Business of HYPE show

Business of HYPE

Summary: 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.

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 Special Finance Q&A | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1885

Business of HYPE is a show that centers around entrepreneurs and their paths to success. Often times some of the most important questions when it comes to building your own business are around financial investments. We noticed a number of incoming questions in our mailbox were centered around this topic. So for this week’s episode, Jeff sits down with Liang Lee, a financial advisor at WestPac Wealth Partners. It is important to understand where our money is flowing, as those choices dictate the granular details ranging from what home we live in to how many sneakers we can buy. Liang begins with the basics such the definition of financial independence and how to achieve it. He laters answers questions regarding stocks, taxes, and high, medium and low risk investments and much more. So tune into this special Finance Q&A to listen in one some of the most important details one can make in their life. Feel free to reach out to Liang with any questions at liang.lee@westpacwealth.com or reach him at 808-695-2119.

 ICYMI: Lupe Fiasco Breaks Down How Martial Arts Impacted His Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4676

While Business of HYPE currently takes a seasonal break, we’d like to bring to attention our other podcasts under the HYPEBEAST Radio network. HYPETALKS rebroadcasts live recordings from HYPEBEAST-hosted events around the world, so you can listen to gems of advice from the comfort of your home without waiting in a line or dealing with a crowd.  Our latest show, The Anthropology, dedicates each season to one brand where our host, fashion journalist Tiffany Godoy, takes a deep dive into the companies, brands and people shaping fashion and culture today. Each season focuses on a different topic that criss-crosses borders, languages, genres and eras to tell the story and break down the ethos of these key figures. Finally, we’d like to spotlight our long-standing music show, MIC/LINE. Hosted by our music editor Emmanuel Maduakolam, he interviews key figures in the music industry to deliver their origin story, current projects, advice and much more. With guests ranging from Freddie Gibbs to Doja Cat, each season delivers a wide spectrum whether it be viral sensations, producers, or legendary rappers. Now in its fourth season, MIC/LINE most recently had the pleasure of interviewing the award-winning artist Lupe Fiasco. In case you missed it, we sat down with the Food & Liquor rapper at Mission Chinese to discuss his prolific career and his current martial arts docu-series Beat N Path. Produced by Studio SV, alongside Bonnie Chan Woo, the show details Lupe’s travels to China, investigating various martial arts cultures and historical importance.  So tune into to hear this episode and make sure to subscribe on wherever you get your podcast by searching MIC/LINE. Apple: https://hypb.st/micapp  Spotify: https://hypb.st/micspo MIC/LINE on Spotify: https://hypb.st/antspot Apple: https://hypb.st/antapp HYPETALKS on Apple here: https://hypb.st/talkapp  HYPETALKS on Spotify here: https://hypb.st/talkspot

 Introducing Our Newest Podcast Series: The Anthropology | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1473

With five seasons deep into Business of HYPE, we want to thank all of our listeners for subscribing and keeping up with the show. We've had an amazing roster of guests from entrepreneurs and streetwear og's to artists and athletes. As we prep for our next season, we wanted to bring to attention the other series of podcasts we have under the HYPEBEAST Radio network. MIC/LINE our music-centric show delivers in-depth conversations with some of the most relevant music personalities today. Our show HYPETALKS rebroadcasts live recordings of our HYPEBEAST events that you may have missed out on.  Finally, we'd like to announce our newest podcast, The Anthropology. where we take a deep dive into the companies, brands and people shaping fashion and culture today. Each season focuses on a different topic that criss-crosses borders, languages, genres and eras to tell the story and break down the ethos of these key figures.  In its first season, Fashion Anthropology, journalist Tiffany Godoy talks to the artist, designers and original street scene makers that surround the brand Slam Jam. It serves as not only a distributor, retail space and online store, but also a cultural hub for art, fashion, music and much more. Slam Jam holds on strong to its underground roots, pioneering the wave of streetwear in Europe before it became mainstream. Founded by Luca Benini in 1989, it started as an Italian distributor of Stussy, Carhartt WIP and Nike. In 2018, they opened the art cultural space Spazio Maiocchi in Milan and Luca Benini alongside Matthew Williams created the brand Alyx. In this five episode series we immerse ourselves into the culture of Slam Jam.  So tune into to hear our the first episode of Fashion Anthropology and make sure to subscribe to the show on wherever you get your podcast by searching The Anthropology. Spotify: https://hypb.st/antspot Apple: https://hypb.st/antapp  Read more about The Anthropology here: https://hypb.st/infgl MIC/LINE on Apple here:https://hypb.st/micapp  MIC/LINE on Spotify: https://hypb.st/micspo HYPETALKS on Apple here: https://hypb.st/talkapp  HYPETALKS on Spotify here: https://hypb.st/talkspot 3:31 - Episode 1 of Fashion Anthropology

 A$AP Ferg | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4181

On the Season 5 finale of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with the multifaceted creative, A$AP Ferg. The triple platinum selling artist tells us why he’s more than just a rapper. A background in fashion and fine art, he tells us about his early inspirations, the importance of repping Harlem, how he plans to “work smarter not harder" and much more. 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.

