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Business of HYPE

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Business of HYPE with host jeffstaple is a weekly interview series that dives into the successful careers of well-known creatives, brand-builders and entrepreneurs from various corners of youth culture. We learn about the realities behind the dreams they’ve built with encouraging words of advice peppered along the way. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology and HYPETALKS. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/businessofhype/support

Business of HYPE with host jeffstaple is a weekly interview series that dives into the successful careers of well-known creatives, brand-builders and entrepreneurs from various corners of youth culture. We learn about the realities behind the dreams they’ve built with encouraging words of advice peppered along the way. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology and HYPETALKS. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/businessofhype/support

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United States

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Anchor FM

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Business of HYPE with host jeffstaple is a weekly interview series that dives into the successful careers of well-known creatives, brand-builders and entrepreneurs from various corners of youth culture. We learn about the realities behind the dreams they’ve built with encouraging words of advice peppered along the way. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology and HYPETALKS. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/businessofhype/support

Language:

English


Episodes

Hasan Minhaj

12/2/2020
Business of HYPE is back for a special one-off episode with none other than comedian, producer, writer and political commentator, Hasan Minhaj. From being the senior correspondent on The Daily Show, to speaking at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, to his own comedy special and weekly Netflix show called Patriot Act, to even being named TIME’s 100 most influential people in the world, Hasan Minhaj is a pioneer. Hasan worked alongside jeff's creative agency, Reed Art Department to...

Duration:01:20:33

Olivier Rousteing

7/13/2020
For our season 8 finale, we bring back our "Stay @ Home" series with French fashion designer and creative director of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing. In 2011, at the age of 25, he took over the luxury fashion house and for nearly a decade held this title. The brand has gone under what many would call a Renaissance, as the haute couture brand has smoothly moved into the digital age while still adhering to its iconic roots. Nowadays there is no area in modern day fashion & pop culture that the...

Duration:00:58:40

Introducing: Asian, Not Asian

7/8/2020
While we're coming to a close on Business of HYPE S8, we'd like to bring attention to another show, Asian, Not Asian podcast by giving you a preview of their episode Comedians vs Asian Audience Members. Hosted by comedians Fumi Abe and Mic Nguyen, Asian, Not Asian is a weekly comedy podcast where "two asian guys NOT from Asia talk about American Issues that no American cares about." There is no topic that goes uncovered in this podcast from politics, model minority myths, sex, race, funny...

Duration:00:07:35

FaZe Nikan of FaZe Clan & Daryl Butler of HP

7/1/2020
On today's special episode, jeff hosts a live panel discussion from OMEN with two key players in the progressive gaming industry. Nikan Nadim aka FaZe Nikan plays a large role in shaping the creative concept for major esports organization FaZe Clan. Daryl Butler is a marketing guru with over 25 years of experience and currently serves as Head of Marketing at HP (Hewlett-Packard). In recent years esports has skyrocketed into popularity, now becoming a billion dollar industry and soon to...

Duration:00:40:45

Alexandra Hackett aka Mini Swoosh

6/22/2020
Alexandra Hackett is the founder of Studio ALCH (short for her name: Alexandra Louise Champion Hackett) and also known by many as "Mini Swoosh." In just a few short years, the brand has shown at London Fashion Week, partnered with global retailers and worked with numerous celebrities from Kendrick Lamar to Frank Ocean. The Australian-born, London based creative creates one-of-a-kind articles of clothing from deconstructed pieces of found material from Nike duffel bags to NASA space...

Duration:01:14:23

Stay @ Home With Andy Fallshaw of Bellroy

6/18/2020
Around a month ago we featured our special Stay @ Home series, with former guests of the show and today we’re back for another special episode with Andy Fallshaw, Co-Founder and CEO of Australian accessories brand, Bellroy. Founded in 2009 alongside Matthew Fallshaw, Lina Calabria and Hadrien Monloup, Bellroy was the answer after the four realized there was a gap in the luxury carrier space. A certified B Corporation, the company only uses functional and durable material all made with the...

Duration:00:58:59

Hommyo Hidefumi of atmos

6/15/2020
Hommyo Hidefumi is the founder of legendary Tokyo-based sneaker boutique, atmos. The store is more than a retail space, but a cornerstone of streetwear culture that helped cultivate the early sneaker scene in Japan. Many attribute the store to having not only the best collection of sneakers to date, but also having some of the best collaborations of all time—most notably with Nike and their ever popular Air Max 1's. With more than 30 stores globally, Hommyo opened atmos in Harajuku in 2000...

Duration:00:50:35

Sébastien Kopp of Veja

6/1/2020
Sébastien Kopp is the Co-Founder of popular French footwear brand Veja. The brand is known for its slate canvas body with a distinctive “v” logo, which has been worn by numerous figures from Meghan Markle to Eddie Redmayne, and sold in stores across the globe. Alongside François-Ghislain Morillion, the two founded Veja in 2004 with the intent of finding economic balance within their business. Kopp, a former investment banker, quit his job to work with nonprofits only to discover the dark...

Duration:01:27:45

Masaya Kuroki and Gildas Loaëc of Maison Kitsuné

5/25/2020
Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki are the Co-Founders of the popular french fashion label, Maison Kitsuné. Since 2002, the pair have been reinterpreting French classics through a chic and modern take with a nod to Japanese fashion. What most may not know is that the two joined forces in affiliation with famed electronic duo, Daft Punk, where after a trip to Japan with the music group, they decided to start their music & fashion brand, Maison Kitsuné. Under the music label, they've birthed...

