It’s the time of the year once again where shoe enthusiast gather as Sole Slam, the country’s premier sneaker event hosts its 9th edition at the World Trade Center. Sneaker as the main focus of the occasion, beginners, collectors and veteran attendees got a glimpse of the wide array of sneakers being displayed.
. Some of them are also for sale ranging from affordable to not so sneaker friendly price. Aside from sneakers they also added Streetwear, Street Culture and Music to light up the festivities. Some special guests included adult stars Tera Patrick, Charmane Star and import model Ashley Vee. With the enormous crowd showing up during the one day event, we witnessed how the shoe culture grows year by year and take it as a positive note for future generations of Filipino sneaker fans.
Bun B: Because of my friends who choose me and it was my hobby to produce music to hear the world. My friends have a recording studio so I made a shot to take the opportunity to become a songwriter and rapper. I was a group in UGK with Pimp C
What inspires you?
Bun B: Fans, people in my hood, friends and fam
What advice do you have for aspiring artists ?
Bun B: Never give up and follow your dreams at heart to become successful no matter how hard you fail but there is always a room for success
Sole Slam, the original sneaker event in the Philippines, home of the sneakerhead and streetwear fanatics here. Filipino sneaker-heads still flocked in the World Trade Center to catch up, trade, buy and sell sneakers. It is the biggest and best sneaker event up to date-making it the perfect place for the sneaker and streetwear fanatics to show the heat from their closets to footwear. Everyone was dressed up for the event, all of them firing up from their best kicks. The event also featured a number of DJs and rappers who lighted up the venue, but the guest appearance of the legendary rapper Bun B, who was a member of the duo UGK brought the house down making the event gone crazy. There are also vendors offering very good prices which are really tempting for sneaker addicts and streetwear enthusiast. This event really showed that the sneakerhead community here in the Philippines is growing and nothing can stop the passion and love for the shoe game. This one-day event indeed united all the Filipino footwear folks and fanatics alike with one passion and one love for sneakers.