Sneaker Pimps Philly Event Recap

Kendrick Lamar entertains the crowd of #sneakerholics at Sneaker Pimps in Philadelphia.Kendrick Lamar entertains the crowd of #sneakerholics at Sneaker Pimps in Philadelphia.

The 2011 Sneaker Pimps Tour may be coming to an end but it’s definitely going out with a bang. This past weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the next to last stop took place. Sneakerpedia was in the house along with one of the hottest hip-hop artists on the come up right now, Kendrick Lamar.

As a Southern California native, Kendrick Lamar is no stranger to the sneaker community. He’s gained a following through creative lyrics and fresh kicks and has the attention of some of hip-hops most respected veterans. One of which, Philly’s own, Freeway, was the surprise guest of the night, hitting the stage with Kendrick for a portion of his set. As you can expect, the local Philadelphia sneakerholics went crazy.

The night was filled with entertainment, but the main focus was all about the love of sneakers. Sneaker enthusiasts from all around Philadelphia and the surrounding cities, came out to buy, sell, and trade their kicks. Of course everyone seems to still be buzzing about the recently released Nike Air Mag, which was spotted both on feet and on display. The Nike Air Yeezy 2 seems to be the most talked about upcoming release, no there wasn’t any spotted, but the original Nike Air Yeezy was spotted in a number of colorways.

Our friends at Babylon Cartel captured some great images from the night’s events. Check them out below and for more check out their website as well.

The final stop for the Sneaker Pimps 2011 Tour lands in New York City on November 12th, so plan for it now and stack your kicks in anticipation because rumors are swirling about possibility of a legendary artist as the night’s special guest.

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