BallerStatus.com https://www.ballerstatus.com News, Culture & Lifestyle Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:31:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://i0.wp.com/www.ballerstatus.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-icon4.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 BallerStatus.com https://www.ballerstatus.com 32 32 Timberland Introduces the Brooklyn Sneaker Boots https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/17/timberland-introduces-the-brooklyn-sneaker-boots/ Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:31:49 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248341 With wet, snowy weather upon us, Timberland introduces a boot specifically for the season: the Brooklyn Sneaker Boot.

The new sillhouette offers a modern expression of the Timberland brand, coming in the brand’s classic Wheat Nubuck color, while boasting an updated, sport-inspired Aerocore energy system.

The Brooklyn Sneaker Boot features an athletically inclined diamond pattern outsole and OrthoLite insoles with …]]> LISTEN: Aminé Drops Two Remixes to Start the New Year https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/16/listen-amine-drops-two-remixes-to-start-the-new-year/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:44:14 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248250 The Portland, Oregon-bred Adam Aminé Daniel went from an intern at Complex to one of hip-hop’s most notable up-and-coming acts within the culture. Since the release of his debut single, “Caroline,” Aminé went on to release his solo debut LP entitled, Good for You, in July 2017. Aminé’s initial solo effort went on to reach 31 on the Billboard Hot …]]> Vans Classics Get the “Patchwork” Treatment https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/16/vans-classics-get-the-patchwork-treatment/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:45:16 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248328 Vans gives its line of Classics a new look, with the debut of the Spring 2019 Patchwork Pack.

Vans designers remastered the brand’s iconic Era, Sk8-Hi and Classic Slip-On silhouettes with a mix of leather, canvas and suede patches for a ‘70s-inspired assortment.

The Vans Era boasts multi-panel construction with a range of material combinations for added depth, including leather …]]> The Self-Lacing Nike Adapt is Back https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/16/the-self-lacing-nike-adapt-is-back/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:26:19 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248323 This week, Nike announces the launch of the new Nike Adapt BB basketball shoe, along with a new platform also called Nike Adapt, which is says creates a truly custom fit for athletes by combining advanced power-lacing, an app and continually updated firmware featured in the new shoe.

The new Adapt BB features custom motor and gear train that senses …]]> Spider-Man: Far From Home (Official Teaser) https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/15/spider-man-far-from-home-official-teaser/ Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:25:26 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248320 Spider-Man is back! Sony delivers the first teaser trailer for the next Spidey film, Spider-Man: Far From Home — the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series!

In the film, Peter Parker decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, his plan to leave super heroics behind for a …]]> Dr. Martens 1460 Chinese New Year Edition https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/15/dr-martens-1460-chinese-new-year-edition/ Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:35:45 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248314 To usher in the Chinese New Year of the Pig for 2019, Dr. Martens delivers a celebratory version of its 1460 boot for a limited time.

Chinese New Year falls in February and follows the lunar cycle. For the special Chinese New Year boot is made from supple Soft Buck suede, with Happy New Year etched in Chinese symbols on …]]> HEX Drops New Cases For iPhone XS, XS Max & XR Models https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/15/hex-drops-new-cases-for-iphone-xs-xs-max-xr-models/ Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:44:37 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248305 With new iPhones available, HEX rolls out a number of new options to protect your precious devices, with new cases and wallets for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR.

There are two different models available: The Icon Wallet and The Shield Wallet. Both are made in genuine leather and come in the five different fabrications: Black, Tan, …]]> The Toyota Supra is BACK! First Look at the 2020 Model https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/14/the-toyota-supra-is-back-first-look-at-the-2020-model/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:06:53 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248299 After more than 20 years, Toyota surprises sports car enthusiasts with the return of the Supra.

With the Detroit Auto Show here, the brand offers a first look at the 2020 Toyota GR Supra, which will be available in two grades: 3.0 and 3.0 Premium. Both will be powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine that produces 335 hp …]]> PUMA Launches the Mantra Fusefit Trainer https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/14/puma-launches-the-mantra-fusefit-trainer/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:55:07 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248295 PUMA offers up a fresh take on men’s trainers with the introduction of its new Mantra Fustfit.

