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A 12on12 Pride 2024 collaboration with Thaddeus Coates & Urban Decay Cosmetics

A 12on12 Pride 2024 collaboration with Thaddeus Coates & Urban Decay Cosmetics

We are thrilled to have partnered with iconic beauty brand Urban Decay Cosmetics and Thaddeus Coates; also known as HippyPotter, to introduce a vibrant celebration of self-expression, authenticity, and community...
12on12 : Best Albums of 2023 so far

12on12 : Best Albums of 2023 so far

We’re over halfway through the year, which means we’ve had seven glorious months filled with great music. Whether you’re after party bangers, tunes for sunny weekends spent strolling through the...
Fab Five Freddy: A Pioneer Connecting Hip Hop and Graffiti Culture

Fab Five Freddy: A Pioneer Connecting Hip Hop and Graffiti Culture

Fred Brathwaite, better known as Fab Five Freddy, is an absolute legend and cultural icon who has helped shape the worlds of both Hip-Hop and graffiti art. He is considered...
Eric Haze: A Creative Force Shaping Art & Hip-Hop Culture

Eric Haze: A Creative Force Shaping Art & Hip-Hop Culture

If you’re anything like us, you love finding out more about the artists that have shaped the culture and continue to inspire others. With 50 Years of Hip Hop just...
Why RUN DMC are the Kings of Hip Hop!

Why RUN DMC are the Kings of Hip Hop!

Hide your Nikes and get some Adidas on those feet pronto! We’re talking about the hip-hop legends and kings of both hip-hop and rock, RUN DMC!  RUN DMC is an...
Swizz Beatz: The Bridge Between Hip-Hop and Contemporary Art

Swizz Beatz: The Bridge Between Hip-Hop and Contemporary Art

Swizz Beatz is a Grammy Award-winning hip-hop producer, entrepreneur, and art collector, who we absolutely love collaborating with. He has been a major force in bridging the worlds of hip-hop...
The Artistic Evolution of Graffiti Artist Futura: A Trailblazer in Art & Fashion

The Artistic Evolution of Graffiti Artist Futura: A Trailblazer in Art & Fashion

Leonard McGurr is better known as Futura 2000, or more recently just Futura. The name was inspired by the Futura typeface and Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, both things...
Exploring 10 of the Most Expensive Vinyl Records of All Time

Exploring 10 of the Most Expensive Vinyl Records of All Time

We thought we’d embark on a journey through music lore and dive headfirst into the world of vinyl records. Today, we're unleashing the ultimate countdown of the 10 most exorbitantly...
7 Artists You’ll Love If You’re A Fan Of Kaws

7 Artists You’ll Love If You’re A Fan Of Kaws

Contemporary art has witnessed the emergence of numerous influential artists, but few have made a mark as indelible as Kaws. With his distinctive style and iconic characters, Kaws has captivated...
Richard Orlinski: The Pop Art Sculptor Redefining Contemporary Art

Richard Orlinski: The Pop Art Sculptor Redefining Contemporary Art

Richard Orlinski is a French artist who has taken the contemporary art world by storm with his bold and vibrant sculptures. His unique blend of pop art, street art, and...
Steve Aoki talks about his favourite straight-edge hardcore tracks.

Steve Aoki talks about his favourite straight-edge hardcore tracks.

“My 12on12 celebrates the music that made me who I am today. Through hardcore, I discovered a true sense of community and the power of DIY, Doing It Yourself; by...
Steve Aoki: From Straight Edge Hardcore to EDM Superstar

Steve Aoki: From Straight Edge Hardcore to EDM Superstar

Steve Aoki is one of the biggest names in electronic dance music (EDM), known for his high-energy DJ sets, electrifying productions, and collaborations with some of the industry's biggest stars....