March 17th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne
We try and keep you up on what rappers and other celebs are wearing these days in terms of sneakers, but let’s keep in mind that rappers have had the trainer game on lock long before the current bubble of “sneakerhead” interest. Evidence comes here in the form of a handful of classic sneaker-featured album covers of yesteryear. Some that come to mind are Biz Markie in his Nike Air Safari, LL Cool J in some Air Jordan 1s, Three Times Dope with a mean set of Air Jordan IIIs, and the endless Run DMC x adidas moments. Click through with us for a walk down memory lane and then check out the greater group of classic rap album cover sneaker sightings on FNG and Classic Kicks.
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October 3rd, 2011 by Brendan Dunne
Most of the gentlemen featured in this edition of Celebrity Feet have been known to rock heat on the regular, so what happens when you get them all in the same room? Something of an arms-race it turns out, with each sneakerhead bringing out their big guns for the 2011 B.E.T. Hip Hop Awards this past weekend in Atlanta. You can make your own judgements on who came out on top based on the full set of pics after the jump, but we’re tipping our hat to the four dudes above. Amare Stoudemire showed up in his Nike Air Max Sweep Thru PE’s, Pill went for the just released Nike Air Total Foamposite Max, Big K.R.I.T. stuck with a classic in the Air Jordan XI Concord, and the ever unpredictable Soulja Boy opted for the high-end in his Louis Vuitton Dons. Continue reading for a full look at the star studded event and let us know who gets your vote.
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