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Here's Why Nike May Not Make Its $50 Billion USD Goal by 2020

A break-down of the Swoosh’s targets.<p>Back in October of 2015, Nike CEO Mark Parker stated the Swoosh was aiming for a $50 billion USD sales revenue by 2020, despite being met with great scepticism. Now with Nike’s recent struggles in the market — and seeing increased competition from a resurgent …

Sneakers

Nike’s LeBron 13 Low Gets a Premium “Anthracite” Makeover

Smooth suede finish.<p>A few days ago we caught a glimpse of Nike’s LeBron 13 Low model in its “Team Red” colorway. We’re back this time to cast a spotlight on the same silhouette, this time in a premium “Anthracite” finish. LBJ’s signature sneaker gets fitted in tonal suede with matching-hued laces, …

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'Fate of the Furious' Crosses $1 Billion USD Box Office Threshold

Making it the 11th best total of all-time, thus far.<p><i>The Fast and the Furious</i> franchise — which helped launch both Vin Diesel and Paul Walker into superstar status — saw its eight instillment, <i>Fate of the Furious</i> hit theaters just this past April. Though the film has been out for over a month, it is …

Movies

Stone Island Unveils Its Fully Waterproof Nylon Metal Flock Jacket

Featuring Stone Island’s very own Nylon Metal material.<p>In perfect time to greet the seasonal elements of the 2017 spring/summer season, Stone Island unveils its Nylon Metal Flock Hooded Jacket, which also aims to serve the transitionary period into fall. Fashioned from a revolutionary composition …

Fashion

A Closer Look at The OVO x Clarks Originals Desert Boot

Which colorway would you cop?<p>With the release of the OVO x Clarks Originals ‘Made in England’ Desert Boot, we now get a closer look at the eggplant purple, light tan and black colorways in the lookbook above. The footwear is handcrafted in a Janus Suede with OVO designs debossed throughout the …

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Chance The Rapper Reflects on the Legacy of 'Surf'

First free album on iTunes. I tried to get them to put “free” instead of “get.”<p>Two years ago, Chance the Rapper and his music outfit Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment released their debut album <i>Surf</i>. For it’s second-year anniversary, Chance reflects on the album’s legacy and shares memories …

Music

SOPHNET. and Gramicci Come Together on a New Kind of Activewear Pant

Sportswear hybrid slacks.<p>Last month we took a look at mastermind JAPAN and Gramicci’s collaborative collection featuring a stylistic take on the functional climbing pant. This time around the outdoor exploration label links up with SOPHNET. to reinterpret the climbing trouser once again. Utilizing …

Fashion

LaMelo Ball's 'Highlight' Tape Gets Roasted by Twitter

It’s not easy being a Ball.<p>LaMelo Ball is a 15-year-old, high profile basketball player who hasn’t even reached the college levels yet. However, when you’re the son of LaVar Ball, it’s even more difficult to stay out of the spotlight. Though LaMelo made headlines when he dropped 92 points during a …

College Basketball

The adidas Originals Tubular Shadow Gets Draped in "Core Black"

All-black everything.<p>The last time we got a look at the adidas Originals Tubular Shadow it took on a luxe quilted finish. The signature silhouette is back this time featuring an all-black color scheme as a follow up from its earlier “Triple Black” suede predecessor. The uppers sport a murdered-out …

Sneakers

Carhartt WIP x JOURNAL STANDARD Come Together on a Collaborative Furniture Line

To help commemorate Carhartt WIP’s 20th anniversary.<p>Earlier this week we took a look at the recent collaboration between Japan’s JOURNAL STANDARD and Carhartt WIP to help commemorate the workwear giant’s 20th anniversary. Following up on the first drop, which featured a capsule collection of …

Furniture

Lil Yachty Actually Thought Squidward's Clarinet Was a Cello

“I thought Squidward played the cello. He don’t. That’s a flute.”<p>Lil Yachty linked up with Genius to give a <i>Verified</i> breakdown of his latest hit, “Peek a Boo,” off of his recently released album <i>Teenage Emotions</i>. The Atlanta rapper even addresses the part where he raps, “My new b*tch yellow / She …

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iLoveMakonnen Returns With Catchy New Songs, "Lonely Girl" & "Line 2"

Summertime Makonnen is here.<p>Albeit living a quiet live in Portlant, OR, iLoveMakonnen is still churning out music. Over the weekend, the rapper-crooner dropped a brand new song titled “Lonely Girl.” The track is a piano-laced ballad that showcases iLoveMakonnen’s distinct singing style. Two days …

Music

Check out Nike's Full LGBTQ "Be True" Lineup

Vibrant.<p>In early March, we were gifted with a first look at Nike’s “Be True” Flyknit Racer, just one part of a larger collection set out to support the LGBTQ community. What started out in 2012 as a grassroots effort led by passionate Nike employees to connect with the LGBTQ community, has been met …

Sneakers

'Deadpool' Blooper Reel Showcases More Filthiness From the Merc

Six minutes of pure vulgarity.<p>Fox’s <i>Deadpool 2</i> is still in its early production stages, but luckily for those who cannot wait, a blooper and gag reel from its raunchy predecessor has made its way online. The gag reel for the film, originally released on the DVD, showcases six and a half minutes of …

