A$AP Rocky Successfully Performs in Sweden To Help Refugees

Rapper A$AP Rocky triumphantly returned to Sweden, where he was jailed earlier this year, to perform a concert that in part benefited refugees.

The rapper reportedly performed both atop and inside a long metal cage at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe. An unspecified portion of the proceeds from the show went to the Swedish Network of Refugee Support Groups, which is an organization that helps both refugees and those seeking political asylum.

Among the songs the rapper performed at the concert included:

  • “Babushka Boi”
  • “Purity”
  • “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 (LPFJ2)”
  • “A$AP Forever”
  • “Buck Shots”
  • “Praise the Lord (Da Shine)”
  • “Distorted Records”

Performing at the show were also Swedish artists Jireel, Z.E. and Dree Low.

Earlier this month, A$AP Rocky to stage the show at the same prison where he spent a month this summer, evoking Johnny Cash’s legendary concert at Folsom Prison. But Swedish officials turned down the request, citing “logistical and security issues.”

In June of this year, the rapper and two members of this entourage were arrested in Sweden after getting into a physical confrontation with a teenager.

While the three men insisted that they had acted in self-defense, they were put in prison. But after international appeals for his release, including from President Trump, the rapper and his associates were released in August. Though not before a Swedish court found all three guilty of assault. They were given suspended sentences and were required to pay the victim about $1,300 in damages.

On Twitter, the rapper explained why he wanted to return to Sweden and perform for his fans there. He said:

“EVEN WHEN IM DENIED ACCESS TO DONATE OR PERFORM FOR THE INMATES IN SWEDEN I STILL WANT TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR THE IMMIGRANTS AND POOR PPL OF OUTSIDE SURROUNDING AREAS , THIS HAS BEEN A DIFFICULT JOURNEY , BUT I FEEL ITS MY TASK TO GIVE BACK TO PPL WHO SUPPORTED ME WHEN I WAS DOWN.”

Dwayne Johnson & His Wife Add Some Sparkle to "Jumanji: The Next Level" Premiere

As excited as we were to hear about a sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, we were just as gitty to watch Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson strut the red carpet with his wife. 

Though their marriage is a little more than three months fresh, the couple’s relationship goes back over a decade. That’s why their chemistry was so sweet to witness as they rocked their matching festive shimmery outfits at the Monday night Hollywood event.

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Posed in front a Christmas tree and giant Jumanji billboard, Dwayne wore a silver-blue jacket/pants suit with gold flower prints and a white collar shirt. Lauren Hashian opted for a bold metallic red jumpsuit with puffy sleeves really representing the Christmas spirit.

The thriving couple share two beautiful daughters together, Jasmine and Tianna Gia. Johnson also has a 17-year-old daughter, Simone, from a previous marriage.


We missed them at this event, but imagining how dolled up they would’ve been will give you baby fever.

Fellow cast mate, Kevin Hart was obviously in attendance with his wife, Eniko Parish.

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Both were sporting black: Eniko in a ruffled up, puffy short skirt number and Kevin in a suit with a statement silver feather pattern down one side.

This was one many appearances we were happy to see Kevin since his near-fatal car accident in September. He has recently updated that he’s “about 65 to 75 percent back” to his physical self, as he explained on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Be sure to check out Jumanji: The Next Level when it hits theaters December 13th!

Elon Musk Rolls Out The Cybertruck For Dinner At Nobu in Malibu

Where does one go when they want to be seen and simultaneously make a splash doing so?… Nobu. According to TMZ, Elon Musk took his Cybertruck creation out for a spin to Nobu in Malibu where onlookers gawked at the futuristic-looking truck. At a venue where cameras are flashing every other second, it was the Cybertruck that received the most attention on Saturday night. The valet kept the Tesla beauty outside for all to see and people were not disappointed.

