Sunday, June 21, 2009

Go Skateboarding Day


Everyone pick up a stick, have fun, go skate..... Peace to everyone in San Jose doin' there thing have fun today and piss the cops off.....

Concepts x Nike SB Blue Lobster Interview

Concepts Blue Lobster Interview SD from Dennis Carroll on Vimeo.


Nice Kicks caught up with Frank the Butcher and Deon Point to discuss what went into developing and marketing the latest Nike SB x Concepts creation, The Blue Lobster Dunk Low Premium that releases tomorrow, June 20th, 2009

Nike Sportswear x Nylon Magazine Dunk Hi Pack Release


The time has come. A while back we gave you a first detailed look at the Nike Sportswear x Nylon Magazine Dunk Hi Collection and tomorrow it will be released at the Nike Sportswear Store at 21 Mercer Street in NYC. While the pink and green colorways were exclusive to UrbanOutfitters.com, and have already sold out, the orange, blue and yellow pairs will be available tomorrow. A lot of people got very excited about these, so make sure that you get them tomorrow if you have a chance!

HomeRoom Summer 2009 Hat Collection


The HomeRoom hat collection is for those that can appreciate the process of construction and fabrication. The HomeRoom summer ha series is comprised of complex lightweight wool fabrics, in a timeless cut. Starting with wool from the English countryside, Dormeuil turns that into a beautiful cloth, which is then shipped to America for construction. Each cap features a vent, flipped brim, nylon strap and an embroidered HomeRoom logo on the back. Available this Saturday, June 20th at HomeRoomClothing.com.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Tony Hawk skate the White House....

When I was a kid, my parents must have told me 1,000 times to not skate in the house. Today, 20 years later, President Obama invited Tony Hawk to the White House. Of course, what’s the first thing Tony did?




First black president? That’s old news. First person to skate down the White House grand foyer: Tony Hawk. Times are changing, folks.

Hawk took a brief ride Friday in the White House's grand foyer and the nearby Old Executive Office Building. He had the permission of White House officials, and he posted photos and Twitter accounts on his Web site.

Hawk later joined other dads, athletes and celebrities at a Father's Day forum hosted by President Barack Obama.

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay helped man the barbecue grills for a White House picnic for the attendees.

Tony Hawk skate the White House....

When I was a kid, my parents must have told me 1,000 times to not skate in the house. Today, 20 years later, President Obama invited Tony Hawk to the White House. Of course, what’s the first thing Tony did?





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First black president? That’s old news. First person to skate down the White House grand foyer: Tony Hawk. Times are changing, folks.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Skate legend Erick Koston joins Nike SB

Nike SB Debacle premiere and trailer.....



Van Halen Files Lawsuit Against Nike


WWD reports on a cause of action for copyright infringement suit filed against Nike by the Van Halen rocker’s company, ELVH Inc.

“ELVH alleges that the design of certain Nike Dunk Low styles infringe on the copyright the company holds for the red-white-and-black-striped pattern Van Halen made famous on his “Frankenstein” guitar — and for which the musician has held the copyright since 2001.

Citing “irreparable harm and damage,” ELVH is asking for the impoundment and destruction of all the shoes in question, as well as all profits from the sale of the shoes and damages.

In a statement provided to FN by a brand spokesperson, Nike said it was aware of the lawsuit but did not believe it to have merit. “Based on the information provided to us, we have not infringed on any rights held by Mr. Van Halen,” it said. “Nike’s Dunk shoe design is not substantially similar to any of the Van Halen designs, and Nike has not referenced the ‘Van Halen’ name or image as part of any marketing campaign or promotional material associated with the shoe.”

adidas Originals x Star Wars Spring/Summer 2010 Collection



Adidas Originals will be working with Lucasfilm Ltd. on a collaborative STAR WARS™ collection, with first releases coming for Spring/Summer 2010.

The Spring/Summer 2010 collection fuses iconic STAR WARS™ characters and scenes with classic adidas Originals footwear and apparel silhouettes. Inspired by the galactic saga, the STAR WARS™ collection consists of limited edition as well as mass distribution footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids. Classic adidas Originals track tops and several legendary sneaker styles are represented with characters and scenes from the epic saga in reinterpreted versions. Expect to see Darth Vader and Stormtrooper graphics on select iconic Originals styles. Other key STAR WARS™ characters and memorable moments from the films will also be represented in innovative ways.

