• Tyga x LA Gear Preview
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    LA Gear is still around, and Tyga has collaborated with the retro brand on a runner that looks similar to a Nike Roshe Run. The kicks, which have been dubbed the 'T-Raww 6AMs' are highlighted by a beaming colorway consisting of vibrant orange, blue, and neon.Tyga has collaborated on sneakers in the past with Reebok, but the LA Gear joint is something we didn't see coming. The 'T-Raww 6AMs' do not...
  • NBA GM's Vote Spurs Most Likely To Win NBA Title In 2014-15
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    Vegas currently has the Cleveland Cavaliers as the favorite to win the NBA Championship this season with 3/1 odds. The Spurs are not far off with 4/1 odds, and although no one would be surprised if either team hoists the Larry O'Brien trophy at year's end, the GMs throughout the league are leaning towards San Antonio.  As part of NBA.com's survey of general managers, the Spurs were chosen to...
  • Let's Make A Movie: 10 Urban Films That Were Books First
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    Authors like Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Terry McMillan have proven that black lit can make for great film. From period pieces and horror movies to dramas and provocative thrillers, the growing popularity of these releases demonstrates that films with predominantly black casts, or black leads, can still appeal to the masses. While top films such as...
  • Jordan-Only Sneaker Shop Opens In New York Tomorrow
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    Leave your foams, KDs, LeBrons, Asics, Iversons, Kobes etc. at the door. A brand new sneaker boutique is ready to launch in Brooklyn, New York- the birthplace of the GOAT, Michael Jordan. 'Jordan Heads' is an Air Jordan only consignment shop which caters specifically to the sneakerheads who appreciate everything and anything MJ. From the newest releases to the kicks you missed out on as a kid,...
  • Skip Bayless Believes Kobe's Rape Charge Helped Him Sell Sneakers
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    Before Kobe signed with Nike, whom he has produced 9 signature sneaker with, he was an Adidas athletes. The Black Mamba inked a deal with the three stripes fresh out of Lower Merion High School, which resulted in a number of 'less than popular' releases including 'The Kobe' (that space-boot looking, cinder block of sneaker). After 6 years, Kobe jumped ship and signed with Nike as a sneaker...
  • ESPN Magazine Says Kobe Is Destroying The Lakers
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    Kobe Bryant, now 36 years old, is gearing up to embark on his 19th NBA season and he appears to be more motivated than ever. Having only played in six games last season, and watching the Lakers crumble in his absence, the Black Mamba is prepared to prove to the world that he isn't over the hill just yet. ESPN begs to differ. During an annual #ESPNRank of the top players in the league, Kobe found...
  • Shane Victorino Debuts 'All-White' Air Yeezy II
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    Relevant Customs teamed up with Rich & Faded Customs to deliver this special edition Air Yeezy II, designed specifically for Boston Red Sox outfielder, Shan Victorino. The flyin' Hawaiian has a slue of custom Nike and Jordans in his collection, but none are more polarizing than this pair of 'Snow White' Yeezys. The 1-of-1 pair of kicks are constructed of white python, lizard, and ostrich-...
  • Top-10 Weed Inspired Sneakers
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    Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, aka the DoggFather, aka Uncle Snoop is celebrating his 43rd birthday today, October 20th. Snoop has recently been in the headlines for his beef with Iggy Azalea, but today we're drawing on inspiration from something he's most known for- smoking weed. Even before marijuana became as mainstream as it is today, Snoop was supporting the cause, and the sneaker culture...
  • 'White/Black' Air Jordan 1 OG Returning In November
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    The 'White/Black' Air Jordan 1 is making a return. Mark your calendars for November 8th, as the kicks are officially slated to release for $140.  Black overlays contrast the smooth white leather upper on the iconic Jordan silhouette. The clean looking colorway features "Nike Air" branding on the tongue, which is a big deal for some sneakerheads who prefer the OG treatment. Furthermore, the...
  • Chicks In Kicks Recap Ft. Rosa Acosta, Kayla Phillips + More
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    Fall is in full swing, and the lady sneakerheads are still bringing out the heat. The 'Black Toe' XIV which recently released made a few appearances in this week's recap, as did a slue of other recent Air Jordan releases. In this week's Chicks In Kicks recap we saw the head of the Kardashian Klan, Kris Jenner, supporting her son-in-law Kanye with a pair of 'Red October'...
  • Air Jordan 13 'Barons' Release Date Confirmed
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    The 'Barons' colorway, a nod to Michael Jordan's baseball playing days with the Birmingham Barons, most recently adorned the Air Jordan 1 and Air Jordan 9 silhouette. However, Jordan Brand is not finished with the white, black, and grey color scheme.  The 'Barons' Air Jordan 13 is scheduled to release on October 25th, with a $170 price tag. The kicks essentially are a cross between the He...
  • Eminem's Best Sneaker Collabs
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    Today, October 17th, is the 42nd birthday of one Marshall Mathers. Eminem probably won't come to mind when you start thinking about the greatest rapper x sneaker influencers, but he needs to be on that list. You've got to give credit where credit is due and the man has his own custom Jordan 2's and 4's, along with a number of different Nike Air Max and Air Force 1 collabs. We're not ready...
  • ESPN Ranks Kobe 40th Best In NBA
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    Somebody is going to pay dearly for this. Kobe Bryant has been ranked the 40th best player in the NBA, something that the Black Mamba will surely be tweeting about, or addressing in the near future with fire filled eyes.  Last year, Kobe ranked 25th and people were furious. A 15 player drop is surely to bring out the Kobe faithful, and riots may ensue in the streets of Los Angeles. For...
  • Victor Cruz Is Auctioning Off A Ton Of His Sneaker Collection
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    Victor Cruz is one of the biggest sneakerheads in the NFL, and he is committed to auctioning off part of his enormous collection for a good cause. The salsa-dancing wide receiver of the New York Giants is ready to sell 25 of his own kicks for the first ever 'Halloweenland' event.  Cruz has a wide array of kicks including the 'Oregon Ducks' Air Jordan 3, 'Red October' Yeezy II, and 'Bin 23'...
  • LeBron James Signs Endorsement Deal With KIA
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    Blake Griffin is no longer the only NBA superstar repping for Kia. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Lebron James has jumped on board with Kia, and will be the ambassador of its new luxury sedan, the K900. Kia is the official vehicle of the NBA, and they were happy to bless King James with the $66,000 whip. "It was a great call to get," Tim Chaney, vice president of marketing at Kia Motors...
  • Top-10 Jordans For Your October Rotation
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    It's October, and as the weather shifts so does your sneaker rotation, or at least it should. It's time to put away those 'White/Infrared' 6s and other summer-inspired colorways in favor of some seasonal flavor. Or dont, I'm not here to tell you what to do. That said, greens, yellows, and oranges are more fitting for the month of October, especially when coupled with a black or navy base. This...
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