 Woody of Sneaker Freaker | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4952

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with Sneaker Freaker founder, Woody. What took only a week, a Nikon Coolpix and 32 pages, he tells us how he created his first sneaker zine. The magazine is now a globally recognized publication currently operating a print magazine, digital news site and creative agency. He details the importance of print, the need to tell the right story, the personal impact of sneakers and much more. 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 show MIC/LINE.

 Jason Stein of Laundry Service, Cycle Media and Steins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4400

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with entrepreneur, investor and business operator Jason Stein. The founder of Laundry Service, Cycle Media and investment management company Steins he tells us how he went from finding clients on Craigslist to landing powerhouse brands such as Jordan and Beats by Dre. He later discusses the oversaturated market of content creation and imparts advice on the apparel industry, social media and business management. 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 show MIC/LINE.

 Luke Tadashi of Bristol Studio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4169

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with Luke Tadashi, co-founder and creative director of Bristol Studio. He details the brand’s early inspirations, collaborating with adidas and how the brand hopes to involve the community and culture of Los Angeles. 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 show MIC/LINE.

 Louis Colon of FILA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5353

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, FILA’s VP of Heritage & Trend Louis Colon details their unique approach to marketing and how the brand’s comeback is here to stay. He tells us about his rocky beginnings from calling quits on his sneaker businesses to party promoting to working in temp jobs to eventually landing a job at FILA under the guidance of the late Jon Epstein. 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 and The HB•R Show.

 Daniel Kasidi of Rastaclat | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2616

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, Rastaclat founder Daniel Kasidi tells us the meaning behind his bracelet company. More than just a shoelace, Rastaclat is a brand that aims in building community and bringing awareness to various issues.  As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don’t forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and MIC/LINE, on Apple, Spotify or wherever else you get your podcasts. 

 Nicole McLaughlin | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4095

On this week’s episode of the Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with the unconventional creative, Nicole McLaughlin. Known for upcycling old garments into unusual wearable creations, she tells us how she went from speech pathology to graphic design and dumpster diving to create sustainable art.  As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don’t forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and MIC/LINE, on Apple, Spotify or wherever else you get your podcasts. 

 John C Jay - Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3470

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, in part 2 of a two-part series, John C Jay details working with Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai to become the Global Creative of Fast Retailing. Despite his seasoned resume,  John admits there is never an end to learning in this business. “Experimenting in your life is the most valuable thing you can do." As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don’t forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and MIC/LINE, on Apple, Spotify or wherever else you get your podcasts.

 John C Jay - Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5321

On the Season 5 premiere of Business of HYPE, in part 1 of a two-part series, jeffstaple sits down with creative mastermind John C Jay. The man behind some of Nike’s legendary ad campaigns, details going from business journalism to Bloomingdale’s to dedicating two-plus decades at Wieden+Kennedy to his recent title as President of Global Creative at Fast Retailing & Uniqlo. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don’t forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and MIC/LINE, on Apple, Spotify or wherever else you get your podcasts.

 Miki Agrawal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2955

On the season 4 finale of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, entrepreneur and author Miki Agrawal details on how she started her three companies: Wild, a gluten-free pizza restaurant, Thinx, period-proof underwear and Tushy, an affordable clip-on bidet.  She tells us why she loves shifting culture through the lens of products; and the importance behind constantly challenging social norms. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as MIC/LINE and  HB•R.    Take 10% off on hellotushy.com with the code: HYPEBEAST

 Jaysse Lopez of Urban Necessities | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4136

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, Urban Necessities founder Jaysse Lopez tells us how he turned $20 into a $20 million dollar business and why he chose to partner with American Eagle. As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and MIC/LINE.   

 Sean Wotherspoon - Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3272

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, in part 2 of a two-part series, Round Two owner Sean Wotherspoon reflects on his Nike collaboration. Sparing us no details, he talks sustainability, being an “average joe”, haters and much more.  As always, thank you for tuning into HYPEBEAST Radio and Business of HYPE. Please don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe to our channel, as well as HB•R and MIC/LINE.   

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