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Jadakiss Rocks Nike LeBron 11 “Miami Heat Away” Sneakers & $85 LeBron Safari Print Pullover Hoodie

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Rapper Jadakiss Instagram’d a photo and his sneakers of choice were Nike LeBron 11Miami Heat Away”. These kicks sports a Nike Hyperfuse and Armorposite design, the shoe features black and red throughout with metallic silver accents.

The Nike LeBron 11 “Miami Heat Away” sneakers were created to match the Miami Heat jerseys. Did you buy a pair?

Jada rocked an $85 LeBron Safari Print Pullover Hoodie and black sweatpants to complete his look. This pullover features an animal-inspired pattern and bold color-blocking for a signature look. 

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Kicks On Fire: Jadakiss Sports Air Jordan 5 Retro ‘Oreo’

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Rapper Jadakiss recently attended a friend’s birthday party in Long Island, New York. For the club appearance, Jada kept it casual in a grey hoodie and denim jeans. His sneakers of choice were Air Jordan 5 RetroOreo‘.

These Air JordanOreo‘ inspired sneakers were released on Black Friday. They are completed in a predominantly black premium suede upper, white over the collar lining and midsole, and a dark grey hue handles the AJ V’s iconic tongue. A speckle effect takes care of the midsole’s unique detailing, while an icy outsole sits below”

Fellas, do you like these sneakers?

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Photos Credit: Jadakiss’ Instagram | sneakers via Sneaker Addict

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Classic Christmas In Miami: Cam’ron & Juelz Santana’s Reebok Commercial

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From Harlem, Uptown to Miami, Downtown! These Dipset brothers are repping for Reebok in their new commercial. Last month, I posted images of Cam and Juelz filming a commercial for the popular sneaker brand. See the original post here.

The official commercial has been released! Directed by Dre Films, Cam and Juelz took it to a basketball court in Miami and teamed up with (St. Nick) Santa for a pickup game in Reebok’s Ghost Pack commercial.

Juelz rocked a pair of Reebok QuestionGhost Of XmasPurple Suede/Red sneakers while Cam sported a pair of Reebok Shaq AttaqChristmas” Green/Green-White-Red sneakers . Reebok’s Ghost Pack drops 12/20. See the commercial below:

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Photos Credit: Juelz’s Santana’s Instagram

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Kicks On The Day: LeBron James Spotted In $635 Balenciaga Violet Monochromes High Sneakers

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Celebrity NBA player LeBron James of the Miami Heat stopped by his wife Savannah’s Juice Spot in Miami which is located on 1800 SW 1st Ave #104. For his juice trip, Bron Bron paired a royal & grey top with jeans and $635 Balenciaga Violet Monochromes High Sneakers which I last wore here. These sneakers are from the upscale fashion house’s Spring/Summer 2013 Collection.

These multi-material trainers are from the brand’s S/S ’13 collection. They’re crafted from a mix of materials; suede, fine grain leather and ribbed nappa leather. They are topped off with a tone-on-tone rubber sole.

What are your thoughts on Bron Bron’s look?

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Photos Credit: LeBron James’ Instagram | sneakers via Balenciaga 

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Expanding His Brand: Drake Announces Deal With Air Jordan

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Grammy Award winning rapper Drake is expanding his brand outside of music. The Canadian-rapper is getting into the sneaker business. During his recent tour stop in Portland, Oregon which is where Nike’s headquarters is located, the YMCMB multi-platinum rapper announced that he’s now apart of the Jordan Brand. See the video on YouTube.

Details of Drake’s deal with the Jordan Brand isn’t yet available at the time of the press, but he did take to his Instagram and showed off some of the Air Jordan 10 and 12 Stingray packs. Both groups have white and black pairs with a translucent sole showing off his OVO logo.

Are you copping a pair when they hit Jordan retailers?

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Photos Credit: Drake’s Instagram

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Kanye West Appears On New York’s Hot 97 With Angie Martinez; Explains His Partnership With adidas

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Music artist, fashion designer and creative director Kanye West has finally found corporate backing that he’s been looking for. A few minutes ago, the “Bound 2” rapper appeared on New York’s Hot 97 with Angie Martinez and confirmed that he has, indeed, signed a deal with adidas.

