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Sneaker News NINE@NINE: Hip-Hop Sneakers

June 3rd, 2014 by | No comments

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In 2014, rappers are given sneakers with increasing frequency. And we don’t mean “given” in the sense of blessed with promotional pairs ahead of the release date, but rather they’ve had more and more opportunities to channel their personae into limited footwear collections thanks to the support of sneaker companies. This process didn’t happen overnight though, it took a couple of decades of endorsements before the floodgates really opened as far as special SMUs went. You of course have to give credit to Run DMC back in the ’80s for championing their adidas, and to a lesser extent LL Cool J for linking up with Troop (Although fellow Queens rapper MC Shan didn’t approve).

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Big Sean x adidas Originals Pro Model II “Black” – Officially Unveiled

August 15th, 2013 by | 6 comments

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Big Sean’s got another shoe coming with adidas Originals. The good news is that they will be a little bit more widely available than his last one, that super hard to track down blood red “Detroit Player” adidas Pro Model II. The same basic formula is in place for this last pair: there’s the higher hitting silhouette along with the snakeskin debossing and gunmetal accenting. Personal details this time around all point to Sean’s upcoming Hall of Fame album, one which will hit a couple days before the shoes’ August 31st release date. Continue reading to see the shoes and check out the presale info over at adidas if you feel like you need a pair.

Big Sean x adidas Originals Pro Model II
08/31/13
$160

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Big Sean x adidas Pro Model “Detroit Player” – Black | Release Date

July 23rd, 2013 by | 4 comments

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Big Sean’s second adidas Originals collab will release on August 31st. You’ll recall that Sean himself previously hinted at late August release, given that the sneakers were meant to coincide with his upcoming Hall of Fame album. More relevant info mentioned last time we saw the shoes: the will be more pairs floating around this time, so it won’t be a limited release quite on the level of his first, red pair that’s now fetching so much on the secondary market. Let us know if you’re exciting about the blackout Big Sean x adidas Pro Model “Detroit Player” pair and stick with us to find out which shops will be stocking them come the August 31st release date.

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Big Sean Previews adidas Pro Model “Detroit Player” Part 2

July 1st, 2013 by | 6 comments

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Big Sean and adidas Originals are just getting started. What appears to be coming next from the two is this, a jet black pair of the adidas Pro Model “Detroit Player”. You’ll recall that the first version of that shoe, a deluxe red getup, was an immediate sellout in the limited spaces it landed at and shortly thereafter became one of the most valuable second-market sneakers from the company in years. Can the follow up, murdered out version (a shoe Sneaker News first showed you back at All-Star) be just as successful? Let us know what you think and skip to the 6:40 mark in the video below to catch the shoes in action. Also, keep in mind Sean mentions a release date for them close to that of his forthcoming album Hall of Fame, currently slated for an August 27th drop.

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Wale in adidas Originals Pro Model “Detroit Player”

January 4th, 2013 by | 2 comments

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The Big Sean x adidas Originals Pro Model ‘Detroit Player’ was a rather tough release to grab thanks to the regional nature of their rollout and the fact that only 380 pairs are in existence. Of course, rapper Wale is totally unfamiliar with the term “tough release to grab” when it comes to sneakers. The man was recently spotted rocking the Big Sean collab on stage, flashy gold dubrae and all, at a private concert put on by adidas Football. Get a quick recap from the concert below and stay tuned to see if Wale continues to sport adidas on the regular.

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Big Sean x adidas Originals “Detroit Player” – Release Reminder

November 30th, 2012 by | 3 comments

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Whoa dere boy – we’ve finally arrived at the release date for the ‘Detroit Player’ by adidas Originals for Big Sean. A classic Pro Model II gets a massive upgrade of high-flair luxury with a red snakeskin upper and golden ornaments around the shoe, namely the double-pyramid piece at the base of the laces. Even the box these come packaged in will force you to yell “Oh God!”. These are incredibly limited (380 pairs to be exact) and will drop at a select number of stores like Detroit’s Puffer Reds, so don’t miss out on this notable adidas Originals release tomorrow.

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Big Sean x adidas Originals “Detroit Player”

November 27th, 2012 by | 9 comments

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Big Sean’s meteoric rise to the pop-culture spotlight has been admirable at the very least, with co-signs from Kanye West and his recognition by adidas as an ‘Original’ playing roles in his star status. This December 1st, Big Sean will perform in front of his home Detroit crowd at the Palace of Auburn Hills while celebrating the release of the limited-edition adidas Pro Model II ‘Detroit Player’. The sneaker features the Original model donned in a luxurious red reptilian material, suede accents, and golden ornaments on the Pro Model badge, tongue plate, heel trefoil, and pyramid lace dubrae. An exclusive detailed gallery of the ‘Detroit Player’ is just ahead, so check out the gallery and let us know what you think.

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