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Patrick Ewing “Georgetown” In-Store Event @ Palace 5ive – Recap

April 25th, 2013 by | No comments

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Patrick Ewing has remained very much involved in the Ewing Athletics revival. When the Ewing 33 Hi first hit at a handful of stores in the greater NY the New York Knicks legend was there, signing sneakers and meeting with the fans who turned out in droves to support. He popped up once again over the weekend, hanging out at Palace 5ive in Washington DC to celebrate the release of the Ewing 33 Hi “Georgetown” colorway. Continue reading to see some shots from the event, which also included a surprise appearance from Biz Markie, and stick with us for any and all news on Ewing Athletics.

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Iconic 80s Rap Album Covers Featuring Classic Sneakers

March 17th, 2013 by | 15 comments

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We try and keep you up on what rappers and other celebs are wearing these days in terms of sneakers, but let’s keep in mind that rappers have had the trainer game on lock long before the current bubble of “sneakerhead” interest. Evidence comes here in the form of a handful of classic sneaker-featured album covers of yesteryear. Some that come to mind are Biz Markie in his Nike Air Safari, LL Cool J in some Air Jordan 1s, Three Times Dope with a mean set of Air Jordan IIIs, and the endless Run DMC x adidas moments. Click through with us for a walk down memory lane and then check out the greater group of classic rap album cover sneaker sightings on FNG and Classic Kicks.

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Celebrity Feet: MTV2 Hip Hop Squares Taping

April 16th, 2012 by | 21 comments

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This May 22nd, MTV2 will launch an all-new game show called Hip Hop Squares – a spin on the classic TV game show using hip-hop as the key ingredient of entertainment. The game show, hosted by HOT97′s Peter Rosenberg, will feature a number of hip-hop sneaker heavyweights like Fat Joe, DJ Khaled, Biz Markie, and more, as well as other notable figures of pop culture such as skater Bam Margera, Jordan Brand NFL athlete Lamarr Woodley, Amber Rose, and Vinny of Jersey Shore.

This past Friday morning, the celebrities wrapped up the taping for Hip Hop Squares at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, NY, and spent some time in the green room, which also featured a ‘sneaker wall’ by Footaction; Footaction will take part in MTV2′s Hip Hop Squares, sponsoring giveaways for the audience and playing a unique role that involves the legendary ‘Secret Square’ from the original game show. We’ve got a recap of the morning’s events with a look at some kicks on the celebs as well as on the Footaction ‘sneaker wall’, so take a look and don’t forget to tune in to MTV2 on May 22nd at 11 PM to catch the premier of Hip Hop Squares!

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PRO-Keds x Packer Shoes x Biz Markie ‘Backyard BBQ’ – Video Recap

July 5th, 2011 by | 2 comments

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PRO-Keds has been in the sneaker game for decades, gaining prominence in NYC as the hip-hop/b-boy head’s sneaker brand of choice. Things have changed over the years for the brand and the surrounding sneaker game, but amidst the hype and an outpour of today’s new releases, a tried and true classic like the 69er Lo will always be relevant. The recent ‘Backyard BBQ‘ powered by the three-way collaboration between PRO-Keds, notable sneaker fiend Biz Markie and longstanding retailer Packer Shoes, was a celebration of the good old days, bringing back some old-school flavor to a mostly new-school crowd. If you haven’t picked up one of the 750 limited-edition pairs, head to Packer Shoes to cop yours, and check out the video recap after the jump to see what went down at the BBQ.

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Packer Shoes x PRO-Keds ‘Backyard BBQ with BIZ’ – Event Reminder

June 24th, 2011 by | 1 comment

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Summer is officially here, and this Sunday, the grill will be blazing and the PBR will be flowing as Packer Shoes welcomes the legendary Biz Markie to help celebrate their recent PRO-Keds collaboration with a backyard BBQ. Leather colorways of the classic PRO-Keds 69er Lo are available at the store and online now in black, olive and the Packer exclusive white. The shoe will be packaged along with a special t-shirt and Biz USB keychain and will also grant you entrance to the barbecue. Space will be limited so you’ll need one to get in, but the chance to toast burgers and Pabst Blue Ribbons with Biz should be well worth the price of admission. Those who placed orders online can pick up their shoes and BBQ admission pass beginning at 12:30 pm on Sunday, and anyone looking for a last-minute pair can grab them then as well. Keep reading for more pics, including a side-by-side with an original vintage pair and a video invitation from Biz himself.

BACKYARD BBQ WITH BIZ
Sunday, June 26th
1:00-5:00PM

Packer Shoes
941 Teaneck Road | Map
Teaneck, NJ 07666

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Biz Markie x Packer Shoes x PRO-Keds 69er Collection

June 22nd, 2011 by | No comments

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Hip-hop and sneaker culture icon Biz Markie will make his mark once again by way of a new collaborative release with Packer Shoes and the PRO-Keds 69er. Sneaker News already filled you in on a special Biz Markie x PRO-Keds Backyard BBQ at Packer Shoes on June 26th, but here’s some additional information on this upcoming release; of the three colorways, the black and olive green versions are limited to just 300 pairs a piece, while the white versions are a Packer exclusive, featuring a Packer Shoes molded leather logo imprint on the heel (and limited to just 150 pairs). Each of the three features a gold Biz Markie logo on the tongue, and will come accompanied by a Packer Shoes x PRO-Keds x Biz Markie t-shirt and a Biz Markie USB Keychain (holding 1 GB). All three are available now at Packer Shoes in-store and online, so check out the detailed images, as well as a video interview with Biz Markie after the jump. Purchase of the shoe will also get you a wristband granting access to Sunday’s BBQ festivities featuring food, entertainment and refreshments provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon, so get yours now while supplies last.

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Packer Shoes x PRO-Keds Backyard BBQ with Biz Markie

June 17th, 2011 by | 1 comment

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It’s outdoor grillin’ season and Packer Shoes is teaming up with Pro-Keds to serve up a fresh dish of new PRO-Keds kicks, with Biz Markie as the host who boasts the most roast. Three colorways of the PRO-Keds 69er, green, black, and a Packer Shoes exclusive White, will release as part of this special three-way collaboration, and on June 26th, Packer Shoes will host a special Backyard BBQ with Biz Markie in attendance. Packer has been on top of the game when it comes to collab projects, so check out the complete flyer for full event information below and stick with Sneaker News for more information regarding this upcoming release.

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