I used to get called a “banana” growing up. Do kids still use this epithet? It was reserved for an Asian person who behaved culturally “Caucasian” (whatever that means). Yellow on the outside, white on the inside—get it? Because I listened to punk and skated in a time when all skaters had a blonde flop, I was on the receiving end of this one often. Banana. Last year, we were with the Kuumba guys in Japan, talking about a collaboration. They handmake the world’s best incense. When it came to working on a scent, I threw it out there. Banana. Like me. And Ben… a coconut?? So here it is, the Banana Coconut incense (and holder) by The Hundreds and Kuumba International… Get it.
The Story Behind The Hundreds X Kuumba International "Banana Coconut" Incense
As an Asian-American youth, it’s challenging to find identity in the States. It’s tough enough when you’re a skateboarder or...