Archive for October, 2014

The doobie brothers

Redman (left) and Method Man.

Redman (left) and Method Man. Photo by Leon Laing.

How high?
For the grand finale, Redman climbed on top of a large speaker onstage. To create some suspense, he stood from the elevated area, waited about a minute and dived fearlessly into a sea of fans. Method Man stage dived and crowd surfed, too. With oomph and classic songs, hip-hop’s Cheech and Chong connected with the crowd. Continue reading ‘The doobie brothers’

A thirst for truth

Mick Jenkins. Photo by Leon Laing.

Mick Jenkins. Photo by Leon Laing.

When I met Mick Jenkins backstage, I told him he reminds me of Jay Electronica. With voices as deep as James Earl Jones’, both rappers write thought-provoking lyrics against a backdrop of melodic beats. Continue reading ‘A thirst for truth’

Second time around

Haidon Clancy, left, and Austin Waters. Photo by Leon Laing.

Haidon Clancy, left, and Austin Waters. Photo by Leon Laing.

Our website thought the hunt for the Red Octobers was over. Jordan Stasyszyn told vigoronline that the Nike Air Yeezy 2 Red October is one of the only sneakers that could top the rare kicks from his last expo. One patron wore the Red Octobers at Stasyszyn’s second annual Harrisburg Sneaker Expo on Sept. 7. A vendor brought a pair of those kicks, too.

We posted the photo of the patron’s Yeezys, but some people questioned the sneaker’s authenticity. Therefore, we removed the photo, and we offered this link to help sneakerheads identify fake kicks. Continue reading ‘Second time around’