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Big Boi, Clipse, Wale & the Cool Kids playing Sneaker Pimps in NYC & other shows

by Black Bubblegum

DOWNLOAD: The Cool KidsGone Fishing Mixtape (ZIPPED MP3s, Megaupload link)

Cam’ron cancelled!

For those heads in search of those elusive Japan-only Dunks in the green-and-purple checked colorway, prick up your ears, this is a show for you.

Sneaker Pimps is the worlds largest touring sneaker hip-hop lifestyle exhibition featuring over 1500 pairs of rare, limited edition, vintage, celebrity signed, artists collaborated sneakers and a collection of sneaker inspired artwork, fashion and photography. The tour also features live street art installations, live skateboarding demonstrations, street basketball competitions and live hip-hop and rock performances by some of the world’s foremost recording artists.

The Sneaker Pimps exhibition will hit eight cities over the next few weeks, the first of which is NYC at Terminal 5 on June 26th. Tickets are on sale .

This has has nothing to do with the trip hop band from the 90s, so why are we reporting on a shoe exhibition? The show will also include a band of hip hop noteables including Big Boi of Outkast (with Sleepy Brown?), Clipse, The Cool Kids, Wale, and the only man cool enough to get away with a pink Range Rover, (Killa!) Cam’ron!

UPDATE: Cam’ron is no longer on the NYC bill, but Ninjasonik, Team Facelift, and “CO HEADLINER TBA” are.

Cam’ron‘s new album, Crime Pays, is out now. Check out a fascinating interview with Killa Cam where he reveals his status with the Dipset, his thoughts on hip hop beef, and much more. Check that out here.

Big Boi‘s looooong awaited solo project Sir Luscious Leftfoot: The Son of Chico Dusty, will be released “soon” now that a label dispute with Jive Records has been resolved.

Clipse will be in greater NY this weekend, as the duo has also scheduled an appearance at the EastWest store in Westbury, as well as a show at Club Loaded in Farmingdale. Tickets are still available.

The Cool Kids released their new mixtape, Gone Fishing, a few weeks ago. Get that above. The pair will ALSO be semi-in-the-neighborhood this weekend, as they are slated to appear at the B.O.M.B. Fest in Waterford, CT on June 13th. They are also scheduled to be part of NXNE.

DC’s own Wale is about to hit the road, but recently dropped the video for “Chillin” featuring Lady Gaga… who will be touring with Kanye West soon. Check that out below…

Wale f Lady Gaga – “Chillin”

Jun 12 2009 Sky Bar Toronto
Jun 14 2009 East West Store in Westbury Farmingdale, New York
Jun 14 2009 Club Loaded at the Crazy Donkey Farmingdale, New York
Jun 26 2009 Sneaker Pimps NYC – Terminal 5 New York, New York

Jun 13 2009 B.O.M.B. Fest @ Harkness Park Waterford, Connecticut
Jun 21 2009 NXNE @ Dundas Square Toronto, Ontario
Jun 26 2009 Sneaker Pimps NYC – Terminal 5 New York, New York

Jun 17 2009 Bar Smith Phoenix, Arizona
Jun 18 2009 Tao Beach Las Vegas, Nevada
Jun 20 2009 The Standard Downtown Los Angeles, California
Jun 23 2009 330 Ritch San Francisco, California
Jun 24 2009 Empire Events Center Sacramento, California
Jun 26 2009 Sneaker Pimps NYC – Terminal 5 New York, New York
Jun 27 2009 Funkmaster Flex Sneaker Battle Edison, New Jersey
Jun 28 2009 TLA Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jul 3 2009 El Mocambo Toronto
Jul 4 2009 Montreal Jazz Festival Montreal, Quebec
Aug 14 2009 Wale w/ UCB @ Oya Festival Middelalderparken, Oslo

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