Most rappers tend to wear their money, showing off the goods with flashy jewelry and eccentricity. Many have ventured into actually designing and producing clothing, resulting in meagre results. Only a few have actually been successful at maintaining and managing a retail business long-term. Check out our favorite rapper-owned clothing lines.
In it's 23rd anniversary this year, the Air Jordan 6 is dominating the Jordan releases, with a plethora of classic colorways once again hitting retailers. 2015, though? That looks like it will be the year of the Air Jordan 4, as the 'Oreo' Jordan 4 will join this timeless classic.The 'Columbia' Air Jordan 4 will once again return after a hiatus since 1999, this time dubbed the 'Legend Blue'.
Kanye West isn't the only artist receiving exclusive, luxury sneakers courtesy of high-end designers. After seeing Yeezy's Maison Martin Margiela 'Yeezus Tour' kicks, Kid Cudi unveiled a special pair of designer sneakers of his own, thanks to Giuseppe Zanotti.
The influence of jewelry on hip hop is as clear as an E-class diamond.
As the market has become seemingly over saturated with talent, hip hop artists have begun following in the steps of icons such as Will Smith, LL Cool J, and Jay-Z, and now do more than simply churn out music. Rappers today are as focused on creating a brand for themselves, as they are in dropping a banging LP. Putting their personalities on display has
Jabari Parker doesn't exactly know which team he will be playing for in the NBA, but he knows which team he'll be repping for. The former Duke Blue Devil has officially signed with Jordan Brand.
The Kanye West x Adidas Originals 'Yeezy Season 1' Pricing Is Outrageous Mar 5, 2015 at 12:45pm 10,122 Views
If you're in the market for some Kanye West x Adidas Originals gear we have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the Yeezy Boost Low will be cheaper than the $350 high-top version, and will retail for roughly $210. That's it for the good news.Entry level clothing goods from Kanye West's Yeezy Season 1, such as sweatshirts and hoodies, will be going for around $430.
The "Toro" Air Jordan 6 looks like it's actually going to happen. 2014 marks the 23rd anniversary of the Air Jordan 6, so its reasonable to believe these early images will actually come to fruition.
To hell with learning the triangle offense and averaging more than 7 points a game, the Knicks' Iman Shumpert is focused on crushing all the haters with his lyrical genius.
Fans of ESPN's 30 For 30 documentaries will be in a frenzy over this new special which focuses on Michael Jordan, and the time he was retired from the NBA in 1994 to 1995, and became the focus of a game for intergalactic supremacy between the visiting Monstars and the Jordan-led Toon Squad. Yahoo Sports' OMG!
Last week, RiFF RAFF revealed on Twitter that he would be joining the WWE with the help of hall of famer Hulk Hogan. Professional wrestlers and rappers are more similar than you may think. They are both incredibly passionate about their trades. The average hip hop artist and rapper have a 24-hour grind to make themselves successful, not to mention travelling non stop.
A Reddit survey, consisting of over 42,000 votes, has compiled a complete breakdown of the most hated NBA teams by state, and the results are not all that shocking. The Miami Heat are the most hated team in 24 states, the most of any NBA franchise. Congrats, South Beach.
Another interview with Kobe Bryant as he tours Asia, this time as part of his Lenova Manila Tour in the Philippines. Besides the usual questions about his drive, and recovery from his Achilles injury, Bryant was asked some hip hop related questions. Standing in an arena with hoards of screaming fans, and multiple cardboard Kobe cutouts behind him, the Lakers legend was asked by the moderator of
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.
Mark Wahlberg knows what's up when it comes to Jordans, and has recently been blessed with a dope 'Oregon Ducks' Air Jordan 4, which he showed off on social media. Being a celebrity certainly helps Marky Mark's ability to snag the most exclusive Js, but picking up MJ's lunch tab certainly doesnt hurt.
Last night Barbara Walters hosted the "10 Most Fascinating People of 2013." Did I watch it? No, of course not, I watched sports like a bro. However, it did get me thinking about the most fascinating kicks of 2013 though. fas·ci·nat·ing (adj.)- Possessing the power to charm or allure; captivating.