The Vintage Frames Company and Questlove Trace the History of Eyewear in Hip Hop

Led by Corey Shapiro, International eyewear purveyors The Vintage Frames Company is best known for providing original unworn pieces from the ’50s to ’80s and consultancy to an array of celebrity clientele. Off of the last episode with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Vintage Frames Company hooks up with ?uestlove to break down the significance of eye-wear in hip-hop. Here, Quest shares his inherent relationship with the accessory he holds close, comparing and contrasting various styles between Philadelphia, New York and California – further highlighting trademark glasses from Black Thought, Darryl “D.M.C” McDaniels and MC Hammer. Soundtracked by the awe-inspiring single ”The Seed (2.0)” by The Roots, enjoy the informative short above and share your thoughts below.