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Louis Vuitton ‘Millionaire’ Sunglass In Stores Now

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The sunglasses designed by Pharrell Williams and Nigo a minute ago, called the Millionaire, have now been relaunched by Louis Vuitton in new colors. They released them recently in a light blue colorway, purple and again in black. For those of you that missed out, here is your chance again. But if you cannot get them in a Louis Vuitton store, then be prepared to pay a chunky premium.

They are now available at Cliff Edge. Check out the other new colorways after the jump.

New Video:: Talib Kweli ‘Hot Thing/In The Mood’

New Music from Little Brother

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The ‘Graduation’ Break Down…

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1.Good Morning is a combination of old school drums, and a sonic orchestra which provides the musical layers throughout the album. On the vocals Kanye compares conquering life’s struggles to graduating whilst maintaining bravado levels with lines such as, “I’m like the fly Malcolm X, buy any jeans necessary.”

2. I Wonder – a heavy sampled track where Kanye responds to the negative press that have been getting around the time of Late Registration.

3.ChampionKanye aimed to inspire with this positive upbeat joint.

4. Strongerwith this track blazing the charts Kanye still wasn’t happy with when he heard it in a club alongside Timbaland’s ‘Way I Are’ which is his favourite beat at the moment. So he dragged Timbo into the studio and got him to redo the drums on the track. For the album version of this track.

5. Skit – Kanye is done with the Bernie Mack Skits and instead there are two musical interludes, both of which are very earthy and natural incorporating African sounds and percussion.

6. Can’t Tell Me Nothing – which Kon revealed didn’t include a sample but the doomful ‘oh-oh-oh-oh’s actually come from the voice-box of Connie from the Sneaky Sound System.

7. Good Life – The next video from the LP will be fore. A feel-good electric offering in the style of Arrested Development, featuring the vocoder talents of T-Pain, Kanye encourages listeners to have fun and throw their ‘hands up in the sky’. Funnily enough West revealed that he wasn’t too fond of the Michael Jackson – P.Y.T. sampling track, but was pressured into releasing it by Def Jam, though he doesn’t harbour any ill feeling to his label.

8. The Glory – It’s more of a traditional Kanye production with clever use of a soul sample, and West reels off boastful bars such as “I stand in Speedos and still look like a f*cking hero,” over pacey drums.

9. Barry Bonds – A straight hip hop track. With guest verse on the album in the form of Lil’ Wayne.

10. Flashing Lights – on this track Dwele featuring ditty about relationships where West lets a girl know that she, “can’t Rome without Caesar.”

11. Drunk & Hot Girls – ft. Mos Def.

12. Skit – The second of the two skits the hugely introspective

13. Everything I Am – where he laments the hallmarks of being a popular hip hop artist, coupling the gossip and the rumours with the popularisation of crime and violence. Rhyming over and around old school hip hop drums and scratching from DJ Premier, Kanye confesses “Everything I’m not, made me everything I am.”

14. Homecoming – A different Chris Martin turns up on this song where Coldplay’s lead singer provides the hook and possible the piano playing. An original version of this leaked with The College Dropout advance, but Kanye has gone to town and revamped the tale of his long put off return back home after finding his fame and fortune.

15. Big Brother – The 15th and final track was severely hyped up before it’s play by Kanye as he divulged that he felt it was the most important, best and career-defining record he’s ever made. Chronicling his complete relationship with Jay-Z, Big Brother gives thanks, and details his respect for Jigga as well as question some decisions and allow Kanye to get some things off his chest. Explaining his decision to make the track Kanye states, “I wanted to show that he’s an idol in my eyes, as well as a god in the game.”

Below is a video of Kanye playing Champion and Big Brother for a BBC Radio, check it out. Champion is sick! DOWNLOAD:: KANYE WEST – CHAMPION(SNIPPET)

Murakami & Vuitton Back At It Again…

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The Museum of Contemporary Arts located in Los Angeles is running a Takashi Murakami retrospective beginning October 29th.

Louis Vuitton will release exclusive limited edition merchandise for the event created by Murakami. Preview design above.

Moncler New Winter ’07/’08

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Moncler is one of the most traditional luxury outdoor brands in Europe. They invented the puffy jackets and made them big. For a long time it was calm around them and since a few seasons you see them everywhere again. Collaborations with Junya Watanabe and Dover Street Market for sure also helped the image of the brand these last years.

They continue strong and present a great new Autumn/Winter 2007/08 collection to come to stores soon. Just the right balance between classics and more special pieces. We are big fans of their leather jackets and the ones with fur. If you ever owned a Moncler, you don’t want another puffy jacket anymore. No matter how cold it is, you can be sure it will keep you warm.

So, when the weather gets colder soon and you start looking for a good winter jacket, keep them in mind. They are well worth their price. Check out a selection of their new styles after the jump.

New Music From Nicole Scherzinger

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New Music From Lupe Fiasco

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DOWNLOAD:: Lupe Fiasco – Superstar / Wake Up In Tokyo

Sienna Miller On The Cover Of Vogue

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Sienna Miller scored the coveted September cover of Vogue. The article follows Sienna on her whirlwind glamorous life, but at the end of the day, Sienna just likes to be happy and have fun.

Alife & Puma First Round NY

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A couple months ago, we got a first look at the collab between Alife and Puma. The First Round Pumas come in two colourways and will release this Saturday. The shoes will come with 10 pairs of laces, five thin and five thick. There’s even a matching tee that will go on sale at US Alife locations. The sneakers will release at ten locations worldwide, Alife NYC, Alife LA, Alife Vancouver, Slammin Kicks (London), Patta, Colette, Black Chamber (Singapore), Highs and Lows (Perth) and Provider (Melbourne).