The iconic artwork for this mini-collection (which features a t-shirt, hoody, crewneck, satin bomber jacket and a New Era snapback cap) was created by NY-based graphic designer Bill McMullen (also see his legendary album covers for Def Jam!), who also collaborated with K1X in the creation of the infamous 4-E basketball series.

The “Blackboard” is half black power fist, half basketball backboard. A critical reference to the correlation between the African American struggle for political equality – and today’s (professional) basketball culture. Or… just a really dope design, that symbolizes the mighty power of basketball. Nation of Hoop represent!

Launching this week at the finest retailers only, including Colette (Paris), Sneakersnstuff (Stockholm) and the all new!


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