April 12th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

Car Feature II: An update on Suki

FKOF JPN #10

Way back in the middle of February, around the time we first introduced our FKOF JPN contributor, we had our first car feature when Brandon introduced us to his AE86 Trueno, Natsuki. After spending two weeks trying to get to Sendai, Brandon got back to Okinawa to collect Suki from the paint shop - so we...

April 12th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

The Road to Sendai: Parts 7 & 8

FKOF JPN #9

We’re following FKOF JPN contributor fameONE‘s attempt to get to Sendai, Myagi Prefecture to aid with the international relief effort. Today sees Brandon eventually make it to Sendai, after waiting almost two weeks for permission (and a plane) to get there. The Road to Sendai 07: Mixed Signals...

April 5th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

The Road to Sendai: Parts 5 & 6

FKOF JPN #8

We’re following FKOF JPN contributor fameONE‘s attempt to get to Sendai, Myagi Prefecture to aid with the relief effort. Last time we heard from Brandon, he was having difficulties with a superior officer - and still hadn't got on a plane to Sendai. Tonight we get the next two updates as he...

April 3rd, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

The Road to Sendai: Parts 2-4

FKOF JPN #7

We're following FKOF JPN contributor fameONE's attempt to get to Myagi Prefecture to aid with the relief effort. We left him waiting for a plane to the disaster zone, today we get the next three updates as he continues on the road to Sendai. [Natori, Miyagi Prefecture (Kyodo News/Associated...

April 1st, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

The Road to Sendai: parts 1 & 2

FKOF JPN #6

Back when our FKOF JPN contributor was first introduced , we alluded to his occupation. Today's post (the first in a series to come) explains Brandon's job as a US Marine Photojournalist and what he's currently up to. Unless you've been under a rock since the 11th March, you'll be aware that at...

March 2nd, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

Ruby Ibarra: New Face in Hip-Hop

FKOF JPN #5

In the third update from FKOF tonight, we have something a bit different. Hip-hop heads may have heard of a certain young lady who goes by the name of Ruby Ibarra. Ruby's been making some serious waves online over the past month, so we got our resident head fameONE on the case to find out more... When I...

February 15th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

J.Period, The Roots and John Legend Present WAKE UP! Radio

FKOF JPN #4

In the second part of tonight's celebratory festivities (click here if you missed the first) we'd continue with content from FatKidOnFire's JPN contributor fameONE. Brandon was kind enough to fire this write up (much akin to the first ever post he wrote for FKOF) of a mixtape that caught his ear the other...

February 15th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

Car feature: AE86

[Special] FKOF JPN #3

This is it. FatKidOnFire is 200 posts old. We're also a year old in a month and a day. We're seemingly always celebrating reaching a milestone but what the heck, you only live once! To celebrate being 200, we've got something a bit different from our FKOF JPN contributor fameONE. We've already heard...

February 10th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

Shop profile: Deep Blue

FKOF JPN #2

FatKidOnFire's Japanese contributor sends in his second post for this week; with Brandon's first being the short write-up on the racing scene he's witnessed. Today sees us take a trip over to one of the many shopping districts on Okinawa with Brandon visiting one of his favourite streetwear and hip-hop...

February 5th, 2011

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By: FatKidOnFire

Beware of the Sleepers

FKOF JPN #1

Three weeks ago, we introduced you to the first of FatKidOnFire's international contributors. fameONE has stepped up to the plate and has written us a short piece on the street racing scene he's experienced during his time in Okinawa and has shot us three rather awesome photos of the car in question....