A shy guy of sorts. Awkward and uncomfortable until he gets to know you. Likes to work wonders behind the camera. A few shots of some shit he’s shot.
We love to see people in our shirt. If you’re cute, even better. If you’re family, you have no choice.
Here some folks from around the world who sent us photos rockin our gear.
Beautiful & she’s smart.
Another beauty living on the island right now as we speaketh.
Double trouble at the Pitbull concert…. Dale.
He did the monster mash.
Runnin Risks on the east coast .
And just because I’m still not over Crazy Legs in our PR RR shirt….
If you wanna see yourself here… send us your pictures. We love em!
So here at headquarters we sometimes delve into discussions about who has done/contributed more to Hip Hop; Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Asians, Blacks, Whites, etc. Mainly between Mexicans & Puerto Ricans. It’s almost like a Niners vs. Raiders type vibe & if you have even a scooch of Puerto Rican in you I claim you entirely to Puerto Rico & vice versa. Convo’s usually go a little like this:
Person A: Dude he is Puerto Rican…
Person B: No he’s not fool, he’s black…
Person A: What are you talking about? His mom is Puerto Rican…
Person B: Chill out, you think everyone is Puerto Rican.
Person A: Mutherfucker I googled it! Wanna bet?
Person B: Whatever, he’s still black.
These types of discussions are usually just for fun & for laughs & for putting each other down in a playful manner.
However, one artist that can not be denied in any way of where he is from is Crazy Legs, an original member from the legendary Rock Steady Crew. I like to say he invented break dancing but of course that ain’t true. What is true is that he is Boricua & he is proud. Here he is rocking our PR shirt during his Lunch Breaks show. You can catch him nowadays supporting communities, holding events, revealing truths about Naomi Rivera, & scratchin, cookin, groovin, & politickin among many other things.
You can get your own here before they are all gone…
As the last day for preparations arrives, I would like to take this final moment and enjoy the peace & somewhat calm atmosphere that is here. As Exit Through The Gift Shop plays on the screen (because that’s how cool we are), I realize this is the last moment that I will feel somewhat stress free. Next 24-36 hours are going to be a scattering race to complete everything in a timely and classy manner. Therefore I feel obliged to advise the general public that there is only ONE day left to purchase tickets to the festival.
… H A N D L E I T M O N K E Y B A N A N E R O S …
Life changes all the time. Everyone goes through different phases at different intervals. Our lives this time last year was completely different than it is this year and we are very fortunate and humbled for all the love and support we have been getting from folks – old & young alike.
I start on a positive note because I am about to get real serious right now. I fucken hate folding shirts. There is so much that goes into it. Lining it up right so you display the design properly. Keeping the creases crispy & straight so they don’t end up wrinkled in the package. Finding the right lighting, quality control, back support, and most importantly finding good music to DJ your task at hand. After about 30-40 shirts into it, I take a mandatory lap around the house and grab a drink, preferably coffee, take a sip or a shit and get back to the grind. It’s moments like these that I kinda wish I still had that horrible nasty habit that 9 times outta 10 result in speaking like a robot through your throat.
What I am trying to say is, each shirt is hand-folded by a child in modern day slave conditions. No, not really.
With the festival coming up and the release of our new summer line, we have been diligently folding & increasing standards of quality control. We pride ourselves in the attention to detail we adhere to because really that’s all you have. The amount of time dedicated to our shirt process might be ridiculous to others but imperative to us.
Not only will we have both the PR x RR line along with our summer line, we will also have for sale The Cali Series by Arte Urquidi, Necklaces fashioned by Jodi Mascarenas (you read right! she has worked extremely hard to bring us some dope shit for your neck!), decals, stickers, high fives & hugs! Stop by our booth by the youth stage OR get it all online after Saturday.
Thanks for reading. You know who you are.
And if you are really down you will head over and join us after the party to the after party at the Agenda where the fun will more than likely continue until the wee hours of the morning.