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Detailed Images Of The Air Jordan 8 Alternate Have Surfaced

Jordan Brand had success with the release of the ‘Take Flight’ last week and now they will be releasing the Air Jordan 8 Alternate later this month. The Bugs Bunny pair is a thoughtful tribute to an unreleased variation that didn’t make the cut in 1993. The color scheme is red, white and black inspired by the Chicago Bulls. Laced in a leather upper with perforation detailing on the side panels and overlays. To finish off the look, the Jumpman logo is seen on the tongue and “1993” is seen on the heels.

The shoe will see a release on February 25th at a set price of $190. Check out images of the shoe in the gallery below.



Marc Spitz, Veteran Music Journalist and Author, Dead at 47

Marc Spitz, a music journalist, playwright and author, has died at the age of 47. Rolling Stone has confirmed the author's death, though a cause was not immediately available.

Spitz wrote for publications including Spin, the New York Times, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone and was the author of several music books including 2001's We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk (co-written with Brendan Mullen and a "West Coast counterpart" to Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain's iconic Please Kill Me), 2007's Nobody Likes You: Inside the Turbulent Life, Times, and Music of Green Day, 2009's Bowie: A Biography and 2011's Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue.

"Marc Spitz was a great journalist & a generous, incisive man who would hate this part. Best person I ever got mugged with. He will be missed," author Sloane Crosley tweeted.

Spitz was also a novelist – the semi-autobiographical How Soon Is Never? about a rock journalist's attempts to reunite the Smiths as well as 2006's Too Much, Too Late – and the playwright behind nearly a dozen "off-off-Broadway plays," including his debut Retail Sluts.

Born in Far Rockaway, New York and a graduate of Bennington College, Spitz spent the majority of his early career at Spin, writing cover stories dedicated to artists like Axl Rose, the Strokes and the White Stripes after joining that publication in 1997.

"No one sat in the back of a New York City bar wearing all black and judging people better than Marc Spitz did. I will miss him terribly," Jake Fogelnest tweeted.

In 2013, Spitz published his memoir, Poseur: A Memoir of Downtown New York City in the '90s. His most recent work was 2014's Twee: A History; he was writing a book called Loud Pictures, "a cultural history of rock n' roll cinema," at the time of his death. Most recently, he served as a weekly culture writer for Salon.

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[PREMIERE] CHXPO debuts his new project “9000 Paths Episode 2”

CHXPO‘s unique blend of trap and anime culture separates himself from any other rapper in the industry. He is constantly dropping quality content, and as a result he has developed an impressive catalog of material. Today the West Cleveland native is back with his newest project “9000 Paths Episode 2“.

The entire project is produced by frequent collaborator Oogie Mane and contains nine brand new tracks. In just a months time, this is already his second project of the year. Take a listen to his music via SoundCloud, and stream the new mixtape from CHXPO below: