Stream Urban Clothing Line Crooks & Castles New Mixtape
Yesterday (June 2) marked the third anniversary of Christopher “Lewds” Natalio's passing. Natalio was the former marketing director of urban clothing line Crooks & Castles. In honor of Lewds anniversary, graffiti artist Futura and the brand put together a compilation mixtape, Salewds.
The tape features new songs like Bun B and Childish Gambino's "R.I.P.," Currey$y's new track, "Push Round Lite Weight" and OG Maco and Quavo's latest offering, "How You Say." Rick Ross and Omarion team up for "Bo$$," with many other artists, including Dave East, A$AP Twelvyy and Cozz with Lil Herb and Lil Bibby, stepping in as well. This new playlist is just what we need as the weather warms up.
Crooks & Castles was founded over a decade ago by Robert Panillo and Dennis Calvero and became one of the biggest streetwear brands in the industry. At the head of their marketing was Natalio. Everyone in entertainment and fashion gravitated towards the brand. Rappers, actors, professional athletes, all have worn and given props to Crooks. Lewds was a big part of establishing those relationships.
Last year Futura and Crooks & Castles team up for one of the more thoughtful collaborations that season. The collection dropped exclusively at Crooks & Castles’ Fairfax location on June 21, 2014.
Check out the full album credits and a stream of the project below. RIP Christopher “Lewds” Natalio.