VIDEO: Fresh off of the Press – Mike D’ Angelo “Humble Beginnings Pt. 1”

Mike D’Angelo is taking the DMV by storm.  He is a thriving Hip-Hop artist pushing the limits as a community leader and activist and lyrical MC.  He recently won “Breakout Artist of the Year,” at the DMV’s Annual Titan Awards, where the winner is based off of a voting system.  Mike also recently held a benefit concert for the family of  James Anthony Smith, a local teenager killed in SE, Washington, DC over a pair of Jordans, that his mother bought him as an early Christmas present.

Back in August, Dre Black had the pleasure of spending some time with Mike, where they went back to Mike’s childhood neighborhood located in Edgewood NE, Washington, DC.  From there they went on what was supposed to be a 15 min interview to a 4 hour day of great footage of Mike in his element.

Watch the he first segment “Humble Beginnings” below:

Nas Spotted in NYC Wearing G-Star Rovic Arc Cargo Pants and Burn Rubber x New Balance MT580 Sneakers

Rapper Nas made a visit to BBC Radio 1 Studios to promote his upcoming album “Life is Good” scheduled for release late next month. He was spotted wearing a promotion only Sneaktip custom hoodie with his album title printed on the front, a pair of navy G-Star Rovic Arc cargo pants (seen below in light olive0 run about $160 and a pair of Burn Rubber x New Balance MT580 “White Collar” sneakers priced at $150. 

Balenciaga Pleated High-Top Sneakers

Balenciaga’s new Pleated High Tops are definitely eye-catching sneakers! These shoes are made of vibrant pleated leather with suede trim around the toe, a lace-up closure, and a rubber sole. They’re available in a bold red and a more subtle white for about $615.

Balenciaga Patchwork Contrast Panel Low-top Sneakers

Check out these new Balenciaga men’s Patchwork low-top sneakers priced at $526. They feature a contrasting color scheme and material panels throughout the main body. These sneakers have a reinforced toe panel in patent blue leather and the tongue is done in woven black fabric with black leather bordering the six sets of eyelets and around the opening. They also have a black cord lace, black leather insole with the ‘Balenciaga’ logo at the heel and a translucent rubber sole.

For the Ladies: Would You Wear These?? Giuseppe Zanotti Fall/Winter 2012 150MM Sculpture Booties

Ladies Giuseppe Zanotti is showcasing their newest booties from the Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. These 150mm Sculpted Booties ($775-$3,025) are sexy enough for special day events or nights on the town. Choose from solid colors, prints, and studs and rock them with your long legs.

Giuliano Fujiwara Brown Boots

Giuliano Fujiwara has revamped their Brown Boots  from the Fall/Winter 2011 Collection by making very slight changes to the design. These boots ($789) showcases a large tassels tucked underneath the lace-up middle and and excessively thick rubber sole.  

So Fresh: Pharrell Williams wears Customized Converse Addict by Nigo Sneakers

Pharrell Williams customized Timberland’s Chukka Boots, now he’s given a pair of Converse Adict by Nigo White Canvas sneakers a makeover. While at the UNKNWN store in Miami, he was spotted  wearing the customized shoes with red laces, Chanel logo print and several slogans.  Pretty dope!!

Nike Air Yeezy Kanye & Kobe Collaboration Sneakers?

As you might’ve already heard, the Nike Air Yeezy 2 sneakers are rumored to have an April 13th release date with a $250 price tag. Now a photo has surfaced and created a brand new rumor that suggests that a special edition collaboration sneaker between Kanye West and Kobe Bryant is in the works. The shoes appears to combine elements from Kanye’s Air Yeezy 2s and Kobe’s Nike Zoom Kobe 7 Cheetah sneakers. Even though nothing’s been confirmed, one thing’s for sure, the buzz and anticipation for the Yeezys are definitely heating up