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Tens of Thousands of Fans Gathered in Long Beach for the 2nd Annual ComplexCon and were the Firsts to Listen to N.E.R.D’s New Album

Hundreds of fans camped out overnight to be among the first to cop the latest merch from Puma, Human Made, adidas, Neighborhood, Billionaire Boys Club, Colette, Nike, Kimoji, and dozens more at this year’s ComplexCon. Fans got a special treat when Big Sean made a surprise appearance at the Puma booth. ComplexCon veterans Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami screen printed T-shirts for fans. Steve Aoki also screen printed T-shirts at the Dim Mak booth and then went to Vision Streetwear to make a surprise DJ set with secret guest badbunny. André 3000 released 100 pairs of an exclusive sneaker he made in collaboration with Tretorn and unveiled the entire collection. Pharrell gave away the new adidas Hu NMD, a collaboration between adidas Originals and Pharrell’s N*E*R*D collective that dropped at ComplexCon. N*E*R*D also made a special appearance at the adidas experience at ComplexCon.

Other surprises included appearance by Lavar and Lonzo Ball, Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson, Riff Raff, Wiz Khalifa, Rich the Kid, Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign, Travis Barker during Ronnie J’s set, professional skateboarder Erik Koston, and Rotimi. Virgil Abloh, designer & founder of Off-White keynoted ComplexCon(versations), the speaking track that tackles the topics that concern today’s Complex generation, and was followed by panels that included a “who’s who” lineup with tons of culture creators. During the day, Fool’s Gold Day Off took over the Pigeons & Planes stage with Smokepurpp and Fool’s Gold artists G-Worthy, along with A-Trak & Friends, SuperDuperKyle, A$AP Ferg, Ski Mask the Slump God, Wifisfuneral, Dreezy, and Ronnie J. The crowd went crazy when K$ace ran through the crowd to perform his Pigeons and Planes’ performance on the roof of the Fool’s Gold booth hundreds of feet away from the stage. The first day culminated with a concert-style listening party of N*E*R*D’s new album No_One Ever Really Dies. The second day ends with headlining performers M.I.A. and Gucci Mane.

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