Spawned in the minds of Karen and Stinke, The Giant Peach was created as a means for independent labels (with an emphasis on hip hop) and artists to produce their own line of garments and distribute it to the masses. After much planning, The Giant Peach was born in 1999. In May of 2000, the Peach expanded to the web. The Giant Peach also began to carry the clothing lines of popular design artists and collectives, mainly from local designers and friends in the San Francisco Bay Area. While we still do production, wholesale and tour support for a number of the record labels and artists, our primary focus has become the website.
The mission of the Giant Peach is to create a bridge between artists/labels and fans by:
Many thanks to: Quannum, ABB & Dilated, Hip Hop Slam, Ledisi, Live Human, Stones Throw & The Coup who were the first artists/labels on the site. Thanks to Pinnacle for showing us the ropes. Thanks also to Remix Magazine & Hieroglyphics who continued to employ us while we were getting off the ground.