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From Spin: The group's single "Vans" an ode to the sneaker favored by Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn's pothead surfer in 1982's Fast Times at Ridgemont High)-became a MySpace phenomenon, clocking in at over 550,000 hits. "It took off like we were running from the cops;" Stunna says over lunch at a San Francisco deli. The song caught on at local radio stations like 106 KMEL and WILD 94.9 KYLD on the strength of what the group's producer calls its "fluctuating bass and simple patterns." Not to mention its descriptions about how the shoe fits the Bay's urban skater lifestyle: "My Vans go stupid, schizo, mayne/ Better cuff your chick / Slip-ons, get lazy." Though skateboarding is contrary to hyphy's sideshow-y themes, the Pack (aka the Wolfpack) isn't afraid to deviate from the norm. In fact, Stunna and Young L met while kickin', pushin', and coastin' around Berkeley, Calif. "People say skateboarding is nerdy," UI Uno says. "But skaters have another view of life. I wanna come into the game as a heel flip.
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