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Vans OTW Perspectives: Mel D Cole

13 November 2013, 13.15 | Posted in photography | 1 comment »

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Vans OTW pegged our homie the photographer Mel D Cole to take part in their latest “Perspectives” campaign. Check it as the King of the ‘Cuse roams NYC by foot, train, and air and breaks down his unlikely path to success and some of the methods to his madness. More on Mel here.

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Mel D. Cole x Minnie Mouse in Times Square

01 November 2013, 16.24 | Posted in photography | 2 comments »


One of our favorite photographers, Mel D. Cole of Village Slum, recently connected one of his childhood fantasies with his current line of work and brought a topless Minnie Mouse for a stroll through Times Square to see what would happen. Check the video after the jump, depending on where you work it may be NSFW. Enjoy.

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Complex x Levi’s | Mel D. Cole

14 September 2012, 22.10 | Posted in photography, videos | 1 comment »


Radcollector fam and NYC fixture Mel D. Cole has been a rising star in the photography world for more than a minute and has captured some of the raddest interactions between action sports and pop culture. The latest validation of his well deserved success comes in the form of this dope spot from Complex and Levi’s. “Something from Nothing,” that’s the name of the game.

Mel D Cole on dose

04 June 2012, 14.55 | Posted in interviews, photography, videos | No comments »


Radcollector’s Tim Brodhagen sat down with the most hustling music lifestyle photogapher of our time, Village Slum’s Mel D Cole to talk about how he got to where he’s at and the stories behind three of his all time favorite photographs: Diddy, ?uestlove, and Kid Cudi.

Airwalk x Already Famous Featuring Mellow Hype

31 May 2012, 19.40 | Posted in Parties, Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »


Airwalk, who are showing no signs of weakness in their quest to regain the brand’s once legendary status, threw a launch party last week for Already Famous with a mini ramp and performance by Mellow Hype that will undoubtedly reign as their best event yet since relaunching. We were in the building and it was insane, but don’t take our words for it, check out Mel D Cole’s photos on Village Slum.

Trouble Andrew Release Party Pics

26 March 2011, 17.25 | Posted in Music, Parties, photography | 1 comment »


Trouble Andrew took it to another level with his “Album Leak” party for “Dreams of a Trouble Man” at Don Hills in NYC. Featuring performances by Rocky Business, Telli from Ninjasonik, Johnny Nelson, Boy n Girl and more, as well as stripper poles, a rainbow coalition of gorgeous girls, and most of the downtown massive, the party was crunk rock to the fullest. Check out four sets of photos by Mel D. Cole on Village Slum.

SXSW Photos by Mel D. Cole

23 March 2011, 18.53 | Posted in Music, photography | No comments »


Everybody knows that Odd Future are blowing the fuck up, but damn! This pic of OFWGKTA x Diddy from SXSW by Mel D. Cole says it all. Check out one of the craziest behind the scenes pictorials from SXSW ever right here.

Nigel Sylvester | 23 On 23

24 August 2010, 15.45 | Posted in bmx, Parties | No comments »


Queens bred BMX phenom Nigel Sylvester had his Golden Birthday yesterday, turning 23 on August 23rd, and to celebrate Nike 6.0 pulled out all the stops for their marquee rider. From a free flowing open bar to DJ Clark Kent on the mix to a bevy of chocolate beauties writhing on the dancefloor, he’ll be hard pressed to outdo this one. Check out three sets of photos from the madness by Mel D. Cole on Village Slum.

Nigel Sylvester x Gatorade | Go All Day

03 June 2010, 19.03 | Posted in bmx, lifestyle, videos | 1 comment »


Although he’s had more “day in the life” videos than almost any athlete out there, when you have a life like Nigel Sylvester, there’s never a shortage of material for another. Nigel’s latest “Go All Day” from Gatorade is by far the raddest yet. From shredding mad spots in the city to an impromptu photo shoot at 21 Mercer with none other than Mel D. Cole to a late night wile out at BOB, Nigel gets it in. If you are from NY you’ll recognize mad people in this video, if you’re not you’ll appreciate it for its sick cinematography and banger backing track from Donnis.

Mel D. Cole: The Highsnobiety Interview

25 May 2010, 02.09 | Posted in collabs, interviews, photography, Skateboarding, Sneakers | No comments »


If you haven’t yet, get over to Highsnobiety and read the Mel D. Cole interview by our own Peter Williams. If you don’t know Mel, get to know him, he’s one of the raddest in the game, and he’s got a new collabo with etnies to prove it.