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VIDEO : The 10 Year Anniversary of “Original”…

A mixtape. made a long time ago. Big whup. Watch the video below to learn why it is ;)

And make sure to RSVP to party with us TOMORROW nite NYC

Dj Neil Armstrong Celebrates 10 Years of “Original” Mixtape! from Billet Video Studios on Vimeo.

Wednesday, salve December 14th, cialis adidas will be celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of DJ Neil Armstrong’s first mixtape “ORIGINAL” at Greenhouse NYC!

We selected and are honored to have some of the DJs that have taught and inspired Neil—and that have carried the torch for this “feel good” as he has…

DJ Neil Armstrong
DJ Questlove
DJ Spinna
Total Eclipse
G-bo The Pro
DJ Daddy Dog
*and other guests…

join us as we celebrate the future by remembering the past…

for RSVP:
http://djneilarmstrong.com/originalalloutking/

Win a chance for 2 to Come to NYC Dec 14th to celebrate the 10 Yr Anniversary of “Original” courtesy of adidas…

I’ve been hinting at this for a bit here and there of twitter, sick facebook, this blog .

In 2001, I released Original. My very first mixtape, 10 years ago.

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Yeah, thats it up there, made so long ago it actually came out on cassette.

Now ,if you have been following my career, the release of this mixtape proved to be a turning point in my life. Almost everything that I’ve gotten to do, all that I’ve accomplished can be tied to that mixtape. And being that it is the 10 year anniversary of its release – we are gonna be celebrating next week Dec 14th @ Greenhouse in NYC. We are locking in the details – but we have some of the greatest DJ’s coming through to create the soundtrack for the night!

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Now I know I have fans all over the world, but for my peoples in the U.S. you have a chance TODAY AND TOMORROW to win a chance to come out to NYC and party with me courtesy of adidas Originals.

adidas is running a HOLIDAY scavenger hunt – called the Pleasure Hunt. Peep the video below – with Paolo from adidas London telling ya what ya have to do!

Win a VIP trip for two to either NYC to see DJ Neil Armstrong or LA to see Kendrick Lamar by entering online OR visiting your closest participating adidas Originals store* and find the right clues! 5 trips to NYC AND 5 trips to LA will be awarded to one of you lucky adidas fans.

*Participating stores:

SOHO: 136 Wooster Street | New York | NY10012
QUEENS GARDEN: 90-15 Queens Blvd. STE 2061 | Elmhurst | NY 11373
GARDEN STATE PLAZA: 1 Garden State Plaza | Space #1210 | Paramus | NJ 07652
CROSS COUNTRY: 6010 Mall Walk | Space #6010 | Yonkers | NY 10704
ROOSEVELT FIELD: 630 Old Country Space #1112 Garden City | NY 11530
STATEN ISLAND: 2655 Richmond Ave Space #1060 | Staten Island | NY 10314
NEWPORT MALL: 30 Mall Drive West | Space #A49B | Jersey City | NJ 07310
WILLOWBROOK: 1400 Willowbrook Mall | Space #1465 | Wayne NJ 07470
BRIDGEWATERS COMMONS: 400 Commons Way | Space #2235 | Bridgewater | NJ 08807
GEORGETOWN: 1251 Wisconsin Ave NW |Georgetown | DC 20007
CHICAGO: 923 North Rush Street | Chicago | IL 60611
ATLANTA: (Lenox Square) 3393 Peachtree Street NE | Atlanta GA 30326
PHILADELPHIA: 436 South Street | Philadelphia | PA 19147
MELROSE: 8009 Melrose Ave | Los Angeles | CA 90046
BERKELEY: 2333 Telegraph Ave | Berkeley | CA 94704
SOUTH COAST PLAZA: 3333 Bear Street | Costa Mesa | CA 92626

So my folk in NYC, DC, CHICAGO, ATL, PHILLY, LA and SF, head over here to this link –Pleasure Hunt, or HEAD to one of the Stores above to enter!

Here is some important fine print y’all need to see –

Prize: FIVE (5) NEW YORK TRIP GRAND PRIZES: A trip for two (2) to the DJ Neil Armstrong event in New York, NY on December 14, 2011. Trip package includes round trip coach class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to New York, NY; two (2) nights’ accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); ground transportation between the hotel and airport, and between the hotel and the event; two (2) tickets to the DJ Neil Armstrong event on December 14, 2011 (seating determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Winner must travel on December 13, 2011 and return on December 15, 2011 or prize will be forfeited. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $4,500. FIVE (5) LOS ANGELES TRIP GRAND PRIZES: A trip for two (2) to the adidas Originals presents “Respect The West” event in Los Angeles, CA on December 15, 2011. Trip package includes round trip coach class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Los Angeles, CA; two (2) nights’ accommodation at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); ground transportation between the hotel and airport, and between the hotel and the event; and two (2) tickets to the adidas Originals presents “Respect The West” on December 15, 2011 (seating determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Winner must travel on December 14, 2011 and return on December 16, 2011 or prize will be forfeited. ARV: $4,500.

For All Prizes: Travel must be roundtrip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Unless child of winner (thirteen (13) years of age or older), travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if the DJ Neil Armstrong event, or the adidas Originals presents “Respect The West” event are delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period for each trip prize. Total ARV of all Prizes: $45,000.

10/15 – Sat – Chicago, we celebrating D. Rose’s new kicks with a chance for y’all to meet him & play a game of hoops with the MVP…

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BasketBall. How I miss you.

The lack of an NBA season isn’t gonna stop D.Rose from taking over though, treat and this weekend you might even get a chance to join in on the fun.

I’m going to be helping provide the soundtrack for tomorrows festivities in CHICAGO, illness celebrating the release of the AdiZero Rose 2 .

On Saturday, October 15th Derrick Rose and the adidas adiZero Rose 2 will be making appearances at adidas Store and Foot Locker in Chicago. Attendees will have a chance to meet and take pictures with Rose on a first come, first served basis, so come early. Locations and times are listed below.

adidas Retail store on Michigan Ave (4th Floor)
845 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 409
Chicago, Illinois 60611
9:45-11 AM

Afterwards , head over to the foot locker where DJ Mick Boogie will be on the wheels.

Foot Locker on State Street
219 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60604
12:15 – 2 PM

THEN for you super fans – mick boogie and I will be playing the tunes at a YET TO BE ANNOUNCED SECRET spot, where you may get the chance to join in a Pick Up game WITH D. Rose.

Rose will play host to a game on Saturday in Chicago, but the exact whereabouts are a mystery.

You wanna come thru? You have to go to this Facebook page.

By following adidas Basketball on Facebook, fans will keep up on clues as to the location of Satuday’s event. The first fans to arrive at the secret event with the password will have access to watch the game and a select few will get to play with Derrick Rose in the all-new adidas adiZero Rose 2. Get onto Facebook to find your way into the event.

So my basketball fanatics, Come through EARLY to the adidas store on michigan, to keep me company and to secure a spot to meet D.Rose, and get that secret password !

See y’all soon chitown…

10/12 – Wed – exclusive kicks, good music and a sneak peak at a new video game – kickin off the release EA’s Need for Speed the Run @ adidas Originals Chicago

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EA Sports has a new game – Need for Speed The Run, viagra coming out November 15th.

But you get to see it first this Wednesday in Chicago, there as EA sports teams up with my favorite brand adidas originals.

They’ve created a new collabo you see above – super limited – edition Need for Speed The Run Top X shoe, and 50 pairs will go on sale TODAY October 10 .

The first ten consumers to purchase a pair will get a ticket to the exclusive kick-off event at the store on October 12*. Headlined by DJ Neil Armstrong and Kids These Days, guests will also be able to get an early taste of Need for Speed The Run, playing as Jack Rourke in the race to be first to New York, equipped with the classic adidas Superstars.

