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Photos: Arnette Eyewear’s Heavy Hitters Release Party (w/ Del & Bukue One)

In late April, southern California eyewear company, Arnette, threw a release party of their latest sunglasses style from their 2011 Spring collection, the Heavy Hitters. The free event, held at the Cantina Lounge in Fullerton, Calif. showcased the new shades in all their colorways, and live performances from the likes of Del The Funky Funkyhomosapien, Bukue One, DJ Macavelli and DJ Armpit. Some lucky partygoers even got free shades, hats, and tees! Check out the action inside…

Catching Up With Del the Funky Homosapien: Talks 20 Years Since Debut, Musical Inspiration

On an unseasonably warm MLK Day in the Bay Area, BallerStatus sat down with Del the Funky Homosapien, one of hip-hop’s more egnigmatic figures, 20 years after he released his debut album, I Wish My Brother George Was Here. Not only did Del take the time out to share with us his sources for artistic inspiration, he also let us in on Hiero’s and his upcoming projects, as well as what it takes to succeed in today’s climate…