Designer, Patso Dimitrov, used inspiration from regional Hip-Hop to reimagine a few NBA jerseys. The jerseys are subjected to new color themes as well as logo changes to draw in the hip-hop references to rappers who are from that area. For example, the Toronto Raptors jeresy, Dimitrov used the Toronto rapper, Drake‘s OVO brand, as inspiration. Also included in the reimagining are jerseys for the Detroit Pistons inspired by Eminem, Atlanta Hawks inspired by Outkast, New York Knicks inspired by Nas and Chicago Bulls inspried by Kanye West.
Hip-Hop legend, Nas, relaunched his streetwear brand HSTRY and finally released their 2014 Fall collection lookbook. The brand was originally introduced in Fall 2013 with a collaboration with NYstyle arbiter, Grungy Gentleman. For this collection, there was said to have many changes and samples, but things came together and it is very pleasing. The brand really promotes the ‘cut and sew’ and the classic 80s/90s aesthetic within the collection’s sweatpants and sweatshirts. Shop the 25-piece collection at the online shop and view the lookbook inside… (more…)
In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of his seminal debut album Illmatic, Nas held a contest inviting fans to collaborate and produce the official music video for “Represent,” an influential track off of the classic release. This is the first video ever made for the track and was shot at the YouTube Space Los Angeles.
Nas enters a partnership with Grungy Gentlemen to present and Menswear clothing line called HSTRY. It consists of accessories as well as clothing that gives a different spin on sportswear with features quilted leather as the signature accent. The debut line is for the 2013 Fall season, check out photos here: (more…)
J.Cole hands the reins over to the legendary Nas in his remix of ‘Let Nas Down’ track off of his 2nd debut album ‘Born Sinner’ now available in stores and on itunes. #MadeNasProud