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Pharrell, Virgil Abloh, and More Announced as Host Committee Members for 2nd Annual ComplexCon Festival
Thu, May 25, 2017

Today, Complex announces the host committee lineup of Pharrell, Takashi Murakami, Sarah Andelman, and Virgil Abloh, who will spearhead the vision of collaboration, our central theme this year. More committee members will be announced soon.

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John Singleton Opens Up About His Career and Praises Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'
Tue, May 16, 2017

We shine a light on John Singleton's career with a one-on-one conversation hosted by activist DeRay Mckesson.

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Mav Carter, Paul Rodriguez, and Gotham Chopra Discuss the Future of Sports Media
Thu, May 11, 2017

We shine a light on the evolving approach to sports media with a panel discussion titled, The Future of Sports Media,” hosted by journalist and host of ESPN’s The Jump, Rachel Nichols.

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Timothy DeLaGhetto, Jasmine Luv, and More Comedians Share Their Path to Success on Social Media
Tue, May 09, 2017

We shine a light on the expansion of comedy on social media with a panel discussion titled, “Small Screen, Big Laughs,” hosted by Complex's own Jinx

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Ice Cube and Tony Hawk Drop Jewels on Achieving Longevity in the Game
Wed, May 03, 2017

We shine a light on what it takes to earn success and retain it for years with a panel discussion titled, "Achieving Longevity in the Game,” hosted by Complex's Chief Content Officer/Complex Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever.

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Pusha T, Jesse Williams, and Hill Harper Address the Future of Our Schools
Mon, May 01, 2017

We take a hard look at the state of our educational system and how it negatively impacts the next generation.

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Vince Staples, Raekwon, French Montana And More Debate Rap's Generation Gap
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

At ComplexCon, host Angie Martinez dove into the topic during the ”Music Generation Gap Debate” with a group of panelists who understand the issue firsthand.

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Bobby Hundreds, Jeff Staple, Vashtie, and More Talk About the Future of Streetwear
Thu, Apr 20, 2017

We shine a light on streetwear with a panel discussion titled, “Thread Trajectory: Future of Streetwear,” hosted by Complex’s own Karizza Sanchez.

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Complex Conversations Launches With the Sneaker of the Year Debate
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Every year, we debate on the coveted Sneaker of the Year title, and this year was no different. But instead of just your usual list, we got the most relevant voices in the sneaker game to gather at ComplexCon to fight it out IRL—all while the cameras were rolling

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Timbaland, DJ Mustard and Mike Will Made-It Break Down their Beat Making Process
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Rappers and singers might get all the glory, but it’s the producers who actually makes the music. With so many aspiring beatsmiths looming in the shadows, we decided to shed some light on the music game’s often-unsung heroes

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Angie Martinez, Jesse Williams, and the Ebroji Team Discuss Language in the Digital Age
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

At our first annual ComplexCon edition, we shine a light on the concept of language shaping culture with a panel discussion titled, "A Manner of Speaking: Language in a Digital Age,” hosted by culture, business, tech, and entertainment media writer Chris Lee.

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Pharrell and ComplexCon coming to MCA
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Pharrell Williams will have a chance to make well-heeled Chicagoans happy this spring. The producer and performer will serve as musical curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s ArtEdge: 50 gala, the Tribune has learned.

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The Future of Activism: Mobilization and Make A Difference
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

We shine a light on activism with a panel discussion titled,"The Future of Activism: Mobilize and Make a Difference,” hosted by Rock the Vote VP of marketing and creative Luis Calderin.

Activist DeRay Mckesson, Lil B, Ilana Glazer, and Soze CEO and activist Michael Skolnik came together to discuss the importance of the movement taking place right now and how social media has played into its rapid growth.

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Save the date!!!!
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

ComplexCon 2017 Long Beach, CA Nov. 4th & 5th Stay tuned for more info...

Action Bronson and Wiz Khalifa Get High AF While Talking About The Business of Weed
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Weed gets a bad rap. Critics have long labeled the plant a “gateway drug” that will destroy lives, but cannabis connoisseurs could care less.

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Takashi Murakami and the Art of ComplexCon (photos)
Tue, Nov 29, 2016

ComplexCon rolled out for its first ever weekend expo on November 5-6 in the Long Beach Convention Center’s 200,000+ square feet hall.

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PROMO: Jack in the Box Brought #Brunchfast to ComplexCon in a Big Way
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

see what Jack in the Box cooked up at the inaugural ComplexCon

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French Montana Goes Sneaker Shopping at ComplexCon
Wed, Nov 16, 2016

French Montana and Joe La Puma go sneaker shopping on the Long Beach Convention center floor live at ComplexCon.

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OWSLA x ComplexCon 2016 Mini-Recap
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Check out the video recap from our friends at OWSLA.

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Camo Collective x VFiles Sweeps Sunday November 6
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

Come through the Camo Collective booth and VFiles pop-up at 5pm PST for a chance to win some VFiles gear! All you have to do is snap a photo or make a custom camo GIF in the camoflector booth and share it on IG or Twitter. Tag #CAMOCOLLECTIVE #CCSWEEPS and #PROMO when you post to win. Find out if you won by following @Complexmag on twitter!

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ComplexCon: Fashion, pop culture and activism come together in Long Beach this weekend
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

Fashion designers and retailers are queuing up for this weekend’s debut of ComplexCon.

Beats 1 ComplexCon Schedule
Sat, Nov 05, 2016

Beats 1 Schedule Booth #: D5

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PizzaSlime and Four Loko to Drop Exclusive Capsule Collection at ComplexCon
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

For generations, the youth of America have had the cultural moments they deserve.

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The Nice Kicks X Puma G.O.A.T will be launching exclusively at ComplexCon
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Another exclusive release at ComplexCon.com

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Everything You Need to Know About Pintrill's Exclusive Treasure Hunt at ComplexCon
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Pintrill put together something special that you don't want to miss out.

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VFILES and Mountain Dew Launch Camo Out collection at ComplexCon
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

VFILES + Dew are releasing Part 1 of its camouflage-meets-wearable-tech collection Camo Out.

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What The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, BAPE, and More Are Dropping at ComplexCon
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

Here's a list of some of the hottest drops at ComplexCon.

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JESSE WILLIAMS IS SHAKING UP THE TECH GAME
Thu, Nov 03, 2016

ComplexCon's Curator of Tech Jesse Williams and his wife, Aryn Drakelee-Williams, are injecting some much-needed color into the tech world with ebroji.

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Limited Edition Murakami x Slowtide Towels
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Exclusively available at the ComplexCon Gift Shop.

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Limited Edition Murakami x ComplexCon Mr. DOB Figures
Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Exclusively available at ComplexCon.

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Billionaire Boys Club is Bringing Heat to ComplexCon
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Exclusively for ComplexCon November 5 & 6.

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Stadium Goods Is Selling 100 Pairs of Nike Air Force 1 Grails for the Original Price at ComplexCon
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Stadium Goods has partnered with Nike to offer up 100 different pairs of the sneaker at ComplexCon for $89.95 a piece.

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Union Exclusive Complexcon Releases
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Check out all the exclusive collaborations with some of Union's favorite brands.

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The Biggest Conversations About the Future Are Happening at ComplexCon
Tue, Nov 01, 2016

Make sure you plan your schedule to see some of the 20+ panels.

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UNDFTD x Anti Social Social Club Drop at ComplexCon
Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Another exclusive drop to look forward to at ComplexCon.

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These Nike Air Force 1 T-Shirts Will Only Be Available at ComplexCon
Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Don't miss this exclusive release at ComplexCon.

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What Sneakerheads Can Expect at ComplexCon
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Major releases and collabs coming. Brace yourselves.

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What to Bring to ComplexCon
Sat, Oct 29, 2016

Start preparing for ComplexCon!

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The All-White Nike SF Air Force 1 Will Be Debuted at ComplexCon
Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Catch this exclusive drop.

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Shoe Drive at ComplexCon
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Powered by Jason Markk, Project Blitz, and Hav A Sole.

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Get the official ComplexCon App!
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Download the most important tool you'll need for ComplexCon.

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Puma to Drop Multiple New Styles and Colorways Exclusively at ComplexCon
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Don't miss this exclusive drop!

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Sneak Peek at the ComplexCon Speaker Line Up
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Just a small sample of what to expect.

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A message from Kid Cudi
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

Kid Cudi on performing on November 5.

