Toots, Dre, Bullet Proof Polo Shirts & a DJ competition

posted on October 9th, 2008 by in Design, Fashion, Video

Watch: Boing Boing TV has an infotaining interview with Toots Hibbert.

I joined BBtv’s London-based music correspondent Russell Porter for a visit on the venerable Mister Toots’ tour bus after an amazing set at Outside Lands, and we sat down with him for a conversation about the history of reggae, and what Toots thinks about contemporary hip-hop and dancehall — and where his legacy leads. The generous vanity intro he did for BBtv is a thing of beauty, we can all die happy now.

Buy: Apple sells Dr. Dre´s Monster Beats headphones.

Developed in collaboration between legendary music producer and artist Dr. Dre, engineers from Monster Cable, and renowned industrial designer Robert Brunner, the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones bring a professional producer’s experience to music fans everywhere.

Read: The New York Times published a story on bullet proof fashion in Mexico City.

What we offer is one more chance at life, said Javier Di Carlo, the marketing manager, as he showed off the top-of-the-line Black collection in a private fitting room. We don’t want people to say to the criminal, “Shoot me.” Nobody should feel like Superman. But if the criminal does shoot, we give our customers a chance to run away.

Win: Nokia, FM4 and Vice are searching for support DJs for their Austria tour.

Das Vice Magazin sucht für eine Reihe von Parties in österreichischen Städten noch DJs, die vor internationalen DJ-Größen wie z.B. Sascha Funke oder Zander VT hinter die Turntables treten. Gage gibt es natürlich auch.