New Balance x 686 x HUF

5 Jan

686 and New Balance continue their snowboarding partnership into Spring 2011 with the introduction of two footwear models – the 790 Boot and 205 Sneaker, both produced alongside streetwear/skate connoisseurs HUF. The triple collaboration brings forth a focus on clean and minimal design, using dark blue and white tones with pink and green accents. Both styles can be found via HUF stores on January 8 and through 686.com.

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Oprah Winfrey presents Master Class: Jay-Z

5 Jan

Oprah Winfrey’s brand new TV network, aptly titled the “Oprah Winfrey Network,” or simply “OWN,” launched on New Year’s Day in the United States, and among the many shows included in the cable channel’s initial line-up is a documentary series called “Oprah Presents: Master Class.”

The first episode of “Master Class” chronicled Jay-Z’s rise to success, and featured the rapper as he showed Oprah around his old stomping grounds in the Marcy Projects of Brooklyn, New York City.

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Undefeated x Roc Nation T-shirt.

4 Jan

Undefeated presents the Fellas T-Shirt in collaboration with Roc Nation to celebrate their collaborative event taking place at Undefeated Las Vegas. The t-shirt was released last week.

Adidas Originals x Star Wars Leather Tracksuit

4 Jan

We already showed you some of the footwear from the new adidas Originals x Star Wars Spring/Summer 2011 Collection. Here is now a look at the best apparel item to come from the collection this season – the Leather A-15 “Stormtrooper” Tracksuit. The classic adidas tracksuit gets the Star Wars remix, featuring multiple embroideries and large patches on premium white leather. Look out for a release in the coming weeks.

Diggy Simmons – Past, Presents, Future mixtape (Hosted by DJ Premier)

4 Jan

For his latest mixtape Diggy got the legendary DJ Premier to host/cosign. I’m feeling this more than any Diggy releases yet. I know there were some 13 year olds who were loving his last mixtape Airborne. This is still on that “baby Lupe” style. The son of Rev Run is really talented and has a sick flow.  He’s certainly gonna be a problem to some established rappers. Download below.

Diggy Simmons – Past, Presents, Future mixtape

Eminem feat. Dr. Dre, Jay-Z & 50 Cent – Syllables

4 Jan

Some of hip-hop’s heavyhitters got together on Eminem’s latest track to vent about the state of hip-hop.

Eminem, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent as well as Stat Quo and Cashis teamed up on “Syllables” and share their opinions on the hook-driven, catchy-beat state of rap music. Download to the track below.

Eminem feat. Dr. Dre, Jay-Z & 50 Cent – Syllables

Nike Spring/Summer 2011 – Vintage Series

4 Jan

In a bid to cater to the athletic daydreamers, Nike has released once again the V Series in their Sportswear range for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2011 catalog. Remade with a vintage touch, the three V models are the Vortex (stability), Vector (also known as Venue) and Vengeance (for faster runners), which includes the Lunarlon sole. All come available in several colors and are ready to match casual looks.