[Today is SOHH's last look at 2012, and we're going out with a bang. Kids lined up at retailers across the country waiting to get the one-time release of the white and red Allen Iverson Reebok Questions. With approximately only 4,000 pairs distributed, sneaker heads hit the streets hard in search of the limited-release kicks. If you're still questioning whether the mile-long lines were worth the hassle, then we know you don't have a pair. And if you're regretting not making your way to the stores at midnight a few months back, Paul Fish, Director of Sales for Reebok Classics, is here to give you five reasons why you should.]
[As SOHH continues to countdown the best product giveaways of 2012, it's hard to miss the product that helped the soda industry find a healthy alternative to the over sugary beverages. SodaStream was the top-selling, do-it-yourself carbonated drink maker that filled store shelves across the country. With a fresh, crisp taste, and the convenience of turning "tap water into sparkling water in under 30 seconds," SodaStream gave millions a way to enjoy homemade soda and protect the environment at the same time. SOHH tried out the new beverage maker and now we're giving you five reasons to buy SodaStream if you haven't already!]
[2012 was the quite the year for technology, especially went it came to the battle of the phones. The Samsang Galaxy S III put up quite a fight against Apple's iPhone, but even after losing a lawsuit, the billion-dollar company still came out on top. People across the world were asked, Galaxy S III or iPhone5? And while many iPhone users may have seemed brand loyal at the time, the S III found its way to the top outselling the Apple product in multiple countries. So if you're "that guy" that's still stuck on the iPhone, check out what five things Samsung has to change your mind.]
[Life Is Good--even with the IRS on your back! And as SOHH continues to continues to look back at the best products of 2012, it's hard not to remember Nas' Illmatic 2.0. Life is Good is still a topic of discussion among hip-hop heads everywhere, and Def Jam SVP and Nas' Project Manager, Chris Atlas set the record straight when he said, "If you haven't gotten the album yet, you're playin' yourself." So hopefully you're not one of the select few who haven't purchased Nas' latest album off iTunes or gone to the store for the hardcopy, we're letting Chris Atlas remind you of the five reasons to do so before the day is up!]
[Michael Jordan is a legend, so when he does something great it's a must to include in a year's top moments. In this case, the unforgettable No. 23 has transpired to more than just a timeless jersey, it's become the number of exclusive apparel items he sold via his Michael Jordan Motorsports apparel line. If you didn't know, the North Carolina-bred athlete not only loves motorcycle racing but owns his own motorsports team as well. Last year MJ decided to release a new line of high-demand-low-supply gear to his undying fans. If you didn't cop the gear then, we bet you wish you would have. But in the meantime, catch the top five reasons his 23 pieces of apparel were a must have.]
[Hip-hop couldn't exist without New Era, so how could anyone think the best of 2012 could go on without naming the New Era Haze Collection? Eric Haze was named as one of New Era's flagbearers in August. He's a famed graffiti artist, and partnered with the legendary cap brand to release a signature collection of headwear. With signature clothing and a must have brand, Eric Haze tells readers the top five reasons why this collection is a must-have.]
[You can't remember the best products of 2012 without including Madden 13. Hours of endless trash talking, drinking or football equals a product no one can forget. With the long-anticipated Madden 13 game finally available, the EA Sports team gives you five reasons to master Madden 13 because the next game will be out soon.]
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[If anything went big last year, it was certainly the headphones game. From Dr. Dre to Ludacris, every artist branded their own pair of luxury listening devices. But just because artists had the business on lock, doesn't mean the actual companies didn't either. Sol Republic headphones made its stake in the reverberation market as the first set of headphones with the ability to change headbands on a whim. So forget noise cancellation, this brand's giving you a way to change your look everyday. If you're still looking for the right head gear to rock with, check out Sol Republic's CEO, Kevin Lee, top five reasons to buy the first brand with interchangeable headphones.]
[Alicia Keys' Signature Reebok Collection marks day four of our look back at the top products featured in 2012. From campaigning for Obama to saving the world one child at a time, A Keys still found time to rock out with her first love: sneakers! The R&B diva partnered with Reebok's lifestyle division to give fans some fashion-forward kicks. If you haven't gotten yours yet, check out the girl with an Empire State of Mind's top five reasons to buy her sneaker collection!]
[It's day three of SOHH's best-products-of-2012 countdown, and how can we continue without including one of the best games to take over televisions, break up relationships and bring friends closer together. The highly-anticipated NBA 2K13 game finally hit stores' shelves, and SOHH writer, Cyrus Langhorne personally took the time to test out the basketball masterpiece. Helping you win one virtual b-ball game at a time, find out Cyrus' top five reasons you should have purchased this must-have title.]
Continue reading NBA 2K13: "Jay-Z Has His Biggest Ex-Foes On The Best NBA 2K Ever".
[As SOHH continues to look back on the best products featured in 2012, it's hard to remember such things without including some good music along the way. So from hip-hop to R&B, and everything in between, it's impossible to recount a year in music without highlighting Miguel's sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Dream. With its first single, "Adorn," reigning on Billboard charts including R&B Songs and Billboard Hot 100, the eccentric singer found his way to the top. Need five reasons to remember real music from 2012? Check out Miguel's top five reasons to listen to Kaleidoscope Dream...again!]
Continue reading Kaleidoscope Dream: "I Was Still Being Experimental & Creative.".
[2012 has come and gone, and 2013 is fully underway. But before SOHH can kick off another season of top-product promotion, we've decided to take a look back at the best 12 products features of 2012 and remind you just how good we got you! So today, we start with the no-longer-available Emitt Smith ES22 Reebok Sneaker. After 15 years in the vault, Reebok released the classic footwear in retro style. It hit Footlocker stores November 21, 2012, and shoe heads made a mad dash to stores across the country to get this exclusive sneaker before it went back into hiding. So if you didn't get them before, here are five reasons why you should have!]