BallerStatus.com https://www.ballerstatus.com News, Culture & Lifestyle Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:45:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 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 Liverpool & Manchester City Lay Down Major Markers in Premier League Season Openers https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/08/15/liverpool-manchester-city-lay-down-major-markers-in-premier-league-season-openers/ Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:44:03 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249527 Reigning Premier League champions Manchester City followed UEFA Champions League holders Liverpool in registering a big win in the first couple of matches of the new English soccer season.

Man City, who have won the title in each of the last two campaigns, enjoyed a 5-0 rout at West Ham United after Liverpool opened up with …]]> Igloo Releases Limited “Toy Story 4” Cooler With Disney https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/08/13/igloo-releases-limited-toy-story-4-cooler-with-disney/ Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:59:47 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249513 With the release of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4, we find a partnership with Igloo for a special edition Playmate Mini cooler.

Igloo’s Pizza Planet Playmate® is named in honor of the family restaurant frequented by Andy and his toys in the first Toy Story film. The establishment is identifiable by its unique design and space theme. Buzz …]]> Lane Eight Rolls Out New Colorways & Price for Trainer AD1 Sneaker https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/08/13/lane-eight-rolls-out-new-colorways-price-for-trainer-ad1-sneaker/ Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:53:55 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249507

In the crowded space of athletic footwear, new brand Lane Eight’s mission is to deliver a sneaker that provides the needs of the everyday athlete: active people who aren’t defined by their fitness. And, they wanted to do this at a price that is accessible to everyone. With the launch of their SS19 collection, their Trainer AD1 has been …]]> What Every Rapper Needs For Their Home Recording Studio https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/08/13/what-every-rapper-needs-for-their-home-recording-studio/ Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:22:21 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249504 Currently, more hip-hop artists than ever are achieving success through remaining independent. Artists like Brockhampton, Vince Staples, and Earl Sweatshirt are just a few examples of artists who started out recording their music at home and posting it online before being discovered.

The Internet has enabled anyone to publish their music online for free, through a variety of streaming websites, …]]> Paris Saint-Germain Releases Herschel Supply Co. Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/08/07/paris-saint-germain-releases-herschel-supply-co-collection/ Wed, 07 Aug 2019 16:32:20 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249493 Bag and accessories brand Herschel Supply Co. has partnered with world-class football club Paris Saint-Germain for a collection bags.

According to Herschel, the partnership between the two entities resulted in “a series of styles that tracks the football club’s rise from its legendary past to a new era as a multi-sport, global lifestyle brand.”

Pieces include duffles, backpacks, travel kits …]]> Chevrolet Unveils New 2020 Corvette Stingray https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/30/chevrolet-unveils-new-2020-corvette-stingray/ Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:05:53 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249483 Chevrolet delivered on a long-term promise, with the introduction of the 2020 Stingray, the brand’s first-ever production mid-engine Corvette.

It’s touted as the “fastest, most powerful entry Corvette” in Chevy’s history.

The new Stingray boasts a bold, re-imagined exterior, but with a lean and athletic shape that conveys both motion and power. “As America’s most iconic performance nameplate, redesigning the …]]> Herschel Supply x Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/30/herschel-supply-x-jean-michel-basquiat-collection/ Tue, 30 Jul 2019 15:47:30 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249475 Herschel Supply Co. partners with late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat for a new collection, which finds his paintings adorning a number of the brand’s bags and accessories.

Renowned for his often politically charged imagery, the collaboration features three of Basquiat’s works across an array of backpacks, duffles, crossbodies and hip packs, as well as unisex clothing.

One piece, in particular features …]]> New Era Celebrates NFL’s 100th Season With Decade-Inspired Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/29/new-era-celebrates-nfls-100th-season-with-decade-inspired-collection/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:51:37 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249465 New Era Cap has launched the new 2019 Official NFL Sideline Collection, celebrating the league’s 100th season.

The collection features the caps the players and coaches will wear both at home and on the road this season and honors the decades each NFL franchise was established.

“As the official on-field cap of the NFL, we wanted the New Era 2019 …]]> Road Trip Rewind With The 2020 Ford Explorer https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/29/road-trip-rewind-with-the-2020-ford-explorer/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:04:46 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249394 What does a wanderlust driven and forever restless person like me do with a brand new 2020 Ford Explorer? Take an epic adventure through Oregon and down the coast of California, duh!

