Are We Ready for Old School Hip-Hop Fashion to Make a Comeback?

My Adidas: Is 90's Style Creepin' Back Into Hip-Hop Culture?

Are We Ready for Old School Hip-Hop Fashion to Make a Comeback?

Rappers seem to be taking us back in a more refined way.

Published June 6, 2017

There's been so many eyes glued to the #romphim that people are missing a few other trends that may be coming back. 

Recall shell toe Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger overalls and track suits? Yeah, they've been on the horizon for a while now, but rappers have been more aggressively showing their affinity for the '80s and '90s. Don't believe us? Scroll down.

  1. DAVE EAST – THE BASKETBALL JERSEY

    Yeaaaaaaaaaa!!! Happy Birthday to my bro the young King @daveeast

    A post shared by Nasir Jones (@nas) on


    IT DOESN'T HURT THAT MISTER EAST IS BAE AND THE TATTS SEEMS TO MAKE IT LOOK SEXIER. WE SUPPORT THIS TREND COMING BACK.

    Rooftop Bound NYC #RIPAaliyah

    A post shared by Dave East (@daveeast) on


    REMEMBER WHEN BASKETBALL JERSEYS REPLACED ALL SHIRTS? RAPPER DAVE EAST SEEMS TO BE HELPING THIS STYLE TREND MAKE A MORE REFINED COMEBACK. HERE THE RAPPER IS REPPIN' FOR BABY GIRL.

  2. 2 CHAINZ – MATCHING TRACKSUIT

    So this jus happened #prettygirlsliketrapmusic 🔥🔥🔥@pharrell with the homer in the 9th inning !!!!!🙏🏿 #GODISLOVE

    A post shared by 2 Chainz Aka Tity Boi (@hairweavekiller) on


    ON ANY GIVEN DAY, YOU WOULD BE ABLE TO FIND RUN DMC IN ADIDAS TRACKSUITS AND MATCHING SHELL TOES. 2 CHAINZ CHANNELS THE HIP-HOP LEGENDS IN THIS DOPE SPORT WINDBREAKER JACKET AND MATCHING TRACK PANTS.

  3. DEJ LOAF – LACE AND OVER-SIZED SHADES

    I'm single.. wait til you hear my Single 🙊

    A post shared by DeJ Loaf (@dejloaf) on


    NOTABLY MADE FAMOUS BY LIL' KIM, LACE, SHADES AND GLAMOUROUS UNDERGARMENTS WERE THE RAGE IN THE '90s. DEJ PAYS HOMAGE TO THE FEMCEE BY SLAYING IN THIS WHITE LACE NUMBER WITH MATCHING SUNNIES. SEE LIL' KIM SLAY IN LACE IN THE "CRUSH ON YOU" VIDEO FROM 1996.

  4. ANDRE 3000 – FILA

    Lil Andre Vert®🕊🏴

    A post shared by @liluzivert on


    FILA IS A BRAND ORIGINALY STARTED IN ITALY, BUT IT'S NOW HEADQUARTERED IN SOUTH KOREA. THERE'S A FAMOUS PIC OF TUPAC WEARING FILA GRANT HILL '96S, WHICH COULD BE FOUND ON HIP-HOP ARTISTS EVERYWHERE. 3 STACKS ROCKS A FILA CREW NECK HERE. 

  5. TYLER, THE CREATOR – THE KANGOL/BUCKET HAT

    ACE BOOGIE

    A post shared by Tyler The Creator (@feliciathegoat) on


    ON THE BACK COVER OF LL COOL J'S DEBUT ALBUM, RADIO, HE WORE A RED KANGOL HAT WHICH WOULD LATER BECOME A STAPLE OF HIS STYLE. TYLER, THE CREATOR ROCKS THIS PALE BEIGE BUCKET HAT THAT GIVES A NOD TO LL'S '80S STEEZ.

  6. A$AP ROCKY – EXTRA BAGGY

    FUK IT

    A post shared by PRETTY FLACKO (@asaprocky) on


    IN SOME WAYS, A$AP MOB FEELS LIKE WU-TANG. A$AP ROCKY MIRRORS THEIR BAGGY STYLE WITH A TAKE ON THE SAGGY, PLAID LOOK. "SHACKLING THE MASSES WITH DRASTIC [STYLE] TACTICS."


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Written by Naiquan Greene

(Photos from left: Prince Williams/Wireimage, Donna Ward/Getty Images, Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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