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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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Run-DMC x adidas Originals Superstar 80s – ‘Meet DMC’ Events

November 9th, 2011 by | 8 comments

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Dookie ropes, sleve-rolled blazers, leg warmers and shoulder pads are the kinds of fashion cues more commonly seen in costume or ironic form these days than during their mid-’80s heyday, and that just goes to show how perfect of a design the adidas Originals Superstar ’80s really was/is.  Now a quarter-century after its debut, the Superstar shelltoes get a special nod from The Brand with the Three Stripes, this new release commemorating the pioneering rap group who broke ground both musically and in collaborative marketing.  The Run-D.M.C Superstars are set to release this Friday, which means that shortly after Darryl McDaniels arrives at Dr. Jays Harlem, it’ll be 11:11 on 11/11/11.  DMC will then follow that appearance with another stop at the adidas Originals flagship at 5pm; will you be on hand for one or both of these photo ops?

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Run D.M.C. x adidas Originals Superstar ’80s – Release Info

October 24th, 2011 by | 11 comments

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“Me and my adidas…”

Even if your hip-hop pulse is nearly flat-lining, chances are there’s some Run DMC in your blood. The Queens-bred trio that blazed one of the most well-traveled trails in the industry is also responsible for making the three-stripes such a hit in the urban fashion realm, and to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Run DMC, My Adidas will release a limited run of 1,986 pairs of this special pair of Superstar 80′s on November 11th at select adidas Originals retailers; it features a number of trademark Run DMC symbols like the logo on the insole, Jam Master Jay’s initials on  the heels, and a sick gold-rope lace dubrae. Continue reading for a detailed look at one of the best commemorative releases of the year and let us know if you plan to cop these!

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Run-DMC x adidas Originals Superstar ’80s ‘My adidas’

October 21st, 2011 by | 22 comments

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If there was ever a time you desiered to walk through concert doors or roam all over coliseum floors, it very well might be now.  No, there’s not another Live Aid/8 benefit concert coming up to commemorate the fifth birthday of the last one, but instead an anniversary for one of the first explicit instances of overlap between hip-hop culture and major sneaker brands.  The Run-DMC x adidas Originals Superstar 80s ’My adidas’ 25th Anniversary edition commemorates five x five years since the song that gave a name to Three Stripes online customization service first hit radio airwaves.  These are unique for their use of custom embroidery on the rear as well as a dookie rope dubrae; are they the greatest shelltoe release of the last quarter-century?  Click through to see some more images and expect these in stores starting Friday, November 11th, a fittingly timed release for one of the rap game’s oldest veteran groups.  via HB

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