The notification on my phone alerted me of Gramatik’s post on Twitter: he was doing an #AMA (Ask Me Anything) in Nifty Gateway, an NFT marketplace and poppin’ community on Discord.

“Cinematik” and “The G Drops” drop on Nifty Gateway on 5/21/2021.

The drop includes 8 pieces of artwork in two collections, “Cinematik” and “The G Drops”, created by EDM producer and genius, Gramatik, and his closest friends, including visual artists and wizards @Nofotos & @DarkPxl, plus musical artists @Stehreorecords & @Luxas.music.

The channel was pretty lit and it’s clear all of these artists are homies. Everyone chimed in on the channel after Gramatik’s initial posts and were kind enough to answer questions and share.

Here are my Top 5 Takeaways from the Chat and some of The Best Advice I’ve Ever Heard.


Niki Graham

Posted on April 18 2021

Before you read, add Cyberpunk 2020 OST to your playlist. #NowPlaying

S is for Science!

This hat is an ode to science. Music producer, Gramatik, is an artist with a solid appreciation for science and technology. Gramatik draws inspiration from notable science figures such as Nikola Tesla (yeah, like the OG Tesla…) and Vitalik Buterin, one of the youngest computer scientists and co-founders of Ethereum. Gramatik is a very forward-thinking artist who embraces scientific progress and concepts, frequently tweets or titles his songs to promote them.

S is also for “Scarf” and this Cyber Pashmina is the most heady scarf we’ve ever seen. …


Niki Graham

Posted on March 31 2021

It’s been a grueling two weeks for sixteen hats competing in the Grassroots California 2021 Hat Tournament. According to Facebook analytics, we’ve reached over 529,000 followers and have had more than 5,300 people vote throughout the tournament so far!

The Sweet Sixteen

The Sweet Sixteen matches reminded us just how cut-throat this tournament is! With a hat dropping each day, we eliminated eight top hats in just over a week’s time. Fans were sad to see the Master Kush Snapback, Removable Bear Geo Triangles Hat, and the Mersiv Orange Fitted Hat drop in their first rounds, as well as the Tan Aspen Hat, Mugwort Silver Wolf, and Johnathan Singer Dragonlair Strapback.

The Elite Eight

The Elite Eight matches were just as brutal! The Touch of Class Camo Hat fell short in one of the largest splits we’ve ever…


Niki Graham

Posted on March 16 2021

Here’s everything you need to know to follow 2021’s Best Hat Tournament during GRC’s March Madness event!

It’s that time of year and another sixteen hats are lined up and ready to battle in this year’s 2021 Hat Tournament! The Tournament, much like the NCAA Basketball Tournament aims to find the best hat in our league of headwear which features our most recent best-sellers and MVPs. The hats we’ve chosen for this year’s lineup are sectioned off into two parts: Grassroots originals on the left and our collaborations on the right. …


Niki Graham

Posted on March 16 2021

Summer Camp Music Festival is one of the first music festivals to confirm their (re-re-re-) rescheduled 2021 festival dates. The festival will now take place at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois this August. This will be the 20th Anniversary Celebration with GRC favorites including Umphrey’s McGee, Griz, and more!

“It’s been an exhausting year, but the excitement of again welcoming an amazing list of artists to join us for our 20th anniversary celebration has our spirits soaring. We are thankful to share the artists that will be moving to our new 20th Anniversary celebration, taking place August 20–22, 2021 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. We welcome back long time hosts moe. and Umphrey’s McGee plus headliners, Ween, Billy Strings, Three Six Mafia, GRiZ, Rezz, STS9 and Tipper among others. Although we are disappointed that not all previous artists could make…


Niki Graham

Posted on March 12 2021

It’s only fitting that on the weekend of the Players Championship, GRC drops their newest Golfroots products! The 2021 Master Kush Collection dropped earlier today on the Grassroots Mobile App and the web store online and is a real hole-in-one for golfers and Grassroots followers. Here’s four reasons why…

1. The Master Kush Green Dri-Bear Pro-Fit Snapback


Niki Graham

Posted on March 11 2021

Let me help you understand what this trending “NFT”-talk is all about. Imagine the Mona Lisa, a famous “one-of” original painting. It’s valued at over $850 million USD and, like most authentic originals, comes with an impressive provenance, or history of ownership. There are thousands and thousands of prints or copies which are worth much less but nonetheless, owned by many who appreciate the art. This same concept of originals and prints translates well when learning about NFTs. As Gramatik’s song, “War of the Currents” says, let’s “Learn Bout Something”!

NFT 101

Think of NFTs…


Niki Graham

Posted on February 26 2021

Grassroots California’s Early Spring and Summer Collection got a splash of color this week when the San Pedro Del Sol (or SPDS) Limited-Edition Collection dropped and IT IS BOLD, Sprout Fam! The collection is actually the second variation of the Grassroots-original collection known for the “Eye of Providence” imagery, a symbol connected to the Illuminati and the US Dollar. This desert-inspired collection is as bold and beautiful as it gets with a black and white and rainbow color-scheme. …


Niki Graham

Posted on January 18 2021

2021 is off to a great start for twelve generous Grassroots fans and ten fabulous charities across the nation! On New Year’s Day, we hosted our very first Live Auction on Facebook, posting an album of 16 items including samples, prints, unreleased gear, and super-combo packs! For 24 hours, Grassroots California friends and followers bid on items to benefit the charity or non-for-profit organization of their choice and we raised $2000!

We followed up with each winner and learned about some fabulous efforts supporting everything from animals, children, and medical research to environmental…


Niki Graham

Posted on February 03 2021

Once again, Grassroots hats will be facing off, headwear to headwear, but this time, it’s in the first-ever Grassroots California Super Bowl!

The game, a Facebook competition (much like the 2020 Hat Tournament), will take place on February 6th and February 7th, aligning with NFL’s Super Bowl LV. Participants will be able to vote for their favorite hat and predict the final score for a chance to win one of six Grassroots-Cash prizes!

How to Win

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