Kanye left Nike for adidas because the sportswear giant actually offered him more creative control. Nike refused to pay Kanye royalties because he’s not a professional athlete.

So then I start turning up in the BBC interview, so [Nike] said, ok cool, we’re gonna give you a bigger sandbox to play in. We’re gonna give you this amount right here to design, and two collections a year, and 30 skews — that’s the amount of items that you have. Would that make you happy, Kanye? And I said, well I need royalties. It’s not even like I have a joint venture. At least give me some royalties. Michael Jordan has 5%, that business is $2 billion. He makes a $100 million dollars a year off of 5% royalties. Nike told me we can’t give you royalties because you’re not a professional athlete. I told them, I go to the Garden and play one-on-NO-ONE. I’m a performance athlete. Did I really ANYTHING? YES! Did I really EVERYTHING. 100,000 percent. I’m 100,000 percent at all times. It’s people that work in offices trying to tell me how to think, when I got a better perspective. I live in Paris“.

So the old me, without a daughter, would have taken the Nike deal because I just love Nikes so much. But the new me, with a daughter, takes the adidas deal because I have royalties and I have to provide for my family“.

Angie: “So that’s official, did you officially announce the adidas deal?

Kanye: “Whatever’s official, non-official, official, what y’all gonna see is… I am going to be the Tupac of product… I’ma be the first hip-hop designer, and because of that… I’ma be bigger than Walmart“.

Do you think this was a good move on Kanye’s behave? Do you think he can recreate the hype with adidas that he created with Nike?

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Photo Credit: Hot 97

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Fashionisto On The Run: Diggy Simmons Spotted Wearing $1,254 Rick Owens Geo Basket Blister Sneakers

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Teen music artist and fashion trendsetter Diggy Simmons returned to Instagram and shared a dope photo. He was out and about in Los Angles. Diggy dressed in a short-sleeve black hoodie layered over a white tee-shirt with grey trousers. His outfit was completed with a pair of $1,254 Rick Owens Geo Basket Blister Sneakers.

These black and white leather geo basket blister sneakers from Rick Owens features a round toe, white lace up front fastening, ribbed heel, side zip fastening and a thick white sole. You can get these sneakers at Farfetch.

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Sneakers Spotlight: Kevin Durant’s Air Jordan 5 Oregon “Ducks”

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NBA player Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder shared a photo on Instagram. The Roc Nation Sports management client styled a grey jacket with jeans. His sneakers of choice were Air Jordan 5 Oregon “Ducks”.

These Air Jordan 5 Oregon “Ducks” features a velvety green nubuck upper, the Jumpman embroidery is replaced with an “O” on the tongue and Duck on the heel.

If you want these sneakers, good luck getting them. Most likely, the will never hit retailers.

Are you feeling these sneakers?

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Photos Credits: Kevin Durant’s Instagram | sneakers via  Sole Fly |

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NBA Fashion: Carmelo Anthony Sports A Jordan Prime Flight FLC Crewneck & Air Jordan 1 Retro ’95 Black/Red Sneakers

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NBA player Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks partnered with Feed The Children and Avon at Madison Square Garden Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx to give away over 800 Turkeys and a supply of food to local families in the area for the Thanksgiving holiday.

For the charity event, Melo sported a $70 Jordan Prime Flight FLC Crewneck with black sweat. His outfit was completed with a pair of Air Jordan 1 Retro ’95 Black/Red sneakers.

Melo looked pretty cool. He kept it sporty and simple. He was also color-coordinated. I like his look, do you?

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Photos Credit: Johnny Nunez | Getty Images | crewneck via GotSoleBoutique | sneakers via Nice Kicks

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Expanding Her Brand: Solange Knowles Named Art Director & Creative Consultant For Puma

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Music artist and model turned fashion icon Solange Knowles is expanding her brand outside of music. She is bringing her great taste of fashion to Puma. The 27-year-old mother of one has been named Art Director & Creative Consultant for Puma. She already started her first project by directing an exclusive campaign for the label’s Disc Blaze sneaker, tapping her Four favorite “it girls” to model new styles and share their own fashion savvy insights.  The collection is due in stores February 2014. See it here!

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