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Here’s How Your Favorite Artists Are Using Their platform for Hurricane Disaster Relief

It seems like natural disasters have taken a real toll on our country as of lately and more importantly have impacted many different people in devastating ways .With Hurricane Harvey impacting  Texas, Irma destroying Florida, and Maria affecting many people

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A$AP Ferg delivers the visual for ‘”Plain Jane”

Back i n August, A$AP  Mob member  A$AP Ferg not only contributed to Cozy Tapes Vol.2 but he also released his second mix-tape entitled Still Striving. Amongst the mix-tape, there were many singles that caught our attention like Nasty, Mad Man, East Coast

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Round Two officially opens up it’s third location in New York

If you remember back to earlier this year, we gave you some insight into a store that not only has been responsible for satisfying our  street-style desires and sneaker-heads alike, but also our entertainment needs every Sunday via YouTube. If

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Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge is a must watch

If you’re a die hard sneaker-head and watch shows like Complex’s Sneaker Shopping, The Show by Round Two, Nice Kicks, or Kick Genius, life just got better. Recently a new show launched by Complex amongst YouTube Red called the Lace

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Adidas opens up largest store in Chicago

If you already loved Chicago for it’s mom and pop shoe store, music scene,  and it’s upbeat take on street style, you’re in for an additional treat.  Recently Adidas opened up it’s largest flagship store located in Wicker Park neighborhood.

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Bella Hadid reveals her sneaker turn ons and offs & more on Sneaker Shopping with Complex

Aside from model Bella Hadid slaying on and off of the runway and giving us glimpses into the glamorous photo shoots  ,you an typically  catch the beauty showing her love for music as well as sneakers (like her pair of

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Supreme shines light on Barbershops for fall

When it comes to the dynamic of the barbershop, it’s no secret that they are a huge contributor to the culture.  Being that “barbershop talk” is pretty important for most communities and barbers are the  magicians of the streets, it’

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Aleali May previews her own Jordan creation and we want it

When it comes to the Instagram of our former #WCW and model Aleali May, we know that her sense of style is one of a kind. From her evolving tomboy threads to her passion for sneakers, she is the perfect

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Rich The Kid &Off-White collab for the skate culture

  Earlier this month, rapper Rich The Kid took a trip  with Complex on an episode of Sneaker Shopping. On the episode, Rich The Kid and Complex‘s Joe La Puma explore New York’s Stadium Good’s to get a feel of what

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Adidas Dedicates Cop-Worthy Kicks to Atlanta

When the city of Atlanta comes up in mid conversation, there’s not much to critique just because everything they create or are attached to turns into gold. Usually we’re used to admiring the scene of the dirty south from their

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Lana Del Ray drops visual for “White Mustang”

Back in July, NY raised songstress Lana Del Rey who’s known for giving us old Hollywood glamour vibes and breathtaking notes, released her fifth studio album entitled Lust For Life. The album itself gave us an arrange of themes from

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Teyana Taylor: The Bombshell of NY and NYFW!

If you’ve been following the evolution of Teyana Taylor, you know that she’s  diamond dozen. When we first got introduced to the starlet, it was through the MTV‘s Sweet 16 and we were captured  by her beauty, Harlem attitude,  and

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Animation: An art that artists are putting back to use

Yesterday was a big day for artists like Jaden Smith and Rae Sremmurd. Whats the common denominator you ask?  Well maybe it’s the fact that they’re coming out with their own animations,  following in the footsteps of other musical artists

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Balenciaga’s Triple S Sneaker is available for pre-order

Back in August, we were dazzled by the spring influenced colorways of their beloved Speed Trainers that originally launched last November as well as the Bernie Sanders influenced caps just days ago. Just when we thought it couldn’t get better

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The Complex Con has a crazy line-up this year

  Complex Media as masted pop culture. From keeping up to the hottest music releases and news, to who’s wearing what, there’s no better place to keep up with today’s time. To take things to the next level, the powerhouse

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Living Single is in the works, clap clap Bravo

Queen Latifah or founder of Flavor Unit Entertainment never really stops working. A couple months ago, it was announced that she executive producing the third season of Scream, the TV series . and then we saw her in our favorite

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It’s A Wake Up Call to Bring Mental Health Into The Conversation: Peep VICELAND’S “The Therapist”

  When it comes to the shows of VICELAND, when are we not entertained? From Noisey interviews to Action Bronson‘s “Fuck, That’s Delicious” to even Desus and Mero. As always, Viceland always manages to capture something fresh and bring it

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Brockhampton releases Saturation II

It seems like Brockhampton (who’s also known as the Internet’s first boyband that was created through the forum, Kanye To The) just doesn’t believe in not working. Even before their actual projects drop, they always seem to announce the title of the

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Reclaiming My Time: Back to School Edition

  When it comes to heading back to school (college especially), there’s no prep guide to getting up at 7:30 am to make it to the 9 am you despise time and time again. During the summer, you were either

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Listen to Buddy’s “That Much”

It’s no secret that Compton’s very own Buddy has been on a constant grind as of lately. Before the rapper got into music, Buddy was pretty active in the acting scene starting at the age of seven starring in musicals as well as plays.