The new sneaker boasts an asymmetrical collar that combines medial support with an elevated ease of entry, while the knitted FUSEFIT upper provides customizable lacing while maintaining a sock-like knitted feel. There’s also a TPU lace loop in the heel for heel lockdown, …]]> Lexus Debuts LC Convertible Concept in Detroit https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/11/lexus-debuts-lc-convertible-concept-in-detroit/ Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:42:55 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248271 After shocking the world Detroit three years ago with the debut of the LC coupe, Lexus is back with another epic concept vehicle for the 2019 North American International Auto Show: the Lexus LC Convertible Concept.

Here’s a first look. It’s an open-air roadster that serves an artful reflection of the current LC coupe, boasting a design goal of “ultimate …]]> What Gambling Does to Your Brain https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/11/what-gambling-does-to-your-brain/ Fri, 11 Jan 2019 19:42:35 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248269 Gambling is more accessible than ever before, whether it’s scratch cards and the lotter or online casino games and sports betting and on sites like timeform you can do horse racing betting. For most people, it’s nothing more than a recreational activity that makes events more exciting, but there is a definite effect that gambling has on the brain …]]> Vans UltraRange 3D Gets New Colorways to Kick Off 2019 https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/09/vans-ultrarange-3d-gets-new-colorways-to-kick-off-2019/ Wed, 09 Jan 2019 20:48:27 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248255 Vans kicks off 2019, with a thirst for adventure, delivering new colorways for its evolved silhouette: the UltraRange 3D.

For those who still haven’t seen it, the shoe fuses Vans’ UltraCush Lite foam and original waffle rubber compound for a soft, cushioned fit that lasts longer throughout your adventures. It also boasts Vans’ LuxLiner construction, as well as a breathable …]]> Dr. Martens x Engineered Garments 3989 5-Eye Brogue https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/07/dr-martens-x-engineered-garments-3989-5-eye-brogue/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:56:53 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248238 Dr. Martens and Engineered Garments come together for their fourth collaboration. This time, they re-imagine the shoe brand’s classic 3989 5-Eye Brogue.

For the drop, they elevated the shoe with premium materials, resulting in a tactile and detailed version — something Engineered Garments is known for.

Each pair features a different left and right style. The black and brown versions …]]> Madchild – Demons (Video) https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/07/madchild-demons-video/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:32:55 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248235 After announcing his upcoming album before the holidays, Madchild kicks off 2019 with the official music video for the album’s first single and title track “DEMONS”.

According to a press release, Demons finds Madchild “aggressively confronting the darkness of his past by ascending directly into darkness”.

Demons will be the rapper’s first new solo album in two years, following …]]> Ring In The New Year With These Great Deals (2019) https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/07/ring-in-the-new-year-with-these-great-deals-2019/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:19:29 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248159 The start of a new year brings with it promises of a greater tomorrow. Whether that be a new hustle, crib, or even a new love… you’ll want to dress the part for wherever 2019 takes you. Here’sr a shortlist of our favorite New Year Sales we’ve come across.

MVMT: Mens Sale (Up to 20% Off) It’s …]]> PUMA Introduces the Muse Trailblazer With Cara Delevingne https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/07/puma-introduces-the-muse-trailblazer-with-cara-delevingne/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:14:44 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248227 PUMA has released the latest addition to Muse Women’s range, dubbed the Muse Trailblazer.

Empowering women worldwide, the new sneakers are showcased here on the feet of model/actress Cara Delevingne.

The feminine running-inspired silhouette features a subtle metallic and breathable textile upper with pops of color. It also sports a slip-on construction for added comfort, while elastic cross straps create …]]> HUF Pays Homage to 1990s With Starter Collaboration https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/07/huf-pays-homage-to-1990s-with-starter-collaboration/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:57:39 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248214 HUF kicks off the new year with an apparel collaboration celebrating the 1990s-era skate and street culture, with the iconic sportswear brand Starter.

Founded in 1971, Starter helped popularize athletic gear among the mainstream. By the ’90s, it was an established staple among the skateboarding, hip-hop, and street culture communities.

