When you think of hip-hop and accessories a number of items come to mind; gold chains, snap-backs, watches, and grillz, for example. Eyewear isn’t usually at the forefront. But after watching this video from The Vintage Frames Company with ?uestlove, breaking down the correlation between hip-hop and eyewear, its a wonder we didn’t notice it before.
Speaking about his sheltered youth in Philly, iconic Gazelle frames, style inspirations, and hip-hop eyewear ambassadors such as Spike Lee, MC Hammer, and Darryl McDaniels (DMC). This is a cool watch on how these innovators made it hip to be four-eyes.