1. Terminator X: Return of the Jeep Beats (Interview).
“I left the music business because I was fed up with the greed and cutthroat environment that it is.” By Jake Paine.
[ Crazy Hood ]
2. Apple’s $3.2B Beats Buy Would Make Dre Rap’s Richest Man.
Dr. Dre would reportedly be worth $800M after taxes — if deal goes through.
By Zack O’Malley Greenburg.
[ Forbes ]
3. Freshman Orientation, 2014.
If the XXL Freshman Cover left you scratching your head (as in, “Who the hell are all these rappers?”), then this primer will help you out. By Noz.
[ CB ]
4. The New Must Have For Luxury Buildings: Graffiti.
Is this high cost real estate “appropriat(ing) the stylishness of graffiti while avoiding its cultural implications”? By Elizabeth Greenspan.
[ The New Yorker ]