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At one point, Musk emerged from the restaurant with actor Ed Norton to show him the automobile in all its glory. There is definitely reason for people to be excited about seeing the Cybertruck on the road as it will not be available to the public until 2021 or 2022. Elon Musk had a snafu with the Cybertruck, namely the glass shattering on the supposedly shatterpro glass after being struck with metal balls. But on Saturday night there were no snafus to be seen except maybe if you include Musk running over a pylon on his way out the parking lot.

Perhaps not the best exit, but all in all it looks like both Musk and the already infamous Cybertruck had a good night.

Juice WRLD Fallout Begins: Two Bodyguards Arrested at Chicago Airport

The fallout from the of rapper Juice WRLD is already beginning, with the arrest of two of his bodyguards, along with the onset of an investigation by Homeland Security.

Early Sunday morning, the Chicago Fire Department found Juice Wrld, whose real name is Jarad A. Higgins, in cardiac arrest on his private jet at Midway International Airport. He later died at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

According to WGN-TV, authorities have since arrested two men from his entourage — Chris Long and Henry Dean — who were acting as the rapper’s bodyguards, on misdemeanor weapons charges. They charged one man with two counts of carrying a concealed weapon at an airport as well as for possessing both high-capacity magazines and metal-piercing bullets, and they charged the other with unlawful use of a weapon.

However, both men were apparently licensed to carry the weapons, and they have subsequently been released.

While the exact cause of the rapper’s death has yet to be officially determined, sometime today the city will perform an autopsy of him, which may shed light on the cause as well as other details of his death.

Another report has indicated that not only was the rapper popping pills prior to his death, but that authorities have since found 70 pounds of marijuana on his plane.

According to TMZ, members of the rapper’s entourage told police that he had been taking the pills just before he convulsed and went into seizure. One member of the entourage further told the police that the rapper had an ongoing substance abuse issue relating to Percocet, which is a common and very dangerous opioid.

The police then searched the plane, and they found the marijuana stashed on several suitcases onboard, which was later confiscated by the FBI. The police also found a bottle of codeine cough syrup.

Juice WRLD’s Final Moments Reportedly Involved Pills, 70 LBS. Of Marijuana & Possibly Codeine

Chicago, IL – The sudden death of 21-year-old rapper Juice WRLD sent shockwaves throughout the Hip Hop community on Sunday (December 8).

While his official cause of death has yet to been determined, TMZ reports several people aboard Juice WRLD’s private jet told investigators he took multiple “unknown pills” prior to the fatal seizure at Chicago’s Midway Airport.

They also said he was struggling with an addiction to the powerful painkiller Percocet. Investigators discovered a bottle of codeine cough syrup on the plane as well. Of course, Juice WRLD — who had just turned 21 on December 2 — had previously admitted to struggling with an addiction to lean.

But that wasn’t all investigators found. The FBI seized roughly 70 pounds of marijuana that was stashed in several suitcases. Two of Juice WRLD’s guards who were on the plane, Christopher Long and Henry Dean, were also arrested on weapon charges.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Dean was charged with carrying a concealed firearm at an airport and possessing a high-capacity magazine and metal-piercing bullets, while Long was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. Only one of the guards had a valid permit to carry guns in Illinois, but it’s still illegal to possess them at airports.

In total, three guns were confiscated. Dean and Long are both of out jail and due in court later this month.

Juice WRLD's Final Moments Reportedly Involved Pills, 70 LBS. Of Marijuana & Possibly Codeine

Prior to Juice WRLD’s death, he appeared to be in good spirits. Video of the flight shows the Chi-Town native messing around with his friends and laughing.

As the plane beings to descend, everyone is all smiles until they finally touchdown at Midway. Juice WRLD collapsed shortly after while walking through the airport. When emergency responders arrived on the scene, he was reportedly bleeding from the mouth and still conscious. However, he was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived at the hospital.

The Cook County Medical Examiner is expected to conduct an autopsy on Monday (December 9).

Kanye West Clowned For Silver "Tinman" Costume At Yesterday’s Opera

Kanye West thinks outside the box. He isn’t afraid to be one hundred percent himself in any given situation and try new things. Well, photographs are circulating what looks like Ye dressed like the tinman from The Wizard Oz, but it’s not that at all. According to Cosmopolitan, the reason why Kanye is covered in silver paint, and silver threads to match, is because he was dressed up as a character from his opera Mary.

