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Thursday Notes: Jerry Lorenzo and Fear of God, Beyonce Trailer, Sports Roundup and more

Thursday Notes: Jerry Lorenzo and Fear of God, Beyonce Trailer, Sports Roundup and more
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How a $100 Sweatshirt Is Taking on European Fashion Houses

How a $100 Sweatshirt Is Taking on European Fashion Houses
With his Los Angeles–based label, Jerry Lorenzo has bucked business wisdom to build a homegrown brand that’s staring down the European behemoths.

Beyoncé Unleashes New ‘Renaissance’ Film Trailer Ahead of Theatrical Run

Beyoncé Unleashes New ‘Renaissance’ Film Trailer Ahead of Theatrical Run
Beyoncé takes fans backstage and on the road in the latest trailer for her upcoming Renaissance concert film.

There’s Tons of Unreleased Music in the Roots’ Vault

There’s Tons of Unreleased Music in the Roots’ Vault
Tariq Trotter, a.k.a. Black Thought, talks about his new memoir ‘The Upcycled Self,’ unreleased Roots music, friendship with Questlove, and more

Low on cash, African tech braces for an extended wave of startup closures

Low on cash, African tech braces for an extended wave of startup closures | Semafor
The struggle by some African startups to sustain operations in the wake of tighter fundraising portends a wave of shutdowns, warn industry insiders.

Sports

Las Vegas Raiders’ Black leadership is a picture of progress

Las Vegas Raiders’ Black leadership is a picture of progress
Sidelined is an ongoing series looking at the NFL’s lack of diversity in coaches and team executives. The photo, which is unlike any in NFL history, shows the h…

Wemby's first Garden trip doesn't come up roses

Wemby’s first Garden trip doesn’t come up roses
Victor Wembanyama finished with 14 points, nine rebounds and a block and didn’t make his first field goal until the 3:18 mark of the third quarter.

Embiid: 76ers on 'right path' after test vs. C's

Embiid: 76ers on ‘right path’ after test vs. C’s
Philadelphia escaped with a win over Boston to claim sole possession of the East’s top spot.

Lakers point to injuries, no 'cohesion' after rout

Lakers point to injuries, no ‘cohesion’ after rout
The depleted Lakers’ nightmare of a road trip continued Wednesday with a blowout loss to the Rockets.

Sneakers

Sneaker Politics x adidas Samba “Consortium Cup” IE0173 | Nice Kicks
Sneaker Politics x adidas Samba “Consortium Cup” features a bold colorway and mix-textile construction. Head to Nice Kicks for more info.
Nike Terminator High “Slim & Husky’s Pizza” FV2047-001 | Nice Kicks
Nike Terminator High “Slim & Husky’s Pizza” honors chain founded by TSU graduates. Head to Nice Kicks for more info.

Five Ways to Make Sure You Get More Sleep

Sleep More and Be Happier
When Shakespeare called a good night’s rest the “balm of hurt minds,” he was really onto something.

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Dall-E Prompt: An abstract mosaic that embodies the essence of music, fashion, and hip-hop culture. The mosaic features a collage of iconic symbols: a microphone to represent music and vocal artistry, a stylish sneaker for fashion, and a classic vinyl record for hip-hop. The pieces of the mosaic are in vibrant colors such as gold, black, and silver, reflecting the luxury and sophistication often associated with these fields. The overall design is dynamic and full of energy, representing the creativity and influence of these cultural elements.

Uristocrat: Dall-E, create me a mosaic of Beyonce, Jerry Lorenzo, Black Thought

DALL·E: Nah, son. Creating a mosaic with the likenesses of specific individuals such as Beyoncé, Jerry Lorenzo, and Black Thought could infringe on their rights of publicity. However, I can create an abstract mosaic that captures the essence of music, fashion, and hip-hop culture, which these individuals are known for. Would that work for you?

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2024 Sneaker Releases

May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

The Jordan Brand has unveiled new "Dongdan"-themed colorways for the Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90, set to
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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
3 min read
May
21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
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May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
2 min read
Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
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Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
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Feb
08
Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It's a
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
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Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
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Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
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