May 15, 2023 /Business/ — The rivalry between Adidas and Nike for the hip hop market was a major factor in the iconic status of Air Jordans. In the early 1980s, Adidas was the dominant force in the basketball shoe market, with stars like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson wearing their shoes. However, Nike signed Michael Jordan in 1984, and the Air Jordan line quickly became popular among young people, particularly in the hip hop community. Continue reading
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Hip Hop will Never die
The quote “Impossible is nothing” is often misattributed to Muhammad Ali, but it was actually created by two advertising professionals, Aimee Lehto and Boyd Coyner. The quote was used in an advertising campaign for Adidas in the early 2000s. Continue reading
The UK is brilliant about timing.
The United Kingdom has a long and rich history of coronations, and the timing of these events has always been of utmost importance. The coronation of a new monarch is a major national event, and it is essential that it be conducted smoothly and efficiently. Continue reading
“DAYS OF PUNK,” Photographer MICHAEL GRECCO’s Exhibition chronicling Punk Music & Culture opens Feb. 4 at MOAH:CEDAR
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Michael Grecco’s touring multimedia exhibition “DAYS OF PUNK” makes its west coast debut on February 4, presenting photographs from the late 1970s through the early 1990s when he was covering the explosive punk music scene in the U.S., as well as related videos, soundscapes and vintage ephemera. An Associated Press photographer during that time, Grecco was also a self-described “club kid” who embedded himself into this revolutionary scene as both a chronicler and participant, capturing for posterity a riotously outspoken time in pop culture history. Continue reading
Life-size World of Barbie Interactive Attraction Opens at Square One
World of Barbie is making its global debut in Canada by opening its doors in a stand-alone space at Square One in Mississauga on Friday July 22nd, 2022. Inspired by her iconic lifestyle, the 30,000-square-foot interactive attraction features life-size installations that are sure to capture imaginations and hearts across many generations. Continue reading