Year: 2004

White tees were anti-style, anti-consumerist, dope boy signatures—a way to flaunt disregard for fashion and individuality. From Dickies suits to the A$AP Mob's high-end designer styles, rap fashion has always been a tug of war between individual expression and rocking a uniform. The white tee was the ultimate example of the uniform, and will forever be remembered as a statement of counter-cultural street unity. Or what it looks like to wear a big white shirt.