to the streets of the Big Apple. Jay also has plans to travel to Houston, Chicago, New Orleans and the Bay Area to hang signs as well. Check out some of the new signs below.
Are you ready to have your mind blown? A rap group by the name of Hustlenometry created this song specifically for Sneakhype. This is the highest form of flattery. It’s also catchy as f*ck. We’ve had it on repeat since they sent it over. Turn your speakers all the way up, click play and enjoy.