Don't Believe the Hype
A series that takes a look at what’s hot and what is overblown hype when it comes to sneakers, clothes, tech, food, and more buzz-worthy topics.
S01:E01 - Gucci vs D.I.Y. Gucci: Don't Believe the Hype
It's summer time and everyone's switching to beach-inspired looks for their gear. So while Gucci has some of the most expensive and sought-after slides and sandals worn by stars like Trippie Redd, what if you can make your own version for about 5 percent of the price? Speedy asks Complex staffers what is the better deal in this toes out edition of Don't Believe The Hype.
S01:E02 - Supreme B.I.G. Sunglasses Feat. Belly: Don't Believe the Hype
Looks like nowadays Supreme is collaborating with everyone. Supreme this, Supreme that. But what happens when they try to bring back the iconic sunglasses that established one of the best rappers of all time, Notorious B.I.G. Are people feeling them or is this just another item that is hyped, Speedy finds out on this episode what Complex staffers think.
S01:E03 - Smoothini the Hip Hop Houdini: Don't Believe the Hype
The Fuse network's new summer show, "Hip Hop Houdini", features the magician Smoothini, who has wowed crowds for years in Vegas and on "America's Got Talent". But what happens when a much-hyped magician meets a notoriously skeptical crowd of Complex staffers? Speedy finds out in this episode of Don't Believe The Hype.
S01:E04 - Can a Supreme Hypebeast Survive a Zombie Apocalypse? : Don't Believe the Hype
Supreme's releases are always some of the most hyped, but some of their recent items defy explanation: a brick, crowbar, baseball bat, and other oddities. Is Supreme now making self-defense items? In this episode of Don't Believe The Hype, Speedy has Complex employees test the items in the only way that makes sense: zombie extermination.