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Driving culture forward, this is HYPEBEAST Radio: a platform for creatives to discuss their journey towards success, lessons learned along the way, and thoughts on the state of culture in realtime.

Driving culture forward, this is HYPEBEAST Radio: a platform for creatives to discuss their journey towards success, lessons learned along the way, and thoughts on the state of culture in realtime.
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Driving culture forward, this is HYPEBEAST Radio: a platform for creatives to discuss their journey towards success, lessons learned along the way, and thoughts on the state of culture in realtime.

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English


Episodes

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Jon Wexler

1/6/2019
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On the Season 3 finale of Business of HYPE, host jeffstaple sits down with Jon Wexler, the Vice President of Global Entertainment and Influencer Marketing for adidas. Jon has a job that everyone wants but no one knows how to get it, so listen in as he details his journey, from losing thousands of dollars booking gigs in college, to becoming the man Kanye West said "saved my life." As always, thank you for tuning into HypeRadio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment...

Duration:01:33:28

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: BlackRainbow

12/30/2018
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On episode 29 of Business of HYPE, host jeffstaple sits down with Greg Hervieux and Jay Smith, founders of creative marketing agency and media brand BlackRainbow. The Parisian businessmen discuss BKRW's mysterious origins, why print will never die, balancing the digital and real worlds, creating your cool no matter where you live, and why product always comes before marketing. As always, thank you for tuning into HypeRadio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and...

Duration:00:46:02

Nick Cannon Stresses the Importance of Comedy When Tackling Difficult Topics

12/27/2018
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For this episode, Nick Cannon discusses returning to music for his upcoming project, the importance of 'Wild 'N Out,' Arsenio Hall, staying true to himself, importance of comedy, making sound business decisions, if the 'Real Husbands of Hollywood will' ever return, and so much more.

Duration:00:23:23

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Benny Gold

12/23/2018
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On episode 28 of Business of HYPE, host jeffstaple sits down with San Francisco-based designer and accidental clothing brand founder Benny Gold, delivering a show that centers on hard-work and acting on impulses as means to entrepreneurial success. Listen in as Benny documents the progression of his accomplished career, from growing up on an isolated Key West island and attending SCAD, to designing the original Huf logo, working with icons like Nike, Supreme and Stüssy, and stumbling into...

Duration:01:15:30

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: James Whitner

12/16/2018
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On episode 27 of Business of HYPE, our host jeffstaple sits down with James Whitner of The Whitaker Group, an East Coast retail empire that includes A Ma Maniere, Social Status, Prosper and A.P.B. On this show, James talks about getting shot and going to prison in Pittsburgh, finding his escape in fashion, the Tokyo effect, fighting the "hood dude" stigma, what's next for the brand, and so much more. As always, thank you for tuning into HypeRadio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget...

Duration:01:22:43

ALLBLACK and Kenny Beats Explain the Art of Making a Authentic Collaborative Project

12/11/2018
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For this episode, ALLBLACK and Kenny Beats discuss the art of making an authentic collaborative project, the first time they ever met and their first impressions, their unique career paths, sports and so much more.

Duration:00:54:39

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Kevin Liles

12/9/2018
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On episode 26 of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, co-founder and CEO of 300 Entertainment, Kevin Liles, opens up about his massively influential career. The music mogul talks about hip-hop's entrepreneurial spirit, protecting the art, maintaining an intern mindset, being of service, finding purpose in your work, mentoring and so much more. As always, thank you for tuning into HypeRadio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R...

Duration:01:11:15

Tee Grizzley Thinks Detroit Artists Don't Get the Shine They Deserve

12/4/2018
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Tee Grizzley discusses making his debut album 'Activated' to his new mixtape 'Still My Moment,' Detroit's music scene, LeBron James and many more.

Duration:00:21:03

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Stephen Vanasco

12/2/2018
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On today’s episode, Jeff welcomes photographer extraordinaire and entrepreneur Stephen Vanasco, formerly known as Van Styles. Vanasco opens up about the importance of legacy, coming up directing adult films, the needs for flexibility as an entrepreneur, and the effect of social media on today's creatives. As always, thank you for tuning into HypeRadio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and Sound Check.

Duration:01:12:46

Sound Check: Dom Kennedy & Jay 305 Remember the Early Days of OPM

11/27/2018
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Dom Kennedy and Jay 305 discuss the beginnings of OPM (Other People's Money) and what sets them apart.