Developed by Black Box, an EA Studio, Need for Speed The Run will be available November 15, 2011 in North America and November 17, 2011 in Europe for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC, Wii™ and Nintendo 3DS™. For more information on Need for Speed, visit http://www.needforspeed.com or become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/needforspeed and follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/needforspeed.

So GET TO YOUR

Viva Mexico – adidas originals celebrates Mexico City Recap…

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Plane Bloggin. My Favorite pastime. Right now I’m over the gulf , order on my way back to the states from our neighbor down under Mexico… my very first time, and I was out there to help adidas originals celebrate Mexico City.

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Being that it was my first time, I really didn’t know what to expect. Robert Rodriguez movies got me thinking all of mexico looks like Desperado and Machete… But as you can see, Mexico City is as cosmopolitan as it gets …

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I arrived at the brick hotel to chocolate covered strawberries (fruity fancy) and one of these cool mexican sculptures courtesy of adidas… its all about the little things.

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I was out their to DJ their opening party for a week long batch of events put on by the three stripes all over La Condesa , the “cool” district of mexico city. All the events involved art, sports and fashion of course, and its a way to bring the brand and culture of adidas direct to the people of the city. Want to know more ? Hit up their facebook page . If you happen to be in the city, this friday you can check out the skate contest and the Concert they’re putting on, and even get in on all the action through the magic of social networking – just check the webpage.

First stop for me was to check out the adidas originals store. This is actually one of the cooler ones I’ve gotten to see, complete with a scooby doo VW adidas van upfront , and a tri-foil bike rack for the hipsters…

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The balloons that are attached to the building were made by one of the artists who is involved in the campaign News, one of Mexico City’s dope street artists… she’s pictured below next to one of the murals that have popped up all over “La Condesa”.

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Part of this celebration by adidas was to commission Mexico City’s Street artist to make the city more beautiful for the week – putting up murals all over the city. I got to see a few of them before I hit the launch party –

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After running all over La Contesa, it was time to head to the venue – Salon Mexico

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This was a crazy venue in itself. A hewn out brick building with a tunnel like feel on the first floor, and then a second floor where the party time was going down.

The first floor was turned into an impromptu showroom for the new collection by adidas BLUE.

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The collection hasn’t come out yet, so unless you were one of the special invited guests to the launch party, you aren’t going to get to see it until january… sorry guys ;)

The launch party was a prettty big hub bub … complete with all the flashing lights of the mexican press that I could handle –

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The room was full of mexico city’s Fashionistas, Celebs, bloggers and cool kids.

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Besides myself, they had some local mexican acts Pi squared and DJ Pato Watson holding it down for the party peoples…

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Party went on til the wee hours, and then we went for some tacos.

Thank you to adidas Originals for bringing me out to Mexico City, adding another stamp to the passport.

To all the cool Mexico City folk, make sure to enjoy this week with adidas originals! Check out the artwork all over your beautiful city – take pictures and tag them with #alloriginalsMX, and celebrate your beautiful city :)

Thanks to the folk who I took pictures from above !

9/20 – Tues – Helping adidas Originals Celebrate Mexico City

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I’m out in Mexico City right now as getting ready to DJ for the opening party for a week full of events put on by adidas Originals.

For more details head over to their Facebook page – All originals Celebrate Mexico City.

There’s even a chance for y’all to win passes to the send off concert featuring the Sounds and Molotov…

If you’re in town and got the invite – I’ll be at Salon mexico TONITE for y’all international party peoples…

7/9 – Sat – Fanatic X NYC- BBQ & Football (soccer ya americanos) Courtesy of Adidas

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Ok , so if you’ve been following me for a while now, I’ve been DJing this event for Adidas for a looong time, I think since maybe even 2004.

Last year, Adidas called it Adicup in honor of the world cup. This year, we return to calling it FANATIC, and as it turns out, this is the 10 year anniversary of the event started here in Merry Ole NYC. Thus, Fanatic X.

The event will take place at Chelsea Waterside Park on July 9 and will include not only soccer but also a BBQ, drinks and music by yours truly. Check the list of teams and address below.

GROUP A: Supreme Records + F.S.C. + Nom de Hooligans + The Smile + The Standard F.C.
GROUP B: Vice F.C. + Psyop + Chinatown Soccer Club + Monkeyvibes + ACE & Co.
GROUP C: Complex FC + Opening Ceremony FC + V~Team + Last United + Bowery United
GROUP D: United Bamboo + MA3 Killers + Miss Lily’s + Diner Old Boys + Supreme Team

Chelsea Waterside Park from 1 to 8 pm
West Side Highway & 23rd Street
New York

Free Food, GOOD music, and good peoples. Come thru NYC.

7/2 – FRI – DJ Neil Armstrong X Adidas in CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

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For the duration of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ from 11th June 2010 – 11th July 2010, shop adidas Originals will be hosting Three Stories: a series of private match viewings and exhibitions at 66 Albert Road, prostate a 60 year old industrial building in the heart of Woodstock, Cape Town. The month-long schedule of events will include a line up of local music talent, exhibitions, sports and Originals sports fans. The Johannesburg- based campaign which will run concurrently has its focus on five events which will be held at The Bank and The Alex Theatre, each of the five gigs starting with exclusive viewing parties and ending with events featuring top local and one huge international DJ’s. The international DJ featured in July is none other than Neil Armstrong, Jay-Z’s official tour DJ in 2008/09 and a global adidas Originals trend ambassador.

Catch Neil at the following gig in Cape Town:

Friday, 2nd July: Word of Art will also host international DJ Neil Armstrong who will fly into Cape Town to DJ for one performance only. He plays a sexy mix of hip-hop and beats and is an exclusive guest of adidas Originals Three Stories


Location: The Bank
Street: 9A Parklands, Keyes Avenue, Rosebank
CAPE TOWN
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I’m going to the world cup to rep baby… if you out there come party with me…

The New Zealand Wrapup

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Yes Yes, healing When I went to New Zealand , diagnosis I definitely felt like a king for a day, thanks to the good folk at adidas, Show Room 22, and Frank and Ivy Liew of Qubic (http://www.qubicstore.com/) and quarters.

From the moment I got off the plane the new zealand Hospitality was imminent , with a nice hand written welcome note and a few gifts ,including the local Rugby Team ALL BLACKS jersey and a boxset of New Zealand Music Artist hits, which I’ve gladly added to my music collection.

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i got to do it all it seemed, from Bungy Jumping, to Interviews, to good eats, to site seeing and Party Rocking…

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It was ALL captured by NICELY here by frank liew and qubic, directed by Sean Wallace. Another “Day in the Life” type video, with a lot more in depth interviewing and a really good look at what its like for me on the road….

In fact, I had 2 GROUPS of cameras following me, as I made the LATE NIGHT NEWS on TVNZ in their showbiz section…

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For those planning a Next GREAT Trip, I would highly suggest New Zealand…

Their Humor is amazin – as we all know from FLIGHT of the Concords and their bungy jumping – look at how their bathrooms look, and their “waiver sheet” , which they call a “toe tag”. HILARIOUS.

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The food is pretty dang tasty – they even have REAL ACAI, like the stuff down in Brazil, not that American Crap. This is the only other place I’ve seen this stuff served Proper.They got proper meat pies (pause) and of course there is Burger Fuel, which I think gives In & Out a run for their money as far as Burgers go…

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They got great stores like Qubic and Quarters for your street wear needs –

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They even got Benecio Del Toro Selling ICe cream out there. COME ON. How crazy is that.

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They got great local artists like David Dallas holding it down over there ON a global scale , as his work has been blogged up on Kanye Wests site.
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SHOOT – I even ran into STEVE AOKI , our first meeting , A NY and LA AUCKLAND Connection –

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As you can imagine, I can’t wait until I get to hit the other side of the world again… and I suggest that y’all make New Zealand a Destination on YOUR world tour …

Until the next time ;)

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