It goes without saying that if you are a sneaker collector that the influences of hip hop culture is not too far behind. In fact the case could be made that sneakers don’t achieve “stickiness” status until a rap artist mentions a certain sneaker in his/her song. It all started on a summer day in 1986, [...]
Between Monday to Friday many of us are stuck at a place from 9-5 wearing uncomfortable and not so fashionable footwear. Sound familiar? If so, you are one of many people that can’t wait for the day/week to be over so you can ditch the hard bottoms and rock a pair of kicks. Now obviously [...]
Very few artists in the Hip Hop game can leave a lasting impression throughout their career. Back in 1994 after the huge success of the Wu Tang’s 36 Chambers. Raekwon blessed Hip Hop enthusiasts with the classic Only Built 4 Cuban Links which instantly marked his spot as a legend in the rap game. Beyond [...]
I consider myself fairly open to new styles when it comes to footwear but these sneakers shaped like feet deserve a good roasting. I’m sure those zen, runner/yoga types who spend their days teaching yoga and sipping green tea are all over this shoe. My first encounter with these neanderthal-like slip-ons was at the gym. It [...]
I will never forget the first time I saw these sneakers. I was reading a Sports Illustrated magazine and the ad for the Nike Air Tech Challenge IV hit me like a ton of bricks. As soon as I saw it I knew that I had to have it…but where would I find these sneakers? I looked at Foot Locker, Champs and other various sneaker outlets, but I could not find these sneakers!