Duration:01:03:48

Ronny Chieng

5/18/2020
Ronny Chieng is comedian and actor. By day he's the Senior Correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, by night he's a stand-up comedian, with sold out shows worldwide and also an actor, having recently starred in the box-office hit, Crazy Rich Asians. His list of accomplishments are impressive to say the least. Born in Malaysia, Ronny grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire and Singapore, but attended law school in Australia. It was during his time there where he got an itch for comedy...

Duration:01:19:30

Tim Brown of Allbirds

5/11/2020
Tim Brown is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO alongside Joey Zwillinger of footwear company, Allbirds. In just under a five years, the company has amassed over 500 employees, 17 retail locations and over a billion dollars in valuation. What most may not know is that this idea was the brainchild of Tim's for years while he was a professional soccer player. Having played for the Newcastle Jets, the Welllington Phoenix and the 2010 World Cup, Tim began designing sneakers and visiting factories to...

Duration:01:12:43

CJ Hendry

5/4/2020
***Important Note: We excuse the audio quality of Jeff's interludes as they were recorded during COVID-19. CJ Hendry is an artist who's work blur the lines between art and photography. From still life and portraits to abstract ideas, CJ's drawing are hyperrealistic all through a million scribbles made from colored pencils. The Australian artist is based in New York where her work not only sells out in seconds, but she's had world-wide immersive exhibitions. While the art world nowadays is...

Duration:01:12:29

Daniel Arsham

4/27/2020
Daniel Arsham is a prolific artist who blurs the lines between art, architecture and fashion. From creating eroded casts of contemporary objects to designing dystopian future spaces under his architecture firm, Snarkitecture, Arsham is renowned for his relentless experimentation of shape and form across diverse genres of work. His artistic worldview is what separates him from his fellow contemporaries, ushering an indefinable world filled with Future Relics that blend the past, present and...

Duration:01:04:14

Stay @ Home With Sean Wotherspoon

4/24/2020
Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with Round Two Co-Founder and vintage aficionado, Sean Wotherspoon (previously S4, E7 & E8). Calling in from Los Angeles, he updates us on the many projects he's been working on from opening his first web shop and delaying numerous collaborations to dealing with his new restaurant partnership and more. He also tells us about the importance of making conscious decisions. Thank you so much for tuning into our special Stay @ Home Series. We hope you guys stay...

Duration:00:32:32

Stay @ Home With Errolson Hugh

4/24/2020
Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with Errolson Hugh, Founder of Acronym (previously S3, E3). Calling in from London, he updates us on how the climate has changed in Europe. Despite the current crisis, Errolson tells us that Acronym "operates outside the existing system" and how their atypical business has managed to stay afloat. Thank you so much for tuning into our special Stay @ Home Series. We hope you guys stay safe, wash your hands, practice social distancing and find ways to still stay...

Duration:00:24:56

Stay @ Home With James Jean

4/23/2020
Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with artist James Jean (previously S1, E8). Offering us a unique perspective inside the art world, he updates us on what has changed and why for him, time is moving by very fast during social distancing. Thank you so much for tuning into our special Stay @ Home Series. We hope you guys stay safe, wash your hands, practice social distancing and find ways to still stay inspired during this time. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business...

Duration:00:33:31

Stay @ Home With James Whitner

4/23/2020
Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with James Whitner of The Whitaker Group (previously S3, E7). The retail mogul tells us how he's been prepped for the pandemic months ahead and how he's working on a strategy to maintain his business. With lots of of projects in store, he updates us on their status and details how his former past self has prepared him well during this time. Now more than ever, he admits he's been "on fire" and "super inspired." Thank you so much for tuning into our special...

Duration:00:26:29

Stay @ Home With Joe Freshgoods

4/22/2020
Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with pop-up and T-shirt connoisseur, Joe Freshgoods (previously S6, E10). Having come off a recent NBA All-Star collaboration, he tells us why he feels blessed and what he's learned from this time. With many future collaborations on a pause, he tells us that he's using this time to go back to his roots and focus on "the old joe." Thank you so much for tuning into our special Stay @ Home Series. We hope you guys stay safe, wash your hands, practice social...

Duration:00:28:03

Stay @ Home With Asa Akira

4/22/2020
Warning: This show contains explicit language and subject matter. Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with prolific porn star and entrepreneur Asa Akira (previously S3, E2). She updates us on the hard truths she's learned through this time, how the porn industry has changed, what she's learned from motherhood and much more. Thank you so much for tuning into our special Stay @ Home Series. We hope you guys stay safe, wash your hands, practice social distancing and find ways to still stay...

Duration:00:29:50

Stay @ Home With Jaysse Lopez

4/22/2020
Today's "Stay @ Home" series is with Jaysse Lopez of Urban Necessities (previously S4, E9). Calling in from Las Vegas, he updates us on the drastic changes he's seen on the Strip to having to delay his future collabs and much more. Thank you so much for tuning into our special Stay @ Home Series. We hope you guys stay safe, wash your hands, practice social distancing and find ways to still stay inspired during this time. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of...

Duration:00:21:36