NEW YORK, 1989
Basketball. Hip Hop. Film. Fashion. A look at a formative time for culture.
New York, 1989. The year that culture popped.
Michael Jordan notched 15 of his 30 career triple-doubles between January and April, and made his mark at Madison Square Garden in his first playoff series.
Spike Lee dropped one of the most treasured tomes of cultural cinema to this day – Do The Right Thing.
And the Air Jordan 4 was released, emblematic of a new wave of expressive culture. The AJ 4 cemented sneaker culture as a global phenomenon – a symbol of greatness and creative identity, all set to the backdrop of the birth of golden era Hip Hop.
During the coming week, Jordan will be releasing stories around New York in 1989. Stay locked to air.jordan.com.