Beyond Hype

Back in July, a new online shop opened its virtual doors. Beyond Hype offers a wide selection of products from clothing to hats, from bags to watches and more. Their expanding list of brands they carry includes such names as Akomplice, Mishka, Adapt, Orisue, Meister and Sprayground. They pride themselves on customer service and fast shipping, and with 20% off when you enter “MASH” at checkout, it’s well worth checking them out. Go to beyondhype.com now. Read more...

Slinkachu ‘Balancing Act’

With Slinkachu’s new exhibit and book release date fast approaching, the London-based artist unveils a new mini-installation titled Balancing Act, which he created last year in Cape Town. “This installation was left in Khayelitsha, a township in Cape Town, last year. The settlement is home to around 500,000 people and experiences many problems such as poverty, crime and a high rate of HIV infection – an estimated 16% of the population. Life can be tough, especially for children.” More after the jump. Read more...

The Ups and Downs of Skateboarding

The skateboarding industry has evolved into a multi-billion dollar business. Now though, with participation rapidly declining, the industry is struggling to move forward. Christopher Booker reports from California on how the business is trying to maintain momentum. Read more...

PLNDR x mashKULTURE Giveaway!

We’ve teamed up with members-only flash sale site, PLNDR once again to offer our readers the chance of winning some dope gear. This time around, we’re giving away a Crooks & Castles prizepack that consists of three t-shirts, a hoodie, a button down and a snapback. In order to enter, all you have to do is sign up for PLNDR here, and if you’re already signed up, your name’s automatically entered. You can enter all throughout September, and we’ll announce the winner on October 1st! Good luck! Read more...