Fashion


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It’s good day for the city of New York City. Despite the fact that Trump was just in Long Island spreading his racist jargon, some real outstanding New Yorkers made the rap-blog-news today (Sept 26).

First up is Jay Z, who showed Gucci Mane love at Beyonce’s Formation tour in Atlanta. Along with Khaled, Tip, Thugger, and more, hip-hop’s current reigning champs got together backstage for some photo opps.

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The weather was beautiful and the stars were out on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 7) as Kanye West presented the YEEZY Season 4 womenswear collection at Roosevelt Island in New York City. After presenting YEEZY Season 3 earlier this year at Madison Square Garden, the rapper/designer continued to push the limits, bringing the show to Roosevelt Island’s Smallpox Hospital, overlooking New York’s beautiful skyline along the East River.

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The entertainment world all gathered at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday (Aug. 28) for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Hosted by DJ Khaled, the night opened with Rihanna giving the first of her four performances throughout the evening, before accepting her Video Vanguard Award presented by Drake.

Beyoncé, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, Future, Britney Spears and G-Eazy, and Nick Jonas with Ty Dolla $ign all performed during the three-hour show. Plus, Kanye West delivered another memorable moment, hitting the stage for a four-minute speech before world premiering the music video for “Fade.”

Before the main show started, artists smiled and posed for the mob of cameras on the red carpet. Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper, Rita Ora, Tinashe, Amber Rose and plenty more showed off their stylish outfits before making their way into The Garden for all of the evening’s action.

Check out the full 36-photo gallery from the VMAs red carpet below.

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Fashion designer Alexander Wang is the recipient of nearly $100M after suing multiple websites for trademark infringement and cybersquatting. Not only was Wang’s name used unlawfully to create over 400 domain names, but these sites sold imitation goods and were passing them off as the real thing.

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There’s another Supreme x Nike SB sneaker on the way — according to the innerwebs. I’m sure the Bape Ape will be having a field day during this line-up, but that’s beside the point.

This week we saw some rough images of what looks like a Nike SB Blazer Low GT. As we get some concrete details about the upcoming shoe, we’ll update this post.

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adidas Originals has released some high quality photos of the upcoming PHARRELL WILLIAMS ‘Hu NMD’ sneaker. Making a powerful statement, the HU stands for Human Being, Human Race, Human Kind and Human Species. Skateboard P’s new kicks feature a white Boost midsole, a new adidas developed lacing system and more.

The limited edition shoes will be released on July 22 at a handful of boutiques and the Billionaire Boys Club flagship stores — retail price is set for $240.

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He and Drake may have dropped the unofficial Jumpman anthem of 2015, but Future’s loyalty in the sneaker world now lies with Reebok. Over the weekend, the Atlanta rapper announced that he’d become the latest hip-hop star to sign an endorsement deal with Reebok, joining a roster that includes Kendrick Lamar, Cam’ron and Swizz Beatz.

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Guess who tapped Guwop for their new ad campaign? Streetwear kings Supreme grabbed up Gucci Mane for a new commercial — and what we hope is a new capsule collection. I think we can credit this move to Harmomy Korine, who is also working on a documentary about the Atlanta legend.

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Frank Ocean and Young Thug are the faces of Calvin Klein’s Fall 2016 global campaign. Announced via Snapchat on Tuesday (Jul. 5), the Grammy Award-winning singer and Atlanta phenom join a cast of entertainers, athletes, social media stars, models, and cultural icons that includes David Blaine, Kate Moss, Bella Hadid, James Rodriguez, Grace Coddington, Mo’ne Davis, Kacy Hill, Keith Ape, Tommy Genesis, Yung Lean, and more.

Shot by photographer and filmmaker Tyrone Lebon, Ocean speaks on what music is for him, as he roams around a vibrant vintage-themed ad. Meanwhile, Young Thug touches on how he feels there’s no such thing as gender when it comes to pushing limits when it comes to fashion.

The new campaign comes a week after a cryptic photo posted by Frank Ocean appears to reveal his long-awaited Boys Don’t Cry LP may arrive later this month.

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adidas and Kanye West are taking their business relationship to a new level, extending their partnership to a new long-term deal. Announced on Wednesday morning (Jun. 29), the sportswear company and Chicago designer/rapper have launched “adidas + KANYE WEST,” a new division with a team of designers and product managers creating footwear, apparel and accessories for all genders across street and sport under the YEEZY brand.

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