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West showed up to the Art Basel Miami event with the metallic paint and get-up and was all smiles for the camera. His opera Mary is actually a nativity story with renditions Kanye’s hits “Love Lockdown,” “Power,” and “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” with Christmas songs as well.

Some people online can’t handle Kanye in costume but is it really a surprise? You can always expect the unexpected where Kanye is concerned. Whether it is his real estate investments or unique perspective on the issues, Kanye is always going to be Kanye.

So while some are critical Yeezy’s latest antics, others are only left wondering how long it took to get that paint f. That stuff looks caked on thick. 

Beyoncé Uses Grills & Braids To Announce Ivy Park’s New Partnership With Adidas

Whenever Beyoncé appears on a magazine cover, it’s a momentous occasion. Her photo shoots are never short magical and her new spread in Elle is no exception, which Bey conceptualized with her Lemonade collaborator and Queen & Slim director, Melina Matsoukas. The prile focuses on Beyoncé announces the return IVY PARK, her athleisure company that she became the sole owner last year. It was heavily reported when Beyoncé bought out the company to nudge out the British billionaire, who was her partner and faced accusations ual harassment. IVY PARK’s new line will arrive on January 18th as a partnership with adidas.

The Elle piece reveals that IVY PARK will feature gender-neutral styles going forward, a decision which resulted from Bey seeing so many men rocking her previous collections. IVY PARK will also branch out to shoes, taking on some adidas’ silhouettes.

Several pieces from the new collection can be seen in the Elle spread – which are paired with high-end couture, like Gucci coats, in everyday spaces – but Beyoncé also took to Instagram to share a separate set photos promoting IVY PARK’s return. The IG posts show “IVY PARK” spelled out in Bey’s beaded braids and also shining in her metallic grills.

Start saving funds for January 18th! 

Air Jordan 1 Mid "Metallic UNC" Officially Unveiled: Detailed Photos

Michael Jordan‘s basketball journey began to really hit its stride in the early 1980s while he was playing for the University North Carolina. Eventually, Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls but his ties to UNC remained. When he got a deal with Nike, the Air Jordan 1 became his first signature sneaker and, course, a UNC colorway with the school’s signature powder blue was created.

There have been numerous takes on the “UNC” model over the years and now we have a look at an Air Jordan 1 Mid that boasts the infamous color scheme. As you can see from the ficial images below, the shoe is covered in white leather while the Nike swoosh, Wings logo, cuff, and outsole are University blue. It’s a clean model that will certainly look great with any outfit in your collection. Not to mention, this scheme is perfect for the winter months.

Based on reports from Sneaker News, this model has no ficial release date but it should be dropping within the next few months. Let us know in the comments below what you think this sneaker and if it’s a must-cop.

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Kanye West, JAY-Z & Beyoncé Top Forbes’ 2019 List Of Highest Earning Musicians

New York, NY – Forbes recently unveiled its list of the highest earning musicians of 2019. Unsurprisingly, Kanye West, JAY-Z and his superstar wife Beyoncé top the list.

Thanks primarily to his partnership with adidas, Ye landed at No. 2 with roughly $150 million, while JAY-Z and Beyoncé tied at No. 6 with $81 million each. The only artist to surpass Kanye was his nemesis Taylor Swift who landed in the No. 1 spot with $185 million.

“I am a product guy at my core,” West said in an August interview with Forbes. “To make products that make people feel an immense amount of joy and solve issues and problems in their life, that’s the problem-solving that I love to do.”

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Elsewhere on the list, Migos hit the No. 40 spot with $36 million, Kendrick Lamar settled at No. 34 with $38.5 million, DJ Khaled tied Marshmello at No. 29 with $40 million and Eminem matched Bruno Mars at No. 18 with $51 million. 

Check out the full list below.

