Back In Fashion: Legendary Designer Stephen Burrows Launches Kickstarter Campaign

- By Bossip Staff

Back in the ’70s designer Stephen Burrows was one of fashion’s stars…According to the New York Times Burrows has launched a Kickstarter campaign… “I pitched my model to numerous investors, but this time no one stepped up. It did and didn’t surprise me…” But his fundraising appears to be going slow. To date, he has raised just of $9,500 of the $300,000 he wants to raise — and he only has seven days to go… “Either I reach it by June 6 and get the money, or I don’t reach it and I don’t get the money.”

[Madamenoire]


Sony May Pull All Of Beyonce’s Music Off Of Tidal

The latest difficulty in the Tidal business saga is Sony Music’s request to be paid for the streaming rights for artists who appear on the service…Sony is still pending because it is seeking large advances in order for their artists to be featured. Bloomberg says if Tidal cannot pay Sony, it may lose music featured on the service — most importantly (and, perhaps, most ironically) Beyoncé…Sony’s music label controls Columbia Music, RCA and Epic Records to name a few. Musical acts who fall under these labels will have issues if any streaming service has not had its rights or payment agreements approved.

[Madamenoire]


Nike Cancels Release Of Air Jordan 1 “Varsity Red”

Nike cancelled the online release of the highly coveted kicks due to bots. Says Nike: Nike is committed to creating the most premium experiences for our consumers online. Bots have been compromising the experience around specific products. We’re working hard to make sure real consumers are the ones getting access. As part of this commitment, we have decided to cancel the online launch of the Air Jordan I Pinnacle and the Air Jordan I High OG Varsity Red scheduled for tomorrow…Both styles will be available through select Nike retailers and through our stores…”

[HipHopWired]


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