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Op-Ed | Is Everyone Really Welcome at Travis Scott’s ‘Astroworld’?

Op-Ed | Is Everyone Really Welcome at Travis Scott’s ‘Astroworld’?

The views and opinions expressed in this piece are those solely of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of Highsnobiety as a whole. Psychedelic influences on the latest release from
The Drip | Jaden Smith’s Custom Louis Vuitton x New Balance Kicks Are Next-Level

The Drip | Jaden Smith’s Custom Louis Vuitton x New Balance Kicks Are Next-Level

The Drip is Highsnobiety’s latest series, taking a deep-dive look at celebrities and their jawnz. Every other day, we highlight a notable figure from our world and run the rule over whether their
The 25 Best Nicki Minaj Songs

The 25 Best Nicki Minaj Songs

Fierce female rappers have been a continual presence in the story of hip-hop (and are arguably responsible for its existence, but that’s a story for a different time); the likes of Salt-N-Pepa, Lil

Luka Sabbat’s Aphex Twin Ice Goes Hard AF

Aphex Twin returned this week much to the excitement of electronic music fans everywhere. Some, however, were more pumped about the news than others — namely Aphex Twin stan Luka Sabbat, who paid

MØ & Diplo Drop “Sun in Our Eyes” Video

MØ and Diplo are at it again. After dropping “Sun in Our Eyes” last month, the duo have unveiled the official music video for the song. The first single off MØ’s upcoming sophomore album Forever
Levi’s Laser Technology Lets Customers Create Perfectly Faded Jeans

Levi’s Laser Technology Lets Customers Create Perfectly Faded Jeans

Levi’s is introducing a sustainable, laser-powered technology that will let customers customize distress patterns on their jeans for the perfect pair, Business of Fashion reports. In a feature on
Here Are the 10 Best-Selling Sneakers of 2018 Q2

Here Are the 10 Best-Selling Sneakers of 2018 Q2

Analytics firm NPD Group has released sales figures from April through June 2018, showing that the Nike Tanjun was once again the best-selling shoe during the three-month period. Authored by Matt
Prada’s Half-and-Half Shirt Reigns Supreme at Copenhagen Fashion Week SS19

Prada’s Half-and-Half Shirt Reigns Supreme at Copenhagen Fashion Week SS19

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Season: Fashion Week SS19 Key Looks: 424 founder and designer Guillermo Andrade kills it in a distressed jeans and hi-vis work boot combo (#1), while the Prada
adidas’ Newest Ultra Boost Features Reflective Primeknit

adidas’ Newest Ultra Boost Features Reflective Primeknit

Brand: adidas Model: Ultra Boost DNA Key Features: A raw green Primeknit upper sits atop a full-length Boost midsole and white Continental rubber outsole. The heel counter is white and features Ultra
Cop a Crazy Affordable Watch With An Extra 20% Off Timex’s End-Of-Season Sale

Cop a Crazy Affordable Watch With An Extra 20% Off Timex’s End-Of-Season Sale

You don’t have to drop the equivalent of a down-payment on an apartment to rock a timepiece that pops 24/7. Timex has been developing affordable wrist pieces since its mid-nineteenth century
Here’s the Story Behind Prada’s $1,790 Banana Bowling Shirt

Here’s the Story Behind Prada’s $1,790 Banana Bowling Shirt

It might have its haters, but Prada’s half-and-half flame and pattern print bowling shirt is officially the piece of the summer, with everyone from 032c Fashion Director Marc Goehring, G.O.O.D. Music

Rex Orange County Talks Green Day, Canadian Bands & More with Nardwuar

Everyone’s favorite Human Serviette, Nardwuar, linked up with Rex Orange County after his performance at Vancouver’s Vogue Theatre earlier this week. As is to be expected, Nardwuar dug deep,
Tom Hardy’s Venom Was Inspired by Conor McGregor

Tom Hardy’s Venom Was Inspired by Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor, Woody Allen, and rapper Redman are the unlikely trio who inspired the various characteristics of Tom Hardy’s Venom character, he told Esquire recently. In a profile released earlier
Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Algorithms are “Draining the Humanity Out of Music”

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Algorithms are “Draining the Humanity Out of Music”

Apple CEO Tim Cook clearly doesn’t think too fondly of his competitors. In a new interview with Fast Company, Cook took a dig at Spotify and other algorithm-led streaming services, saying that they
Drake Becomes First Artist to Surpass 50 Billion Streams

Drake Becomes First Artist to Surpass 50 Billion Streams

Drake has become the first artist to reach over 50 billion streams across all music platforms, according to his record label. In a statement, Republic Records praised the rapper as “the first artist
Meet the Local Crews Disrupting Street Running Culture in Berlin & Beyond

Meet the Local Crews Disrupting Street Running Culture in Berlin & Beyond

Running. For some the word elicits feelings of excitement, for most it sounds like a chore, something they’ll do tomorrow but not today. Like reading a book or meditation, on the surface it appears a
Ronnie Fieg Unveils Full KITH x Coca-Cola x Converse Footwear Lineup

Ronnie Fieg Unveils Full KITH x Coca-Cola x Converse Footwear Lineup

Brand: KITH x Coca-Cola x Converse Model: Chuck Taylor 1970 Key Features: Each sneakers’ upper is constructed of heavyweight denim in different colors, and sits atop the iconic Chuck Taylor 1970 sole.
The Dropcast Breaks Down the Best Japanese Designers of All Time

The Dropcast Breaks Down the Best Japanese Designers of All Time

In this episode of the Dropcast, Noah Thomas and Jian DeLeon, are joined by Grailed’s editor-in-chief (and Highsnob alum) Greg Babcock, and of course, Grailed brand director Lawerence Schlossman. They
Here’s How to Win McDonald’s McGold Card & Get Free Food for Life

Here’s How to Win McDonald’s McGold Card & Get Free Food for Life

McDonald’s will be giving one lucky winner their own McGold Card, which grants the holder free McDonald’s for life, the company announced online. Legend becomes reality when one person wins FREE
Elon Musk Just Made $1.4 Billion From a Single Tweet

Elon Musk Just Made $1.4 Billion From a Single Tweet

A cycle that continues to repeat itself — the rich get richer today as Elon Musk has reportedly added $1.4 billion to his net worth with a single tweet, according to Business Insider. On Tuesday, Musk