Lebron James hasn't just been the MVP with his play on the court, but has arguably been the MVP of the sneaker game this season. However, when you are "The King", you aren't judged on your regular season performance, but whether or not you bring your game in the postseason.
On paper, recording a song for a film soundtrack is considered the ultimate form of selling out. The music itself is literally used as promotional material for a larger product. Music money is big, but movie money is on another level (ask Ludacris, who hasn't released an album since "Fast Five").
In a blow to sneakerheads everywhere, word on the streets is the Black/Cement Air Jordan 3 '88 will NOT be releasing. That type of news is too diabolical, even for a Monday. After the White/Cement 3 '88 released it was almost a certainty amongst the sneaker community that the black version would also be retro'd.
Kid Ink may have suddenly rose to popularity with the 2012 catchy hit “Time of Your Life” but the California rapper has been at it longer than that. Releasing his first mixtape in 2010, Kid Ink, real name Brian Collins, gained a slew of fans with his laid-back style and blend of singing and rapping.
Over the past decade country singers have been wandering into the territories of hip-hop and rap music. Funny thing is, rappers don’t seem to mind, especially rappers like Nelly, Ludacris and T-Pain.
Even though there have been countless alleged sources verifying that Lamar Odom is using hard drugs like crack, he is maintaining that he's not. Looking to keep his NBA career in tact, Odom has been speaking to several league executives about a possible contract.
Many hip-hop artists have rapped about life experiences like starting from the bottom, the struggle and the drug game. The come-up story has always been a selling point for many artists through the years. Some of your favorites like Lil Wayne, B.I.G., Jay Z, Nas, 50 Cent, and more have experienced this and have shared it through their music.
LeBron James had the sneaker community buzzing last night when he laced up a beaming pair of Fairfax LeBron 11s in LA. His sneaker stylings were fitting considering the Heat were in LA, which is where the famous HS basketball program is located. Most notably, LeBron kept the 11s on for the entire game.
The Festival Village this past weekend at the annual HOT 97 Summer Jam saw performances from a bunch of upcoming New York rappers, among them, Troy Ave. Troy Ave and his BSB crew have been working hard recently, having dropped two collaborative efforts since March. The drug (and specifically coke) talk will continue on Troy's upcoming release named after his city, New York City.
Many emcees are noted for their serious, aggrandized personas so it becomes easy to forget that for the most part, Hip Hop is about fun and many rappers use their verses to tell some jokes (isn't that why they call them punch lines?).
The Air Jordan 1 Mid in Black/Gym Red/Metallic Gold is available now at select Jordan accounts including Caliroots for $150. The upper is predominately constructed of a black tumbled leather with metallic gold donning the toe box, swoosh, and ankle collar. Red helps the sneaker pop as it outlines the swoosh, handles the branding, and peaks out from underneath the white midsole.
Aubrey Drake Graham was born in October, and while many artists choose to name their record labels after hometowns, personal mottos and/or expensive vehicles (looking at you, Rozay), Drizzy paid tribute to his birth month by founding October's Very Own, now known as OVO Sound.
Review: Kid Cudi's "Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon" Feb 27, 2014 at 05:55 PM 45,849 Views
Although none of his albums have really been critical hits, Kid Cudi’s main appeal is using outside, atypical influences and sounds to articulate some sort of emotional journey into the tortured soul.
In case you're living under a rock and missed the story, Suge Knight caught a few strays the other night at a VMA pre-party. This raises a few burning questions that need to be answered. First, who's still inviting Suge Knight to these parties? Clearly where he goes, so do hella bullets.
Pierre the Pelican, mascot of the New Orleans Pelicans, has been catching a ton of heat for being too scary. It's understandable that organizations want their mascots to be fan friendly and compatible with kids, but at the same time this isn't a beauty pageant.
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.
LeBron James and Kevin Durant went head to head last night on the court, and both busted out new colorways of their signature sneakers.
Sneaker Customizer Gaby Alvarado looked to the movie screen for inspiration on this Air Jordan 12 custom. The "Kill Bill" Air Jordan 12 utilizes the yellow and black color scheme that is synonymous with the Kill Bill trilogy.
Floyd Mayweather is a boxing icon who knows a thing or two about defending titles, and he's also a big fan of the Miami Heat. If you recall he partied with LeBron James in Las Vegas for a celebration following the Heat's back-to-back championship.
Tim Westwood may not look like your average hip-hop personality, but the 57-year-old gangly white dude, always rocking a different color polo, is an industry legend, and he's been there from the beginning. In the late 80s, Westwood was one of the first DJs in Europe to play hip-hop on mainstream radio.
Game doesn't quite get the respect he deserves. Sometimes things like his habitual name dropping and controversy divert attention from the fact that he has been one of the most consistent rappers over the last decade.
Drake's "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" By The Numbers Feb 13, 2015 at 06:16 PM 137,027 Views
Now that we've spent the day listening to Drake's new album If You're Reading This It's Too Late and thoroughly dissecting it, we're presenting you with an informative graphic that breaks down the album into simple mathematics.
The sneaker community is filled with a plethora of talented artists that use kicks as inspiration to create tons of dope drawings, customs, masks, skulls, and even bugs.Our SneakerMob staff recently linked up with Amsterdam sneaker artist, Filfury, and asked him a little about himself and his art that he is producing.
Photos have emerged of what looks to be the Doernbecher Jordan Retro release for 2013.
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