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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 BLAMO!: How Jen Rubio Took Luggage Up, Up and AWAY | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3766

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple plays an episode of one of his favorite episodes from the BLAMO! podcast featuring AWAY founder Jen Rubio. "We saw an opportunity in this space to make a brand that people care about, talks about travel a certain way, and just so happens to make a really good suitcase."  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.

 ICYMI: How Stadium Goods Flipped the Script on Retail (Redux) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3294

Revisit our interview with the entrepreneurs bringing resale to the masses.

 HYPEBEAST Founder Kevin Ma Announces HYPEFEST | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1107

On this special episode of Business of HYPE, HYPEBEAST’s Founder and CEO Kevin Ma announces plans for our most ambitious project to date, our first ever festival, aptly dubbed HYPEFEST. Although he doesn't dive too deep into the specifics just yet, be sure to keep it locked to HYPEBEAST.com, HYPEFEST.com and the HYPEFEST Instagram page to stay up to date on the latest announcements. 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.

 Yassine Saidi of PUMA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4275

On the Season 2 finale of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Yassine Saidi, head of PUMA's lifestyle and collaborations division, details his exciting career path with some stellar advice along the way. As you'll hear Jeff address in his opening, the success of any sportswear brand relies on a recipe of history, legacy, cultural authenticity and potential, and the chef that brings it all to the table. In this episode you'll meet PUMA's Executive Chef. 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.

 George Bamford | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3627

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with George Bamford of Bamford Watch Department to find out how a lifelong tinkerer went from the watch-world’s “antichrist” to an industry inspiration, reigniting the lost art of personalization in the age of mass production. 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.

 Josh Luber of StockX | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4727

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Josh Luber details the rise of his unique business, a story, as he often tells it, of serendipity. As you’ll discover however, StockX was built on nothing short of hard work and sacrifice.  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.

 Julia Lang | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3154

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple sits down with brand consultant Julia Lang. The Tanzanian-German marketing specialist details her budding career in curating the digital voice and image for celebrities, boutique stores and large corporations around the globe. 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.

 Bobby & Ben Hundreds of The Hundreds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4385

On this week's episode of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Bobby and Ben Hundreds of The Hundreds dive into their brand's origin story, one many revere as the first streetwear brand born on the internet. In discussing everything from their first run of shirts, to their first employee and first tradeshow, we discover just how rare their finely-balanced partnership is, one they affectionately call a marriage. The two also tackle outside investment, misconceptions of the industry, maintaining relevancy 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.

 Ben Baller | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5355

On this week's episode of Business of HYPE with jeffstaple, jeweler of the stars Ben Baller recounts his humbling rise from his moniker's hardwood origins to multi-millionaire status hot on the heels of retirement...if his entrepreneurial spirit doesn't spark yet another career metamorphosis, that is. Listen in and learn more about Ben's time as Dr. Dre's head of A&R, what led him to peddling drugs and sneakers, how he deals with fame, and being the mentor the younger generation of hustlers need. 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.

 Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL* | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5052

On this week's episode of Business of HYPE, jeffstaple visits Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL* in London. The young accomplished designer talks, at great length, about his career trajectory thus far, from trading Instagram follows with Virgil Abloh, to working as a top designer at DONDA, and finally moving onto his brand full-time. 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.

 Shirt - Rapper, Artist, Maker of Things | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6237

On this week’s episode of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Shirt talks at length about navigating the music industry, signing to Jack White's label, his bootlegged adidas x Nike project, parlaying a master's degree and so 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.

 Live at WeWork Creator Awards | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1840

jeffstaple hosts a panel discussion on disruption in creative culture with designer Benny Gold, Boss Babe founder Natalie Ellis and dancer/fashion designer Dusty Button. 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.

 Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4174

To kickoff Season 2 of Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Linkin Park frontman Mike Shinoda opens up about Chester’s passing, while discussing the band’s origins. 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.

 jeffstaple: Ask Me Anything Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4400

On this week's episode of Business of Hype With jeffstaple, our host answers some of your questions on this AMA. He goes long on the Pigeon Dunks, its haters, and the nitty-gritty business savvy behind the streetwear industry. 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.

 ICYMI: The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple, Episode 1: Hiroshi Fujiwara of fragment design (REDUX) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2368

While Business of HYPE takes a brief hiatus, revisit our interview with the fragment design head honcho where he explains how he makes lightning strike twice, over and over again. This episode contains references to the following: 02:28: Undercover 02:29: Louis Vuitton 02:50: Fragment Watchband 04:15: Headporter 04:16: GoodEnough 07:19: Park-ing Ginza 07:20: Pool Aoyama 07:45: Jun Japan Corporation 12:13: Balmuda 12:37: Bonjour Records 12:48: WTaps 12:50: Vanquish 12:51 Burton 12:54 Retaw 13:29: Honeyee.com 13:33: Ring Of Colour 16:06: Kiyonaga / Soph 16:07: Hiroki Nakamura / Visvim 20:06: Sk8thing 20:52: Sacai 22:26: Starbucks 22:28: Levi’s 24;33: Nike HTM Court Force 24:36: Nike HTM Sock Dart 30:30: Hiroshi’s Hometown, Ise, Japan 32:56: A Cold Wall 33:53: StockX.com

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