Breakdancing is still a thing. It did not fade after the early days of hip hop, it gradually began going legit, in a way. Now it’s about to become an official Olympicsport in the 2024 Summer Games in Paris, France.
Last weekend’s Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. pay-per-view exhibition bout was far more watchable than most fans expected–from Jake Paul’s meme-worthy knockout of former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard to the surprisingly competitive main event. Tyson/Jones may have resembled hard sparring more than an actual boxing match, but was lively enough for many observers to score it for the 54-year-old Tyson, even though the celebrity judges charitably called it a draw.
Adidas has collaborated with the Star Wars entertainment juggernaut to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, which premiered in 1980. They’ve done it with a pair of Top Ten Hi sneaks inspired by infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett. Hell, these kicks look like they were stolen from Fett’s closet. Continue reading ADIDAS CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK’ WITH BOBA FETT HIGH TOPS
Select Walmart parking lots around the US will soon be transformed into drive-in theaters, thanks to a partnership with the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The “safe, socially distanced drive-in events,” as Walmart describes them on its website, will run from August through October at 160 locations across the country.
Just days after the long-rumored sequel to Scarface got a director in Luca Gaudagnino, high-end jeweler Jacob & Co. announced a blinged-out timepiece honoring Brian De Palma’s cinematic classic. Continue reading ‘SCARFACE’ HONORED WITH LIMITED EDITION WATCH FROM JACOB & CO.
Fila and the estate of Christopher Wallace—aka the Notorious B.I.G. and Biggie Smalls—are dropping a special edition streetwear collection celebrating the late hip-hop legend’s debut album, Ready To Die. Continue reading FILA CELEBRATES BIGGIE SMALLS’ DEBUT ALBUM WITH STREETWEAR COLLECTION