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The Air Yeezy is a collaborative sneaker created by the team up of rapper/producer Kanye West and Nike. To date there are two separate versions of the Nike Air Yeezy, with the first releasing in 2009 and the Nike Air Yeezy 2 releasing in 2012. Each colorway has been met with wild anticipation, massive lineups, and eventual sellout success.

Kanye West Autographs DJ Greg Street’s Air Yeezy Collection & More

December 3rd, 2013 by | 3 comments

kanye west signs air yeezy dj greg street Kanye West Autographs DJ Greg Streets Air Yeezy Collection & More

Kanye West interviews continue to make headlines as the newest superstar signee to The Brand With The Three Stripes made another media appearance in Atlanta on Monday.  Ye stopped in to noted sneakerhead DJ Greg Street‘s show and signed some items that represent a footwear highlight reel, including all three of the original Nike Air Yeezys, Kanye’s collabs with Louis Vuitton and Bape, and even the Yeezy 2 (though no Red Octobers were on display).  Click through to see if there’s enough proof here of Kanye’s genius as a shoe designer and stick with Sneaker News for the latest on his adidas capsule.

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Kevin Hart in Nike Air Yeezy

November 26th, 2013 by | 5 comments

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Even if Kanye West is done with the Swoosh, his Nike Air Yeezy and its sequel will remain among the most significant sneakers of this era.  One piece of proof is this shot of perhaps the biggest comedian doing it today in Kevin Hart showing off his 2009 black/pink Air Yeezy, which fits in perfectly on board a private jet.  Click through to see more and stick with Sneaker News to find out what happens with the Kanye x adidas deal, and let us know what was your favorite pair of Air Yeezys.

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Sneaker Con NYC November 2013 – On-Feet Recap | Part 2

November 25th, 2013 by | 13 comments

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If you’ve ever been to a sneaker con show you know just how varied the on-feet fare can be. Yes the big brands are represented-there are plenty of Yeezys, Jordans, LeBrons, and the like-but you’ll also see greatest hits from the likes of the traditionally under-represneted brands. Case in point are sneakers like the West NYC x Saucony Shadow 5000 “Tequila Sunrise” or that Reebok Classic Leather from this year’s extended anniversary treatment. Continue reading to see those and a whole lot more in this recap of the on-feet photos from Sneaker Con and enter into the fray in the comments below.

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Sneaker Con NYC November 2013 – On-Feet Recap | Part 1

November 25th, 2013 by | 19 comments

sneaker con nov 13 feet 1 Sneaker Con NYC November 2013 – On Feet Recap | Part 1

Sneaker Con NYC took place on the same day that Nike’s latest Doernbecher sneakers released, but that didn’t stop them from hitting the floor on Saturday. But if you’ve ever been to a Sneaker Con you know to show up expecting the unexpected. Other hits from the stop this past Saturday include a never-released pair of Hyperposites, plenty of Yeezys, and some neck-breaking customs. Stay with us after the break for a huge gallery showing off what was on feet during the big day and give us your picks for the best in the comments.

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What Do You Think?: Kanye West Leaving Nike

November 21st, 2013 by | 89 comments

kanye west leaves nike What Do You Think?: Kanye West Leaving Nike

An alluring discussion surrounding hip-hop and style icon Kanye West and the state of his partnership with athletic outfitter Nike has risen rather abruptly. Things between Yeezy and the Swoosh seemed to be rather copacetic, but it turns out that the relationship, based on what’s been going on recently with the Yeezus tour and West’s public appearances and radio interviews, is much rockier than initially perceived. Kanye revealed in an interview with Philadelphia’s WIRED 96.5 radio station that he signed a deal with a major company that would allow him a much broader line of footwear that would be more accessible, and a complete apparel line to boot. Basically, the deal gives Kanye much more control than what Nike ever offered him, and sadly to say, we may be near the end of the Nike Air Yeezy. But is that as unfortunate as it sounds?

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SELECT Exclusive: The Red Air Yeezy 2

November 14th, 2013 by | 49 comments

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The month of October has come and gone, and unfortunately things didn’t get anywhere near as “Red” as many were hoping. Since the “Red October” nickname first surfaced, the safe assumption seemed to be that the mysterious and long-awaited red Air Yeezy 2s would finally see a release or at least make some sort of appearance during the month of October. But as we’ve learned with all things Yeezy, there are no safe assumptions and we all remain stuck in a perpetual wait-and-see state until official information is revealed by Nike or Kanye West – an occurrence that has proven to be few and far between to say the least.

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Nike Air Yeezy 1 “Red October” by JBF Customs

October 31st, 2013 by | 6 comments

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October isn’t over yet. JBF Customs recognizes that, and has thus served up this jaw-dropping custom pair of Air Yeezys right on time. His approach brings the “Red October” theme over to the first Nike Air Yeezy release. Of course, it also brings his signature python touches, upping the luxury of that already slick looking sneaker. Other details include a crushed velvet lining, “I Am A God” branded insoles, and a Horus logo as borrowed from the second Air Yeezy. Continue reading to get a complete look at this “Red October” pair of Yeezys and get in touch with JBF Customs for inquiries on a purchase (There will only be four made total).

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