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How Snarkitecture Became the Go-To Artists for Kith, Usher, and Calvin Klein
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Interview with Snarkitecture who will be designing an exclusive installation at ComplexCon.

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How to Do ComplexCon Like a Boss
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Your guide to maximize your experience.

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Bodega Exclusives at ComplexCon
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

A preview of what to expect from Bodega at ComplexCon.

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Union Collabs at ComplexCon!
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Union is moving to Long Beach...well just for one weekend!

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ComplexCon Performers: Here's What You Need to Know
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Get ready for all-day live performances.

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All the Fly Art at ComplexCon
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Here's All the Fly Art You Have to Check Out at ComplexCon

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Enter to Win Tickets to ComplexCon
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Urban Outfitters have the plug.

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Limited edition Takashi Murakami x ComplexCon hats
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

The ComplexCon Gift Shop is going to be fire.

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Shopify + ComplexCon Curated Area
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Don't miss the Shopify Area on the show floor.

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Night Two Ticket Giveaway
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

Here's your chance to win 2 tickets Night Two of ComplexCon.

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Pharrell Williams, Takashi Murakami, Skrillex, and More Cover Complex's ComplexCon Issue!
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

It's nearly here.

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Kylie Jenner Covers the Special ComplexCon Issue of Complex Mag
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

Kylie Jenner talks Tyga, online bullying, and the stresses of being a Kardashian.

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COMPLEX ANNOUNCES FULL MUSIC LINE UP, POP UP SHOPS AND ARTIST INSTALLATIONS FOR INAUGURAL 2-DAY COMPLEXCON IN LONG BEACH, CA NOVEMBER 5TH & 6TH
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

ENTERTAINMENT ICON, SNOOP DOGG, PERFORMS HIS FIRST EVER LONG BEACH SHOW ON NOMEMBER 6TH AT COMPLEXCON

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What to Cop at ComplexCon
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

A list of brands and retailers you'll def want to check out.

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ComplexCon Merch Coming Soon!
Fri, Oct 07, 2016

Sneak peek at ComplexCon merch.

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More Brands and Retailers Join ComplexCon!
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

The brand and retailer line up is looking ridiculous.

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All the Amazing Food You Can Eat at ComplexCon
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

Come hungry to ComplexCon!

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Nike Joins ComplexCon
Mon, Oct 03, 2016

Brand list is only getting stronger.

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RSVP Gallery has joined ComplexCon
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Another premier retailer joins the ComplexCon Expo Floor.

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Tunje Ige Joins ComplexCon
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

The Pigeons and Planes Stage is looking stacked.

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ASAP Rocky Brings AWGE Shit to ComplexCon
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Pretty Flacko is coming to ComplexCon with all his favorite brands.

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A Bathing Ape Joins ComplexCon
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

BAPE SZN.

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Artist Patrick Martinez Joins ComplexCon
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

All Neon Everything

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Goldlink Joins ComplexCon
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

The lineup is starting to look STACKED.

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Chief Keef Joins ComplexCon
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Performing his first album "Finally Rich"

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Shopping Floor Alert: Billionaire Boys Club, Modernica, Jason Markk, Rokit
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

The ComplexCon shopping floor is shaping up nicely.

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Metro Boomin Joins ComplexCon
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

If young Metro don't trust you...

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Ron English Brings #POPAGANDA to ComplexCon
Sat, Aug 27, 2016

The contemporary artist is coming to ComplexCon.

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Lil Yachty and the Sailing Team Join ComplexCon
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

The first artist to join the Pigeons and Planes stage.

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ComplexCon Tickets On Sale September 12!
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Mark your calendars!

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Union LA and Round Two Added To ComplexCon Shopping Floor
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

The shopping floor is happening and it's going to be insane.

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Kid Cudi to host Cudder's Clubhouse
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

The Chosen One will be hanging out in his own private oasis.

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Skrillex Joins the ComplexCon Host Committee
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Meet ComplexCon's newest host.

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Travis Scott Joins ComplexCon's Night One Lineup
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Travis Scott added to the night one lineup for ComplexCon.

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Skrillex, Kid Cudi, and Virgil Abloh to Headline ComplexCon Night One
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

ComplexCon opens the weekend with some of the biggest names in music.

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Snarkitecture Joins ComplexCon
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Snarkitecture to debut an exclusive installation at inaugural ComplexCon

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