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Solange Knowles Get New Job As Puma Art Director

solange-knowles-puma-directorPretty much everyone agrees that Solange Knowles is setting herself up to be a style icon.  The singer, songwriter, label CEO, and mother can now add a new title to her list of duties.  ART DIRECTOR & Creative Consultant Solange Knowles. solange-knowles-puma-director 2Solange rocked Puma’s in her “Lovers In The Parking Lot” video, and during the promo of “Saint Heron”.  Will we see Solange’s patterned looks on Spring footwear???  See what the style maven had to say about her new gig below!  I’ll tell you thins much, she is VERY excited! READ MORE

Sneaker Release: Nike Lebron X “Denim”

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The Nike LeBron X “Denim” will release on June 22, 2013 and will retail for $180. READ MORE

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Russell Simmons’ and Reverend Run’s business partner is allegedly claiming the moguls in hip hop have taken millions in profits from their children’s shoe company. He is ready to sue the brothers. READ MORE

JackThreads co-founder, Jason Ross, grabbed the one and only Dwayne Michael “Lil Wayne” Carter, Jr. at MAGIC Marketplace in Las Vegas to talk about TRUKFIT, Weezy’s new skate-inspired line.

Watch the interview inside.

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Alicia Keys poses for a quick pic while filming new Reebok commercial in NYC

Alicia Keys poses for a quick pic while filming new Reebok commercial in NYC

Alicia Keys took to the streets of New York City to film commercial for her new Reebok Smooth Flex sneaker endorsement. In addition to sporting a pair of Reebok Classics, she showed off her new asymmetrical short hair cut, which by the way looks amazing. While filming, A. Key’s sported a $425 Robert Rodriguez Tuxedo Blazer, a white button front shirt, black and white track pants. READ MORE

Kayne West limited edition Nike Air Yeezy 2 is officially a hot seller. The shoes made their retail debut Saturday with several stores reporting long lineups before store openings. Inspired by classic 1980s basketball shoes, Kanye’s Air Yeezy 2 sold for about $245-dollars a pair most stores sold them out the back door for 1500/2250. One pre-ordered pair sold on eBay last week for a whopping 90-thousand-dollars. There will only be 3,000-5,000 pairs to be released to the public. All stores are sold out…

An All Black Air Jordans 11 is unheard of but judging by the unreleased sample pattern from before, it is believable. Modern-notoriety just posted photos of The Air Jordan 11 “Blackout”. You can refer to these as the “Black Anniversary” Air Jordan 11, due to it’s opposite colorway that was part of the silver anniversary a few years back. This Air Jordan 11 features an all black upper with a smokey sole and if you’re willing to shell out a few dollars. A pair of the shoes hit Ebay – – the shoes current bid is $11,000… Would you pay that much for J’s?

Director Spike Lee presented the special Jordan Spiz’ike Presidential Pack to the leader of the free world, Barack Obama. According to TheShoeGame, a pair of Jordan Spiz’ike “Bordeaux” packaged in a rich mahogany case engraved with the presidential seal was presented to the president. No wonder he had a big smile on his face at that time.

The source said  the sneakers will be available for general public next month, of course, without the presidential wooden case with the seal of the president of the United States!

In other news Spike Lee just premiered the fifth film in his “continuing chronicles of Brooklyn, N.Y.,” at the Sundance Film Festival, but the filmmaker is frustrated at the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry. Here’s his speech…

Will you be buying a pair of these shoes when they hit the market? Here’s some more flicks…

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