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Okayplayer’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Black Designers, Culture, Tech & More

This year our holiday gift guide includes pieces by Theophilio, Fear of God, Hanifa, Bephie's Beauty Supply, T.A., Char Workroom,… Read More

December 8, 2021

Watch Lil Nas X Make Light of His “Satan Shoes” Controversy in “Industry Baby” Trailer

Lil Nas X has mastered the album rollout before actually releasing an official album. #FreeLilNasX has been trending on Twitter… Read More

July 19, 2021

How De La Soul, Madlib And MF DOOM Nike SB Dunks Became Hip-Hop’s Rarest Sneakers

De La Soul, Madlib and MF DOOM are the inspiration behind some of hip-hop's most coveted Nike SB Dunks. Here… Read More

April 5, 2021

Watch The Official Trailer for a Documentary on The Nike Dunk’s Evolution

Featuring appearances from Jeff Staple, Luca Benin, Chris Gibbs, and more. In celebration of its 35th-anniversary, Nike has unveiled the… Read More

October 15, 2020

Kendrick Lamar Salutes Kobe Bryant in Powerful Nike Ad

"Kobe taught us to be better." Kendrick Lamar broke a years-long silence to honor the late Kobe Bryant in an… Read More

August 23, 2020

Drake & Lil Durk’s “Laugh Now Cry Later” Video is Basically A Nike Commercial

Drake season is basically every season at this point. Drake has released a new video and single called "Laugh Now… Read More

August 14, 2020

Nike Charts The History of the Iconic Air Max in New Documentary

A deep dive into the origins of an icon. Nike's annual Air Max Day came and went with little effect… Read More

March 28, 2020

Nike and Converse Preview Black History Month Collections for 2020

Cop or drop? Nike and Converse have shared the first images of their upcoming Black History Month collections for 2020.… Read More

January 19, 2020

Colin Kaepernick ‘Dream Crazy’ Ad Wins Nike Its First ‘Outstanding Commercial’ Emmy In 17 Years

The ad was released in September 2018, days before the start of the NFL season. The controversial Colin Kaepernick commercial… Read More

September 17, 2019

Report: Nike’s “Risky” Kaepernick Campaign Had No Measurable Effect on Brand Image or Loyalty

Despite the initial backlash, Nike remains unphased by a stance many deemed too controversial. Almost a year ago to the… Read More

September 7, 2019

Nike Pulls Sneakers Featuring The Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Calls It An “Offensive Symbol”

For some, the flag is a symbol of white supremacy and nationalism. Nike has pulled sneakers bearing the Betsy Ross… Read More

July 2, 2019

COOGI Files Suit Against The Brooklyn Nets Over Biggie Smalls Tribute Jerseys

  View this post on Instagram   The Nike X Biggie pack drops Friday 2.8. Join @joeybadass in saluting team,… Read More

March 2, 2019

Sports Apparel Store Forced to Close Down After Nike & Colin Kaepernick Boycott Backfires

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by colin kaepernick (@kaepernick7) on Feb 3, 2019 at 7:43pm… Read More

February 14, 2019

UPDATE: Minnesota Timberwolves Officially Unveil ‘Purple Rain’-Style Jersey Honoring Prince

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by PRINCESTAGRAM (@prince) on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:29pm PST… Read More

November 1, 2018

Watch Nike’s First “Just Do It” Commercial Starring Colin Kaepernick

Nike's first ad with Colin Kaepernick is powerful Just days after announcing that Colin Kaepernick was going to be the… Read More

September 5, 2018

MAGA Twitter Reacts to Colin Kaepernick-Led Nike Campaign By Destroying their Gear

MAGA Twitter is taking a stand...by destroying their own clothes? On Monday, September 3rd, Labor Day, Nike announced that exiled… Read More

September 4, 2018