Sole On Canvas put a twist on the blue and yellow "Laney" colorway, opting for a heavy dose of the secondary hue. Swapping the white tumbled leather for an all-yellow upper, the sneaker remains the same as the general release "Laney" Jordan 5.
Active in the industry for nearly 30 years, LL Cool James, has been around the entertainment industry long enough that he has some interesting tales.
In a recent sit down with SLAM, the New York native talks about his ties to the NBA community. Apparently, he was close with Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley and Anthony Mason - members of the tough-as-nails Knicks teams of the early 90s.
While Kanye was interviewing at V103 in Atlanta, he caught up with DJ Greg Street, who just happened to have some old Yeezy's for the disgruntled rapper to sign. 'Ye signed two of Greg Street's Nike Air Yeezy's and an even rarer pair of Kanye Bapes.
If the two weren't buddies, this could've played out differently with Kanye setting the sneakers on fire instead. That would have been a more interesting story.
With it being the Holiday Season and all, Trinidad Jame$ goes over his favorite holiday pick-ups. The sneakers he reviews include the Air Jordan 1 High Premier "Varsity Red/Dark Army" which dropped today, and the highly anticipated Gamma Blue Jordan 11; which he doesn't seem too crazy about.
Black Friday is behind us. It is officially the Holiday Season. There are going to be highly touted releases dropping every week. With that, it's crucial that you stay focused and remember to buy gifts for those on your list, before you blow your budget on yourself.
A weekly breakdown of whats to come is necessary. No only to budget yourself, but to plot which pick-ups you should focus on. Everybody has different preferences and budgets, but this guide should give you a general idea of where you stand heading into the Holiday Season frenzy.
Drawing on inspiration from the LeBron X "Championship Pack," District Customs came up with this dope LeBron 9 "Two Time Champs." Using the black/gold LeBron 9 PS Elite as its base, the "Two Time Champs" version sports a sweet graphic print that was seen on the LeBron X low in the "Championship Pack." The custom also features a sole swap to further resemble the LeBron X low. These look so clean, it's hard to even tell they're a custom job.
In his latest rant against Nike, Kanye went bananas on a recent interview with Sway Calloway on "Sway in the Morning" on Sirius XM radio. Before completely going off the hinges, 'Ye thanked Adidas for his contract and bashed Nike for offering him an "extremely marginalizing" contract, comparing it to a "slap in the face."
The Air Jordan 5 "Oreo" is scheduled to drop on Friday, November 29th. The Black Friday release is fitting for the predominately black Oreo 5. The sneaker is constructed of an all black suede upper, with a cool grey jumpman on the tongue. A white midsole and inner lining complete the oreo look, which also features an icy blue sole.
This Air Jordan 5 "Smash" custom comes to us by way of Sekure D. The "Grape" 5 served as the base for this ripped kick, which focuses on detailed muscle fibers a la Hulk. The green muscles handle the toe box and break through the ripped purple on the ankle collar and heel. Overall, a really cool inspiration for yet another film-inspired sneaker.