For decades, hip-hop has always been influenced by fashion and, for years, brands have always used celebrities and entertainers to sell product. Because fashion changes so quickly, you don’t remember ads unless something about it truly spoke to you.
Let’s go back in time to 1998, before ACG and Polo boots were popular and everyone’s go-to boots were Lugz. Master P, Silkk The Shocker and C-Murder were all enlisted to serve as the face of the urban boot brand. Not sure if them being featured in the ads or helped boost sales, but we do know it made everyone want to cop a pair.
Do you remember seeing this ad back in the day? Did it make you want to go out and cop a pair?
Entertainers have always affected and influenced what we buy and wear. Check out a throwback Lugz ad from ’98 featuring Master P, Silk The Shocker and C-Murder and more