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November 10, 2011
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IMG 0777a Constantine | Diamond Life

My friends are mad talented. Got to spend some quality time in NYC with the one and only Cavi Moet aka Constantine. I was, and still am, just in awe of her ambition, work ethic, and talent. Visual merchandiser by day + musician and fashion designer by night = one bad ass chick 24/7.

If you’re in NYC, swing by the C Wonder store in SoHo and check out her latest window display and pick up some dope belt buckles she designed. Fashion pundits, vatos, and eses all around the world agree: “…she has single handedly brought back letter buckles and made them a staple in the closets of the everyday gangster.” Word on the streets is that Oprah Winfrey is a big fan and snatched up the letters in her name and is rockin’ em with her creased Dickies as we speak.

And if you’re a bride to be, make sure you get at her for bridesmaid dresses and, I’m sure soon enough, wedding gowns. I’ll keep you in the loop when that pops off.

Follow her on Twitter and Soundcloud.

November 10, 2011
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November 09, 2011
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November 08, 2011
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November 07, 2011
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Say what you will about Facebook but without it, it’d be pretty damn hard to keep in touch with old friends. I was home in the Bay last month and linked up with my friend Sarah from high school. Though we’ve known each other since middle school, we were never super tight. We had different interests, hung out in different circles. She was definitely one of the cool kids on campus. I was just a nerd trying to be one of the cool kids.

It’s been a long minute since we’ve been out of high school. I ain’t gonna say how long but but let’s just say our high school class had a reunion… or two. It’s crazy when I think about it but Sarah and I haven’t seen each other since then. It was great catching up over drinks and reminiscing about high school days.

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Since she brought along her fiancé Bobby, a little shooting had to happen and thus we set off on shooting around the downtown area. I have to say, San Jose has changed a lot since I moved away for college. There’s so much tech money in the Bay Area, it’s… mind bottling!

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I had a great time with these two cool kids and am stoked to hang out, drink, and shoot again!

Ps. If you know Sarah and Bobby personally, please ask them what they refer to the brown wall below as…

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November 03, 2011
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Manny Pacquiao is slated to battle Juan Manual Marquez next Saturday, November 12. Though it ain’t the fight that everyone is clamoring for (Pacman vs. Money Mayweather), if history is any indication, it should still be a ridiculous fight. I remember watching the first two fights between these two and they were extremely close, with the first bout being ruled a draw and the second fight Manny winning mostly because he started off strong with a knockdown in the third round. In both fights, Manny was off to fast starts with early knockdowns but he could never finish Marquez, allowing him to come back and make both fights highly competitive and exciting.

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For the past two fights, I’ve been lucky to document the Manny Pacquiao events for Nike prior to his fights. The last event was held at the Nike Vault at Staples Center and in true Nike fashion, they pulled out all the stops. Power 106′s DJ Mando Fresko provided the beats and emceed the event and Jeff Garcia interviewed Manny himself.

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Food and drinks, tons of product giveaways, Nike ID for custom t-shirt screens and embroidery of exclusive Manny graphics by Manny’s personal tattoo artist Chris Garcia, an EA Fight Night competition and X-Box giveaway… it was an event to remember for all the Manny fans in attendance. I have to say that Manny Pacquiao fans are some of the most passionate fans I have ever seen. One dude even had a tattoo of Manny’s signature on his leg.

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You can check out an extensive gallery of the photos from the event here.

And don’t forget to tune in to the fight next Saturday! GO MANNY!

November 01, 2011
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October 31, 2011
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October 29, 2011
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October 29, 2011
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