Revisit the Behind the Scenes Video of Chance The Rapper’s Source ROTY Cover Shoot

A week after he became an iTunes legend, we go back to Chance the Rapper’s first Source cover

Picking the Rookie of the Year can sometimes be a daunting task, and require weeks to months of conversation and debate. Back in 2013, the conversation was brief. From the moment his free Acid Rap mixtape-album was so hotly coveted it leaked on the internet prior to its release–have you ever heard of a mixtape leaking?–to the next 12 months when he toured with everyone from Macklemore to Eminem, worked with Madonna, Erykah Badu, J. Cole and more, one thing was very clear. Chance The Rapper was the one.

Now, along with his literal band of brothers, Chance the Rapper has broken the rap internet again. Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment‘s Surf album, released for free on iTunes–yes, the button said “get”  instead of “buy”–was downloaded a whopping 618,000 times in its first week of availability. Free or not, the statistics are staggering. If anyone was doubting Chance or his SoX movement, they aren’t now.

In the above video clip, we take you back to Halloween 2013, when Chance, his illustrious manager Pat The Manager, some friends, photographers, and Source staff headed out to an eerie loft in Bushwick, Brooklyn to shoot a Tim-Burton-inspired 2013 Rookie of the Year cover of The Source, featuring Mr. Acid Rap himself, Chance The Rapper.

It’s A Harlem Thing: Meet New York’s Best-Kept Secret Dave East

The Source caught up with Dave East to talk about everything from his new project dropping at the top of the summer to who everybody should be listening to out of NYC Continue reading It’s A Harlem Thing: Meet New York’s Best-Kept Secret Dave East

Source Sports Top Plays Of The Week (May 8th-May 14th)

The Source Sports staff count down the best plays from the week  Continue reading Source Sports Top Plays Of The Week (May 8th-May 14th)

The Nike Air Huarache “Hot Lava” is Coming To A Retailer Near You

Are you ready? Are you going to cop the Hot Lava?

 

Nike is gearing us up for their latest addition of the Huarache in all-red aka Hot Lava.  The Nike Air Huarache “Hot Lava” is coming to a retailer near you so don’t believe those people who said they weren’t coming. The shoes look awesome and probably even slicker on-feet. Don’t be one of those peoplel who decide to pass on these because trust me you will regret doing so. The kicks are available now at overseas accounts including afew, stay tuned for info regarding when the shoes will drop in the US. We will keep you updated on the latest news regarding the Nike Air Huarache “Hot Lava”. Check out more images of the kicks in the gallery below.

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Check Out The @WedieuCole SAVAGE Hockey Jersey

Wedieu Cole draws some inspiration from Starter! 

 

One of the hottest pieces at the moment is the Savage hockey jersey. The high quality hockey jersey is featured in mesh with premium stitching with the word SAVAGE instead of Starter. The hockey jersey which went on sale in December and sold out multiple times is a eye-catching must have. People now have a chance to purchase the jersery once again for the last time before the brand’s store closes this weekend. Featured in either white or black the hockey jersey can easily be yours, if you would like to cop one you may from the brand’s official website. The piece is designed By Wedieu Cole. If you have problems purchasing from the brands official website you can contact Wedieu on his official Twitter or Instagram. Check out more images of the Wedieu Cole SAVAGE hockey jersey below.

 

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A$AP Rocky Goes Shopping And Hands Out Fashion Tips

ASAP Rocky goes shopping and hands out fashion tips! 

 

Asap Rocky of course is known for his very versatile style and his laid-back persona. Rocky took a trip with Complex Magazine as he went shopping for some new gems. That definitely sounds like the dopest experience with one of the top fashion heads in the game right now. He visited the Los Angeles boutique Maxfield as he talks what he would wear for the rest of his life or even on the first date. He also gives props to Virgil Abloh’s label Off-WhiteRick Owens and Kid Cudi even though the video may look as if he is throwing shade towards Virgl, he’s not. Check out the video below to voice your very own opinion.

 

 

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Check Out Kanye Graduation Album Art Decked Out On These Adidas Yeezy Boost

Thanks to El Cappy we have these Yeezy Boost! 

 

The adidas Yeezy Boost has been remixed for the best by a few different celebs including Ben Baller with the All-Black version, CB adding some artwork to his pair and Trinidad James was seen wearing a Yellow pair. The shoe is so dope in color and size that you can add just about anything to them and customize the shoe exactly how you would like them. We have caught up on another swagged out pair of Yeezy Boost done by sneaker customzier El Cappy. He always adds some lift to some of the dopest kicks and you know he couldn’t leave the Yeezy Boost out of that equation. He decks the Yeezy Boost out in cover art from Kanye’s Graduation album on the sides of both sneakers, VERY eye-catching. Feel Free to leave your comments on our Twitter and Facebook. Check out images of the newly decked out Yeezy Boost below.

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Kendrick Lamar Stars In New Reebok Classic Short Film

Kendrick says “Be Ventilated” in Reebok Classic Short Film 

 

The Reebok Ventilator “Day Glo” Pack was just presented to the world a few weeks ago in new eye-catching neon colors. You can check out the new pack in the new short film done by Reebok Classic entitled ‘ Be Ventilated” featuring TDE’s very own Kendrick Lamar. The message behind the short film is simply encouraging children and people to have enough strength to understand that they should lead instead of following in life as they take a new path with copping The Reebok Ventilator “Day Glo” pack.  All of this is based off a Kendrick Lamar song Lyric, pretty dope right?

The Reebok Ventilator comes in 4 different colors and will be available at retailers like Urban Outfitters, Finish Line, Jimmy Jazz & many more. The shoes are set at a retail price of $75, so make sure you cop your pair. Check out more images of the kicks in the gallery below. Stay tuned for more details regarding the pack here at The Source.

 

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