The Hip Hop Head

 Congrats! 🙌 🙌  You're a Hip Hop Head! 


As a hip hop head, you start trends that the rest of the world follows. 

Since its emergence in the 1970s, hip-hop’s journey has taken it from an expression of the embattled South Bronx to being the defining symbol of popular culture worldwide.

Sacha Jenkins, the director of "Fresh Dressed," said this about the role fashion plays in hip hop culture: "When you don’t have much ownership over where you can land in society, your financial situation...the one thing you can control is the way you look."

Echoing Jenkins' view, the legendary KRS ONE argues that fashion is one of the nine "extended" elements of hip hop culture. As a hip hop head, your sense of style goes hand-in-hand with the expressions and attitudes of the rest of the culture.

As the LA Times notes, there’s also a "celebratory aspect to looking good, one that mirrors hip-hop’s ability to find a thread of joyful rebellion embedded in life in disenfranchisement."

Whether you're expressing joyful rebellion or just trying to floss, you're not confined by rules about how you should speak, dress, or talk. Your style is versatile, constantly evolving, and always shaping trends around the world.

By the way, in case this is the first time we're meeting each other on the intranets, hola! We're Montevideo 👋 We create and curate the best art, apparel, decor & inspiration for creative college students with independent taste. 



Below we've curated a collection of the very best art, apparel, decor & inspiration for you, our fellow Hip Hop Head.

Best Art and Decor for Hip Hop Heads

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Best Apparel for Hip Hop Heads

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We hope you enjoyed this curated list! We'll be in touch to let you know about other cool stuff you might like. and maybe even some exclusive Hip Hop Head-only content, offers and discounts.  

To make sure your exclusive content and offers don't get sent straight to your spam folder, just scroll down to your preferred email provider below and learn how to whitelist our emails, which is just a fancy way of saying that you're taking a step that ensures they actually get delivered to your inbox and not filtered into your spam folder. 


If you’re using a smartphone or tablet, here’s how to whitelist an email address on the most common mobile email apps.


In the Gmail app, you have two options:

  1. Report an email as “not spam” (if the email is in spam).

  2. Move an email from the promotional inbox to the primary inbox.

If an email is ending up in your spam folder, open the email and click Report not spam

You can also tap the three dots in the upper right corner and click Mark important to give it priority in your inbox (shown in the video below).

GIF of user giving priority to an email

To move an email from the promotional folder to your primary inbox, open the email and tap the three dots in the upper right corner, then tap Move to > Primary.

GIF of user moving email from promotional folder to primary inbox


Apple Mail doesn’t have the option to whitelist like some other email providers do. Instead, all you can do is mark something as “Not Junk” and it will be sent to your inbox. Here’s how:

  1. Open your Mail app and go to the Mailboxes screen.

  2. Select the Junk folder.

  3. Find the email you want to whitelist and swipe left to see options.

  4. Tap the More button.

  5. Tap the Mark button.

  6. Tap the Mark as Not Junk button.

GIF of user whitelisting email in Apple Mail


To add an email address to your mobile Yahoo! Mail contacts (and ensure delivery), follow these steps:

  1. Tap the hamburger menu (three stacked lines) in the top left.

  2. Tap Settings and scroll down to Filters.

  3. Select the email account you want to add a filter for.

  4. Tap the icon to add a new filter.

  5. Name it anything you want (such as “Whitelist”), then either:

    • Add the exact email you want to whitelist OR;

    • Add the you want to whitelist to get deliveries from every email at that domain.

  6. Click the  icon in the top right to save the filter.

GIF of user whitelisting email in Yahoo! Mail


On Outlook mobile, you can add senders to your focused inbox to ensure delivery of their emails. Here’s how:

  1. Open the email you want to whitelist.

  2. Tap the three dots in the top right of the screen (not the dots inside the email).

  3. Tap Move to Focused Inbox.

  4. In the popup box, tap the radius button for “Move this and all future messages”then tap MOVE TO FOLDER.

GIF of user whitelisting email in Outlook Mobile



There are three ways to whitelist emails using Gmail:

  1. Gmail tabs

  2. Marking an email as “not spam”

  3. Creating a filter

If you’re using Gmail tabs (Promotional and Social), click and drag the email you want to whitelist from the tab it’s in to the Primary tab, like so:

GIF of user whitelisting email in Gmail

Once done, you’ll get an alert saying “This conversation has been moved to Primary. Do this for all future messages from” Click Yes.

Screenshot of user receiving alert that email has been moved to Primary inbox in Gmail

If the email is already in your spam folder, mark it as “not spam”. Open the email in your spam folder that you want to whitelist, then click Report not spam.

Screenshot of user marking email as "not spam"

Finally, if an email is already in your primary folder but you want to make sure all emails from this sender always end up there, you can create a filter. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click the cog icon in the top-right corner, and then Settings from the drop-down menu.

  2. Click the Filters tab then Create a new filter.

  3. Enter the domain of the email you want to whitelist in the From field.

  4. Click Create filter with this search.

  5. In the box titled When a message arrives that matches this search select Never send it to spam.

  6. Click the Create filter button.

GIF of user creating an email filter


To whitelist an email in any version of Outlook after 2000:

  1. Click the blue Click here to download pictures information box.

  2. Click Add Sender to Safe Senders List. You can also click Add the Domain to Safe Senders List to whitelist all emails coming from any email address on that domain.

Screenshot of user whitelisting email in Outlook 20XX


Open the email you want to whitelist. An alert message should display stating, “Parts of this message have been blocked for your safety.” Click I trust Always show content.

Screenshot of user whitelisting email in


To whitelist emails on AOL:

  1. Open the email you would like to whitelist. 

  2. Click their email contact name and address, then click Add Contact

  3. Enter their first and last name (company name works).

  4. Click Add Contact again. That’s it!

GIF of user whitelisting email in AOL Mail


If you have an email account from Xfinity (formerly Comcast), here’s how to whitelist a contact:

  1. Sign into your My XFINITY account.

  2. At the top right, click the Mail icon to get to your inbox.

  3. Click the Address Book tab.

  4. Click +Create Contact in the top menu (looks like a head silhouette with a plus sign).

  5. Add the sender’s email address.

  6. Click Save to save and whitelist the contact.

GIF of user whitelisting email in Comcast/Xfinity


AT&T uses the Yahoo! Mail app platform, so whitelisting instructions are the same with both. To whitelist contacts with these email providers:

  1. Click the contact book in the right-hand menu.

  2. At the bottom of the sidebar, click +Add new contact.

  3. Enter the name and email information of the sender you want to whitelist (you can use a business name).

  4. Click Save.

GIF of user whitelisting email in AT&T Yahoo Mail


To whitelist all emails from a domain in the Mail app for Mac OS X or macOS:

  1. In the top menu, click Mail > Preferences.

  2. Click the Rules tab.

  3. Click Add Rule.

  4. Enter a whitelist name in the Description field, such as "Whitelist:" to create the new rule.

  5. For conditions, set the first dropdown menu item to any. It should say: If any of the following conditions are met.

  6. In the following dropdown menus, select From in the first field and Ends with in the second field.

  7. In the text field following Ends with, enter the domain name that you want to whitelist. Include "@" before the domain name to make the filter specific—for example, to whitelist all mail from the domain, but not mail that might come from one of its subdomains (such as, type "" into the field.

  8. Click the plus sign next to the last condition to add another domain with the same criteria if you want to whitelist more domains.

  9. In the Perform the following actions section, set the three dropdown items to: Move Message, to the mailbox: Inbox (or any target folder you want).

  10. Click OK to save the rule.

Screenshot of user whitelisting email in Mac OS X Mail App