FNL Blog :: Brute Force
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FNL Blog :: Brute Force

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Jul 23, 2014
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This week over at FNL I breakdown the form language that was so brash, raw and #FORCEful that it could only be created to capture that character that was Charles Barkley. Check out the aesthetic features that made the Barkley line so iconic. 

Jam of The Week :: 07-21-14

Jam of The Week :: 07-21-14

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Jul 23, 2014
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I’ve got a soft side, what do you want from me?

You’re Invited :: #AirJordanXX9 Wear-Test
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You’re Invited :: #AirJordanXX9 Wear-Test

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Jul 23, 2014
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I have been cordially invited to take part in an experience that will be unlike any other, the Air Jordan XX9 Wear-Test. The test will take place in a matter of weeks in the capitol of the Jordan Brand, Chicago, during the World Basketball Festival. And just like the unveiling of the XX9, my invite […]

FNL Blog :: Jordan Hybrids: Do You Know?!
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FNL Blog :: Jordan Hybrids: Do You Know?!

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Jul 23, 2014
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HY·BRID ˈhīˌbrid – of mixed character; composed of mixed parts This past week over at FinishLine I broke down the importance of hybrid product and how it speaks to two distinct Jordan Brand consumers. Go get educated. 

Dear Nike, Please Don’t Let the FlyKnit Racer Die
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Dear Nike, Please Don’t Let the FlyKnit Racer Die

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Jul 11, 2014
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Dear Nike, Nike Running, Nike Running PLM, Nike Running Design Director, John Hoke and even Mark Parker (honestly I’m not sure who to write this to but I will start with these few), Please never, ever take the Nike FlyKnit Racer out of production. I am not a person to beg, I am rarely on […]

FNL Blog :: I’m Opting Out

FNL Blog :: I’m Opting Out

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Jul 8, 2014
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I have to apologize for the late post but I was on vaca last week so I didn’t do any posting if you didn’t notice. None the less, last week over at FNL I wrote about when players opt of their contracts and how their respective footwear companies react to their potential location changes. 

B’s Desk :: Nike LunaRacer 3

B’s Desk :: Nike LunaRacer 3

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Jul 8, 2014
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This week’s B’s Desk is brought to you by the good folks over at FinishLine. You can find them in damn near any mall, so check them out. This shoe has been out for nearly two years now but that doesn’t make it any less spectacular. Next to the FlyKnit Racer this motherfucker is my […]

Jam of The Week :: 07-08-14

Jam of The Week :: 07-08-14

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Jul 8, 2014
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This track right here is easily one of my favorite Jay Z tracks ever. 1. It’s produced by Just Blaze. 2. It features Biz Markie, Q-Tip and Slick Rick singing the hook. 3. The video is the best and most creative video video Jay Z would ever be a part of. 4. it is off […]

You Should Really Read the NY Times Piece on Kendrick Lamar
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You Should Really Read the NY Times Piece on Kendrick Lamar

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Jun 27, 2014
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It goes without saying that Kendrick has been deemed the savior of Hip-Hop since 2012. He is an established breed in new form. I didn’t know much about Kendrick outside of what he revealed on “good kid M.A.A.D. City”, which I guess was a lot. But as a fan and listener you always play that guessing game […]

FNL Blog :: My Fleet
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FNL Blog :: My Fleet

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Jun 26, 2014
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For this weeks entry over at FinishLine I give the story behind “My Fleet” of shoes. It’s not a collection, it is a fleet. Head over to the blog and get the full details on what inspired me to start picking up footwear and what keeps me picking up footwear.