Posts Tagged ‘Sneakers’
That first pair of custom sneaks. We all remember getting those, right? Anybody? Well… if you do… treasured memory forever!
King James shows us the holy grail of his wardrobe, dishes on his new signature sneaker–the Nike LeBron 13–and warns competitors about the mental edge that lets him “bust your a$$.”
From your homies’ closet to an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Keep watching my people. This Hip-Hop culture…beloved worldwide! Remember: Graffiti was an eyesore, until it started showing up in art exhibits and museums! Witness on formal display now – The Rise Of The Sneaker Culture. We take a tour with emcee and sneakerhead extraordinaire Fabolous.
You already KNOW Joe’s sneaker game is on 20s. Remember when he licked his kicks on MTV Cribs back in the day? Serious. Now for for more serious business. Get a kick out of The Terror Don going shopping for and critiquing more kicks. Gotta refresh to be fresh. Watch.
Over Labor Day weekend, Nas rocked the Rock the Bells Festival in New Jersey…with Lauryn Hill!!! Okay, that was a FAN-atic moment. In this brief video vignette, Nas touched on “Life is Good” (his latest album), the 90s, the sneaker culture, and such. Check it out.
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Don’t know what the hell is going on but I’m one of the thousands of people anxiously waiting for Jay Electronica to drop his new album. Trying not to be impatient but I’m sure hoping it’s worth the wait. For now we have to deal with these little mini commercials slash documentaries from companies who like Sprite who have holla’d at Jay Elect. This time around New Balance brings the New Orleans emcee on as a part of their Excellence Makers series as they follow him in London where he’s reportedly working on his new album….
This is both hilarious & sad all at the same time. We’re in a recession & no one cares to stand in line to fight for our rights on many issues that are directly affecting our communities or even join in on the Occupy Movement, but people are willing to go crazy over some damn sneakers. On the hilarious side of things, there are a gang of quotables from this clip that made me laugh out loud like “The Get Money Boys”, “I invest in these” (Licks sneaker), “I’m a shoe connoisseur”, & “What if yo child get ammonia”….
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Eminem & Royce Da 5’9 talk about their special limited edition Chuck Taylor sneaker with Converse. The special Chuck Taylor Allstar shoe is a part of the promo for their new album Hell: The Sequel that just dropped on Tuesday. Em & Royce also talk more about the album & their individual styles. Lyrically & Stylistically.
The relationship between Hip Hop and sneakers have been going steady for some time now. Let’s rewind on this 2005 documentary “Just for Kicks” that sheds some light on the obsession between Hip Hop and athletic shoes from ‘My Adidas’ to ‘Airforce 1’s’.
This has nothing to do with sneakers, but look at how technology has changed with these documentaries & the camera quality. That stuck out to me the most about Frank’s post
besides the errors Frank made in the post that I had to correct. Just kidding Frank……but this documentary was filmed in 2005 & technology has significantly improved in just half a decade.