November 7, 2011

Sneaker Junkies: Radical Something

This have been in the works for quite a while now. A new segment for the blog other than just going around and taking photos of sneakers of people. But of course, sneaker hunting is still what this blog is all about. This new segment is just another project about sneakers and people, but now, a little bit more personal. We'll know who is featured, know what they do, and what they like. 

About who will be featured in this segment? Here, it will be about people whom I find interesting that loves sneakers. And hopefully you guys will find them interesting too.

Sneaker Junkies, a compilation of interesting people's love and idea for/of sneakers. 


First up, the band Radical Something. I would say it's kind of strange on how I knew this guys. I stumbled upon their music on Hypetrak, and upon hearing some songs I got hooked. Being the twitter-talkative as I am, I tweeted about it them, not knowing they have twitter. The next thing I know @WeAreRadical tweeted me. We exchanged thoughts for a while, and eventually led to do this feature. It was just timely for the idea I was molding at the moment, and they were pretty cool, so I thought why not start this project with them. So here's the trio answering a couple of questions, and some photos of them which they sent me. 

1. Name/s?
We are Radical Something, composed of Loggy, Josh Cocktail and Big Red.

L-R: Big Red, Josh Cocktail and Loggy

2. Occupation?
We are a hip hop soul collective rebirthing a community of pop music.

3. Web presence?
Check us out at; 

4. Where did you grow up?
Loggy and Big Red grew up in the bay area of California, while (Josh) Cocktail grew up in Los Angeles.

5. What style of sneakers do you guys prefer?
It's funny how we all have our own styles and feelings towards sneakers. Loggy has always rocked Vans like it's his job. Red has a collection of shoes with a variety that is all over the map, and Cocktail has every Nike he's ever owned.

They are on tour now, and you know there's no chance anyone can bring the collection with them on the road right? Here are their partners in crime.

6. What's your go-to everyday sneakers?
Loggy - Blue Vans (every day)
Red - Canvas Vans with orange laces
Cocktail - Been rocking this leather Nike's copped in NY on our last trip

7. What's the pair that you don't have but wanted to get ever since?
We actually all love the Canvas Nike SB Dunk from like 2005 (freshhhh)

8. If you can only wear one pair of sneakers your whole life, what will it be?
Loggy and Red - Vans
Cocktail - Nike obviously

9. Best place to shop for sneakers? 
Bows and Arrows in Berkley, CA has the sickest kicks ever!!!

10. What's your favorite color? 
We love all colors. Anything FUNKYYYY


Cocktail and Loggy

Radical Something
And to cap off this feature, here's my favorite song from their current album, "We Are Nothing", Be Easy feat. Kinetics.

Be Easy ft. Kinetics by WeAreRadical

The next Sneaker Junkies? We'll see who I can get by December. I hope you enjoyed this new segment/section of my blog. A big thank you again to the guys of Radical Something, you guys are really awesome.

Radical Something photos by Joe Busy

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