"In the name of the greats, raise your iron fist you angel of death, there is no fear of the dark" - Gods of Metal. Our Legends of Metal Collection pays tribute to the first albums of the worlds most idolized bands Slayer, Iron Maiden and Motorhead during a time when their unpredictable and unfiltered behavior was about to lead them to heavy metal immortality. Slayer features the original art work from their debut album which continues to reign in metal glory.
Biggie Smalls is the illest. In just a few short years, he emerged as one of the greatest rappers in the game. With an unrivaled flow, Biggie blended self-effacing humor, a sense of gratitude, and bleak wisdom from the streets. Line after line, he pried open his past while stepping into his own myths. And although his life was tragically cut short, Biggie's legacy only grows stronger. Nearly two decades after his death, his smooth rhymes continue to influence countless artists and fuel a loyal following. Pay homage to one of the most influential figures in hip-hop with Stance's The Illest.
The product of growing up in Brooklyn, The Notorious B.I.G was the definition of street hip hop. He was able to put his own struggle into words with the lyrics to "Juicy" which gave others hope. This proclamation that it only takes ambition to change your life was a strong message to the world and proof you can make something out of yourself no matter what you were blessed with or without.
When Biggie made his debut in 1994 with Ready to Die, the world paid attention. His lyrics were smooth, his stories were honest, and his talent was undeniable. It also announced the arrival of one of the greatest rappers of all time. Celebrate Biggie with Stance's Ready to Die. Crafted from premium combed cotton, this classic crew sock surrounds feet in luxury. Its tight, 200 needle count stitching provides a crisp appearance while an elastic arch and self-adjusting cuff hug the contours of your feet. And for additional durability, the Ready to Die sports a reinforced heel and toe. If you don't know, now you know.