Would you pay $50,000 for a pair of sneakers? What if they were encrusted with diamonds? Laced Up, a boutique based in Atlanta, Georgia, has just launched a new customization service called Solitaire Kicks. Their first offering, a $50,000 pair of Nike Air Force One “So Cals,” may just be the most expensive sneakers in the world.
Solitaire Kicks offers customers the chance to deck out their sneakers with yellow, blue… Continue
The Louis Vuitton Company is well known for their luxury fashion and leather goods. Founded in 1854 by its luggage-designing namesake, the company has, for most of its existence, catered to the wealthiest clientele by employing famous models and A-list celebrities in their marketing campaigns.
In early 2007, Louis Vuitton released their most expensive handbag, the Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Bag. The bags, as… Continue
All In Together Now Raw, A Tribute to Ol’ Dirty Bastard” to be released May 2009.
Whether you know him by Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Big Baby Jesus, Dirt McGirt, Osirus, or his birth name, Russell Jones, there was no other entertainer/personality like ODB. On November 13, 2004 (just two days shy of his 36th birthday), hip-hop lost one of its most charismatic and outspoken entertainers when ODB’s passed away, ironically… Continue
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Whipped up by conservative commentators and bloggers, tens of thousands of protesters staged "tea parties" around the country Wednesday to tap into the collective angst stirred up by a bad economy, government spending and bailouts. The rallies were directed at President Barack Obama's new administration on a symbolic day: the deadline to file income taxes. Protesters even threw what appeared to be a box of tea… Continue
Jadakiss is receiving major kudos for the track "One More Step" from his Last Kiss LP, but as much as the Yonkers native loves to keep 10 toes on the street, he also loves gliding through the streets in his BMW M6. Other classy wheels on Jada's car roster include a Range Rover and an R-Class Mercedes.
On the day his album dropped, April 7, MTV News took 'Kiss to the New York International Auto Show to bask in the… Continue
Britney Spears' dating life - like her tour - has turned into one giant "Circus."
Last month, we reported that the pop star was bumping and grinding with a tour backup dancer named Geo while her daddy was taking care of business in L.A. Reports then surfaced that Brit is making sweet music with yet another backup dancer, 21-year-old Chase Benz.
Now a whole 'nother case of crazy is coming out: An employee… Continue
A 9-year-boy died last night after he jumped from the roof of his Brooklyn housing project with a makeshift parachute, police sources said.
Domori Miles made his way to the roof of the 13-story Bergen St. building, part of the Albany Houses in Crown Heights, with a parachute made of plastic and some string about 7 p.m., police sources said.
Domori's mother told police she ran out for a quick trip to the… Continue
THE GODFATHER 2
Pens? Snore. T-shirts? Boring. Notepads? Been there, done that. Thinking up creative ideas for promotional products can't be easy, but someone at uber-publisher Electronic Arts went a little too far last week.
The game in question: Godfather II, a Grand Theft Auto-style adventure based on the famous movie. The offending item: a set of brass knuckles, mailed to video games journalists together… Continue
Bobby Brown may have some serious anger-management issues.
Whitney Houston’s ex was dining with his kids at an upper East Side pizzeria recently when he realized he didn’t have enough cash on him to pay for the meal. After hitting an ATM and coming up empty, Brown called his manager in a fury.
Says an eyewitness: “He was screaming ‘Where the f— is all my money?’ over and over while his kids waited… Continue
The list of 2009’s most deadly cities – courtesy of the new book - City Crime Rankings 2008-2009 by Kathleen O'Leary Morgan, Scott Morgan, and Dr. Rachel Boba.
1 New Orleans, LA
2 Camden, NJ
3 Detroit, MI
4 St. Louis, MO
5 Oakland, CA
6 Flint, MI
7 Gary, IN
8 Birmingham, AL
9 Richmond, CA
10 North Charleston, SC
11 Cleveland, OH
12 Baltimore, MD
13 Miami Gardens, FL
14 Memphis, TN
15 Youngstown, OH
Kanye West's lawyer went to court today and won a delay for West's arraignment for smashing a photog's gear.
The famous Blair Berk reps Kanye, who is charged with vandalism, battery and grand theft -- stemming from a tussle with two photogs at LAX last year. Kanye's manager, Don Crowley, is also charged with two counts of vandalism, two counts of battery and two counts of grand theft. He's repped by prominent defense attorney Shawn Chapman Holley, who wore a… Continue