The all black, carbon fiber Nike Air Flightposite looks to be making a return in 2014. The sleek, all black look is a nice change of pace from the crazy and vibrant colorways we've previously seen getting retro'd.
Another stellar year for hip-hop. As the digital market continued to flourish, singles did accordingly. From Chicago trap to New York boom-bap to Houston trill, it’s all here. Not only were the year’s top singles diverse, but their marketing tactics were unique as well (take Kanye’s “New Slaves”, for example).
This Monday, Action Bronson dropped his madcap, adventurous debut album Mr. Wonderful. Although it was a little less sample-driven than his prior mixtapes, its live instrumentation was still often based around skeletons of existing songs taken from far-flung genres, as is Bam Bam's habit.
Whether you didn't have the money, weren't old enough, or were simply unable to obtain them, every sneakerhead has a small list of kicks they want to return to Nike's release calender!In honor of throwback Thursday, we have compiled a countdown of 5 sneakers we would love to see brought back.The list could go on and on but we narrowed it down to a handful of our top choices!
Cinematic Music Group and Pro Era are teaming up to bring you a tour with Mick Jenkins and Kirk Knight during the month of February. Mick and Kirk have announced several spots across the U.S. that they'll be hitting in the coming month, kicking off a few days ago in Cleveland Heights.
Its no secret DJ Clark Kent loves his city. From creating Brooklyn-Inspired sneakers to promoting some of New York's top artists, his love of his city is often best reflected in his footwear.
As far as basketball sneakers go, customs have generally been reserved to Jordan's, Lebrons, and foams. AMAC however, took on the low cut KD6 to create his latest ice cream themed piece of art. The sneaker features a melting canvas of colors throughout the upper, as well as on the check.
Ecentrik Artistry's Air Jordan 5 "Blue Frost" custom utilizes the Laney 5 as its base. Seeing a Laney turn into this will make some stomaches turn, but others are into the one of a kind look. Festive graphics adorn the icy blue upper which can be purchased now. Using either the Laney, or Grape as the base, the custom will run you a cool $475. Is it worth the asking price?
The Nike LeBron 11 is now available on NikeID, and you are free to experiment with a variety of colors and combinations to create your very own LeBron 11. This pair however, is reserved especially for LeBron James.LeBron took to instagram to reveal this exclusive 1of1 Nike LeBron 11.
Jordan Brand athlete Ray Allen will be lacing up several Jordan XX8 PE models for the NBA playoffs. His team-colored player exclusives features brilliant hits of gold that will turn heads as the Miami Heat look to repeat their title. For Home games, Allen will choose from a White/Black/University Gold or White/Gym Red/University Gold colorway.
We spoke to the pint-sized rapper Honey Cocaine on the set of Dizzy Wright's "Fashion" video shoot, and although the femcee is small, she's not letting that deter her from making a mark in the rap game.
We all knew it was coming, and here it is. The Nike LeBron 11 "Christmas" differs from some previous LeBron "Christmas" designs in that it's primary color is green, rather than red.A release date has not been set, but you can be sure to see it out with the next month. The predominately green upper, which strays from the traditional red upper, is supported by red laces, swoosh and lining.
LeBron took to instagram to show off his Drake inspired sweatshirt, but also gave us a glimpse of an unreleased "Volt Dunkman" Nike LeBron 9 Elite. Whether this was done intentionally or not, the sneaker community is marveling over the electric kicks. The sneakers were limited to samples and "friends and family" pairs, which add to their lure and exclusivity.
Lady sneaker artist Fetti D'Biaski, aka the Sneaker Fairy, designed the all red Air Jordan 11 Low "Fierce." The custom Jordan 11 low features a totally red construction from outsole to upper. The only signs contrast from the fierce creation is the black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot. What's the word; Cop or Not?
HotNewHipHop is giving away six pairs of tickets for SummerSet 2013, taking place August 9-11. This year's lineup includes Big Boi, Common, and many more. Contest Rules: 1. Follow @HotNewHipHop on Instagram2. Repost this photo and include "@HotNewHipHop #HNHHSS" in the caption3. You're automatically entered into the contest Winners will be notified July 31.
It was only a matter of time until Wale hit the streets in his Doernbecher Foamposites. My man looks faded as hell in these pics, but as long as you got some heat, you're all good.
As the Internet expands and social media continues to bring us all closer together, more and more artists are able to attain widespread exposure, for better or worse.
Grizzlies owner Robert J. Pera challenged Michael Jordan to a game of one-on-one for a million dollars to charity, but Jordan calls is "comical." 35 year old billionaire, Robert Pera is the youngest owner in the league, and actually possesses a pretty decent jumpshot and game.
The NBA GMs voted Kevin Love the Player Who Makes Most of Limited Natural Ability, or as Love calls it, "The White Guy Award." Yesterday we had a look at the results of the GM poll, which had LeBron and the Heat continuing their winnings ways from last season, and had Kevin Durant as the player they'd most like to see take the last shot.
Guys can sometimes be a little clueless when it comes to romantic events like Valentine's day, so we've decided to give you a quick guide of DOs and DON'Ts guide to keep you out of trouble this V-Day. Take a look through our gallery for a few basic rules on how to keep your wifey happy this Friday, provided by the likes of Kevin Hart, Jay Z, Miguel, and more.
At the beginning of October we heard DJ Premier confirm that he will produce a full Nas album one day-- which got us excited, and also got us thinking about what other albums we're really, really hoping will drop in the not-so-distant future.
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The NBA recently lost one of their most high profile owners when Jay Z sold his minority share of the Nets. They are about to get a new celebrity owner, as NBA great, and pop culture icon, Shaquille O'Neal has purchased minority ownership of the Sacramento Kings.
Lakers forward Wesley Johnson sought out customizer JBF Customs for his latest game day kicks. This python Adidas Crazy 8 was a collaborative effort between JBF and Megan Ann Wilson who delivered with a sweet looking python/ostrich design.The sneaker is constructed of both white ostrich and python with touches of grey python above the toe area and heel.
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