A popular sneaker event turned deadly this weekend. While Sneaker Con was making its Utah stop at Salt Lake City’s Salt Palace Convention Center on Saturday afternoon, a disagreement arose. Right outside the establishment, around 3:20 pm, a few people allegedly emerged from the event when a fight broke out, and shots followed, leaving one […]

The 2022 Black Footwear Forum (BFF), formerly the African American Footwear Forum (AAFF), is going down this September in Detroit. The gathering aims to address issues of diversity in the world of footwear, and the list of attendees features a who’s who of creatives and talent in the business. The BFF is scheduled for Friday, […] The post 2022 Black Footwear Forum Goes Down In Detroit In September appeared first on The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired.

Last Friday, Nike released the Air Max Penny 1 “Recess,” a collaboration with James Whitner’s retail footwear brand Social Status. And on Friday, July 22, the two organizations will extend the project further with the “Pay-It-Forward-Launch.” “I remember Christmas and back to school being the worst times of the year, just having nothing, with the […]

Actually wearing your sneakers has long been a foundation of being a sneaker connoisseur, but now eBay is making an incentive for putting soles to the pavement. The e-commerce site is pushing further into the sneaker game with a brick-and-mortar store located on Los Angeles’ Fairfax Avenue. The exclusive sneaker store will reward buyers with […]

Fans of Colombian singer J Balvin will soon be able to rep the “Prince of Reggaeton” this summer thanks to his new collab with Air Jordan. The 37-year-old performer teased social media with a look at the sneakers in late 2021, but we finally have some leaked photos of the finished product. The Instagram accounts […]

In June '22, Louis Vuitton is releasing a special collaboration project between late artistic director Virgil Abloh and Nike. undertaken on the Swoosh's iconic Air Force 1 sneakers. The sneakers will be available for sale in nine different colorways. There will also be an exhibit about the collab, and it is taking place in Brooklyn, NY through the end of May.