YG was reportedly shot last night at a studio in Los Angeles.
Damn. That laser is something. It’s a specially designed LasX proton laser art system that blasts a beam to make art at lightning speeds. The CAD file for the design, called After Sunset, was created by Andy Gikling and was imported to the laser control software and then zapped out onto the chalkboard to etch the design. How cool is that?
You might have heard of Madeira, an archipelago in the North Atlantic ocean that’s one of two autonomous regions of Portugal. The Madeiran capital is mainly known for the historic city of Funchal, a popular resort destination, the birthplace of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, oh, and home to one of the most treacherous runways on Earth.
So far, we’ve seen suede make its way onto a handful of Nike Foamposite releases including 2014’s polarizing “Wheat” makeup. Next month, it makes its return on a soft grey palette that could easily pass as an O.G. colorway.
50 Cent has a daring hip hop persona, but his approach to investing is decidedly different. The rapper born Curtis Jackson has backed close to a dozen fledgling startups in the past decade, including beverage brand Vitamin water, livestreaming app Hang w/and, most recently, men’s undergarment line FRIGO. His due diligence helps him navigate the risks associated with budding companies.
While Apple basks in the publicity it stirred up at WWDC 2015 earlier this week, a recent document leak shows that the company’s new music service will kick back just 58% of subscription revenues to indie artists who use the platform.
Without much fanfare—and as quietly as a construction project can be—a new neighborhood is taking shape on the west edge of Manhattan. It’s the largest private real estate project the US has ever seen. But neither its size or cost are what make it interesting.