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Don't Believe the Hype

Lifestyle & Culture, Reality • TV Series • 2017

Complex's weekly series Don't Believe the Hype takes a look at what's hot and what's just hot air. Sneakers, clothes, tech, food—nothing is safe. See ...more

Complex's weekly series Don't Believe the Hype takes a look at what's hot and what's just hot air. Sneakers, clothes, tech, food—nothing is safe. See ...more

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3 seasons available (59 episodes)

3 seasons available

(59 episodes)

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Episode 1

Off-White Yeezys???

Complex went across the globe to get the sneaker that couldn't be sold in America, the Off-White Yeezy. But will Complex staffers adopt this strange lovechild of Virgil and Kanye? Speedy finds out in this international edition of Don't Believe The Hype.
Episode 2

Cardi B's New Album

With the meteoric rise of Cardi B, it seems everyone is all aboard the hype train for the Bronx-born rapper. But after all the buzz she has created, will her new album, "Invasion Of Privacy", live up to the anticipation?
Episode 3

Adidas Futurecraft 4D

This week Speedy checks out the new 3D printed adidas Futurecraft 4D sneakers. Is this the wave of the future or is it just hyped for the moment?
Episode 4

Big Baller Brand

Now that two members of the Ball Family, Lonzo and LaMelo, have their own sneaker, its only fitting that Speedy and Complex staffers put them head-to-head, off the court and on the court.
Episode 5

Authentic Sushi

One of the most valued food items in the world is sushi. Many esteemed restaurants claims their's is authentic...but how would it stack up against simple, drug-store sushi at a much cheaper price?
Episode 6

Wearable Sleeping Bag Feat. Gabrielle Union

For all the hypebeasts who wait in line for hours for the most hyped items that have just been released, your wait just got a lot more comfortable. The Poler Napsack is a wearable sleeping bag that let's you basically put your bed on your back.
Episode 7

Sneaker Condoms

When it comes to sneakers, nothing's worse than the rain ruining your brand new kicks. So a possible solution has arrived in form of Dry Steppers. But does protection for your shoe make you look fresh... or foolish?
Episode 8

Online Dating Apps

On this week's episode, Complex staffers reveal their most awkward and hilarious stories from the murky world of online dating. Are hookup apps all they are hyped up to be? Or should they just get a swipe left?
Episode 9

Aftershokz

On this weeks episode, Speedy shows Complex staffers the new athletic audio technology, Aftershokz. This bone conduction audio device lets you listen to music through your temples, not your ears.
Episode 10

Kittens vs Puppies

They are perhaps two of the most clicked-on things in the history of the internet: kittens and puppies. So Complex staffers leave the safety of their animal-free offices to settle the age old question...which animal is cuter?
Episode 11

The Slime Craze

People are making insane amounts of money producing widely-watched videos showing you how to make the goopy stuff. But is it just a short-lived fad that'll leave you feeling gross or great?
Episode 12

Beyonce vs. Rihanna

This week we put to the test the age old debate between Beyonce and Rihanna... fragrances. We'll see where people's allegiances lie and test them with whose fragrance they prefer.
Episode 13

Hot Ones' New Hot Sauce

The internet's hottest new show, "Hot Ones", has a new final hot sauce that contains Pepper X, the hottest pepper in the world. So when Complex employees have to try the sauce themselves, does it really burn your mouth off?
Episode 14

Supreme vs Bape Masks

Two of the giants in streetwear face off - literally - in this episode: Supreme and Bape. Each make a designer face mask with a similar camouflage pattern, but which one should be more highly-touted?
Episode 15

Yeezys vs. Fake Yeezys

This week's episode pits the most hyped-up sneaker in recent memory, Kanye West's signature Yeezys, which sell for $2700 on the secondary market, against $27 fakes. Can people really tell the difference?
Episode 16

Supreme Nike Shooting Sleeve

Ever since Allen Iverson began wearing them, shooting sleeves have been rocked by NBA players who claim it helps their jumper. So what happens when Supreme combines with Nike to make one?
Episode 17

New Jordan 1 Pine Green vs Court Purple

Last week, when Nike dropped TWO colorways on the SAME weekend, the hype just can't be stopped. So which new colorway - the Court Purple or the Pine Green - deserves the hype?
Episode 18

Yes, Supreme Actually Has a Pen

While everything Supreme touches normally is hot...does that heat extend to a simple, ball-point pen? That's right, the king of all hyped brands now has a designer way to leave an autograph or sign your rent check.
Episode 19

$8,999 Rolex Watches vs. Fake Rolex Watches

On this week's episode, Speedy and the Complex staff see if one of the most hyped items in hip hop culture - the infamous, shiny Rolex watch - lives up to its $8,999 price tag, when compared to a much, much cheaper bootleg version.
Episode 20

Supreme X North Face Overalls

Supreme and North Face have combined before for much-hyped clothing, and their new metallic bib pants set looks like another item to make hypebeasts go crazy.

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