Duration:00:50:25

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Mai Ikuzawa

11/25/2018
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On episode 24 of Business of HYPE, Jeff welcomes the magnetic Mai Ikuzawa. Many of our past guests have been single-minded experts in one particular field, Mai however is a creative entrepreneur with a pulse on a wide range of industries, including automotive, high-fashion, film and gaming. What makes her even more of an enigmatic figure is that her creative agency, Bow Wow International, has a staff of one--herself. So for this show, Jeff and Mai talk about the disadvantages of owning or...

Duration:00:41:17

Sound Check: Kris Wu Embraces New Challenges

11/20/2018
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Kris Wu discusses making his debut solo album 'Antares,' crossing over, And1 basketball and more.

Duration:00:26:47

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Errolson Hugh

11/18/2018
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On this episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, we dive into the mind of ACRONYM's co-founder and principal designer, Errolson Hugh. For 80 minutes, we learn how Hugh has become your favorite designer's favorite designer, spawning a new generation of street-minded technical fashion brands. He talks about discovering the functionality in karate gis at the age of 10, meeting his longtime partner Michaela Sachenbacher in college, moving to Berlin and designing outerwear for the likes of...

Duration:01:26:08

HB•R: Cole Cuchna of Spotify's 'Dissect' On How "Art Gives You What You Give It"

11/16/2018
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For episode 59 of HB•R, we sat down with the host of Spotify's 'Dissect,' Cole Cuchna, just as season 4 is beginning to hit the airwaves. 'Dissect' is an insanely immersive serialized music podcast that highlights one contemporary classic album per season, analyzing the meaning, social context and purpose of each song one episode at a time. During our conversation, Cole opens up about the long hours and hard work needed to turn a hobby into a full-fledge career, how "art gives you what you...

Duration:00:47:54

Sound Check: J.I.D Wants to Become the Next Big Scriptwriter

11/13/2018
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The Dreamville signee discusses the making of his newest project 'DICAPRIO 2,' his favorite movies, scriptwriting and much more.

Duration:00:32:52

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Asa Akira

11/11/2018
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Warning: This show contains explicit language and subject matter. On today's episode of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, the one and only Asa Akira opens up about the entrepreneurial side of the porn industry. This jam-packed episode features the 32-year-old pornstar talking about her start in the industry, how porn has drastically altered her life, finding integrity in whatever it is that you do and pivoting within your career. She also tells us what it was like to work with Kanye at the...

Duration:01:35:18

HB•R: Olympic Medalists Andre De Grasse & Will Claye Have Gold in Their Sights

11/9/2018
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For episode 58, Olympic track and field medalists Andre De Grasse of Canada and Will Claye of team U.S.A. sit down with us just before they begin their training for the new season. The sprinter and jumper not only talk about their current journey from the 2016 Games to Tokyo 2020, but they also dive into their rigorous training regimes, life after Usain Bolt, balancing a career in pro sports with building a family, overcoming injuries, and so much more. Enjoy the episode, and be sure to...

Duration:00:42:40

Sound Check: Kranium Credits Persistence for His Success

11/6/2018
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For this episode, Kranium discusses breaking out with his single "Nobody Has To Know," the power of persistence, cultural appropriation, the explosion in popularity of reggae and afrobeat, being a dancehall artist coming out of New York rather than the Caribbean plus so much more.

Duration:00:40:23

Business of HYPE With jeffstaple: Shepard Fairey

11/4/2018
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For the season three premiere episode of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, our host sits down with world-renowned street artist, activist and entrepreneur Shepard Fairey. Fresh off the launch of his most ambitious project to date, one that brings his work into the world of virtual reality, the 48-year-old dives into the genesis of his "Andre the Giant has a posse" sticker and OBEY brand, what it takes to find your own distinct style, partnering with like-minded people, artist legacies, and...

Duration:00:58:11

HB•R: Jonathan Mannion Is Here To Give Back

11/2/2018
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For episode 57 of HB•R, we sat down with legendary photographer Jonathan Mannion. Having shot just about every major hip-hop album cover over the last 25 years, Jonathan is looking to embark on a new phase in his artistic career. But before he can begin this journey, he wants give back to the culture and fans that have made it all possible. In our interview, the 47-year-old opens up and talks about growing up in Ohio, working for Richard Avedon, shooting rap icons, instagram photography,...

Duration:01:10:46