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Pimp My Kicks x New Balance 999 Customs for Emory Jones

May 3, 2012 BY / 11

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Historians will look back on MTV’s Pimp My Ride with favor, not just because of the hilarious Xzibit meta-meme it birthed, but because of the decidedly positive newspeak in its very title.  ‘Pimp’ has been thoroughly appropriated to mean ‘tricked out’, and in this particular case, we’re talking about a custom sneaker design crafted for an influential record exec.  The Pimp My Kicks x New Balance 999 was crafted for RocNation’s Emery Jones with a ‘South Beach’ flavor in mind, and much like the upcoming LeBron 9 Elites by that name, these give the color scheme a new spin opting for a grey base upon which MIA’s famed pastels are placed.  Check them out in greater detail along with the sick 1 of 1 laser-etched wooden box and let us know where these rank in the still-growing ‘South Beach’ neighborhood.

 

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Drewww
Drewww

E has as much character as these superfly kicks,,,and he carry's a lunchpail for no one

BuddhaShark
BuddhaShark

LOL influential record exec? Emory is just Jay's best friend who recently got out of prison and Jay gave him a job as an administrative assistant with Rocawear. $10 says the person who wrote this didn't know who Emory was until he was handed this assignment.

Brick
Brick

"the south beach neighborhood" is over populated right now...

m3lovin
m3lovin

These are fresh, but come on.... South Beach is damn overdone!

AirMagicMamba
AirMagicMamba

As much as I don't want to jump on the south beach cw I can't deny these are ill

John
John

Super Clean PMK!!!!

bignut
bignut

groove city standup

sdurk
sdurk

Soo sick well done homie

Keysd31
Keysd31

hahahahahaha...I swear i was thinking the same thing...Dude did a long bid and came home to everything he could possibly dream of because of Jay...Smh n they say Jay is not loyal

ccornolo
ccornolo

Agreed that the South Beach is played out. But i think this is the first NB that anyone has done! I think it is very well executed!

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