You’ve been hauling around that stale vanilla Christmas tree on the rearview mirror of your dropped El Camino since 1991, so the smell has long since turnt burnt. Maybe you changed it out to something more gangsta with the delightful bouquet of Hangin’ With the Homies first release last year (remember their awesome Dr. Dre & Eazy [...]


If you’re old enough to drink, then you can remember it well: the early nineties when those cats in Bristol defined a sound that would lead every late-night chill-out session for years to come. It was that whole Massive Attack/Portishead/Tricky thing that would prove that electronic music is more than something to sweat to, more [...]


Ha ha — do y’all remember when people used to lament the corporatization of hip-hop? Like, when it first started to go mainstream and everyone was up in arms because N.W.A. and Body Count were being banned from record stores (Google “Tower Records” kids), and Public Enemy had middle America experiencing Tea Party-like fainting spells [...]


25 Jul
Happiness & celebration in custom high-top form

Nike’s Air Jordan continues its celebration of the Far East with its XO Ignite Shanghai high-top. The XQ stands for “Xi Qing,”, or “happiness and celebration” in Chinese and explains the shoe’s obvious Eastern influences. The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG silhouette is customized in a patterned white leather with gold laces, Swoosh, silk [...]


24 Jun
Swoosh's latest city collection honors Bodymore, Murderland

The Swoosh honors Bodymore, Murderland in its latest latest city collection sneaker. The “Baltimore” pack takes a a Nike Air Force 1 and a Nike Lunar Force 1 high-top silhouette and gives them a makeover — the Nike Air Force 1 getting Bmore’s signature Orioles orange and black colorway, furthering the baseball imagery with the thick [...]


This should prove to be a cheekily controversial piece. Graphic designer Phil Robson, otherwise known as Filfury, has decided to conflate two of the more hot button issues of the day into one single piece (or pieces, rather). The Sydney artist has taken two of Nike’s most popular silhouettes — the Nike Air Max 90 [...]


25 Apr
The iconic Nike high-top returns with all original branding

In their “The Air Jordan OG” series Nike resurrects their beloved Air Jordan 1 high-tops — only this time with all the original logos, instead of with the Jumpman23 branding you see on on most recreations. Many find the Jumpman23 logo to be garish, and ruin an otherwise good pair of shoes — count us among [...]


9 Apr
From hanging with Keith Harring to painting planes in Arizona

When we last saw the Boneyard Projects, it was for ROA’s Night Flight video (coincidentally we just previewed some ROA x SK8room decks below). This time The Boneyard Project invited New York artist Kenny Scharf to paint his creations on one of the many planes rotting in the Pima Air & Space museum outside of Tucson, [...]

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