Speak Your Mind Hip Hop Art Festival: Everything You Need to Know

Nevada’s biggest hip hop and art festival takes place next month

Ah Reno, the biggest little city in the world, it’s famous for its casinos, prostitution and now . . . hip hop? That’s right – hip mother f’ing hop. In a town that’s always been a bit more country, hip hop has begun to establish its roots thanks to the ridiculous awesomeness of the Speak Your Mind festival.

Speak Your Mind Festival

Never heard of it? Me either—that is, until Jevelle Wiltz, one of Boombotix’s kick-ass skaters / hip hop music stars, was signed up to star this year.

Jevelle Wiltz

Learn more about Jevelle Wiltz.

Learn more about Speak Your Mind, one of the best FREE underground hip hop festivals this side of the Mississippi, by clicking thru below.

Speak Your Mind

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BoomBotix Dream Bike

We at BoomBotix live for biking, and as summer rolls around and we bust out the mountain bikes more often, we decided to put together our dream bike and dream ride and see what you think of it. We’ve compiled a list of our dream frame and components, plus some of the best trails in the area that we would shred. Of course, with a BoomBot bumping over every roller, berm, and drop.

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Awesome gadget I must have now: cardboard digital camera

Tip of the hat to the creative minds over at IKEA. We love to see outside-the-box like this or rather, inside the box.

Outside the box thinking

At the recent Fuorisalone event, a Milan-based design expo, IKEA gave out branded cameras in the press kit to all of the media attendees. The camera was simple in its design, approach, and materials—that’s because it was made of cardboard.

Ikea cardboard camera

Cardboard!

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Chevy teaches us all how to stunt

Not gonna lie – this marketing stunt is a pretty awesome idea and was executed really well.

Jeff Soto used a Chevy Sonic to spray paint a wall mural

Hey, who doesn’t love a marketing stunt that actually works? I know I’m a sucker for them, especially this one here: to promote the new Chevy Sonic, the car maker paired up with street artist Jeff Soto to create a mural on a brick wall in downtown Oakland, California.

What made this partnership “stunty” is they outfitted the car with a plaint-blaster that rose out of the car’s sun roof, a paint sprayer that shot from the passenger window, and a robotic arm that emerged from the trunk of the car for the finer details of Soto’s artwork.

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Mad scientists comes up with mouth spray that gets you instantly drunk

Like to feel drunk, but hate drinking? We’ve got the gadget for you!

WA|HH Quantum Sensations

Not sure what spurred French-American scientist David Edwards to come up with the WA|HH Quantum Sensations, but one thing’s for sure – when it hits the market, I want it. In mass quantities.

Shut up and take my money meme

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