UK riots: Big brands like Nike and Adidas pay price of flirting with gangsta chic


UK riots: Big brands like Nike and Adidas pay price of flirting with gangsta chic

Big brands pay price of flirting with gangsta chic

9:43 AM on 15th August 2011

This looter proudly wears his adidas tracksuit

This looter proudly wears his adidas tracksuit

Culprit: An image from the website

Culprit: An image from the website “catch a looter” which was set up with the aim of outing those who looted in the recent UK riots

Big Sean Snoop Dogg

Interesting choice: Despite both stars having a tarnished reputation Adidas – one of the biggest sponsors for the 2012 Olympics, plan to use rapper Big Sean to promote their brand and currently use Snoop Dogg

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