This is our 40,000th post. Yup, we’ve been doing this whole street-fashion and culture-blogging thing for A LONG A** TIME and, though the faces behind the publication may have changed over the years, SlamXHype has always been out outchea.

So, to celebrate 40 stacks worth of style, art and music articles, we’ve done a deep dive through our archive of interviews to pick out the best 40. If you’re unfamiliar, our “5 Minutes With” interview series features the movers and shakers of the creative world answering a series of questions about their origin story, their most recent creative work, and what the future holds for them. It’s quick, informative, and always illuminating.

Look through 40 of our favorite ‘5 Minutes With’ interviews below. Click the pictures (or links at the bottom) to read your interview of choice.

Nick Wooster

NICK WOOSTER

Mark McNairy

MARK MCNAIRY

Karl Lagerfeld

KARL LAGERFELD

Dr Romanelli

DR ROMANELLI

Sky Gellatly

SKY GELLATLY

Chris Gibbs

CHRIS GIBBS

Jerry Cohen of Ebbets Field Flannels

JERRY COHEN

Matthew Chevallard of Del Toro

MATTHEW CHEVALLARD

Greg Lucci of Gourmet

GREG LUCCI

Kai and Sunny

KAI AND SUNNY

James Bond of UNDFTD

JAMES BOND

Ari Marcopoulos

ARI

Michael Dupouy of LA MJC

MICHAEL DUPOUY

Greg Selkoe & LeAndrew Robinson

GREG SELKOE LEANDREW ROBINSON

J.J. Sedelmaier for adidas

J.J. SEDELMAIER FOR ADIDAS

Viktor Tell of Happy Socks

VIKTOR TELL

Javier Laval

JAVIER LAVAL

John Margaritis of New York Sunshine

NEW_YORK_SUNSHINE_REV_27

Fatsarazzi

FATSARAZZI

Jakob Tornberg of TRÉS BIEN

JAKOB TÖRNBERG of TRÉS BIEN

Jörg Haas

Ryan Williams of Inventory

Ian Paley,

Karl-Oskar Olsen

Tony Spackman

Tommy O’Gara of DITA,

Paul Mittleman

Hannes Hogeman of TRÈS BIEN SHOP

Kenneth Cappello

Micky Factz,

Alex Drayer,

Daiki Suzuki

Jake Davis

Eugene Tong,

Emmelie Brunetti

Jarrett Reynolds

Rat Brain,

Al Moran

Stephane Ashpool

Misha Hollenbach

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