Stussy x A Tribe Called Quest

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Flashback Friday – The History of Stüssy

Originally from surf inspired roots, California-bred Shawn Stüssy started his business in 1980. A business which turns 38 this year and generated over $50 million last year, today we are finding out a bit more about what made it so successful. Stüssy began by creating surfboards that combined innovative performance shapes with a graphic style combining elements from reggae, punk and new wave music, leaving his literal mark on each board with a broad-tipped black marker. His signature paid homage to both graffiti styles and his uncle, abstract painter Jan Frederick Stüssy. In 1984, the... Read More


Stussy x A Tribe Called Quest

What does hip-hop mean to you? It means a great deal to me; a music genre, a movement, a culture, a way of life, but most of all hip-hop means A Tribe Called Quest. Ever since I first heard A Low End Theory when I turned 13 I knew I was done. Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarodi have been in my life ever since then and their whole discography is like butter baby. There’s a different aesthetic to A Tribe Called Quest that no other group or artist... Read More