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Office Hours: Kevin Ma, founder of Hypebeast (audio)

Nov 1, 2018
Produced by Food New York.

How Kevin turned an after-work personal blog into the behemoth that Hypebeast is today.

Kevin's interview was recorded on October 31, 2018.

Kevin Ma, a top influencer in streetwear culture as well as a leading digital media entrepreneur, is the founder and CEO of Hypebeast. Hypebeast is a digital media and e-commerce company based in Hong Kong. In 2018, Hypebeast launched Hypefest, a newly launched cultural festival in New York City that gives its audience the opportunity to learn about culture through a highly curated and immersive experience.

Food Radio is a radio station started by Food New York. For season one, Office Hours, we took over a storefront in Chinatown and interviewed over 50 artists, designers, chefs, architects, entrepreneurs, and one politician, all to find out how they managed to make money doing what they love. The space was open for anyone to visit, hang out, attend workshops and ask questions. All of the interviews were recorded live. A special thanks goes out to Jelisa Blumberg, Wave Farm, Montez Press Radio and Patrick Nininger.