“Not since Hall & Oates has there been such a duo. I think about my brother everyday. This was magic fall of 2007 and we wanted to look like a couple of obnoxious punky jack asses. Mission accomplished. We would kill any arena we entered. Love you and miss you bro. CD1 to CD2 #AdoptChildrenNotStyles #1947 #LRG #RIPJONAS” (from @benballer’s instagram)
First of all, R.I.P. to Jonas Bevacqua, Founder of LRG; this man was truly a genius,one of the innovators of this whole “streetwear” culture. KarmaloopTV sat down with Jonas to discuss the history of LRG and how they’ve gotten to where they were. Circa 2008.
Ben Baller Chillin’ with Goodie Mob, Andy Milonakis and Giving Back at Homeboy Industries
“Since day 1, 15 years ago; way before Diamond Supply Co. blew up and still to this day, Diamond has been a skateboard brand first and @nickydiamonds1 makes skateboard hardware for the best in the world. So I had to make him a yellow & rose gold iced out bolt & nut (fully operational) #diamondlife cc: don’t trip @jeronawilson nick has your chain too!” (from @benballer’s instagram)