Movies

Watch Channing Tatum & Adam Driver Cook Up a Heist in 'Logan Lucky' Trailer

The comedy is expected to hit theaters in August.<p>After being fired from his job, Channing Tatum‘s character Jimmy Logan his brother Clyde Logan, played by Adam Driver, come up with a plan to bring in some cash for themselves by pulling off a large-scale heist at a NASCAR event in North Carolina. …

Movies

Nike Surprises With Two New Colorways of The Air Vortex '17

Nike releases the new sneakers out of nowhere.<p>With no official release date prior to today, Nike gave us a huge surprise by releasing two new colorways of the Air Max Vortex ’17 out of the blue. The first colorway takes after the “Chicago” colorway seen on the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG. The …

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Watch Music Producer Andrew Huang Make a Beat Using Fidget Spinners

The YouTuber shows off his musical skills.<p>With the fidget spinner craze sweeping across the internet, the addictive little toys have found their way into music videos and our phones. With many people looking to get their hands on the accessory, musician Andrew Huang took a different approach to …

Crowd Funding

Air Jordan 5 Retro "Cement" Gets Release Date

Don’t miss out on this pair.<p>The Air Jordan 5 Retro is getting a fresh makeover this summer with the announcement of a ”Cement” colorway. The sneaker is made of white leather and mesh panels that weave over and across each other throughout the body of the shoe with laces to match. There are a few …

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Google Play Music Is Offering Four Free Months for New Subscribers

Get access to over 35 million songs.<p>With the music streaming world only continuing to get larger, Google has increased its efforts to compete with the likes of Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal by offering a free four month premium subscription to Google Play Music for new users. With a premium …

Google

The Reebok Classic Nylon RS Gets a Light Brown Colorway

A tanned look for summer.<p>The creative minds over at Reebok have cooked up a new colorway for the Reebok Classic Nylon. Created with tan suede overlays atop a textile base, the light brown color makes up the majority of the shoe, with the laces and inner body all matching. The sneaker also features …

Shoes

H. Moser & Cie. Showcases $27,000 USD Smartwatch Look-Alike

“The Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz is designed to display the time, something it does beautifully.”<p>Swiss watchmaker H. Moser & Cie. has announced the release of the Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz. Upon first glance, the watch looks like a traditional smartwatch, with a rectangular face with no numbers or logos on it. …

Watches

Nike Reveals "Court Blue" Internationalist Colorway

New colors for an old classic.<p>Originally debuting in 1982 at the New York City Marathon, the Nike Internationalist received high praise has one of the best running shoes on the market. Now, Nike Sportswear has adapted the classic running shoe and turned it into something more fit for everyday wear …

Sneakers

A Better Look at the Air Jordan 1 Flyknit in "Banned" and "Royal"

The court classic sheds some weight.<p>Earlier this month, we caught sight of some leaked images of the Air Jordan 1 “Banned” in Flyknit material. This time, courtesy of @pinoe77, we get a full view of the iconic court model’s newest tech upgrade. Coming in “Banned” and “Royal” colorways, the Air …

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adidas Unveils the NMD R1 Primeknit "Glitch Camo" in White

When “Glitch Camo” meets the Japan Boost<p>Earlier this year, adidas announced a “glitch camo” colorway for the adidas NMD R1 Primeknit, and now they have gone on to release a white version of the “glitch camo” sneaker. While we have seen this glitch camouflage appear on other NMD silhouettes, this …

Sneakers

adidas Confirmed Launches Online Platform with Limited Edition UltraBOOST

UK fans can now sign up for sneaker drops online.<p>Sneakerheads will be glad to hear that adidas Confirmed, the smartphone app that lets users reserve the most coveted drops at local adi stores, has launched its first online platform for those in the UK.<p>The first sneaker to debut on Confirmed Online …

Eminem and Justin Timberlake Help Raise Money for Manchester Attack Victims

The charity aims to make $2.3 Million USD.<p>In the wake of the tragic explosions outside of the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, people from all ends of the world have come together to raise money for families of the victims. A charity set up by the Manchester Evening News and British Red Cross …

Justin Timberlake

Homer Simpson Gets Inducted Into the Baseball Hall of Fame

In honor of the 25th anniversary of ‘The Simpsons’ episode, “Homer at the Bat.”<p>Homer Simpson is now in the Baseball Hall of Fame. On Saturday, the American cartoon character received his own honorary plaque at Cooperstown, New York during a celebration of the 25th anniversary of <i>The Simpsons</i> episode …

Hall of Fame

Jordan Peele Does the 'Get Out' Challenge, Discusses Humanity as Inspiration for Social Thrillers

When art imitates the creepiness of life.<p>The success story of Jordan Peele‘s first film, <i>Get Out</i> has become a headline for pretty much any and all news outlets in existence. A film that costed roughly 4.5 million USD to produce has raked in upwards of 230 million USD in domestic and foreign box …

Jordan Peele

The adidas Originals EQT Support ADV Gets Released in a Premium "Milled Leather" Version

Premium leather meets the technical adidas sneaker model.<p>The adidas EQT Support silhouette has been on the come up lately, with an increasing amount of colorways released each month. This time around, we see a sleek black and white iteration with some premium elements added to the construction. …

Adidas Originals

A Detailed Look at the PORTER x adidas Originals 2017 Collection

Featuring an NMD Chukka, Helmut Bag and Arno waist bag.<p>adidas Originals has joined forces with Japanese accessories specialist PORTER for a collaborative line featuring an NMD Chukka and two popular PORTER bag models, the Helmut Bag and the Arno waist bag. The first leaked images of the collab …

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