The Spring/Summer STAR WARS™ collection will be introduced at retail beginning January 2010. Select retailers as well as adidas Originals Stores worldwide will carry the collection. The collaboration will also include a Fall/Winter 2010 line with an exciting new assortment of footwear and apparel.

Concepts x Blue Lobster Nike SB Dunk Low Premium


The Blue Lobster Dunk serves as the sequel to last summer’s original Lobster Dunk, a Nike SB that first made waves on May 31, 2008. The first “Lobster” was shipped and promoted by the “Concepts Fishing Company,” and came equipped with a poster, lobster claw rubber band, tee shirt and condiment box (replete with lobster shell cracker, fork, bib, wet nap and “butter” shoelaces) all embossed with the “Concepts Fishing Company” logo. The first 50 pairs sold were available in ultra-limited edition packaging, with all of the above-mentioned bundled up in an authentic Concepts wooden lobster trap.

Priced at $250.00 usd, the actual Blue Lobster sneaker will be bagged, tagged and sealed in a HAZMAT foam container. Each pair will be joined by an official Nike SB tee shirt, hang tag and lace lock. The first 200 pairs will come with 1 of 2 Concepts x Alien Workshop skate decks.

On June 20, while in line to pick up the Blue Lobster, Concepts will also be raffling off a pair of the original Lobster from 2008. Raffle tickets will be sold for $10 each and the drawing will be held immediately following the release.

After the launch of the Blue Lobster, Concepts will host the Official Blue Lobster Party, featuring a number of special guests and performers including DJ Statik Selektah, Termanology and Masspike Miles. The “Brew Live Cruise” will take place on board the MV Freedom, docked at Rowes Wharf in Boston, MA. Boarding begins at 8:00 pm and the vessel leaves at 9:00 pm sharp! Admission is $30 and only offered to those that are 21+.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Kanye West - Spaceship (feat. GLC & Consequence) Full Version

Boy Meets Europe: presented by Orisue

Racist Video: Young Israeli's Give Their Opinion of President Obama and the United States

adidas The Complete Ride: Bianchi x adidas Zeitfrei


bianchi-adidas-the-complete-ride-zeitfrei-1-540x360 adidas The Complete Ride: Bianchi x adidas Zeitfrei
The third and final installment in adidas’ The Complete Ride footwear program is another Zeitfrei shoe, this time in collaboration with world-acclaimed Italian bicycle manufacturer Bianchi. Having provided matching bikes for the previous Zeitfrei drops with sneaker and street-culture mavens Hypebeast and Solebox, Bianchi chose a grey suede upper for their model with the iconic Bianchi Celeste color highlighting the foxing stripe, top eyelet and tongue. Overall this is our favorite colorway of the bunch, unfortunately, only about 10 pairs were produced with no plans for a public release. These fall under the woulda', coulda', shoulda' category.




Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion And Architecture | Book

“Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture offers, for the first time in the luxury brand’s history, a critical selection of the creative exchanges forged between Louis Vuitton and a growing number of designers from the worlds of art, architecture, design, photography and fashion. This richly illustrated anthology is supplemented by critical essays that analyse and shed new light on Louis Vuitton’s commitment during one of the most fertile periods of contemporary creation. Written by international critics from the world of art, fashion and architecture, this work, stretching over 400 pages and illustrated with 400 colour documents, will be released in three languages – French, English and Italian – and will be available in bookshops, published respectively by de La Martinière, Rizzoli NY and Rizzoli Italia.

A deluxe edition exclusively designed for Louis Vuitton by Takashi Murakami will be for sale in Louis Vuitton stores and on www.louisvuitton.com from September 1st 2009.”









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Silent Library

Silent Library, which appears to have started as a (brilliant) Japanese game show, is coming to everyone’s favorite music-free music television channel.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Lee Majors - City Of Gods (feat. Yukmouth, Cellski, Dru Down, Rahmean & Jacka)


drop some Bay love for you...Shouts to Dj Fresh

New Boyz - You're A Jerk


This is for all you jerks...

Kanye West feat. GLC & Consequence - Spaceship (GLC’s Verse)


Thats just how I feel....

Plane Carrying 228 People Disappears Off Coast Of Brazil

A plane carrying 228 people traveling from Brazil to Paris,France has gone missing from radar. The plane was traveling thru some rough weather and a message was sent from the plane that an electrical problem was occuring. We'll hope for the best.

