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adidas Originals Revisits Run DMC’s “Christmas in Hollis”

December 12th, 2013 by | 1 comment

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When Run DMC contributed the track, “Christmas in Hollis” to the 1987 fundraiser compilation album, A Very Special Christmas, they basically did for Christmas songs the same thing that they did for adidas sneakers – namely, giving a gritty street edge to something that had never been seen as anything but wholesome and traditional.

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Run DMC x Keith Haring x adidas Originals “Christmas in Hollis”

December 3rd, 2013 by | No comments

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It looks like adidas Originals will be linking up with two New York legends this Christmas season. Shown is a teaser for what appears to be a Run DMC x Keith Haring x adidas project that echoes that legendary rap group’s 1987 song “Christmas in Hollis”. In fact, the teaser is comprised of the artwork for that very single. What’s interesting though is that the Run DMC text has been removed, so maybe they aren’t an official partner on the project. Continue reading for the full teaser and check back in with Sneaker News to see which shoe this upcoming project lands on (And keep in mind that it looks be releasing on 12/21).

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RUN DMC x adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Injection”

August 5th, 2013 by | 6 comments

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adidas Originals has got another tribute to Run DMC in the works for Fall 2013. Mind you this is far from just a rehash of that dookie roped pair from a couple years back. This time the adidas Originals Superstar 80s not only gets the legendary rap group’s logo on its tongue, it also gets the laces ripped out to further emulate the style in which the Kings of Rock originally wore them. Continue reading to see the RUN DMC x adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Injection”, no shoestrings in em, and watch for them soon at limited adidas Originals stockists as these are limited to 1,000 pairs.

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adidas Originals “Unite All Originals” Fall/Winter 2013

August 1st, 2013 by | 1 comment

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adidas Originals wants you to unite. If you’re an original, that is. In their latest campaign that role is played by the likes of both Run DMC and DJ A-Trak, culture creators who have both pledged their allegiance to the Three Stripes at one time or another. The new campaign allows you to participate in an interactive film in which voice commands and visual effects dictate the outcome of the clip. Continue reading for a behind the scenes look at the making of the interactive video and then hit up adidas to participate in the Run DMC and DJ A-Trak featured project.

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adidas Unite All Originals with Run-DMC and A-TRAK

July 26th, 2013 by | No comments

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“When you take two brands, you make something brand new.”

Run DMC ‘s spot in sneaker history is firmly cemented into the books as they are recognized as the pioneers of the off-the-court sneaker appeal. The adidas tracksuits and more importantly the Superstars on their feet paved the way for sports fashion in hip-hop – a cultural phenomenon that continues to grow strong today. Beginning in August, Run-DMC and adidas is back at it, teaming up with A-TRAK for a great campaign aiming to re-energize the game with the unmistakable original and the rising star. Check out the video below and stay tuned to Sneaker News for more updates on the upcoming adidas Unite All Originals movement.

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adidas Originals Superstar 80s “Adidas Suite” for Run DMC by Revive Customs

June 22nd, 2013 by | 3 comments

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Run DMC and adidas will forever be linked, that golden age rap group from Hollis, Queens having done a huge amount to help the Three Stripes out as far as US sales were concerned back in the 1980s. The connection is referenced once again, this time on a commissioned, custom set of the adidas Originals Superstar 80s created by Revive Customs. The sneakers will apparently appear on the feet of surviving members of the seminal group in an upcoming commcercial spot. Stay tuned with us till after the click to see the sneakers ahead of that and let us know if Revive Customs did the kings of rock justice on this one.

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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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