Big Daddy Kane Emerging during hip-hop’s massive creative expansion of the late ’80s, Big Daddy Kane was the ultimate lover man of rap’s first decade, yet there was more to him than the stylish wardrobe, gold jewelry, and sophisticated charisma. Kane possessed a talented rhyming technique honed from rap battles. While he never scored much […]
Janet Jackson Shows off her Mullet Hair Style which emerged in the early 1980’s. The mullet is a hairstyle that is short at the front and sides, and long in the back. The mullet began to appear in popular media in the 1960s and 1970s but did not become generally well-known until the early 1980s. It continued to be […]
Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood was born in Tintwistle, Derby, C England, UK. She became well known in the 1970s when, with Malcolm McLaren the rock music entrepreneur, she opened a shop in London that became the focus of the punk rock movement. She gained international recognition in the early 1980s with her Pirate and New […]
When you think of silk handkerchiefs, corduroys, tweed and double-breasted tailoring, would you associate such a style of dress with some of the poorest slums of Africa? Here we see Musician Andre 3000 dressed inspired by the 1980’s style Dandyism which is associated with Africanism. Sapeurs, is a subculture of extraordinarily dressed dandies from the Congo. In […]
In 1985 LL released the critically acclaimed album Radio, and landed his first film role as himself in “Krush Groove.” In the film he performs the track “I Can’t Live Without My Radio.” While coming on to the hip-hop scene LL Cool J was one of the key iconic fashionable artists of Hip-Hop with his style of […]
50 Cent with the Jheri Curl Hair-Do on the set of his new movie “Freelancers.” starring Forest Whitaker and Robert De Niro. After this he received an onslaught of provoking from public but went on to say “Hahaha you fools talking about my hair for my last movie. Ok I just make more money off it lol I’m Winning”. […]
During the 1980’s Giorgio Armani company expanded their range and introduced Armani Jeans. This was created due to Armani’s wanting to have a more youthful product with the same high level of quality as the higher end line, but more affordable for the lower end customers.