Sneakers & Urban Culture

Troop Street Force

In the late 1980s, the short-lived brand Troop emerged and quickly became closely aligned with hip-hop and rap, worn by artists such as LL Cool J, Chuck D, and Flavor Flav.

Bata x Wilson John Wooden

John Wooden was one of America’s top winning college basketball coaches and was the first person to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach.