Both Air Jordan 11 Lows elect leather over mesh uppers with championship ring tagging on the tongue. The man who broke the story, Nike Dealer of Nike Talk, claims that the stamped pairs are special SMUs for Actor “Chi” McBride and that they won’t be released with the gold emblems. Hmmmm what could that mean… Check em Out!
If you may have missed the frenzy last week caused by the re-releasing of the Concord Jordan XI’s. This celebrated model is no longer known only by sneakerheads, but now one that has infiltrated mainstream pop culture because of the media’s constant coverage on the riots across the United States. But fans all know just how special the Jordan XI really is and as a token of his appreciation, the mastermind behind the design, Tinker Hatfield, decided to bless us with his original sketches from pre-production. Each sketch features detailing found in the final make-up, including a nylon mesh upper taking inspiration from mountaineering backpacks, the carbon fiber plating Tinker copied from Michael’s Ferrari, and the icy-blue clear outsole. Even from the early drawings, Tinker knew the Jordan XI was destined for greatness, but rioting was not what he had in mind. Continue reading
If you examine the tongue closely, you will see that the 2008 version of the “Black Cement” Air Jordan 3 possesses smaller perforations than those seen on the upcoming 2011 pair. Continue reading
Eight packs have been placed around the city, and in order to win, contestants must follow Jumpman23 on Twitter to receive clues of the locations of the packs starting today. The rules are simple: Be the first person to locate the Jordan street team at each tweeted clue to win. Eight different locations, eight different winners.
With the Air Jordan 7 “Bordeaux” release firmly in the record books, sneakerheads now get a glimpse at Jordan Brand’s next silhouette to receive the beloved color selection. Continue reading
Paul Rosenberg narrated a quick recap of just about every Eminem x Shady Records sneaker collabo released thus far. Some of the gems in here are the Encore Jordan 4, the “Way I Am” Jordan 2 and of course the Eminem Shady Records Air Force one (Black/White). There’s also a bunch of Air Max variations Eminem has done over the years. They’re not really my cup of tea but one of Em’s favorite Nikes of all time. Also, one Converse and Vans shoe make it in here. (spotted at NiceKicks)
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Big Sean’s been at the forefront and origin of both in the hip-hop community. Sneakers? No different. Sure he’s picked up some high-end habits from his big bro Yeezy, but Sean’s been rocking a steady rotation of retro Jordans and sneaker heat when his peers were stuck on white on whites. Need proof? Reference “Getcha Some”, circa 2007. With his debut album Finally Famous in stores, we find out what Big Sean’s rocking while he was preparing for his big release.