Gentle Custom podcast hosted “How Did Hip Hop Salvage A House In Style?”earlier this week with surprise customer April Walker, an unsung vogue icon whose first shoppers had been Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur and is the founder of Walker Wear Founder. Walker changed into joined by hip hop historian and musical fable Fab 5 Freddy, The Remix: Hip Hop x Style movie producer Lisa Cortés, and Zoo York co-founder Eli Morgan Gesner.
The express highlighted the hip hop scene for both Los Angeles and New York within the 1980s, rooted in song, hip hop, skate, and vogue. Hosted by Paper Magazine Founder David Hershkovits and produced by Vancouver-basically basically based retailer Burb, the dialogue with cultural tastemakers changed into held by the utilization of Zoom with special guests and a are residing viewers at the side of NBA superstar and activist Al Harrington and celeb stylist Avon Dorsey.
The express examines the collision of rap and skate custom, how Cortés co-brokered Bustle DMC’s first Adidas deal and Walker and Misa Hylton contributions to custom spreading the visible custom that is integral to your total hip hop legacy.
“April Walker is love the Coco Chanel of this hip hop, city vogue shit. Don’t score it crooked, goddamn it. Walker Wear, shit,” Fab 5 Freddy explains.
Hear to the episode right here.