There is no better way to get to know a car than a solo drive through the national forests of Oregon and down the winding roads of Highway …]]> Herschel Supply Partners With KAWS For Exclusive “KAWS HOLIDAY: JAPAN” Drop https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/23/herschel-supply-partners-with-kaws-for-exclusive-kaws-holiday-japan-drop/ Wed, 24 Jul 2019 05:56:55 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249446 Herschel Supply Co. has teamed up with legendary artist KAWS for a special collaboration at Mt. Fuji during KAWS HOLIDAY: JAPAN.

For the collab, the brand created exclusive tents, sleeping bags, and tote, as well as a backpack, as part of their official sponsorship for KAWS HOLIDAY: JAPAN.

Both KAWS and Herschel Supply co-founder Lyndon Cormack were in attendance to …]]> Reebok Introduces JJ Watt’s New JJ III https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/23/reebok-introduces-jj-watts-new-jj-iii/ Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:03:31 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249441 Reebok has unveiled the all-new JJ III, the third iteration of NFL star JJ Watt’s signature training shoe!

Designed with athletes of all levels in mind, the new trainer was created to be comfortable enough to be worn every day and durable enough to withstand the toughest of workouts.

The JJ III features flexibility, via a stretch spacer mesh bootie …]]> My First Electric Car Experience: the 2019 Chevy Bolt in Northern Cali https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/22/my-first-electric-car-experience-the-2019-chevy-bolt-in-northern-cali/ Tue, 23 Jul 2019 06:55:49 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249428 Words by Ed Rios

It’s midday Wednesday, a quick hop up to Sacramento International Airport and my plane is now taxiing to our gate. As if on cue, a Chevy representative hits me with a text message greeting me to Sacramento, asking if my flight was good, and letting me know that a team member is waiting for me at …]]> HEX Drops New Glacier Series DSLR Bag Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/22/hex-drops-new-glacier-series-dslr-bag-collection/ Tue, 23 Jul 2019 06:36:51 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249422 HEX returns with their latest drop, the new Glacier Series DSLR Bags. The collection consists of four new DSLR bags, designed to help the wearer tackle their next shoot or urban adventure.

First up is the Back Loader DSLR Backpack, constructed with premium, water resistant, Cordura® or premium 900D Poly materials. It features a padded and fleece-lined multi-use main …]]> BornxRaised x LA Dodgers Link For Limited Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/19/bornxraised-x-la-dodgers-link-for-limited-collection/ Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:19:21 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249410 BornxRaised has linked up with the Los Angeles Dodgers and New Era Cap for a limited edition collection that celebrates the city of L.A.

The limited drop features an iconic 59FIFTY cap in classic Dodgers blue with a monochromatic BornxRaised stitched logo and Los Angeles Dodgers logo in a white raised embroidery. Additional details include a Kelly Green undervisor, a …]]> Slim 400 Hard As Concrete, Seals Mouth On Shooters, Talks On Himself https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/17/slim-400-hard-as-concrete-seals-mouth-on-shooters-talks-on-himself/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:34:39 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249373 Rapper Slim 400 isn’t intimidated after being shot multiple times by gunmen. Recently, the rapper from Compton, CA updated his fans on his medical condition. On Instagram, Slim uploaded a pic of himself inside a hospital bed, as he recuperated from the numerous surgeries that saved his life after being fired upon. In the post’s caption, YG’s associate profusely thanks …]]> Introducing Nothing New: 100% Upcycle, Vegan Sneaker Brand https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/17/introducing-nothing-new-100-upcycle-vegan-sneaker-brand/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:21:48 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249363 We recently had the opportunity to try out, first hand, new sneaker brand Nothing New. The brand is unique in that all of their products are 100 percent upcycled and vegan.

From Thursday Boot’s Nolan Walsh, Nothing New aims to provide consumers affordable and environmentally conscious sneakers for every occasion. Each pair is 100% sustainable and a NO (zero) virgin …]]> Is it Ever Worth Pre-Ordering a Game? https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/03/is-it-ever-worth-pre-ordering-a-game/ Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:57:39 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249358 The release cycle for new video games has become an incredibly predictable thing. First come the trailers, the hype articles promising the biggest, best and most epic experience of all time. Then, we get the endless pestering to pre-order ourselves a copy.

