50 Moments That Changed Sneaker Culture Forever

Biz Markie Releases "Goin' Off"

Date: 2/23/1988

Get the record. Flip it over. There's Biz Markie along with Cool V, in velour sweatsuited finery, Dapper Dan on the head, Air Safaris on the feet. This is the iconic image when it comes to the Tinker Hatfield designed Air Safari, and this is where the whole "hip-hop as fashion" thing kicked into another gear. Or maybe that's the hindsight talking. Regardless, it's an important bit of the culture now.

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