Posts Tagged ‘Rock’

Kid Cudi’s ‘The Rage’ Gives The Rock A Perfect Soundtrack To Fight Huge Monsters

Kid Cudi, Dwayne Johnson, and Billy Corgan walk into a bar. After a couple of beers and a jolly old time, Johnson asks Scott if he’ll lend his talents to the Rampage soundtrack. Scott smells exactly what The Rock is cooking, then looks at the lead singer of The Smashing Pumpkins and says, “Not without my man Billy.” That isn’t how “The Rage” came about, but one can hope.

“The Rage” samples Smashing Pumpkins’ 1995 hit “Bullet with Butterfly Wings.” During the chorus, Corgan’s iconic refrain blares “Despite all my rage, I am still just a rat in a cage” as Cudi adds his characteristic hums underneath. To Cudi’s credit, the hook could’ve gone horribly wrong. Instead, the juxtaposition from Cudi rapping about being “born in the rage” to Corgan’s nasally wail compliment each other nicely.

Kid Cudi has been ramping up his appearances throughout 2018. The Cleveland singer performed at NBA All-Star Weekend with Kanye West. The “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1″ duo were are also rumored to be working on Kanye’s new album on a Wyoming mountaintop.

With Cudi so active, fans can only hope that he is also working on a new album. The last full-length project from the elusive star was 2016′s Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’. However, the Man on the Moon artist is still getting acknowledged for his overwhelming influence from artists as varied as Timotheé Chalamet and A$ AP Rocky.

Rampage, starring Dwayne Johnson, is in theaters today (April 13).

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Fashion Girl of Today:Horror + Rock n Roll

Horror + Rock n Roll
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Fashion Girl of Today:Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon
by Kryz

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Kanye West & French Montana Rock Unreleased Yeezys on “Figure it Out” Set

As hoped for, the release of The Life of Pablo and the unveiling of Yeezy Season 3 appear to be only the beginnings of more music and more footwear from Kanye West. While on the set of the “Figure it Out” video, a collaboration from the new French Montana project that also features Nas, Kanye was all smiles in a pair adidas Yeezy Boost 350s from Season 3. These appear to be the same colorway and styling as debuted by Lil Yachty at the MSG show, though this is just one of many new Yeezy Boost 350 styles seen at or around Yeezy Season 3.

While it’s good to see Ye in new kicks, French may have stolen the show as it appears he’s wearing what people are calling the Yeezy Boost 550. While confirmation from Kanye’s camp or adidas is yet to happen, the model worn by French sees a “Moonrock” motif, but a zoomed in look at the upper sees these adding an eyelet and going above the ankle. Aside from that, construction and styling are linear with that of the 350. In addition, Wex re-grammed this same photo from @teamkanyedaily with the hashtag #unreleased though that could apply strictly to the Season 3 350s.

If these are the 550s, is the modified silo an improvement or a let down? Conversely, do you prefer the striped upper of the Season 3 Yeezy Boost 350s to prior releases? Check out zoomed in views of the IG shot spotted at Illroots below and keep it locked to Nice Kicks for more adidas Yeezy release info.

Kanye West in the Season 3 adidas Yeezy Boost 350 and French Montana in the adidas Yeezy Boost 550

Kanye West in the Season 3 adidas Yeezy Boost 350 and French Montana in the adidas Yeezy Boost 550 (???) – photo via @frenchmontana

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Close up shot of the Season 3 adidas Yeezy Boost 350 and the adidas Yeezy Boost 550 (???)

**BONUS** French also took to his snap to show the all-white adidas Yeezy Boost 350s from Season 3. While he says “they’re never coming out” we’re still hoping and thinking otherwise as they’ve already been both previewed and worn by Kanye himself. Check out the vid as captured from @teamkanyedaily below.

Kanye on French Montana’s Snapchat at the video shoot for #FigureItOut in Mojave, CA. March 4.

A video posted by TeamKanyeDaily (@teamkanyedaily) on

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Flashback Friday: Christian Slater and Chris Rock, 1991

Flashback Friday: Christian Slater and Chris Rock, 1991

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Eric Elms x Vans OTW Ludlow “Camo Rock”


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Vans OTW advocate Eric Elms is once again the benefactor of his unique colorway. Portrayed in “Camo Rock,” the shoe features a re-interpretive camouflage on a simple upper. Aside from the release of the shoe, Elms was over in Iceland recently on the business of overseeing the print of his new &Press limited edition book release. This OffTheWall.TV video captures his visit and splices some of Reykjavik’s gorgeous scenery with informative glimpses into the New York artist’s work.

OTW Advocate: Eric Elms – Iceland from Vans OffTheWall.TV on Vimeo.

The post Eric Elms x Vans OTW Ludlow “Camo Rock” appeared first on The Shoe Buff – Men's Contemporary Shoes and Footwear.


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Fashion Girl of Today:flapper learns to rock

flapper learns to rock
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Fashion Girl of Today:Let`s rock.

Let`s rock.
by katepanth

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The Robots Rock. The 10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week

The Robots Rock.

The 10 Best-Dressed Men of the Week

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Esquire’s “How I Rock It” Profiles Tinker Hatfield

Ever wonder what a day on the job is like for Tinker Hatfield? Get a glimpse in a new video from Esquire. This clip from the “How I Rock It” series finds Tinker taking a tour through the Nike Sports Research Lab, detailing his design process and offering a peek inside the Innovative Kitchen. Check it out above.

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