Thursday, April 18, 2013
Hip-Hop and Eyewear
“For better or worse, hip-hop culture is as much about image as it is the music. From street cred and ability to accurately portray an impoverished area, to stunting in custom designer gear and the newest sneakers, rappers and cultural participants have desired to outshine their peers. Glasses are no exception,” reports Complex Style. “In its latest series of The History of Eyewear in Hip-Hop, Vintage Frames Company tapped The Roots drummer Questlove to discuss what makes various forms of glasses so fresh to the hip-hop community.” Read more.