ILoveMakonnen + Drake – “Tuesday” [Video]

iLoveMakonnen-8and9 Clothing BlogProduced by Metro Boomin + Sonny Digital and directed by Goodwin, the popular “Tuesday” track by ILoveMakonnen featuring Drake gets a visual. I guess Drake’s been been impressed by the Atlanta entertainer because he’s now officially signed to OVO Sound under Warner.

Ringo Starr Is The New Face Of What Sneaker?!

Ringo StarrYes, you read correctly. Ringo Starr… as in the drummer from The Beatles has been named the new face of Skechers according to a press release. Ringo “will be bringing his legendary talent and style” to the Skechers line of Relaxed Fit shoes. Really? Ringo and Relaxed Fit shoes? His campaign starts in Spring 2015 and I can’t wait to see a commercial with a grown ass man wearing Skechers. Not trying to be mean or anything but I’ve never really seen a Skechers shoe I felt like I just had to have. Have you? I wonder what that paycheck looked like…..

Yes, come spring this guy’s job will be trying to sell you on the idea of owning a pair of Skechers: 8and9 Clothing Blog-ringo-starr-skehers.ls.102014Yeah…..No, Thank You.

Arthur Guinness Projects ‘Makers of More’ Global Summit

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The Arthur Guinness Projects ‘Makers of More Summit’ held on 16th October in East London saw 200 social entrepreneurs and hundreds of changemakers from around the world convene to share insights and develop concrete solutions to the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. Chaired by Emily Kasriel from BBC World Service, the event also featured talks from inspiring Arthur Guinness Projects awardees, including Alexander McLean, of Africa Prisons Projects in Uganda, Pamela Chng of Bettr Barista in Singapore, Nadya Fadila Salib of Wansa Jelita in Indonesia, Ken Banks of kiwanja.net & FrontlineSMS in the UK and Joan Webley of Nanook Enterprises in Jamaica

At the Summit Arthur Guinness Projects and Ashoka announced the next chapter in their four year partnership – an international challenge for social entrepreneurs. The ‘Makers of More’ challenge aims to find people whose innovative ideas and inspirational work help unlock their community’s potential.

They asked some of the Summit attendees to share their views on what defines a ‘Maker of More’.

Enter the challenge at www.changemakers.com/makersofmore .

Lake Dolores Waterpark Shoot|8&9 Clothing [Video]

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Lake Dolores Waterpark 8&9 Shoot

8&9 Clothing takes a pit stop in the Lake Dolores Waterpark on the way to to the 2014 Agenda Trade-show in Las Vegas. Filmed by Justin Butts and Stilflik.

Retailers from all over the world were in attendance. It was great to hear different opinions on the brand from newcomers and people who have had the chance to see how much we have grown over the years. It’s been a long road and a lot of work to get where we are now and we are up to the challenge of taking our brand to new levels each year!

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All in all it was very good show, I can tell you this, you will see your favorite streetwear brand in more stores this fall for sure. We were able to snag some key accounts to make sure to keep up with the demand of our product. You email us and ask us on social media all the time and we hear your request, thanks for your patience and for your support. #8and9life

While on the way to Las vegas we made a quick stop at the Mojave Desert for a photoshoot we also had time to skate the Lake Dolores Waterpark.

Lake Dolores is the original, given name of the man-made lake(s) and the surrounding site where stands a still physically-existent yet currently inoperative waterpark on Hacienda Road in the desert town of Newberry Springs, San Bernardino County,California, USA. . Despite the recent, successive name changes due to two separate transfers of ownership, the site is still far more commonly known by the general public as Lake Dolores Waterpark .The Lake Dolores Waterpark has been abandoned since 2004.

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GOP Goes Full Racist In Vicious Ad

Brad Ashford and Nikko Jenkins - 8and9 Clothing BlogThis  2014 election is bringing out the worst in Republicans and it shows all through these campaign commercials I’ve been seeing lately. Ran by Republicans against State Senator Brad Ashford in Nebraska, this commercial is getting a lot of attention for its blatantly obvious “urban” jabs. The Young Turks have a pretty interesting discussion about it.

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Nike Air Flight Lite “White Men Can’t Jump”

nike-air-flight-lite-white-men-cant-jump-1-960x640 - 8and9 Clothing BlogNike continues its celebrations of White Men Can’t Jump related sneakers for Fall/Winter 2014. After recently dropping the Air Force Command, the brand presents this weekend Sidney Deane’s colorway of the Nike Air Flight Lite. The high top vintage basketball sneaker comes in a white leather version with accents set in metallic silver, orange, yellow and peach. For the nostalgic ones among you, you can pick these up right now from Packer Shoes. (via High Snobiety)

Rico Love – “No Type (Remix)”

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The truth hurts and that’s exactly what Rico Love delivers on his remix to “No Type”. All of the girls doing “Liv On Sunday” and “KOD” might feel some type of way when they hear this. Thinking about it, their brain might not register… unfortunately. CHANGE YOUR LIFE, LADIES! CHANGE YOUR LIFE! Rico Love’s album, ‘Turn The Lights On’, is scheduled to drop on May 19, 2015.

Mojave Desert Shoot| 8&9 Clothing [Video]

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 Mojave Desert 8&9 Shoot

8&9 Clothing takes a pit stop in the Mojave Desert on the way to to the 2014 Agenda Tradeshow in Las Vegas. Filmed by Justin Butts and Stilflik. - . Watch the 8&9 Agenda Long Beach Recap video from 8&9 MFG at Agenda Show, Long Beach July 10 and 11, 2014. Shot by Justin Butts. here

Retailers from all over the world were in attendance. It was great to hear different opinions on the brand from newcomers and people who have had the chance to see how much we have grown over the years. It’s been a long road and a lot of work to get where we are now and we are up to the challenge of taking our brand to new levels each year!

All in all it was very good show, I can tell you this, you will see your favorite street wear brand in more stores this fall for sure. We were able to snag some key accounts to make sure to keep up with the demand of our product. You email us and ask us on social media all the time and we hear your request, thanks for your patience and for your support. #8and9life

While on the way to Las vegas we made a quick stop at the Mojave Desert for a photoshoot we also had time to skate the Lake Dolores Waterpark. The Mojave Desert occupies a significant portion of Southern California and parts of Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. Named after the Mohave Native Americans it occupies roughly 54,000 square miles in a typical Basin and Range topography.

 

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