Category Archives: News

Goodbye to #5Pointz

5 PointzIn the same unfortunate fashion as many of Banksy’s spraystenciled gifts to New York City, 5Pointz has been whited out and erased. It was literally here yesterday…and gone faster than we could say “Grandmaster Flash.” Not at all surprising, especially in a City where monthly rents average three times the price of Macbook (about $3K).  As they say all good things must come to an end :(. For more details check out the New York Times.

MCA of the Beastie Boys Passes Away

The Beastie Boys were definitely hugely influential on a lot of hip-hop groups that came after them. The work that they did with Rick Rubin (99 Problems) in the early days of Def Jam has to be a big part of the reason the label is what it is…

Rest in Peace.

And also in tribute…

Odd Future Member Lionel Boyce’ Hilarious Post on Surfing, Surf Ninjas

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in the famous words of Ton Loc in the 1993 movie Surf Ninjas, “brothas don’t surf.” fortunately things have changed a lot since then.

this humorous article has LA Weekly (dope site, check it out) catching up with Odd Future member Lionel Boyce, as he discusses how he got into surfing. he also references many nostalgic pieces of 90s pop-culture: the Nickelodeon TV Show Rocket Power, being put on “punishment,” and most importantly, the song Return of the Mack, by 1-hit wonder Mark Morrison.

With the Odd Future movement being such a prominent force of skateboarders, profanity-spewers, and virtual spokespeople for not-give-a-fuck California Cool it has at times been unclear just what it entails in addition to music. But in this article it is made clear that the talented Lionel ( will henceforth be writing a weekly column for LA Weekly. peep the article here.