Historically, pre-ordering might well have been your only way to ensure that you got a game on the day …]]> Rihanna’s Business Expansion Signals a Change in the Music Industry https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/07/03/rihannas-business-expansion-signals-a-change-in-the-music-industry/ Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:40:15 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249350 Rihanna is one of the most popular music artists of the twentieth century. She is a multi-platinum singer with the third most number one hits of all time, right behind Mariah Carey and The Beatles. The top-selling digital artist of all time, she has been active for more than a decade, her work a staple of modern pop culture, seen …]]> REVTOWN Founder Talks Brand’s Place in Denim Category & Their “DECADE DENIM” https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/27/revtown-founder-talks-brands-place-in-denim-category-their-decade-denim/ Thu, 27 Jun 2019 15:26:08 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249323 Last fall, we introduced our readers to a new denim brand called REVTOWN. The brand is unique in that it’s goal is to deliver the first true performance denim, thanks to the background of their team, which transitioned from sportswear brand Under Armour. REVTOWN produces quality denim that offers a near-perfect fit, while also coming in at half the …]]> Vans Reissues Iconic Heritage Prints through Anaheim Factory Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/27/vans-reissues-iconic-heritage-prints-through-anaheim-factory-collection/ Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:55:26 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249315 Vans has debuted its latest installment of the Anaheim Factory Collection. The selection pays homage to the brand’s “Off The Wall” design history, showcasing design elements from the original make and models that were once produced in Anaheim, California.

The remastered reissues are upgraded OrthoLite sock liners. First in the new Anaheim Factory Collection is the “Stripes” print, which was …]]> PUMA Releases Red, White & Blue Ralph Sampson Colorways https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/27/puma-releases-red-white-blue-ralph-sampson-colorways/ Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:35:54 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249310 PUMA debuts two new styles this week of the Ralph Sampson silhouette. This week, the Mid and Lo editions of the style are released in red, white and blue colorways.

Named after the iconic 7’4″ NBA player, the Ralph Sampson franchise is one of the newest to launch from PUMA, making its initial debut earlier this spring. Inspired by the …]]> Vans Rolls Out New Offerings of ComfyCush Collection https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/21/vans-rolls-out-new-offerings-of-comfycush-collection/ Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:57:09 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249303 Vans kicks off the season with new offerings from their ComfyCush collection, consisting their classic style, the Era.

The ComfyCush Era showcases Vans’ intention to adapt to the evolving needs of consumers, keeping comfort as the goal. The ComfyCush Era applies a one-piece constructed interior including tongue tie-downs for improved fit and feel, added arch support and a co-molded construction …]]> HEX Taps LA-Based Artist PUSH For New Capsule https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/21/hex-taps-la-based-artist-push-for-new-capsule/ Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:43:05 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249297 Accessories brand HEX has announced the release of a range of bags featuring the art of renowned Los Angeles-based street artist PUSH.

Featuring his abstract designs in vivid colors, the range captures PUSH’s precise yet fluid style in three dimensions.

PUSH built his reputation on the streets of LA as part of the MSK/AWR and later Seventh Letter crews. …]]> Madchild – Myself (Video) https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/19/madchild-myself-video/ Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:29:23 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249287 Fresh off a nationwide tour and on the heels of the release of his DEMONS album, Madchild found some time to film another visual for the Rob The Viking-produced “Myself”.

In the clip, Madchild focuses on the most important person in his life: “MYSELF”. He raps along clones of himself of himself as his head inflates. Obviously, he reflects …]]> From Games To Films: Why Are People Turning To The Classics? https://www.ballerstatus.com/2019/06/19/from-games-to-films-why-are-people-turning-to-the-classics/ Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:07:42 +0000 http://www.ballerstatus.com/?p=249280 It’s no secret that the world of entertainment is one which tends to rely on the past. This is where we all draw our legacies from, so it makes perfect sense to learn from past lessons, and pay reverence to those who set the stage for the modern age. With that in mind, our current era is one with more looking back …]]>