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If you haven't already, check out our good friend and ATW colloborator Martha Cooper's great new doc "Martha: A Picture Story." Your favorite photographer's favorite photographer, Martha's honest and beautifully composed shots of Hip-Hop culture and the heart and soul of inner-cities alike are incomparable and celebrated the world over. In "Picture Story," her storied career is candidly told and you're reminded in the first half hour why although she isn't technically a "Hip-Hop photographer," she is the Queen of Hip-Hop photos. In one scene, Marty is gearing up for a late night photo/bombin' mission with the 1UP Crew that is reminisce of Rambo gearing up for all out war. Those of you who know Marty, know this is exactly how she gets down, and why she wears the crown. Saludos, Marty!

Rent or buy "Martha: A Picture Story" on Amazon, Apple TV and other streaming platforms and pay TV operators. And why you're at it, grab one of her classic ATW signature Dondi tees for this Spring/Summer.

-Koe Rodriguez


Welcome to the first installment of 1000 WORDS WITH; our new online Q&A series featuring icons, influencers and cultural movers and shakers, who also happen to be ATW customers. We christen our first piece with a Wisconsin native who personifies good ol’ fashion hustle. He’s a bonafide Hip-Hop head; devout family man; and designer of funky footwear at a shoe [...]

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ATW is happy to have worked together with OkayPlayer on this great collabo featuring our good friend and ATW comrade, T. Eric Monroe. Eric is one of the unsung photogs of the 1990s and we're very happy to see his work finally getting some long overude love & props. Dig into this great piece and then go cop [...]

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The legendary Amsterdam News did a short but sweet piece on us. Maximum respect to writer Dave Goodson for all the love and support. Enjoy! Maxwell Benson

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We're always happy to start a new year off on the good foot and the good folks at Crave online has helped us do just that. Check out a kool little interview we did with Brooklyn's faithful cultural connoisseur Sara Rosen for Crave's fashion section. Enjoy and Happy New Year, folks!…/1196737-thousand-words-transla…Photo: Koe Rodriguez doing the ATW [...]

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ATW is proud to be a participating brand at this year's SOLE DXB. We've had the pleasure of being sold in Dubai when we launched 3 years ago, but presence at SOLE's concept store 'Early Retirement,' especially amongst other world renowned brands, is a great honor. Major S/O to our camera comrade and ATW collborator [...]

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Jamel Shabazz's new coffee table book Pieces Of A Man could easily be one of his most ambitious and profound books yet. Self published and carefully curated by Shabazz himself, the book comes off more like his visual diary than a collection of masterfully composed and honest portraits of subjects near and far. From hard boiled streets [...]

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Nothing says Hip-Hop like the film, Style Wars. When director Tony Silver and co-producer Henry Chalfant delivered the broadcast version of their prize-winning film to PBS in 1983, the world received its first full immersion in the phenomenon that had taken over New York City. On October 24, 2016, The Roxy Hotel Cinema in Tribeca [...]

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Vogue x Jamel Shabazz

Vogue recently published a great piece on our good friend and ATW comrade, Jamel Shabazz. In a solid Q&A with Vogue's Kristin Anderson, Shabazz states, "The camera just became a sidearm that allowed me to communicate with a lot of young people. The photographs became an evidence of the relationships." Although we never tire of hearing Shabazz's [...]

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Represent: Iconic Hip Hop Photography

Show our ATW comrades and renowned Hip-Hop shooters some love this week. Represent: Iconic Hip Hop Photography, is an exciting sale of photographs that is live on artnet Auctions now through November 19, 2015.The sale was curated in collaboration with art director and photographer Xavier De Nauw and features rare photographs of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eazy-E, Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, [...]

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