40 | Migos
2019 EARNINGS: $36 million

39 | U2
2019 EARNINGS: $37 million

38 | Celine Dion
2019 EARNINGS: $37.5 million

37 | Shawn Mendes
2019 EARNINGS: $38 million

34 (tie) | Zac Brown Band
2019 EARNINGS: $38.5 million

34 (tie) | Kendrick Lamar
2019 EARNINGS: $38.5 million

34 (tie) | Calvin Harris
2019 EARNINGS: $38.5 million

33 | Dave Matthews
2019 EARNINGS: $39 million

32 | Lady Gaga
2019 EARNINGS: $39.5 million

29 (tie) | DJ Khaled
2019 EARNINGS: $40 million

29 (tie) | Marshmello
2019 EARNINGS: $40 million

29 (tie) | The Weeknd
2019 EARNINGS: $40 million

28 | Rolling Stones
2019 EARNINGS: $41 million

27 | Luke Bryan
2019 EARNINGS: $42.5 million

26 | Jennifer Lopez
2019 EARNINGS: $43 million

25 | Guns N’ Roses
2019 EARNINGS: $44 million

24 | The Chainsmokers
2019 EARNINGS: $46 million

22 (tie) | Ariana Grande
2019 EARNINGS: $48 million

22 (tie) | Paul McCartney
2019 EARNINGS: $48 million

21 | Fleetwood Mac
2019 EARNINGS: $49 million

19 (tie) | Jimmy Buffett
2019 EARNINGS: $50 million

19 (tie) | Eminem
2019 EARNINGS: $50 million

18 | Bruno Mars
2019 EARNINGS: $51 million

17 | Billy Joel
2019 EARNINGS: $52 million

15 (tie) | BTS
2019 EARNINGS: $57 million

15 (tie) | Pink
2019 EARNINGS: $57 million

13 (tie) | Katy Perry
2019 EARNINGS: $57.5 million

13 (tie) | Justin Timberlake
2019 EARNINGS: $57.5 million

12 | Travis Scott
2019 EARNINGS: $58 million

11 | Rihanna
2019 EARNINGS: $62 million

10 | Metallica
2019 EARNINGS: $68.5 million

9 | Diddy
2019 EARNINGS: $70 million

8 | Drake
2019 EARNINGS: $75 million

6 (tie) | Beyoncé
2019 EARNINGS: $81 million

6 (tie) | JAY-Z
2019 EARNINGS: $81 million

5 | Elton John
2019 EARNINGS: $84 million

4 | The Eagles
2019 EARNINGS: $100 million

3 | Ed Sheeran
2019 EARNINGS: $110 million

2 | Kanye West
2019 EARNINGS: $150 million

1 | Taylor Swift
2019 EARNINGS: $185 million

Ranking Every Single Nike x LeBron James Signature Sneaker

LeBron James is currently in his 17th season NBA basketball and ever since he was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, he has been signed to Nike. Just like Michael Jordan, LeBron was given a signature shoe in his very first season. His signature shoe with Nike has persisted over the years with new models coming out at the beginning every single season. In 2019, the Nike LeBron 17 was introduced to the world which marked yet another formidable entry into the Nike LeBron library.

While reflecting on all these models, one thing is clear: some silhouettes are better than others. There have been some real classic LeBron shoes over the years and there have also been some duds. His sneakers continue to be a huge source debate amongst sneakerheads so it only makes sense that we would try to break things down. With this list, we are ranking every single silhouette from worst to best so let’s dive in, shall we.


17. Nike LeBron 4

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While some may disagree, the Nike LeBron 4 is easily the worst signature shoe the King has ever worn. At first glance, it isn’t really apparent what Nike was trying to do here. The chunky and wavy midsole is hard on the eyes while the upper is bogged down by three straps across the laces that don’t appear to really do anything. Meanwhile, the strap at the top is cumbersome and makes the shoe look even more out this world. In a world wear chunky dad shoes reign supreme, even this monstrosity appears out place.


16. Nike LeBron 2

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After the success LeBron’s first signature shoe, many were hoping for Nike would be able to follow up with some heat on the Nike LeBron 2. At first glance, the Nike LeBron 2 isn’t necessarily ugly although it is completely devoid any sort personality. The plain leather uppers, bulky midsole, and ankle strap create a shoe that isn’t very recognizable. Most LeBron shoes are easily identifiable but with the LeBron 2, that simply isn’t the case. At least with the LeBron 4, you could have a strong opinion on it. This model, however, elicits a huge “Meh” which depending on who you ask, makes it even worse.


15. Nike LeBron 13

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You can make the argument that the LeBron 13 looks an awful lot like some the shoes that are higher up on the list and that’s exactly why it is being placed at the back. Many the design traits, such as the extended cuff on each side, were already done on the LeBron 9 and LeBron 10, albeit in much more tasteful ways. The metallic detailing on the sides gives the sneaker just a little too much flash that isn’t really necessary. Not to mention, the huge Nike swoosh on the toe box is distracting to the point where it’s hard to wear. It’s clear what they were going for here but there is a reason why Nike switched directions after this model.


14. Nike LeBron 6

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There isn’t much to say about this silhouette other than it suffers from the same sins as the Nike LeBron 2. The design is just a little too plain and it’s not very distinguishable from some other basketball shoes one would find on the market. Despite these shortcomings, the Lion logo on the tongue makes for a very nice touch and is a staple the later shoes in the LeBron line. Not to mention, the basic design led to some clean colorways. It’s not an fensive silhouette by any means. It just doesn’t elicit very much excitement.


13. Nike LeBron 14

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This sneaker was a nice departure from the aesthetics the previous models although it suffers from the fact that the shoe that came after it was legendary. The LeBron 14 provided some aesthetics that would eventually be used on the Nike LeBron 15 and LeBron 16. For instance, the Air midsole pods on the bottom were a nice touch while the high top silhouette provided ample support for some the taller basketball players out there. Regardless, it’s a pretty minimalistic model that could have been executed so much better. Luckily, Nike was able to learn from their mistakes and come through with some dope follow-ups in the immediate years afterward.


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Patent leather is the key to this shoe’s success. Some the best colorways feature the flashy material on the strap that comes across the tongue, as well as the toe box. If there was one word to describe the shoe, it would be “luxurious.” The silhouette is basic like the LeBron 2 and the LeBron 6 but the difference here is the details are much more pronounced. For those looking for a great example this shoe’s elegance, look at the Saint-Vincent-Saint Mary’s model. The green and gold patent leather make for a gorgeous shoe that shines bright on the court.  


11. Nike LeBron 12

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It may not be the best silhouette from this time period in LeBron’s career but it certainly has some great colorways, case in point the “NSRL” model above. As you can see, the shoe has a low back heel but the material near the cuff goes on a diagonal slope where it meets with the tongue. The actual silhouette is sleek and easy to wear which makes is more than you can say for some the models that have already been mentioned. Not to mention, the way the materials are laid out makes for some pretty dope colorways. LeBron was always matching when he wore these and he certainly stood out on the court. This particular model was the beginning the end when it came to this design philosophy but it was fire all the same.


10. Nike LeBron 7

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What makes the Nike LeBron 7 special is that it was the first its kind in the LeBron series. From the 7 all the way to the 13, you could see what Nike and LeBron were trying to do. The 7 was the foundation for some the best shoes in the LeBron library and that’s why it gets a spot in our top 10. While it may seem a little plain, the mixture materials helps set it apart. For instance, on the “Red Carpet” colorway, the shoe has a woven black upper while white leather adds an interesting contrast. Adding Air to the midsole was a nice little touch and makes this LeBron shoe one his best when it comes to performance. 


9. Nike LeBron 10

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The LeBron 10 is a direct result the blueprint laid out by the LeBron 7. Just by looking at the previous section, you can clearly see the inspiration that was pulled to create this more maximalist model. The shoe features an Air midsole and a diagonal cuff although this time around, the tooling is completely different. Geometric shapes make their way throughout the upper and help make for some truly peculiar colorways. After the success the LeBron 9, the LeBron 10 was an exciting entry into the LeBron catalog that had fans rushing to shelves. While this sneaker definitely isn’t for everyone, there is no denying its merits. If you were playing basketball back when LeBron on the Miami Heat, these were 100 percent on your Christmas wishlist.


8. Nike LeBron 17

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Coming into his second season with the Los Angeles Lakers, fans were curious as to what kind shoe James would usher in his 17th campaign with. With the LeBron 17, Nike built upon the previous two models except for this time, they opted for something just a little bit bulkier. In terms the silhouette, one could say this is a healthy mix between the LeBron 15 and the LeBron 9. The shoe has the diagonal cuff although it isn’t as pronounced as the models that came before it. As for the upper, Knitposite graces the entire silhouette and lends itself to some pretty dope colorways. Finally, the Air midsole provides plenty cushion for all the ballplayers out there. Not to mention, the piercing Lion graphic on the tongue makes this one LeBron’s meanest shoes yet. 


7. Nike LeBron 8

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One the best parts about the Nike LeBron 8 is the sheer amount amazing colorways that came out as a result it. The one that immediately comes to mind is the “South Beach” model which is filled with vibrant neon tones. At first glance, the LeBron 8 looks a lot like the LeBron 7 except this time around, the details are enhanced with Nike playing a bit more with the overall shape. The simplicity the silhouette certainly brings its ranking down by a couple notches but the sheer amount great colorways is what ultimately makes it amongst the upper echelon LeBron-worn footwear. 


6. Nike LeBron 11

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After putting the LeBron 13 so low on this list for being flashy, putting the LeBron 11 at six may seem like a contradiction but there is a good reason for it. The LeBron 11 had a plethora amazing colorways, including the “Christmas” model which can be seen above. When it comes to the metallic detailing, it’s done tastefully and always helps to enhance the colorway at hand. Not to mention, the Nike swoosh is respectfully placed on the side as opposed to the toe box. This sneaker is perfect for those looking for a little bit pizazz on the court and with so many colorways to choose from, the LeBron 11 is certainly a formidable model. It might not be the most popular choice, but the LeBron 11 deserves its spot here.


5. Nike LeBron 3

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After dropping the Nike LeBron 2, which was devoid personality, Nike realized they needed to step it up a bit with the LeBron 3. Luckily for sneakerheads everywhere, they were able to deliver on their promise with an exceptional sneaker that is a classic in LeBron’s catalog. The color blocking and patent leather details make for a flashy shoe that looked like a military boot on LeBron’s foot. With straps on the side that hold the laces in place, this silhouette was always destined for a maximalist label. Like the other high-ranking silhouettes on this list, the LeBron 3 boasts some incredible colorways. The Houston Oilers, Bred, and “Superman” models are all great examples this shoe bringing its best foot forward. If you want an entrance into the world LeBron signature sneakers, this might be the model to go with.


4. Nike LeBron 16

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Nike flipped the performance basketball sneaker world on its head with the LeBron 15 so when it came to the LeBron 16, many were watching with attentive eyes. In the end, Nike came through with a shoe that bore a similar silhouette to the 15, except this time, LeBron opted for a mid-top as opposed to a high-top. The resulting silhouette isn’t as iconic as the 15 but that doesn’t mean the 16 is some slouch or worse, a disappointment. Instead, the 16 is easily a top LeBron model with some dope colorways to match. The “SuperBron” and “Martin” colorways are fan favorites that encapsulate the personality typically espoused by the LeBron line. With knit uppers and an Air midsole, this is one those basketball sneakers you have to try. 


