No-Sign: Ridiculous Streetwear Beef
No-Sign is a regular feature that gives an in depth opinion on whatever deserves a proper verbal thrashing. Basically, instead of earning a highly esteemed Co-Sign, it’s about to catch fade on a No-Sign. In this edition, Supreme suing Married To the MOB for 10 million buckaroos for copyright infringement.
If you haven’t heard by now, there’s a rumble in the streetwear jungle going on between the highly esteemed Supreme and girl power fashion house, Married To The MOB. In a nutshell, Supreme is sticking Married To The MOB for their cream to the tune of 10 million dollars over the “Supreme Bitch” design. Right away I thought, ‘Well that’s funny. Since when do streetwear companies sue each other over copyright infringement?’, which was then followed by, ‘Isn’t streetwear based on the notion of transformative art?’. I mean really, how “street” credible is Supreme for pulling a jack move like this, when one of the enduring tenets of streetwear is tongue in cheek designs that poke fun at, re-purpose or satirize a mainstream sentiment. However, as Stinky Fingaz so eloquently put it, bu-bu-bu-bu-but wait it gets worse!
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