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 and The HB•R Show.

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 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.   

 Sean Wotherspoon - Part 1 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 4004

 On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, in part 1 of a two-part series, jeffstaple sits down with Round Two owner Sean Wotherspoon. The vintage expert and recent Nike collaborator tells us how it all started from a vintage Polo Bear shirt, to Round Two’s humble beginnings in Virginia, to the joys of finding a “priceless” item 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.   

 Eric Koston | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2672

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, at a live recording, jeffstaple sits down with skateboarding legend Eric Koston. The “Michael Jordan” of skateboarding details on his early rise to the sport, the complexities of sponsorships, creating his own brand and the interwoven cultures of streetwear and skate culture 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.   

 Jaden Smith | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2636

On this episode of Business of HYPE, at a special live recording, jeffstaple sits down with Jaden Smith. He shares with us how he wants to change the world by detailing his creative process and humanitarian concerns. Successfully paving his own path, the young icon tells us he’s not concerned with fulfilling his parents legacy, but focused “[doing] better for the whole world.” 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.  This episode is presented by New Balance.

 David X Prutting of BFA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4576

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, photographer and co-founder of BFA, David X Prutting tells us how he went from assisting photographers to running his own business. He shares his insight on the competitive industry and how BFA became one of the most coveted sources for event photography. 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.  This episode is presented by New Balance.

 Peter Lundgren of T-Post | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2085

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple speaks with T-Post founder Peter Lundgren. Started 14 years ago, T-Post is a wearable magazine that delivers monthly t-shirts to your doorstep with a graphic on the outside and editorial feature printed on the inside. T-Post aims to reinvent storytelling and the medium of print itself. 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.  This episode is presented by New Balance.

 Roy Choi | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3312

On this episode of Business of HYPE, Jeff sits with chef Roy Choi as he reflects on his ten-year milestone of being in the business. The founder of Kogi BBQ discusses his thought process, early beginnings and newest venture, Best Friend. 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.  This episode is presented by New Balance.

 Jerry Lorenzo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3831

To kickoff Season 4 of Business of HYPE, our host jeffstaple sits down with Fear of God founder Jerry Lorenzo. Recorded in his Los Angeles studio, Jerry begins the episode with a look back at his recently-launched collaborative line with Nike. The designer then recounts his time as a club promoter, working with Kanye West and designing merch for Justin Bieber. Along the way we learn about the importance of creating solutions, selling a perspective, overcoming fears, and family. 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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