NikeLab keeps the releases coming, following up this season’s Flyknit Trainer Chukka SFBs with the brand new Lunar Huarache Light. A nod to Tinker Hatfield‘s original 1991 Air Huarache Light, the design — seen here in a clean all-white make-up and also due out in black — now sports a plush Lunarlon sole unit in place of it’s usual Air-cushioned sole, but retains its OG mesh and leather construction, as well as its signature translucent thermoplastic eyestay. Expect the new release to be available from Nike.com and NikeLab locations in limited quantities beginning March 12.
Last year was a busy year for New York-based artist Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic. From his artworks seen at the CFDA awards, Miami Art Basel and MoMA, Mestrovic’s unique fluid style of painting along with his impeccable desire to create aided in opening opportunities to share his work across a diverse spectrum of mediums. Not only has his presence touched on music and video but his artwork has found its way into fashion, gracing Nike’s 340 Canal shop, and even linking him to his CFDA counterparts Public School in the label’s 2015 spring/summer collection. Armed with ink, multi-nibbed pens, ink/steel brushes at various shapes, and traditional Japanese calligraphy as one of his foundations — honed with years of study under calligrapher Yukia Kondo — Mestrovic walks us through some of his more recent works in addition to demonstrating his techniques. With a new studio and healthy list of projects under his belt, 2015 should prove to be an even more busy year for the talented artist.
If you don’t know by now, I loves to shout out individuals who really want more than basic. People who know their true worth and chase after it. Everybody has BrokePhobia™, but only a certain few are really doing what they have to do to stay away from broke pockets, broke people, and broke places. One of those few is CHELL. Check her out!
HOMETOWN: Detroit, MI
Occupation: R&B Singer
Where did your inspiration for music come from?
I think my initial inspiration came from Whitney Houston. I watched The Bodyguard a thousand times a day. I had to be about 2 yrs old. One day, I decided to start singing “Jesus Loves Me” from the movie and after that it was literally history.
HELL YEA! I’ve been waiting on my favorite series to come back on. If I had to rank between this and POWER, I couldn’t pick. I have been pushing CHAINZ for a while now, and I’m not even from the souf. I’m just glad it’s back!…
By the looks of the first trailer of Season 2 of Most Expensivest Sh*t, GQand 2 Chainz will be picking up right where they left off in the mini-series’ first season; embarking on cross country trips with the intent of indulging in various activities and products that hold the title of being the most lucrative of their kind. For round two, he will be joined by G.O.O.D Music label-mate Big Sean, and fellow musicians Diplo, French Montana and Jhené Aiko. Watch a preview of this season’s journey’s in the trailer provided above.
I recently sat down with a good friend of mine. She went to Michigan State with me and has definitely been doing great things since graduating! Photography and Video Blogging has a heavy hitter in the industry… and her name is Bianca Charisma.
NAME: Bianca Charisma HOMETOWN: Detroit, MI
Where did your inspiration for photography/vlogging come from?
My inspiration for photography and blogging actually came from social media websites. Back when Myspace and Facebook were popular, I thought it was a brilliant idea to have people share photos and to update people on what’s going on in their lives. It was interesting. I found myself really loving the photo aspect of those websites and one year I received a professional DSLR camera as a gift and really started to experiment with creating photography. I was in my sophomore year of college at the time and along with experimenting with photography, I decided to start a blog and found it very similar to having a social media profile but instead I could tweak it and really make it my own.
What keeps you motivated to stay involved in it?Read More
As he goes down with another knee injury just when we thought he was finally back…
Dear Mr. Derrick Rose,
When you went down in the first round of the playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers, I knew it was bad. And when you sat out last season, I knew it was because you were going to come back bigger, faster, stronger, and better. And now that MIGHT miss the rest of this season too with another knee injury, I’m at a loss for words, but I’d like to say thank you.
I met my homie Jamal in ’07 freshman year at FAMU. We stayed on the same floor and all we did was school and hoop together. We all would break into the school gym at night because BALL IS LIFE…. well it was at the time lol. During that time, his roommate Boosie ( we called him that because of his Boosie Fade) was the one rapping. So when I heard that Jamal aka Jay Spiffy started rapping, I had to get in tune…. Point blank, the boy GO! Get in tune!
I always loved and had a passion for music but never thought I’d wanna make music. I get my inspiration from daily living and seeing what’s going on nationwide. It’s inspiring to talk about but in a way to reach and touch listeners.
In America, life is all about perception. Those people in the movies? Yeah, they’re mostly hollow, self-centered simpletons…but they look so beautiful and important on the red carpet! Those people we elect to represent us in Washington? Yeah, they’re crooked, power-hungry liars who lick the boots of corporate lobbyists…but the speeches they give can be so inspirational! Those athletes on the field and court and in the ring? Yeah, they’re juiced-up glory-hounding college dropouts…but they’re champions! Of the WORLD!
The truth rarely overpowers the perception… Read More
The well-known sneakerhead and Nike Air Force 1 connoisseur has teamed up with sneaker customizer The Shoe Surgeon on a crazy piece of custom footwear. Using a crisp white-on-white Air Force 1 High as the base (duh), Geiger’s creation is highlighted by 16 different misplaced Swooshes on each pair. Appropriately nicknamed “Misplaced Checks,” the custom uses all real leather, including styles like Horween, veg tan, shark, and pony hair. Dude went IN on this sneaker.
Geiger’s collection, which is all hand-made by The Shoe Surgeon, is limited to only 25 pairs and will retail for $500. The launch date is set for February 27 at 6 p.m. EST. Watch for John Geiger’s Twitter because he’ll be tweeting out a link when the sneakers are available for purchase.
Nike Air Force 1 High “Misplaced Checks” by John Geiger and The Shoe Surgeon