Rev. Run’s daughters launch footwear line Rev. Run’s daughters launch footwear line
March 2, 2007 – 6:03 pm | 210 Comments

Vanessa and Angela Simmons, daughters of rapper/TV star/author/businessman Reverend Run, make their footwear debut with the hunger-inspiring name Pastry Footwear Cake Collection.
The initial line to debut on March 23 is The Cake Collection, an offering …

LRG reps for La Raza LRG reps for La Raza
March 2, 2007 – 2:19 pm | 31 Comments

The good folks at LRG are showing their cultural side with the release of this Mexican Rug Hoodie.
Casual and fresh and perfect for spring, make sure you rock this with LRG’s Run for the Border …

50 Cent disses Cam’ron…again 50 Cent disses Cam’ron…again
March 2, 2007 – 12:50 pm | 5 Comments

Supposedly another shot in the ongoing “war” between 50 Cent and Cam’ron (but looking more like straight promo for Young Buck’s upcoming new album, Buck The World), the video for “Hold On,” Buck and 50′s …

Married to the Mob – street chic for ladies Married to the Mob – street chic for ladies
March 2, 2007 – 12:14 pm | No Comment

New York based women’s brand Married to the Mob (“Mob” stands for Most Official B*****s) is gearing up to launch its Spring collection for urban fashionistas.
With a range that includes satin bomber jackets and funky …

Nike’s sense of humor pays off Nike’s sense of humor pays off
March 2, 2007 – 11:10 am | 14 Comments

Nike has released possibly the funniest series of kicks yet.
Their Fallen Heroes set pays tribute to faded early ’90s pop culture icons, including Vanilla Ice, Pee Wee Herman and Milli Vanilli.
Imitation is the highest form …

Scarlett Johansson launches Rbk collection Scarlett Johansson launches Rbk collection
March 2, 2007 – 10:47 am | 9 Comments

Reebok is taking a break from working with rappers for a minute and looking towards Hollywood.
Popular actress Scarlett Johansson’s collaboration with Rbk – Scarlett “Hearts” Rbk – is now available.
The collection includes athletic wear and …

The Bape argument: creators vs biters The Bape argument: creators vs biters
March 2, 2007 – 10:38 am | 82 Comments

Bape have just released their leather Apestas (hi and lo) and they’re definitely clean, nice-looking sneakers.
One must ask the question though: looking at these kicks, does it seem the Japanese brand survives simply from using …

Dwyane Wade releases WADE 2.0 Dwyane Wade releases WADE 2.0
March 1, 2007 – 9:50 pm | 7 Comments

Currently battling a shoulder injury that threatens to end his season, the release of Dwyane Wade’s latest sneaker should put a smile on the NBA star’s face.
Launched at the NBA All Star Weekend in Las …

Radio jock Wendy Williams lends her voice to a good cause Radio jock Wendy Williams lends her voice to a good cause
March 1, 2007 – 4:20 pm | No Comment

Often called the “Queen of Radio,” radio host and author Wendy Williams has teamed with non-profit organization Hangtags for Humanity and Apple Bottoms clothing to produce the “Contribution Smart T”.
The proceeds generated from the Contribution …

Shake your derriére in Deréons at DJ Premium Shake your derriére in Deréons at DJ Premium
March 1, 2007 – 2:23 pm | One Comment

House of Deréon, the women’s fashion line from Tina Knowles and daughter Beyoncé, is now available at our affiliate site DJPremium.
With the tagline “Couture.Kick.Soul” collectively representing three generations of the family – Tina brings the …

adidas captures the spirit of Muhammed Ali adidas captures the spirit of Muhammed Ali
March 1, 2007 – 11:34 am | 3 Comments

Currently running as part of their Spring/Summer 2007 campaign, Ali by adidas is a standout collection.
We thought this promotional image, celebrating the spirit of acclaimed boxer/humanitarian Muhammad Ali, was too cool.
A true living legend, Ali …

Nike Air Max celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Nike Air Max celebrating St. Patrick’s Day
March 1, 2007 – 11:18 am | 6 Comments

There seems to be a pair of kicks for every holiday nowadays and thanks to the luck of the Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is the latest one.
To commemorate the annual March 15 celebrations, Nike are …

Russell Simmons to release new book Russell Simmons to release new book
March 1, 2007 – 11:06 am | No Comment

One of hip-hop’s most revered figures, Russell Simmons, is getting ready to release his new book – Do You! 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success – in April.
With …

Behind the scenes at MAGIC 2007 Behind the scenes at MAGIC 2007
February 28, 2007 – 11:03 pm | 3 Comments

The MAGIC fashion and apparel trade show is a bi-annual event held in Las Vegas that attracts thousands of attendees.
From smaller brands vying for buyers’ attention to well-established names like Sean John and Rocawear asserting …

Only in America – a pizza vending machine! Only in America – a pizza vending machine!
February 28, 2007 – 9:58 pm | 14 Comments

Anything associated with pizza gets a thumbs up from us – and thanks to a group of ingenius inventors from Italy, the best take-out food just got even better.
The Wonder Pizza vending machine is just …

Redman to open shoe store and design women’s footwear Redman to open shoe store and design women’s footwear
February 28, 2007 – 5:48 pm | 6 Comments

Def Jam rapper Redman is taking his admitted fetish for women’s feet to the next level by designing a line of women’s footwear.
“I always been a fan of women’s feet,” Redman told AllHipHop.com. “Why wouldn’t …

Funky fresh dressed with Parish Nation Funky fresh dressed with Parish Nation
February 28, 2007 – 3:15 pm | 29 Comments

Busta Rhymes rockin’ Parish Nation clothing
Bursting with color and arriving just in time for spring, Parish Nation clothing is blazing trails within the urban fashion scene.
Another creation from marketing visionaries Tony Shellman and …

NBA’s All Star 2008 hits the Big Easy NBA’s All Star 2008 hits the Big Easy
February 28, 2007 – 1:53 pm | 5 Comments

Image: AP
After what some say was the craziest NBA All Star Weekend ever – this year’s event in Las Vegas – the annual basketball extravaganza is hitting New Orleans in 2008.
The 57th All Star game …

Queen Latifah finally becomes “Wifey” Queen Latifah finally becomes “Wifey”
February 28, 2007 – 12:37 pm | 7 Comments

Queen Latifah to produce new TV show Wifey
After what seems like an eternity, it appears quality urban television is on its way.
In a first-of-its-kind development/production/broadcast deal, Viacom channels VH1 and BET are partnering on …

Brand new hip-hop hotline Brand new hip-hop hotline
February 28, 2007 – 12:14 pm | One Comment

Akon’s music, in addition to other acts, is now available via phone
Just like good ol’ Chingy, the latest tracks from acts like Akon, Wu-Tang Clan, David Banner, and Pharoahe Monch are now only one call …

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