The Nike Cortez ’72 Is Set for a Comeback

Known to be one of the foundations of Nike’s success, the Cortez aims to provide comfort while being durable. Inspired by the creative thinking of co-founder Bill Bowerman, the Nike Cortez ’72 will be returning to shelves in its original form, material and colorway-wise. Its herringbone outsole supports a premium leather upper, classic pull tab, foam tongue and a bold red Swoosh as a lasting statement. Take a trip back to ’94 as they are expected to release at NikeLab retailers and online on September 24.

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These Beautiful Photos Are Fighting Old Stereotypes About Africa

Millions of regular Africans don’t enjoy being generalized as a poverty-stricken, war-torn people—and they are taking to social media to prove it.

Think of Africa, and you might be more likely to think of war or extreme poverty than beach resorts, tech hubs, or the fact that the continent has three female heads of state. But a few months ago, a 17-year-old girl from Ghana launched a new Twitter campaign to help change skewed international perceptions.

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The insanely slow road to building a blog (and why most people give up)

Building a successful blog is hard. There’s a lot more to it than simply creating a blog and writing your first post. For starters, readers won’t show up just because you’re writing. You have to tell people about your work if you want them to care. But a lot of what it takes to build a successful blog is just being good at showing up. Over and over. For a long, long time. When asked how he built such a robust online community with his blog, Jon Acuff’s answer was simple: “The same way you build an offline one. Slowly…

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Anthony Bourdain Checks Out Bob Kramer’s Melted Meteorite Knives

Having already met up with legendary "boxing tailor" Frank Shattuck and saxophone designer Steve Goodson, Anthony Bourdain recently made his way to Olympia, Washington alongside Balvenie for the latest installment of their ongoing Raw Craft series. Here, the always entertaining celebrity chef and Parts Unknown host met up with none other than master bladesmith Bob Kramer. One of only 122 certified master bladesmiths in the United States, Kramer has long been known as the one and only bladesmith who specializes in forging fine kitchen knives. But Kramer’s knives aren’t like just any old kitchen blade — his eschew more prototypical materials like stainless steel in favor of melted meteorite. As Bourdain explains, Kramer’s knives are as desired for their beauty as they are for their unparalleled sharpness and strength.


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The Nike Air Flight ’89 Gets a Bold White/Black Ostrich Update

Maneuvering through a crowded room can be difficult to say the least. Better yet, being seen in that room is even more troubling. Thus, even for a time-honored style like the Nike Air Flight ’89 to gain recognition in an overpopulated sneaker market is a task. But with its latest iteration, the 1989 classic gets bold […]

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Nike Kobe Venomenon 5 Court Purple/Total Orange

As the Nike Kobe Venomenon 5 continues its impressive run this summer, quite possibly one of the best general releases falls on our radar today. With an apparent nod to the Phoenix Suns, Nike Kobe purist P.J. Tucker finally gets the Venomenon 5 he’s been waiting for. Known for his love for the Kobe series by […]

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Listen to Rick Ross’ “Money Dance” ft. The-Dream [STREAM]


Rick Ross is getting back to business this week. Though he’s been loosely releasing songs since the start of the year, it’s nothing close to the amount of material that fans are used to getting from the artist who gave us two albums back in 2014. Now, with little notice, he’s gearing up to release a brand-new project titled Black Dollar.

Since yesterday’s announcement, the free tape already has two singles—the somber song “Foreclosure,” which hit the ‘Net yesterday, and The-Dream-assisted “Money Dance." Both records highlight Rick Ross’ strength in storytelling. It’s this ability along with his strong delivery and boss persona that has kept the world tuned in to his music thus far. While “Foreclosure” touches on downfall of wealth, “Money Dance” celebrates it. There’s talk of expensive attire, private jets, and Maybachs.

With this week being declared #RozayWeek by the boss himself, there’s a chance that fans will be hit with more music before Black Dollar’s official release. In the meantime, listen to  Rick Ross’ Jake 1-produced tune above.

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First Look // adidas Yeezy Boost 350 “Beluga”

The adidas Yeezy Boost 350 saga continues to grow more intriguing by the day. Here we have a look at the aptly titled “Beluga” colorway, which isn’t truly the all-white pair we sway Ye in at James harden’s birthday festivities, similarly, this is not the pair he wore at the VMA’s this past Sunday. So, […]

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