When Aaron La Crate established Milkcrate Athletics back in 1996 the DJ from Baltimore, Maryland, created a brand that encapsulated graffiti, music and streetwear. This video clip from 2002 provides a brief retrospective on Milkcrate Athletics and the influence behind this pioneering brand. Continue below to check out a young Aaron La Crate cutting up records, chopping it up at ALIFE, tagging flight cases and more. And, don't forget to visit Milkcrates's online shop on October 15th for an exclusive release of dead stock apparel.

[via Vimeo]