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Barbie can't touch this

Hip-hop figures are cool, collectible. Just don't call them dolls.

By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / December 12, 2006

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It was Hoodz that got Andrew Yasgar into urban toys four years ago. Yasgar, who lives in New Haven , had long been a collector of Star Wars, Kiss, and Micronaut action figures. Then, while flipping through a magazine, he saw an advertisement for Hoodz, vinyl figurines that carry cans of spray paint and other graffiti paraphernalia. (Full article: 1236 words)

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