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

Josh Luber, CEO and Co-Founder of StockX 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 other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

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

Julia Lang is a brand consultant and digital marketing specialist. 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 other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

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

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 trade show, 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 other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

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

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 other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

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

Samuel Ross is the founder of A-COLD-WALL* . In this episode, jeffstaple visits the designer in London to discuss 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 other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

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

Shirt is a rapper, artists and maker of things. He 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 other shows MIC/LINE, The Anthropology, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

 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

Linkin Park frontman Mike Shinoda opens up about Chester’s passing, while discussing the band’s origins. His career is one of many highlights. Linkin Park’s massive success at the turn of the century earned Shinoda a place on the pop pantheon: the group’s debut, Hybrid Theory, is one of the last albums to go Diamond; their genre-bending Collision Course project with JAY-Z earned the group Grammys, critical acclaim, and street cred with rap listeners.  Shinoda also opens up about his roots as a graphic design student at the Art Center. Shinoda explains that while LP (then known as Hybrid Theory) was still getting off the ground, Shinoda was handling art direction and design for acts like Styles of Beyond, who would later play a key role in Shinoda’s hip-hop side project, Fort Minor. So tune into the Season 2 opener.  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, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

 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

 The Shoe Surgeon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4543

Dominic Chambrone, better known as the Shoe Surgeon opens about how he went from a counterfeiter to the customizer of choice for celebrities like Justin Bieber.  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, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

 Levi Maestro | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5368

Levi Maestro is a videographer, consultant and social media jack-of-all-trades. In true early adopter fashion, Maestro has since migrated from platform to platform, consulting brands as he goes, designing and steering brands with his agency becomb. He’s pitched TV shows and new media ideas and even had his own show, The Maestro, on FOX Sports for a minute. Over the course of this conversation, Levi explains how his career is a combination of “speaking things into existence and pure luck.” 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, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

 James Jean | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4006

 Illustrator and artist James Jean explains how he made the leap from comic book covers to galleries worldwide.  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, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

 Yoon Ahn of Ambush | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3065

Yoon Ahn of Ambush talks about breaking into the industry from Dior and beyond. Yoon Ahn is a bit of a polymath: her duties have ranged from music packaging to jewelry design and everywhere in between, but it is her consistent work ethic that have made her stand out across the board. 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, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

 Season 2 Teaser | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 385

Get a taste of some highlights from the upcoming season of HYPEBEAST Radio's The Business of HYPE With jeffstaple. Featuring artist James Jean, vlogger Levi Maestro, Yoon from Ambush, celebrity jeweler Ben Baller, and Dominic Chambrone, AKA The Shoe Surgeon. Business of HYPE airs Sundays on HypeRadio. 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, The HYPE Report and HYPETALKS.

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