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Sneaker Pimps New York Event Recap

Sadly the US Tour of Sneaker Pimps ended last Friday, November 11th (11/11/11) in city that never sleeps, New York City. Another successful tour for the Sneaker Pimps crew and its many sponsors, including Sneakerpedia. The event was capped off with the craziest lineup of the year with performances by scheduled and special guests that included Waka Flocka Flame, Nyemiah, Jim Jones, Stalley, A$AP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar. Continue reading

Sneaker Events: Sneaker Pimps New York

Sneaker Pimps NYC November 11th

Sneaker Pimps NYC November 11th

All good things must come to end and sadly that is what is happening to the Sneaker Pimps 2011 US Tour. The premier international sneaker event has been traveling across the United States since early September bringing together the sneaker culture along with music, art and much more to the lucky patrons of each event. New York City will play host as the final location of the tour showcasing not one, but two musical artist who both happen to be #sneakerholics, Kendrick Lamar and Stalley. Along with the musical acts there will be a special live art exhibit by none other than hometown artist Stash. Buy, sell, trade the hottest sneakers in the market as well as enjoy an environment filled with other sneaker enthusiasts. Doors open at 8pm, be ready to party and enjoy the culmination of the Sneaker Pimps US Tour.

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.

Sneaker Events: Sneaker Pimps Philadelphia and United We Sole Toronto

Sneaker Pimps Philadelphia October 15th

Sneaker Pimps Philadelphia October 15th

The Sneaker Pimps 2011 US tour is coming to an end and one of its last stops will be in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia. Taking place at the Palace of Living Arts on October 15th, the event will feature everything you expect from a Sneaker Pimps event and more. Buy, sell and trade sneakers with #sneakerholics, or you can lounge and enjoy a live art installation, hang out at the Heineken bar or check out what’s new from Sean John. The main headliner for the Philly event will be entertainer and fellow #sneakerholic Kendrick Lamar (@Kendrick_Lamar). Don’t miss out and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the Sneakerpedia team. Also, be sure to wear your freshest sneakers to the show.

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Sneaker Events: Sneaker Pimps Washington D.C.

On the Eastern leg of their US tour, Sneaker Pimps is going to be invading the nation’s capitol, Washington D.C. Sneaker Pimps has been heating up cities across the United States and this stop will be no different. Buy, sell and trade the hottest sneakers of all time at the event. Not only will you be in an environment created for #sneakerholics by #sneakerholics, but you will be entertained by sneaker enthusiasts. Set to entertain on the mic will be the Trill OG himself, Bun B (@BunBTrillOG) along with Stalley (@Stalley). Set to run between 3-8PM local time tomorrow, Saturday October 8th, don’t miss out on one of the last stops of the 2011 Sneaker Pimps US tour.

Sneaker Pimps Washing D.C. October 8th

Sneaker Pimps Washing D.C. October 8th