Double Trouble

posted on September 18th, 2007 by in Article, Design, Fashion, Movie, Politics


Hm, while our general opinion about Puma´s attempts to connect with Jamaican popular culture (for more information on how their little adventure trip back in 2004 ended up, check The Afflicted Yard, The Guardian and FIRST magazine #4 (spread 2). By the way: does anybody have that Channel 4 documentary called “Trainers, Reggae and the Olympics” by John Deol and Paul Blake? I accidentally deleted my copy…) is not a big secret, everybody can decide on his own what he/she thinks about “Riddim” magazine.
Why I´m writing about this? Well, Puma and Riddim now cooperated and put out a limited edition version of the Clyde sneaker (which it looks like Puma kinda tries to make the next Superstar) that – like every Puma “sneaker” – is perfectly described by the lyrics of German rapreggaefunk-hero Jan Delay: verse 2, line 13. Nuff said.

One comment on “Double Trouble”

  1. seen. Don´t inform. Be informed. said at 6:24 pm on January 10th, 2008:

    [...] Puma has shown us quite often (last try: teaming up with Riddim-magazine) how shitty Jamaica-”inspired” sneakers can actually look like, this time Adidas tries [...]

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