Nike is Dropping a Hip-Hop 50 Pair of Air Force 1s

As part of their “50 Years of Hip-Hop," Nike Classics is prepping a limited-edition Air Force 1 Low with an… Read More

February 28, 2023

Watch the Trailer for Forthcoming Nike Drama ‘Air’

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon reteam for Air, a forthcoming drama on the rise Nike and Air Jordan sneakers in… Read More

February 9, 2023

Nike is Suing BAPE Over Trademark Infringement

Nike is moving forward with suing Japanese fashion brand BAPE for allegedly copying some of its iconic footwear designs. Nike… Read More

January 26, 2023

Run The Jewels is Prepping Nike SB Dunk Collaboration

Nike has teamed up with hip-hop duo Run The Jewels for an exclusive SB Dunk High release. The shoe is… Read More

November 21, 2022

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