Kendrick Lamar Previews New Nike Cortez Collab

(FreshAsFrankie) After collaborating on a few pairs of Reebok Classics, Kendrick Lamar announced a switch from the brand to his partnership with Nike in the late summer of this year. In that time between wearing Vans and Nike’s Cortez silhouette, two shoes that are staples in fashion culture of LA, K. Dot has finally given fans a first look at his collaboration with the Nike. Of course, it would be a blood-red Cortez the rapper donned.

“DON’T TRIP. CORTEZ KENNY,” the rapper captioned the photo. Kendrick shared the preview of the show from backstage at LA’s Staples Center where he was in attendance for Kobe Bryant‘s jersey retirement ceremony. Kobe and Kendrick representing the greatness of the west coast recently did an interview together at Complex Con where they discuss their road to greatness.

Kendrick’s Nike Cortez houses a red, white, and black colorway with an accent ribbon on the top of the laces that reads “DON’T TRIP.” The Grammy-nominated is even throwing double entendres on his shoes. While representing the Black plight in his music, Kenny has also been sharing his appreciation for Chinese Culture and honors his alter ego, “Kung Fu Kenny”, the side of the shoe is embroidered with Chinese lettering.

Source: billboard.com

NBA Youngboy Chain Snatcher Speaks Out After Incident

NBA Youngboy's Chain Snatched From Entourage Member in North Carolina

(FreshAsFrankie) Footage surfaced of NBA Youngboy speaking about one of his chains getting taken from a member of his entourage. In the video, Youngboy can be seen talking to a crowd and telling the suspect to raise their hand and come forward.

Youngboy went on to say to the crowd “That ain’t his chain, that’s my chain. I ain’t really tripping off that sh*t because I got too much money. I will shoot this b***h up.”

Since then, the reported chain snatcher has come out to speak about the incident. In the video, two men can be seen talking about the incident, with one of the men wearing the chain. The man with the chain on says that Youngboy need to admit he got caught slipping, while the other man goes on to say that they need $20K if the rapper wants it back. The video ends with the chain snatcher saying “I don’t give a f**k about this chain.” Watch above.

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Plies – Check Callin ft. NBA YoungBoy (Video)

Plies - Check Callin ft. NBA YoungBoy (Video)
(FreshAsFrankie) Florida rapper Plies shares the official music video directed by Omar The Director for “Check Callin” track featuring rising Baton Rouge rapper NBA YoungBoy.