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Here’s Why the Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival line-up has us Shook

Every year, we have festivals that include various acts from hip hop, to rock, to R&B within their lineup,  but the Camp Flog Gnaw carnival is one event that stands out annually. Here’s why: The carnival concept that includes various genres

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SZA’s “Supermodel” Video is a Must Watch

Last week, TDE‘s first lady SZA released the visual for the first track on her CTRL  entitled “Supermodel”.  The Nabil directed visual starts out with her singing to herself in the mirror while her ex is laughing at her.  As

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Ski Mask The Slump God’s “Catch Me Outside” is a GO

If  you’ve been active between SoundCloud and Twitter, you’re probably familiar with rapper Ski Mask The Slump God. The rapper has been responsible for highly played mixtapes like Drown In Designer, Very Rare Lost Files, Slaps for My Drop Top

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It’s a show that’s real as it is funny, “That’s The Gag” by Keke Palmer

When it comes to Keke Palmer, she’s not only a fabulous actor, singer, and author but she is the very person that had everyone (from your hairstylist to your best friend) saying “BUT THE GAG IS..” every time there is tea that needs to be

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Bringing “Tell these black kids they can be who they are” to Life: Tyler The Creator on changing the narrative of cartoons

  Recently Tyler The Creator [who needs no introduction] has been full of gems lately. From releasing his album Flower Boy to making a statement that needed to be heard all around. Recently Tyler made an appearance at Comic Con and was

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Producers in 2017: How are they being appreciated?

These days, it’s just as essential to know the producer behind the beat as it is to know the artist spitting the verses. From grinding in Atlanta to becoming a Grammy Award winning producer, Zaytoven might be one of the most influential

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Vic Mensa releases debut album “The Autobiography”

  Last night at midnight, rapper Vic Mensa released his debut album (as promised) entitled "The Autobiography ".  To bring in the album on a good note, what better way to celebrate than to throw a party ? Following Vic's time announcement for the project, Vic

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Being a woman in a male-dominated fashion industry: Let’s change the narrative

While I attended the Agenda Festival in Long Beach, I go to catch up with three woman that embody girl power in this male dominated fashion industry. Two of these women belong to an organization called Girl Mob based out

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Streetwear Saves Lives: Agenda Festival Edition

  Streetwear saved my life because streetwear is my life – Freddie Rojas of Rojas Clothing As I navigated my way through Agenda Festival in Long Beach, California this past weekend, there was so much to take away from amongst the

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Vic Mensa announces new album and how you can listen to it early

Last month, Chicago MC Vic Mensa released a four track capsule entitled Manuscript produced by Pharrell and Mike Dean that would give us a slight introduction into what to expect from him this summer. Being that his capsule consists of

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Vince Staples’ Big Fish Theory Album: Review

Back in April, Vince sat down with Complex to express that his upcoming album would serve a “being larger than life in a smaller world” perspective as he unravels his way through the industry. Recently rapper from the “norfside” Vince Staples released his

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“The Story of OJ” is one of the best songs on Jay-z’s 4:44 Album

  The best part about summer is that there is always new music releasing almost week by week from different artists. This summer in particular has been one of the best summers for music especially because a legend (an icon,

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An ironic narrative of Cant Stop Wont Stop : Diddy and designer of the Bad Boy Jacket, Michael Roxx

  Recently, Sean Combs better known as “P.Diddy”(curated by The Notorious B.I.G himself) debuted his Cant Stop Wont Stop documentary film on Apple Music that has everyone talking everything into existence and  feeling deeply inspired. The film who’s production ranged from Diddy to

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The ultimate IKEA collab: An internet love story for the culture

Back in April, everyone  including the world of social media caught wave of Balenciaga‘s latest leather bag priced over $2,000 that strikingly resembled the $0.99 blue bag sold through IKEA. As a joke the internet took it in their own hands to create their

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Stylists: The Game Changers of the Industry

  When it comes to the industry, fashion is one of those things that can either make you shine or place you in a shadow. Now of course we would love our stars for their talent but when you add

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FLASHBACK: ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’

You cannot mention Hip-Hop without mentioning Ms. Lauryn Hill. We were first introduced to the songstress and MC back in the 90s when she was apart of the legendary group The Fugees. The rap group put out their first album Blunted on Reality in 1994.

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Drake, Reebok, NBA Finals & More

1. Reebok has been on a constant move lately bringing the style, culture, and authenticity of artists to the surface from Kung-fu Kenny [Kendrick Lamar] to Teyana Taylor. This past Friday,the classic sneaker brand teamed up with Los Angeles based designer

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Cinematic Hip-Hop By Way Of Busta Rhymes

From his threads to defining what it meant to implement fun into his art, Busta Rhymes is the true show and tell of hip hop. Born in Brooklyn, NY and named by Chuck D after the NFL player George “Buster” Rhymes, it

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Raphael Saadiq: Singer, Songwriter, and Innovator

  From leading the multi-platinum R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné to working side by side with the likes of Erykah Badu, D’Angelo, John Legend, and Mary J. Blige, everyday should be a celebration of Raphael Saadiq. The very active R&B icon and producer

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Isn’t He Wonderful: Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder!

Put a ribbon in the sky today for Stevie Wonder! Mr. Wonderful himself has been building his legacy for over 50 years in the entertainment industry. Stevie made his debut with Motown Records as a musician in 1960 and has since

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