Sneaker Politics‘ New Orleans location hosted “Custom Culture”, an event that featured 10 custom Vans, done by 10 different artists, and then auctioned off. All proceeds from the silent auction went to The Gleason Initiative Foundation. Each artist was sent a pair of all-white Vans that they could do whatever they wanted with. Customizing is actually how dope. got started, so it felt good to get back at it. Look at some of the cool ones from this past Friday.
TDG had the opportunity to sponsor an official SXSW showcase this past weekend in Austin, TX. Familiar faces such as LG, Le$ and Kevin Gates hit the stage to perform as we slung the dope. Thank you to everyone that came by the booth, bought something, or just stopped to say whaddup! The experience was well worth it and we can’t wait to attend again next year.
The city of ATX feels so friendly, that you might walk around at 2am in search of your car and think nothing of it. The biggest negative of the trip was the enormous amount of walking. The biggest positive was being able to see “free” shows and lineups that wouldn’t be possible anywhere else. There was little bit of everything for everyone if you don’t mind searching.
Luckily, SXSW is so huge you’re bound to run into at 10 people that you know. Was able to check out a few of the homies perform: Dustin Prestige, Dee-1, & JayKell.
In fuggin DOPE News: THEDOPEGAME is an official sponsor for the 2nd Annual LiveMixtapes x Dirty Glove Bastard “Bout Dat Life” showcase! If you’ll be attending SXSW, come stop by the pop-up on Friday March 15th at Club 119 (119 W. 8th Street, Austin, TX). Doors open at 6pm. *Must have SXSW badge for access*
J Frank White & DJ Steph Floss put together the soundtrack for the showcase. Link below.
It’s that time of year again. Time to get Dope Game fresh for another NOLA Fashion Week, the 5th season to be exact. The Dope Show will be at The Saratoga, March 6th at 8pm and feature Part Two of “The Dealer Drop”. Use the code ‘FF13′ for 50% off your ticket price: Click to RSVP.
The Saratoga 212 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, La.
NOLA Fashion Week Kick-Off Party
Kick-off party, hosted by TheRe:Fresh, this Saturday at the NOLA Civic Center. #turnup
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A day we’ve all seen before, but incidentally is the inauguration of President Obama’s second term. That’s something that, during Dr. King’s era, would have been unimaginable. Regardless of your political beliefs, today should inspire you to finally start those grand schemes. Dream Big. Be dope.
Thursday night, The Dope. Game participated in NOLA Fashion Week at The Saratoga in New Orleans. The energy was dope, the models were dope and the venue was dope. Special thanks to all those involved in fashion week and allowing the brand to participate. This was definitey one for the books. More coverage of the show on NOLAFW.com
Photos of The Dope. Game setting up shop at the 8th annual A3C Festival this past weekend. Although we didn’t get to see much of the performances, the festival was a cool experience and we got to explore Atlanta. If you find yourself there, check out The Vortex (fanfuggintastic chili) and Vinnie’s Styles in Little Five Points.
The brand was also featured in Vinnie’s Styles pop-up shop featured in the festival.
The dope. Game be showing off our freshly restocked tees in NOLA’s 2013 Fashion Week, October 18th. Biannually, NOLA Fashion Council hosts NOLA Fashion Week to provide Southern born or based designers a platform to gain exposure, increase sales and professional contacts. Our show will be at The Saratoga and starts at 8:30pm. Come through!
This past weekend, The Dope. Game hit the road to Dallas. TX for KIXPO, a sneaker & streetwear convention. The event was held on the field of Cowboy Stadium and brought out some pretty sweet collections. Besides the buying/selling/trading of kicks, brands also set-up their goods in the stadium. We set up shop with hats, buttons, stickers, and tees while meeting some cool folks. Check out the pictures below of us slangin’ dope.
We will be in the building for this year’s KIXPO Sneaker & Streetwear Expo in Dallas, TX. The expo takes place Saturday, August 4th, from 3-9pm, and we will be setting up shop with previous t-shirt drops, stickers, laces & hats. Hope to see ya there, Dallas!
In case you hadn’t heard the good news, Politics has opened doors here in Baton Rouge (7566 Bluebonnet, BR La 70810) and of course this is reason to celebrate. This Saturday, March 17th come help us welcome them to the neighborhood with a grand opening party at the MBar downtown. Doors open at 10pm, dresscode at doorman’s discretion early arrival is encouraged. Let’s GEAUX!
Yesterday marked Day 3 for NOLA Fashion Week and dope. was featured in the show at Joy Theater. The best fashion shows are fashion shows that are well planned with cool people involved and that’s exactly what happened last night. Unfortunately, there isn’t any video or photos from the show posted yet (we were of course backstage), but official footage will be up as soon as it’s available. For now, check out some of the behind-the-scenes.
Phil came along for the ride to help out and even introduced himself to everyone as “the dope. slave”. Smh Courtney and Courtney. Andi making sure everyone knows what to do. And Erica making sure everyone is actually paying attention.
Hair and make-up getting done. Almost show time… Not sure how/why these came out like this, but the afterparty was “elegantly chill” (totally made that up) which was a perfect way to end the night. More photos on our Facebook Page.
Big s/o to The Benjamin Bear for allowing us to set-up shop this past weekend, even without it being their official open. The time there actually coincided with CIAA weekend, which is to basketball what Bayou Classic is to football. So we took to the streets during downtime at the shop to hand out a few stickers and see some sights. Charlotte is a pretty cool city that is beginning to feel like a second home.
Come out to the Joy Theater on Wednesday, March 7th for NOLA Fashion Week’s: Mashup” Where Music Meets Fashion”. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets available at www.thejoytheater.com Hope to see you there.
On the way to Charlotte to set up shop inThe Benjamin Bear with some new goods. The Leopard & Golds drop includes two tees and a v-neck (XS-2XL) along with a button pack of 4 buttons and some pretty awesome stickers. We’ll be in the store all day Friday and Saturday and everything will be available online next week. Come holla!
The Benjamin Bear 1820 South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203
**The drop will be available at the Politics Baton Rouge location next week as well.