If you were at Saturday's FlipTop Rap Battle, you would have seen the'Battle MC' fitted worn by the guest host, Six The Northstar. The guest host was necessary because the regular host and league founder, Anygma was scheduled to battle Dirtbag Dan, from San Jose California, USA. Here's a closer look at the cap, scheduled to be released in February 2011.
It's December 1, which means the Corruption snapbacks are available now online. It will take a couple more days for our consignment shops in Manila to get their stocks so keep checking back for news on that. International orders are accepted!
The FlipTop collabrotation is actually a two fold project. Aside from the Dark Grey cap, we also made a special one of a kind version for Anygma.He's known for his signature Oakland A's cap and so we took our color cues from that to produce a unique signature piece.
The story behind the collaboration and some insight about FlipTop could be read here. One thing that has to be noted over and over again is the huge following they have on youtube. Despite the fact that most of the battles are in Tagalog (Filipino), they manage to garner millions of views in just a couple of months. With views of over 8 million in just under 6months, the most viewed video is the battle between Loonie and Zaito.
StokedInc., the Philippines' pioneer boardsports retailer, has long been known as the go-to premium place to grab the latest gear and apparel for wakeboarding, skateboarding, and surfing. For their 10th year anniversary StokedInc. collaborated with Wip Caps to produce their commemorative fitted cap. "I thought the product would have more soul and significance if we worked with a home grown company much like ourselves on this project," says Stokedinc creative director Mumph Ruiz"
Wipcaps is happy to present to you its first official snapback release, the CORRUPTION. In releasing this piece, Wipcaps hopes to bring awareness to one of the cancers of society. In our home country of the Philippines, corruption is a part of all facets of life, and sadly, it perpetuates the never ending cycle of poverty, exploitation, and abuse that most Filipinos have to endure.
6G Swagger(6000 Goonz Swagger)is the brainchild of filipino rapper/producer DiCE and his wife Hi-C. 6G Swagger teamed with Wip Caps to introduce high quality fitted caps to their ever growing product line of shirts, jackets and accesories. 6G fitted caps are available now through 6G Swagger accounts. For more info on availability, contact 6G through theirFacebook page.
On October 26th, the NBA regular season will resume with a lot of hype and excitement. Most of the fireworks in the offseason were made by the Miami Heat, especially after the assembly of a formidable trio in Dwyane Wade, Lebron James, and Chris Bosh.