Funkmaster Flex, Graffiti Artists On Board For New York Sneaker Pimps Show

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97’s DJ Funkmaster Flex will provide the musical backdrop when Sneaker Pimps,

the world’s largest touring sneaker show, heads to New York.The

event, which features more than 1,000 pairs of rare, limited edition, vintage,

celebrity signed, and artist-collaborated kicks, will also include a collection

of sneaker-inspired artwork, fashion, and photography. Live

art from Futura, Stash, Andre (France), Dave White (United Kingdom), Jor One,

Bigfoot, Cope2, Invisible Man, SBTG (Singapore), and JB Classics will also be

featured.Billed

as the world’s largest cultural street art lifestyle exhibition, the Sneaker Pimps

tour has touched down in more than 62 cities throughout the globe, including Australia,

New Zealand, Japan, Belgium, and the Philippines.Fans

can buy, sell, and trade sneakers at the event, which will also include a customization

competition from America’s best female sneaker artists, the release of the Sneaker

Pimps’ New Era cap, and the first ever viewing of the JB X Sneaker Pimps shoe.

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special Hip-Hop star will be on hand, as well as a live skate demonstration by

the Ice Cream skate team, which is backed by Pharrell Williams. This

year’s Sneaker Pimps show will be 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Oct. 13 at Club Avalon, 47

W 20th St (& 6th), New York. Tickets are $20.

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