3. Nike LeBron 9

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Some will tell you the eight is the best the group when it comes to the LeBron 7-13 era although the cake really has to go to the LeBron 9. With curvy cuffs that point upwards and tooling that contains the same funky designs, this is by far one the most creative LeBron sneakers to date. It doesn’t have the same iconic colorways as the LeBron 8 but the deep cuts are a lot more solid, in our humble opinion. Perhaps what puts the LeBron 9 over the edge is the “Watch The Throne” colorway which is among the rarest LeBron sneakers in existence. It also needs to be stated that the LeBron 9 ushered led to even wilder concepts in the 10, 11, 12, and 13. Simply put, this shoe is the perfect balance weird and clean.


2. Nike Air Zoom Generation

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Just like Michael Jordan’s first signature shoe, LeBron’s inaugural sneaker remains one his most iconic. Admittedly, the Air Zoom Generation is one those shoes that you really have to let sit for a while before making up your mind on it. At first glance, it’s bulky and unattractive but once you start truly delving into all the details, you realize it’s a modern masterpiece. It’s a fairly hard sneaker to describe as there really aren’t any design elements that you can point to and say “that’s what this shoe is all about.” For the Air Zoom Generation, the bulky aesthetic does the talking. On-foot, the shoe looks a lot sleeker then meets the eye and the colorblocking is laid out in such a way that promotes some basic, yet stylish colorways. LeBron’s first season and first game will forever be associated with this shoe which lends even more to its status as one the best Nike LeBron’s all-time.


1. Nike LeBron 15 

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Last but not certainly not least, we have the LeBron 15. Sneakerheads were starting to lose hope in the LeBron line until this sneaker came around and changed everyone’s tune when it came to basketball shoes. Immediately we notice a high-top silhouette that looks a lot like the LeBron 14. What makes this silhouette so much better, is that the upper is completely made out a knit material that lends itself to dope new colorways and even some flashy designs. For instance, the LeBron 15 x Kith collab resulted in flowery kicks with gorgeous embroideries that will forever stand the test time. Regular colorways like “cereal,” “rust pink,” and “Black History Month” are all beautiful in their own right. There’s a certain elegance to the LeBron 15 that none the other models have and that’s exactly why this one has to top our list. Try to find a better LeBron shoe and you simply won’t be able to do it.

Which LeBron shoe do you like the most? Let us know in the comments below.

Forbes Reveals Top-Earning Musicians of 2019

Kanye West was king in 2019.

Forbes has revealed its annual list of the year’s highest-earning musicians, which includes Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Drake, and Yeezus.

The Jesus Is King rapper lands at No. 2 on the list behind Taylor Swift with $150 million, thanks in large part to his Yeezy empire. His adidas partnership is expected to top $1.5 billion in sales this year.

“I am a product guy at my core,” Ye told the magazine. “To make products that make people feel an immense amount of joy and solve issues and problems in their life, that’s the problem-solving that I love to do.”

Music’s royal couple, JAY-Z and Beyoncé, tied at No. 6 with $81 million apiece. Drake ranks at No. 8 with $75 million, followed by Sean “Diddy” Combs with $70 million. Rihanna, who launched her Fenty fashion brand with LVMH this year, lands just outside the top 10 at No. 11 with $62 million in earnings.

The top 40 earners also include Travis Scott (No. 12, $58 million), Ariana Grande (No. 22, $48 million), The Weeknd (No. 29, $40 million), Kendrick Lamar (No. 34, $38.5 million), and Migos (No. 40, $36 million).

Overall, the 10 highest-paid musicians in the world earned just over $1 billion pre-tax from June 2018 to June 2019, up from $886 million last year.

Forbes World’s Top-Earning Musicians 2019

1. Taylor Swift – $185 million
2. Kanye West – $150 million
3. Ed Sheeran – $110 million
4. The Eagles – $100 million
5. Elton John – $84 million
6. JAY-Z – $81 million (tie)
6. Beyoncé – $81 million (tie)
8. Drake – $75 million
9. Diddy – $70 million
10. Metallica – $68.5 million
11. Rihanna – $62 million
12. Travis Scott – $58 million
13. Justin Timberlake – $57.5 million (tie)
13. Katy Perry – $57.5 million (tie)
15. Pink – $57 million (tie)
15. BTS – $57 million (tie)
17. Billy Joel – $52 million
18. Bruno Mars – $51 million
19. Jimmy Buffett – $50 million (tie)
19. Eminem – $50 million (tie)
21. Fleetwood Mac – $49 million

Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

Nike still has at least one more colorway Vince Carter’s iconic Nike Shox BB4 on tap before we ring in the new year – and you won’t have to wait much longer to get your hands on them.

