Watch the first trailer to find out more about Nas' first time executive producing a film.
Nas has been expanding his creative efforts recently, although he still makes time for the occasional guest verse. Next on his ever expanding list of creative accomplishments is executive producing a full-length movie, titled “The Land.”
Kobe Bryant made a grand farewell last month, dropping 60 points in his final game en route to a memorable retirement. However, it looks like the Black Mamba isn’t quite ready to step away from the game completely. According to a report from Variety, he signed a deal with Sports Illustrated to create a short animated film based on his poem, “Dear Basketball.”
Before Ian Connor became the focus of a huge controversy, he had been presented with the fashion opportunity of his life, as Kanye West decided to place the young model and designer at the helm of his thought-to-be-defunct fashion label Pastelle. The idea of Pastelle originated some time in the mid-'00s, though pieces of apparel never materialized until a few years later.
Tyler, the Creator is a pretty good rapper who also designs clothes on the side. Apparently, those aren’t the limits of his talents. In a new video from OFWGKTA's Golf Media app, Tyler shows us he can be a charming (megalomaniacal) cooking host as well.
Michael Jordan’s son may not have succeeded in following his father’s footsteps to the NBA, but he still has the sneaker industry to fall back on. Marcus Jordan has been prepping his sneaker store “Trophy Room” for a while now, and has just announced its grand opening date.
Adidas has more than a few hit sneakers on their hands these days, but the newest addition to their roster might be the biggest yet. The Adidas NMD caused a pretty huge ruckus on their launch day (see below), as retailers were unprepared for the huge level of hype the shoes had.
A few days ago we shared an update on Kanye West’s YEEZY Season 2 product, specifically that the clothing had been indefinitely delayed but the shoes would be coming out on June 6. As more information has become available, it’s clear there’s a lot more to the this story than we first thought.
Before everyone’s smartphones were on the level personal computers, people would buy separate GPS devices to direct them. You could pay a small amount of money to change the voice on the device from the typical female robot to things like Yoda or Indiana Jones, and people ate that shit up.
While the hip hop community is still mourning the passing of his mother Afeni Shakur, we have some slightly different Tupac news. Someone has put Tupac’s persona 1996 Hummer H1 on an auction site. It’s not the first of Tupac Shakur’s memorabilia that has appeared online recently.
Last week a new Chinese sneaker company called Uncle Martian entered the scene. While this isn’t news in its own right, the new brand has gotten a pretty big side-eye from the industry because of its similarity to Under Armour. The Uncle Martian logo is strikingly similar to Under Armour’s.
Kanye West made a killing earlier this year by hosting a pop up shop selling what is basically tour merchandise for The Life of Pablo. It was only available to people in the greater New York area who could get to Manhattan during the two day period it was open, but the shop still raked in over $1 million (according to Kanye, at least).
The original “Space Jam” starring Michael Jordan came out in 1996. The movie placed his Airness alongside Warner Bros’ Looney Tunes characters, back when Bugs, Daffy and company were still the entertainment of choice for kids everywhere.
When Kanye West debuted his YEEZY Season 3 collection alongside The Life of Pablo, people were surprised. How did Kanye, who had only just released the YEEZY Season 1 collection, already have a 3rd collection on the way when his 2nd season had yet to hit stores or even get an official release date? Turns out those questions were warranted.
When Puma proudly published their 4th quarter earnings for 2015, the numbers showed the athletic-wear brand had surpassed their projected earning by a respectable $34.5 million. Puma’s CEO was quick to point to their budding collaboration with Rihanna as a reason for the brand’s success, particularly her ability to move footwear.
Have you ever tried to buy a coveted sneaker on release day, multiple different retailer webpages open as you wait to refresh the page right when the shoe becomes available? This is a familiar scenario for many sneakerheads, and its become an increasingly fruitless exercise. The culprit? Bots.
Rebranding can serve a couple purposes. It can be timed to modernize someone’s look to coincide with updating their product, or it can be used to hide the fact that a business is failing miserably. The Sacramento Kings are the latest team to update their look for the modern era, and you can probably guess which camp they fall into.
Ellen managed to snag the first interview with Kobe Bryant since the famed basketball player retired a couple of weeks back. He not only gives an interview with Ellen, he participates in a prank too.
October’s Very Own's first collaboration with Jordan Brand first surfaced back in 2014, when the brand/label’s blog posted photos of the OVO Jordan 10s and OVO Jordan 12s. While the OVO Jordan 10s released in both white and black colorways this year, no news every appeared about the 12s. However, rumors are buzzing that the white versions will become available later this summer.
It’s no secret that Fetty Wap loves going fast. After the scary crash he had on his motorcycle last September, it appears the Remy Boyz leader is channeling his need for speed in a different medium: video games.
When people use the term vintage, it’s almost always in a positive light. So when we say these sneakers are vintage, we aren’t referring to their clunky silhouette or functionless strap. We’re referring to the golden (and vintage) era of hoops that was the early 1990s, when the Dream Team ruled the court and this Nike Air Force 180 first released.
Nike co-founder Phil Knight has built quite a fortune off of the iconic Swoosh, as we reported last March. However, at 78 years old he's probably more than ready for retirement. Now we have a date for that retirement, as Knight announced on an appearance on CNBC that he would be stepping down as chairman of Nike this June.
TNT’s “Inside The NBA” crew probably has more fun than any other sports broadcasting crew, to the point that I sometimes wonder what exactly is in those NBA on TNT mugs they’re always sipping on.
New Air Jordan 12s continue to appear on the release calendar this year. Most recently, we saw a “University” colorway that seemed to be inspired by Michael Jordan’s alma mater. The Air Jordan 12 Gym Red/White is next up on the list of brand new colorways.
While out at Coachella, Joey Bada$$ got a very important fashion co-sign by appearing in the pages of storied fashion magazine Vogue. The interview covered a range of topics, but centered on his crew Pro Era and their aspirations in the streetwear game.
A while back we reported on collaboration brewing between Travi$ Scott and Maharishi, and English clothing brand. Today, a small capsule collection of Travi$ Scott attire has become available on Maharishi’s online store.
The Nike Cortez is one of Nike oldest silhouettes, and its popularity is greatest in the hip hop hotbed of Compton, California. Some of So Cal's biggest emcees have rocked the Cortez, like Snoop Dogg, Eazy E and Kendrick Lamar (before he adopted Reebok as his sneaker of choice).
Nike has been trying out a ton of new things with their classic silhouettes, usually pairing them with modern materials or design elements. This new Air Max 90 Ultra BR is another sneaker that follows this trend.
When people talk about closing borders to refugees, this probably isn’t what they’re concerned about. However, that doesn’t change the fact that a South Sudanese refugee who had been attending a Windor, Ontario, high school as an 11th grader recently turned out to be a 30 year old man.
Joan Laurer, who went by the stage name Chyna in the WWF and WWE (not to be confused with Black Chyna), was found deceased in her home last night. Police were called to her Redondo Beach home after a concerned friend went to check on her and found her unresponsive. She was 46 years old. Foul play is not being considered in the investigation.
In a few years, If someone hands you a $20 bill and you don’t recognize the face on it, don’t accuse them of giving you fraudulent money. The US Treasury has reportedly decided to remove (or at least de-emphasize) former President Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill and replace him with Harriet Tubman.