Paying tribute to its roots, HUF adds the Dirtbag Crew …]]> Adidas Unveils 2019 Cleats & Uniforms for the 2019 All-American Bowl https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/03/adidas-unveils-2019-clears-uniforms-for-the-2019-all-american-bowl/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 23:52:22 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248179 With 2019 upon us, Adidas Football has unveiled its latest drop: the 2019 adizero 8.0, Freak Ultra and Primeknit A1 Football Uniforms for the 2019 All-American Bowl, which airs Saturday (Jan. 5) on NBC.

Featuring100 of the best high school players in country in an annual East vs. West matchup every January in San Antonio’s Alamodome, the moments we enjoy …]]> Toyota Invited Us to Northern Cali to Test Drive the 2019 RAV4 https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/03/toyota-invited-us-to-northern-cali-to-test-drive-the-2019-rav4/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:16:35 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248168 Recently, I had the pleasure of getting to know the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4, with the Central Coast of California serving as the backdrop. The words that come to mind describing this completely redesigned fifth-generation model are: Empowering, Confident and Sexy. Yes, I know it is a vehicle we are talking about but… hear me out.

Before the holidays, Toyota …]]> Check Out the Deconstructed Vans SK8-Hi Reissue CAP in ‘True White/Black’ https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/01/03/check-out-the-deconstructed-vans-sk8-hi-reissue-cap-in-true-white-black/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 17:54:31 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248145 There’s no denying that skate culture has crossed over into the mainstream aesthetic. It seems like every decade Vans provides the masses with cop-worthy product that floods the streets. And now, the highly-popularized footwear company is back with another silhouette that is turning heads everywhere. Without further ado, check out the Deconstructed Vans SK8-Hi Reissue CAP.

This particular sneaker …]]> Nipsey Hussle Closes Out 2018 With “Perfect Timing” https://www.ballerstatus.com/2018/12/20/nipsey-hussle-closes-out-2018-with-perfect-timing/ Thu, 20 Dec 2018 18:58:03 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248153 Following an incredible 2018, which culminated with the release of his major label release Victory Lap, Nipsey Hussle closes out the year with the release of a new song, titled “Perfect Timing”.

Produced by SAP and Mike & Keys, the new song is available at all streaming services now. Check it out up above.

Nipsey Hussle’s Watch the 2018 Lexus Cross Country Custom Tour Recap https://www.ballerstatus.com/2018/12/17/watch-the-2018-lexus-cross-country-custom-tour-recap/ Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:29:47 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248142 Lexus recently showcased its beautiful RC model, with a special custom XCC (Cross Country) edition, which made its way from Miami Auto Show to SEMA and finally to Los Angeles… with multiple mod stops along the way.

The Lexus RC XCC (Cross Country) was modded to the fullest, with a custom wrap, wheels, modded sounds and performance and much more.

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Lifted Anchors Releases Holiday 2018 “And Then There’s You” Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2018/12/14/lifted-anchors-releases-holiday-2018-and-then-theres-you-collection/ Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:57:37 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248125 Los Angeles-based Lifted Anchors returns with its new Holiday 2018 collection, dubbed “And Then There’s You”.

Focused on constructing unique, innovative yet trendy garments, each piece from Lifted Anchors is conceptualized by personal experiences and nostalgic stories of love, drugs and music.

For the brand’s Autumn/Winter offering, they dive deep into the details and offers an assortment of stand out …]]> Cardi B and Drake both up for Grammy Album of the Year https://www.ballerstatus.com/2018/12/14/cardi-b-and-drake-both-up-for-grammy-album-of-the-year/ Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:53:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248110 The Grammy nominations were just released and Cardi B and Drake are up against each other for Album of the Year.

Cardi B is nominated for her Invasion of Privacy album while Drake is up for his album Scorpion. They are also competing against Post Malone for his Beerbongs & Bentleys album, Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Compter and the Black Panther …]]> Madchild Announces New Solo Album “DEMONS”, Drops Title Track https://www.ballerstatus.com/2018/12/14/madchild-announces-new-solo-album-demons-drops-title-track/ Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:18:19 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=248122 Hip-hop vet Madchild, of celebrated group Swollen Members, has announced his next solo album, DEMONS.

Due out in April, Madchild’s upcoming album will be his first new solo project since 2017’s The Darkest Hour. It boasts productions from C-Lance, Rob The Viking and Sean Chapman.

According to a press release, Demons finds the Canadian-bred MC “aggressively confronting the darkness of …]]>