Nike x Cassette Playa Dunk Hi Premium ND


Nike once again worked with Carrie Mundane of Cassette Playa for Fall 2009. This time the designer from London worked on the Dunk Hi Premium ND. The sneaker comes in a black/red/blue colorway with a transparent plastic Swoosh. The sole comes in matching black and the entire upper features contrasting white contrasting white stitching. An interesting logo tag is placed on the tongue. Look out for an October 2009 release.

Nike Air Trainer 3 “Fire Hydrant”


We show you today the Nike Air Trainer 3 from the same series. It comes in a navy/white colorway, with black and silver accents and the "Fire Hydrant" tag on the tongue.

Louis Vuitton goes /underground/


Louis Vuitton recently opened their new temporary store entitled /underground/, in Tokyo. The store is completely different in terms of interior than other Louis Vuitton spaces using a more raw and industrial approach. Overall a very interesting concept and new route for the French luxury goods company.


DMC US Battleground



THE 2009 DMC AMERICAN BATTLEGROUND

MAY 29: SAN ANTONIO TX @ BLUE BUBBLE BALLROOM
The Official DMC Southwest Regional DJ Battle
Doors at 8pm. All Ages. $10 cover. Judges: DJs Kico, Manila Ice, Donnie Dee & AK. Performances by DJ Kico, Poet, Certain Sikness & Supa Smash Bros! Host: DJ Donnie Dee. Blue Bubble Ballroom 9315 Broadway San Antonio TX 78217. bluebubbleballroom.com. Please visit myspace.com/dmc_south +myspace.com/dmcusa + facebook + pur3lyroot3d.com

JUNE 13: NEW YORK CITY @ SANTOS PARTY HOUSE
DMC Battle for US Supremacy & East Coast Regional Battle
Two battles in one day! 4pm - 11pm. All Ages. Host: DJ FatFingaz. Judges include:
DJ Precision, DJ IXL and DJ Spictakular. House DJs: Rob Swift and Spictakular. Santos Party House 96 Lafayette St (betw. Walker & White) NYC 10013. 2008 DMC USA Supremacy Champion DJ SPS will be defending his title. santospartyhouse.com Trains: A, C, E, N, Q, R, W, 6, J, M, Z to Canal. $10 in adv. at ticketweb.com. $15 day of. More info and updates at myspace.com/dmcusa + facebook

JUNE 27: LOS ANGELES CA @ SABOR LOUNGE
DMC USA Team Battle + DMC West Coast Regional Battle
Judges include D-Styles and P-Trix. Tickets $15-$25. Ages 18+. 2008 DMC US Team Champions: The Angry Exs (DJ Lodus & DJ Etronik) will be defending their title.
Sabor Lounge 847 S. Union Ave. Los Angeles CA 90017. saborlounge.com.
For more info: myspace.com/bombandsystems + myspace.com/dmcusa + facebook
Competitors 18 yrs of age or under, please contact usa@dmcworld.com.

JULY 10: NEW ORLEANS LA @ HOWLIN WOLF
DMC New Orleans Regional DJ Battle
9pm - ? 18+. Showcases by DJ Teeko and DJ I-Dee. Judges: DJs Shortkut, Teeko, I-Dee and DJ Spin. House DJ: Tony Skratchere. Host: Truth Universal. $10 tickets at Howlin Wolf 907 S Peters St New Orleans LA 70130. howlin-wolf.com. More event info at myspace.com/dmcneworleans + neworleansdmc.com + myspace.com/dmcusa + facebook. Competitors 18 yrs of age or under, please contact usa@dmcworld.com.

AUG 1: NEW YORK CITY - SANTOS PARTY HOUSE
2009 DMC USA FINALS
4pm - 11pm. All Ages. Host: Kool DJ Red Alert (Kiss FM). House DJ: Lord Finesse (DITC). Judges include 2008 DMC USA Champ: DJ Slyce. Santos Party House 96 Lafayette St (betw. Walker & White) NYC 10013. santospartyhouse.com Trains: A, C, E, N, Q, R, W, 6, J, M, Z to Canal. $15 in adv. at ticketweb.com. $20 day of. More info and updates at myspace.com/dmcusa + facebook

“How to Shave Your Groin”.....wtf is up wit' this


Shaving the bush makes the tree look taller......yeah right

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