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Adam Hilborn draws rapper Pharaohe Monche

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By Notes to Self in New Illustration on Tuesday 6 December 2011

Adam Hilborn has worked with everyone from Complex Magazine to Nike over the last few years. Browsing his newly updated site, we came across the best illustration ever to be seen of the rapper/singer Pharaohe Monche. He did it for an editorial for Pound Magazine. To be able to capture this much texture in a […]

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Shooting Donald: a documentary about drugs and gangs

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By Notes to Self in New Film on Tuesday 6 December 2011

Ben Young, the man behind Greenwood Yard, has been busy. He is one of the most creative people we have ever had the privilege to share a pitcher of PBR with. He’s recently been releasing video content like wildfire through his site and this particular piece stuck pretty heavy.

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GG Allin: the new single from Toronto rapper D-Sisive

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By Notes to Self in New Music on Friday 2 December 2011

Toronto rapper D-Sisive is a don. This guy does not do ‘rap’ in the traditional sense, although he has been one of the best artists in the genre for the last three or so years. His new album, Run with the Creeps, is out now and his first visual for the project, GG Allin, does […]

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Metsa Design’s Concrete Pearl Earrings

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By Notes to Self in New Fashion on Friday 2 December 2011

So we recently checked out a pop-up shop for Metsa Design’s new Winter Line. As a general rule, I’m a fan of the stuff they are producing, but these Concrete Pearl earrings caught my eye for a long while. Brainchild Marcus Uran has been a long time friend, but from his humble albeit inspired beginnings, […]

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Notes to Self make hip hop video from old VHS tapes

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By Notes to Self in New Music on Friday 2 December 2011

We’re fans of rap music first, like most artists are of their genre. If you were a hip hop head who grew up in the VHS era, you probably used to tape every episode of Rap City you managed to see. And we were no exception. This video came together from our personal VHS tapes […]

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