August 26th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
The MTV VMAs touched down in Brooklyn last night, bringing plenty of stars into the borough and its Barclays Center in search of a moon-man award. There were plenty of solid sneaker sightings for said stars, a group that sort of reflected the current sneaker-culture peak as well as the hip hop world’s obsession with the most luxurious of footwear. Kanye West split his time between the Balenciaga Arena and some Visvim footwear, Wiz Khalifa proudly showed off his Converse Collab, and Kendrick Lamar kept true to his promise of “No more designer” with his Nike Cortez on feet. Continue reading to see those and more in our 2013 MTV VMAs celebrity sneaker recap below.
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October 1st, 2012 by Brendan Dunne
Were you paying attention to the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards this weekend? Even if you weren’t you probably caught wind of the goings on-the various backstage scuffles that had the whole thing feel like the Source Awards of old. But we’re not here to talk about that-we’re here to talk about the sneakers. And trust us there’s plenty to talk about in that department: Wale in the Nike Air Max Hyperposite ‘Tiger Camo’, Fat Joe busting out the ‘Olive’ Air Jordan V, 2 Chainz keeping things G.O.O.D. with the Nike Air Yeezy 2 and much more. Click through to see these dudes and the wears of other hip-hop heavyweights like Rick Ross, Rakim, Q-Tip, T.I., and Wiz Khalifa over the weekend and let us know who did it best.
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