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Those interested in the lucrative sneaker business received some gems of advice from top-level executives during the virtual 2020 RIDE Conference. Radio personality Greg Street moderated the session, titled “The Billion-Dollar Sneaker Business,” on Saturday, Sept. 26, featuring panelists Marques Jackson, senior director of the Miami Dolphins; Jason Brown, vice president of marketing for Champs…

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Basketball great Allen Iverson is known for his successful career in the NBA, his iconic style that changed the game, and his smart business moves. Iverson, who turned 45-years-old on Monday, has a lot to celebrate, including a significant payout that he can expect in the next 10 years on his 55th birthday. According to…

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Michael Jordan’s illustrious career continues to reach new heights with the release of the ESPN documentary “The Last Dance.” Along with his historic battles against the Detroit Pistons “Bad Boys” and the “Showtime” Los Angeles Lakers, Jordan was also legendary off the court, so much so that he was often offered an enormous amount of…

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Eminem is auctioning off a rare pair of sneakers. The 47-year-old rapper — whose real name is Marshall Mathers III — has donated a pair of his highly coveted Jordan 4 Retro “Carhartt x Eminem” sneakers to shoe auction site StockX, with the money raised going to provide relief amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The footwear…

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Reebok recently revived its partnership with music producer and artist Pharrell. During this year’s ComplexCon, Reebok and Pharrell presented the label BBC ICECREAM and released four exclusive sneakers: the Answer V, the BB4000 Low, the BB4600 Hi, and the Zig Kinetica. Along with the exclusive sneakers, Reebok also released an apparel collection that includes shirts,…

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ComplexCon serves as a platform for enthusiasts of hip-hop, sneakers, fashion and art to express themselves and search for what’s next. Held on Nov. 2 and 3d at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, several prominent brands such as Puma, Reebok, Fila, Major League Baseball, Hennessy and others created eye-catching activations that…

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The final day of ComplexCon Chicago featured more hip-hop influenced art, exclusive sneaker releases, panel discussions and music performances. Held at the McCormick Place convention center in downtown Chicago, the event wrapped with a bang with celebrity appearances by Schoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Questlove, Saweetie, T.I., and more. Questlove and Black Thought spoke about the…

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Held at McCormick Place in Chicago, day one of ComplexCon Chicago proved to be a festival that highlighted hip-hop, sneakers, fashion and art. Several prominent brands such as Puma, Reebok, Fila, Jack Daniel’s, and others created eye-catching activations that catered to hip-hop culture.  Creator of “The Chi,” Lena Waithe, stopped by The Hundreds booth to…

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On the first day of ComplexCon Chicago, Jack Daniel’s hosted an event that featured custom sneaker designer Dominic “The Shoe Surgeon” Chambrone. During the event, Chambrone unveiled seven new Jack Daniel’s-inspired sneaker prototypes. Attendees also were able to partake in signature Jack Daniel’s cocktails while exploring The Shoe Surgeon’s custom, limited-edition Jack Daniel’s sneakers. Following…

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You can tell a lot about a person by the condition of their shoes. For the homeless, the soles of their shoes, show the pain and anguish of a roofless dwelling.   In 2012, Justin Johnson created an organization that to date, has ensured that homeless children and adults have less to worry about in terms…

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In Chicago, on May 30th, Rolling out got a sneak peek  the NikeLab’s Re-Creation Center which partnered with, Off White Creator, and Louis Vuitton’s menswear artistic Director, Virgil Abloh. The Re-Creation center is in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent mile just next door to the Nike Store. The Re-Creation Center will host workshops sharing artistic…

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Donald Glover, aka rapper Childish Gambino, has announced his collaboration with major sports brand Adidas. The partnership was unveiled in a series of short film clips featuring Glover and actress and comedienne Mo’Nique. In a nearly seven-minute video promo directed by Ibra Ake, Mo’Nique repeatedly and unmercifully teases Glover, who is sporting the first sneakers in his “Donald…

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Beyoncé has always made a point of pushing for diversity and inclusion when it comes to her projects. The Grammy Award-winning singer took that same approach when searching for a collaboration with a sneaker brand. According to ESPN writer Nick DePaula, Beyoncé decided to walk out of a meeting with a sneaker company because there were…

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Jerry Moffett is a talented artist, fashion designer, sneakerhead and creator of Lunchtime Café, a clothing brand on the rise. Moffett, who refers to himself as “just regular country dude” from Columbus, Georgia, began drawing in the first grade and knew he would do something in the art field years before moving to Atlanta in…

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It looks like Drake is sticking with Nike. The Canadian rapper is officially putting the Adidas deal rumors to rest. Late Sunday night, the rapper put any speculation of a deal with Adidas aside when he made a post that made it evident that he’s #TeamNike. Drizzy took to Instagram to share a sneak preview of…

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