The Steelers-friendly “Metallic Gold” Nike Shox BB4 will be making its retail debut this Saturday, December 7 for the retail price $160. The special edition kicks come equipped with a smooth black nubuck upper, highlighted by glossy, gold leather detailing.

According to Nike, the Nike Shox BB4’s look was informed by its space age concept. A rocket and booster-like appearance was prepped for blastf and served to amplify the explosive potential the columns. The upper was designed for intergalactic exploration, too, as designer Eric Avar and the others at mission control researched astronaut apparel.

Continue scrolling for a closer look at the upcoming release.

Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

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Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

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Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

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Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

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Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

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Nike Shox BB4 Bounces Back In Slick Steelers-Themed Colorway: Release Info

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Air Jordan 4 "Black Cat" Returns In 2020: Best Look So Far

With 2020 on the horizon, a plethora information is being released regarding some next year’s biggest sneaker releases. It seems like the vast majority rumors are coming from Jordan Brand which makes a lot sense when you consider just how many shoes they release in a given year. Sneakerheads love their Jordans and it doesn’t seem like that’s going to change anytime soon. Jumpman is well aware the itch for some new colorways and retros so it’s not surprising that’s exactly what they have planned.

For months now, there have been teasers surrounding the Air Jordan 4 “Black Cat” and finally, we are getting some teasers what the retro will look like. The last time this colorway released was all the way back in 2006 and fans have been clamoring for it ever since. As you can see from the images below courtesy @zsneakerheadz, the entire shoe is composed black suede while a black metallic Jumpman logo is placed on the back heel. These are the best images we’ve seen so far and as right now, this is shaping up to be a great release.

The rumored release date is February 22nd with a retail price $190 USD. How do you feel about this colorway?

Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

Adidas and Prada have joined forces for a pair sneaker collabs, the first which is scheduled to release this Wednesday alongside an Adidas x Prada bowling bag. The price for the limited edition Prada x Adidas Superstar bag bundle? $3,170.

The exclusive pack, reportedly limited to just 700 sets, will be available at 10am ET on December 4th Adidas.com.

Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Prada and Adidas have also collaborated on a Luna Rossa sailing shoe, which has not yet been revealed. That said, is believed that those sneakers will retail for $350 and feature a “white, metallic silver, red” colorway. According to the Adidas update, we can expect those kicks to arrive sometime before the new year.

Stay tuned for more details and a first look at the Prada x Adidas Luna Rossa sailing shoe, and keep scrolling for a closer look at the pricey Superstar x bag bundle.

Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Adidas & Prada To Release Wildly Expensive Adidas Superstar x Bag Bundle

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Air Jordan 6 “DMP” To Return With OG Packaging, New Details Revealed

The iconic Air Jordan 6 from the “Defining Moments” Pack is returning to retailers in 2020, a few weeks before the NBA’s All Star festivities in Chicago. It was originally believed that the DMP Air Jordan 6 would release as part the brand’s annual All Star lineup in February, but it looks like sneakerheads won’t have to wait that long.

Sneaker source @Zsneakerheadz recently revealed that the beloved 6s will now be available on January 25 in sizes for the whole fam, with men’s sizes retailing for $200. Furthermore, the new images shown in the IG post embedded above suggest that the kicks will come in the OG gold shoe box along with matching Jumpman dog tags. 

The “Black/Metallic Gold” DMP 6s originally released in 2006 alongside an alternate “Concord” Air Jordan 11 in celebration  Michael Jordan’s two three-peats in 1991 and 1996. Get reacquainted with the beloved Air Jordan 6s in the IG posts below, and stay tuned for more information about the upcoming release.