This summer has played host to multiple, major awesome Converse events and block parties on the East Coast. Each one has featured tons of free food, t-shirts and giveaways, appearances from legends like Dr. J and live performances from artists like Stalley, The-Dream, Beanie Sigel, Freeway, and many others.
And now it is L.A.’s turn. Read More »
Stalley. Photo: Jason Hurst (hurstphoto.com)
While different Philly hip-hop acts had been rocking the stage at 52nd Street and Market Street all afternoon long on Saturday at the Converse Block Party, the place wasn’t really set on fire until a couple of old area legends came back through to show some love. As big a hip-hop fan as I am, it had been a minute since I had listened to some Beanie Sigel and Freeway. But the two Philadelphia icons â€“ along with Young Chris â€“ came through as Stalley‘s special guests for Saturday’s free block party to celebrate local street culture, basketball, music, and art in conjunction with the launch of the newest Converse Pro Leather collection. Read More »
This past Saturday saw an all-day free party at the Banneker Community Center in Washington, D.C., compliments of Converse. As part of the World Basketball Festival‘s long weekend takeover, Converse zeroed in on the Banneker Community Center, located across the street from historic Howard University, to be the site for their massive WBF Blockparty based around their new Pro Leather WBF Collection.
After many months of planning, Converse let loose a full day of free basketball, food, art, and music performances from Stalley and The-Dream. Read More »