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Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Women In FilmIssa Rae is stepping behind the camera for her next project with HBO. The Insecure creator and star has signed on to executive-produce Seen & Heard, a two-part HBO documentary that will look at the history of Black television as seen through the eyes of those who “wrote, produced, created and starred in […]

Darren MitchellBy NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC NEWS (DEKALB, Ill.) — A 17-year-old who has been named valedictorian is the first Black female to achieve the honor in her high school’s 159-year history. Nina Mitchell graduated from DeKalb High School in DeKalb, Illinois, with a 4.549 GPA. “I was very humbled and honored,” Nina told Good Morning […]

Streetwear designer Don C, NBA legend Allen Iverson, and rapper/sneaker icon Wale sit down with Complex Current host Russ Bengtson to discuss the history of sneakers in hip-hop. The roundtable of sneaker enthusiasts breakdown everything from which rappers really deserve props for trailblazing sneaker trends to the art of copping exclusive kicks before the internet. […]

Taylor Hill/WireImageTory Lanez made history as the first nominee to win awards in both the rap and R&B categories at the 2020 Juno Awards Monday. “I am the first person to ever win a JUNO in Hip Hop and another in R&B in the same night. Wow, Blessings!” Tory tweeted of his major accomplishment Tuesday. “For those who […]

U.S. Air ForceBy LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) — The Air Force is making history by selecting Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass as the 19th chief master sergeant of the Air Force, making her the first woman in history to serve as the highest-ranking non-commissioned member of a U.S. military service. Bass was selected by Gen. […]

At our ComplexCon Chicago debut, the Zen Booth created a visual homage to the Jordan Brand legacy. Lucky attendees who signed up for the Zen App got a …

Jack McCain Skip Marley’s “Slow Down” collaboration with H.E.R. fast-tracked to the number-one spot on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart — making him the first Jamaican-born artist ever to hold the top spot on that chart, according to his label, Island Records. The reggae/R&B mash-up, released last November, represents the legacy of Skip’s late grandfather, reggae icon Bob Marley. The timing couldn’t be […]

Tongshan/iStockBy MARIYA MOSELEY, ABC News (PRINCETON, N.J.) — Nicholas Johnson is this year’s Princeton University valedictorian and he’s also making history at the same time. He is officially the private Ivy League’s research university’s first African American to hold the position in their 274-year-old history, Princeton University announced on their website. Johnson told ABC News […]

Lisa Festa/Princeton Center for Career Development Nicholas Johnson is this year’s Princeton University valedictorian and he’s also making history at the same time. He is officially the private Ivy League’s research university’s first black valedictorian in their 274-year-old history, Princeton University announced on their website. Johnson told ABC News that he was “really surprised” to […]

Subscribe to Sole Collector on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/solecollector Kris Arnold shares one of the earliest Jordan sneakers ever produced, … source