ComplexCon Wraps Second Year of Growing Trade Show-Festival Mix: Gallery With Andre 3000, Pharrell Williams, and More

by Brad Wete

ComplexCon just wrapped its second annual collision course for Hip-Hop culture, hypebeasts, and overall creative thinkers. Set in Long Beach, the weekend was filled with memorable moments and exclusive retail releases from marquee brands--both boutique and global.

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Nike used the weekend to exclusively sell Off-White designer Virgil Abloh's take on the Air Force One, which is celebrating ts 35th anniversary. They even invited Kobe Bryant and Kendrick Lamar out to share a talk with hundreds looking.

N.E.R.D surprised a packed concert hall with a listening session for their forthcoming album. Top tier rhymers like Andre 3000, Wiz Khalifa and Wale roamed the market place, scoping out the scene while also participating in pushing their own respective brand initiatives. Takashi Murakami showed some fresh out.

We've compiled a gallery showing a glimpse of the November weekend. Give it a look and then plan to join in on the action come 2018.