Featured July 7, 2017

Kevin Hart Day Celebrated in North Philly

Kevin Hart is a big deal, people! So big, in fact, the city of Philadelphia dedicated his birthday as the official Kevin Hart Day. June 6th, 2017 marked 38 years since Comedian entered this world and Philly represented that by throwing an elaborate block party in his hometown. Kevin grew up in North Philly on Erie Ave, so it made sense to host the day of fun at Max’s Steaks alongside Germantown and Erie ave. Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman…

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Lifestyle June 28, 2017

Drake’s Hilarious Steph & Ayesha Curry ‘Get Out’ Parody

If you watched the 2017 NBA Awards Monday night then you couldn’t have missed Drake’s super funny sketches throughout the night. The show consisted of many winners, performances and jokes from the host, Drake. The actor turned rapper appeared in two skits– one with Will Ferrell as two “handshake” coaches while poking fun at DeMar DeRozan, and the other one was even bigger. The second was a Get Out parody that poked fun at the tied down relationship between Steph…

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Fashion Lifestyle June 27, 2017

Shop The “Bruno Mars BET Awards Performance” Look

When it comes to fashion shows, award shows or style in performances, we like to roll out the VILLA black carpet for our top showrunners. In this case, Bruno Mars was our top style pick at the 2017 BET Awards. Of course Bruno’s performance was a complete 10 stars, but his head-to-toe style was also a sight to see. Bruno stepped out in style with his Hooligans and performed “Perm” from his 24K Magic album. The squad was dressed in throwback Baseball-esque regalia…

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Events June 27, 2017

Top Secret “Meet Me Here” Yeezy 350 Sign Up

It was all Bond meets Bourne, but without the weapons, when we decided to create a top secret “sign up to purchase the Yeezy 350” location. This all began with the phenomenon of the Yeezy being such a coveted adidas shoe that people would literally travel a great distance for a chance to own a pair. Paying homage to the Zebra pattern, we posted up at the Philadelphia Zoo and Snapchatted our location to our viewers with clues to our…

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Featured June 27, 2017

Yeezy ‘Zebra’ Experience Recap

Don’t hide your stripes! This past weekend, VILLA hosted an exclusive event to promote the adidas x Yeezy Boost 350. The Yeezy ‘Zebra’ Experience was just that. As we welcomed our guests after a long wait in line, they were able to grab their Yeezy pair, pose in front of our dope backdrop and grab a delicious Zebra-inspired cupcake. Take a look at some of the best moments from the event below, and make sure to follow along with us…

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Featured June 19, 2017

VILLA Exclusive | Headgear Classic Jerseys

The jersey are back for Summer ’17! Zack Morris, Quincy McCall, Butch McRae and Jesus Shuttlesworth. What do these names all have in common? If you don’t know, you have to stay in and watch more movies. These iconic characters stole our hearts back in the day as some of film and tv’s most prominent basketball stars. VILLA is excited to bring you exclusive merchandise from Headgear! This collection features jerseys from various iconic characters from iconic TV shows and…

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Lifestyle Music June 16, 2017

Demetrius Shipp, Jr. Rises To The Top As 2Pac in New Biopic

As we get ready for the premiere of the 2Pac biopic, “All Eyez On Me,” we remember the legacy, the man, the religion of Tupac Shakur himself. Before there was “Black Lives Matter” there was Tupac. Twenty years after his passing, the hip-hop legend is still remembered for his controversial lyrics and his loud, outspoken attitude. His lifestyle and his lyrics has shaped many artists today and touched on many social issues that we can relate to 20 years later. Safe…

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Fashion June 15, 2017

Yeezy Boost 350 V2 ‘Zebra’

“See, bruh! Yeezy brought that Zebra!” Once again, adidas and Kanye are bringing us another coveted sneaker this summer. The boost 350 V2 hosts a contrasting black and white colorway throughout the upper, going by the alias of “Zebra.” The shoe rests beautifully atop a white translucent sole unit which gives way to the popular Boost technology. You’ll witness the classic “SPLY-350” stamp in red coloring along the side. These babies are hot, so you might want to cop you…

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Community Events June 8, 2017

2017 #ReachHigherPhilly College Signing Day!

photo courtesy of Philadelphia Public School : The Notebook  On Wednesday June 7, 2017, VILLA participated in the 3rd Annual #ReachHigherPhilly College Signing Day. The Reach Higher Initiative was set forth by Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s effort to inspire and pursue young students in America to take charge in their future and to seek further education. The First Lady worked effortless to rally the country around President Obama’s “North Star”goal — that by 2020, America will once again have…

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Fashion June 8, 2017

New Release | Women’s NMD_R1

Ladies, get ready to run the world. Beyonce said it best and adidas made it possible. With fashion and technique, the adidas NMD Icey Blue and White Rose are a women’s exclusive that launches soon! Both pair coming in a unique parallel of each other, a soft white and pink with gorgeous tonal, and the other a bold black featuring a summer ice blue…how will you choose? These NMDs are giving you a classic asthetic, while being minimal and sleek. The…

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