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Rick Rubin for Supreme, photo tee and wisdom

Andrea Tuzio

A few days ago Supreme presented the first drop of Fall/Winter 2021 and, among the items sold out in minutes, there is the photo tee dedicated to Rick Rubin.
Originally planned for 2018, the tee was released just last Thursday in 7 different colorways.

Three days ago, on its Instagram profile, the skate brand founded by James Jebbia in 1994, posted a video interview with the most important and influential music producer of the last 20 years, where Rubin gives some pearls of absolute wisdom in a meditative context.

Frederick Jay Rubin, known as Rick, was born in Long Island, New York, in 1963 to a family of Polish Ashkenazi Jewish origin. He started with music at a very young age, playing guitar in a New York punk rock band, the Hose, after which, in 1983, together with Russell Simmons, he founded Def Jam Recordings, which mainly produced hip hop records, and then worked with artists of all kinds, especially hard rock, metal, but not only. To give you an idea, these are some of the artists with whom he has collaborated in recent years: Beasty Boys, Run DMC, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slayer, Eminem, Black Sabbath, System of a Down, Metallica, Jay-Z, LL Cool J, Mick Jegger, AC/DC, Gogol Bordello, Ed Sheeran, Johnny Cash – who thanks to the work of Rubin was able to revive the fortunes of his career that seemed to be over before time – Jovanotti (the only Italian) and many others.

A true guru and King Midas of international music, Rick Rubin won the beauty of 10 Grammy Awards from ’98 to 2009 and according to Time magazine, Rick is one of the 100 most influential people on the planet. 

It would not be enough a book to tell Rick Rubin, here we have given you a smattering to understand the broad outline of the character and to go beyond the simple collaboration with Supreme and try to understand something more about what goes around the most famous and infamous skate brand in the world. 

You can see the interview below.
Written by Andrea Tuzio
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