Brooklyn Republic Apparel
Stash Madison and Roc Flair started Blac Cotton Clothing Company in 2001, and it grew into The World Famous Closet Junkies and eventually progress was inevitable and the brand matured . He has created more than just authentic hip-hop apparel for some of the cultures biggest names and artists, and over time his hustle grew, and matured, and like all things in order to rebuild one must destroy......"We wanted to move the black culture forward, and empower the next generation. Hip-Hop is so much more than just break beats, turntables, microphones and parties, we speak for the unjustly oppressed, neglccted, mistreated and under-appreciated faces that get murdered, imprisoned and forgotten."
The Backlot Skater Skirt
New York City is well-known for its plastered walls and subways by graffiti, but surprisingly, graffiti originated in Philadelphia. In the 1960s, the first graffiti writers “Cornbread” and “Cool Earl” started to use their black markers to tag themselves on all public property.
NY graffiti artist have been pushing the limits on what and where art is and lives throughout the city and then some. With an amass of culture, music, fashion, and technology, there is more than the simple stroke of a brush happening here.