|"Even Jordan is willing to give you a pass on this one bruh!"|
Now the ball players typically rocked the hottest jogging suits made by Adidas, Puma and Nike at the time. However, it really didn't matter who's name was on it as long as you knew how to rock that joint. Your sneakers had to be clean and you learned how to use a tooth brush to keep them joints looking brand new.
The preps, as they were so affectionately called, wore their cardigan sweaters, polo's and loafers with their designer jeans always pressed or straight from the dry cleaners. Now I was one of the few ball players that could float between the two groups effortlessly. It didn't matter what your program was back then but most importantly you had to look presentable at all times. It was just an unwritten code bruh!
Now you can look like a straight up fool and get a woman. I'm not talking about teenagers either bruh! I'm talking about fully grown men (25 plus) walking around with no pride whatsoever. My wife and I just recently hung out during the Super Bowl festivities here in Indy and even a couple of days ago went to the Case/Avant/Jagged Edge concert. It was like being at show time at the Apollo but where was the sand man when you needed him? I’m tired of giving these cats a pass out here.
Listen to me bruh! You can't dress up a sag! You can't put on a brand new pair of jeans that are still half way down your leg, a 5X sweat shirt, a new flat bib and think you’re ready to go out! Really? Or better yet, put on a jogging suit that's dragging the ground that’s filthy and pick up your date! We'll, I guess you can! Cuz boyz were showing up with women that obviously understood how to dress for a date but had no self-esteem at all. Let me take that back bruh because I saw several women in the joint with sneakers on too. A woman in sneakers is unacceptable on a date at any age (20+).
How do you let a man pick you up dressed like my 14 year old with sneakers and a sweat shirt minus the sag, I must add, when you've spent the entire day getting prepared for the evening? Who does that? Oh yeah, I just said it already, women with no or low self-esteem. Sneakers are forbidden on a grown folks date bruh! This ain’t high school! I don’t care if they are the new Jordan’s. He even understands that he can’t roll with you on this one.
Sneakers bruh and you're grown (25 plus)? I mean at that age the only thing they should be used for are playing ball, working out, running errands in on Saturday morning or going to the game. You definitely a pass if you've got a job that allows you wear them etc. You definitely can't wear them on a DATE and while we‘re at it bruh; DATE means you‘re paying for it and not your woman! C’mon man! I know these young boyz will say, “Man it’s 2012 this ain’t the old school!” It sure isn’t but some rules don’t change like becoming a grown man, having a job, paying your own way, taking care of your family and looking like it when you go out. A grown man in sneakers on a date tells me just the opposite and if these women out here weren’t so desperate they’d tell you the same thing. Sneakers?
Don’t get me wrong, I can appreciate those that have collected sneakers over the years because it’s a great hobby. Even a guy with a sneaker fetish knows when to put them on. The more I see guys looking crazy from the ankles up one thing hasn't changed over the years. They still know how to keep them joints looking brand new!
Holla At Ya Boy!
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