Tag: adidas

Kanye Wants to Pay Beanie Sigel for Coming Up With the Name ‘Yeezy.’ Beanie Wants to Do Business Instead: A Discussion

Yeezy, as you may or may not know—depending on your level of hypebeastiness—is Kanye West’s billion-dollar brand under Adidas that releases his multi-colored monochromatic shoe variants and clothes. And yes, that’s billion with a “B.” How many billions Kanye is worth is often in dispute—usually by Kanye—but what isn’t in dispute is that his Yeezy […]

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This Year’s ComplexCon Was Another Cruel Reminder That I’m Old AF

Thanks to COVID-19, ComplexCon’s Return Was Decidedly Different And if fucking off your rent money on $300 socks isn’t your forte, there were live DJs (aside from established acts like Siobhan Bell, Lil Yachty made his debut behind the turntables), performances and appearances from acts like the Jabbawockeez, live NFT battles (which apparently are a […]

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The 10 Most Important Hip-Hop Sneaker Collaborations Of All Time

Straight up, streetwear wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for hip-hop. The two entities go hand-in-hand, pushing up against and off of one another in their steady quest to take over the world. That’s not hyperbole, streetwear and hip-hop have taken over the world. Hip-hop went from a niche genre that was written off as a […]

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Black Women’s Player Collective Fosters Partnership With Adidas To Change The Narrative Around Representation In Soccer

NewsOne Featured Video The Black Women’s Player Collective’s mission is rooted in changing the narrative around racial and gender diversity within the realm of sports and thanks to a newly fostered, long-term partnership with the global sporting good brand adidas, the nonprofit will be able to further its impactful efforts. The organization and the company […]

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The Coolest New Drops This Week, From Furry Phone Cases to Dead Celeb Collabs

When Shania said, “Looks like we made it. Look how far we’ve come, my baby,” she specifically meant here, at the check-out line, with your arms full of leathery fresh Dr Martens, carrot halwa ice cream, and a fuzzy bunny ear outfit for your iPhone. That’s because Shania knows it’s Friday, and time to unfurl […]

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Kyrsten Sinema Is Bathroom Alligator Trash

Advertisement We don’t even have to describe the pro-alligator people. Y’all know who they are. They are the people who are more concerned about Sea World’s mass incarceration of Orcas than they are about America’s mass incarceration of Black bodies. They truly believe that “all lives matter” but not really. Killing an animal that kills […]

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The Basketball Recruiting Class for Kanye West’s Donda Academy Is No Joke

Jalen Hooks, Robert Dillingham Commit to Kanye West’s Donda Academy Donda doesn’t even have a head coach yet and they’re already pulling in heat, thanks to West’s unorthodox recruiting methods. Advertisement From Yahoo Sports: Two high-profile recruits told Yahoo Sports that they have been followed by West on Instagram and have direct messages from the […]

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Candace Parker Clips the Dallas Wings, Phoenix Mercury Eliminate New York Liberty in First Round of WNBA Playoffs

Dallas Wings, New York Liberty Eliminated From WNBA Playoffs After the playoffs opener, the fifth-seeded Phoenix Mercury held off the eighth-seeded New York Liberty in a thriller that can best be described as “Oh shit! Oh shit! Oh shit!” In a crazy-ass game that included a combined 15 lead changes and ties in the fourth […]

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