Layne weiss is a music journalist based in Los Angeles 

EXPLORING SEXISM IN SNEAKER CULTURE

With rare sneakers selling on ebay for as much as $90,000 and a show this fall at the Brooklyn Museum dedicated to sneaker culture, the scene around buying, selling and collecting kicks seems to be more popular and more mainstream than ever. And yet not everyone feels so welcome in the culture.

A-TRAK, BLACK MILK & MORE REMEMBER J DILLA ON HIS BIRTHDAY

"EXQUISITE CORPSE:" INSIDE GERMANY'S POWERFUL FEMINIST ART EXHIBIT