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A History of Kanye West’s Sneaker Collabs

February 10th, 2014 by | 34 comments

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Today marks the ten-year anniversary of the release of The College Droupout, the debut album from Kanye West that would be a precursor to a decade of dominance from the Chicago rapper. Yes, his name was known prior thanks to the stray mixtapes and production credits, but it was Dropout that introduced Kanye the character; the multifaceted music man who was equal parts brilliant and boisterous. As he’s been prone to reminding the general public of late, Kanye’s aims have always been broader than just music. The sneaker world in particular has felt his force-from that obscure Nike Air 180 that wore his bear logo to the frenzy of yesterday’s surprise Red October release.

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Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” – Nikestore Release

February 9th, 2014 by | 217 comments

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The “Red October” Air Yeezy 2 just released on Nikestore online. Their release is certainly a surprise one given that Kanye has cut ties with the brand and all release chatter/speculation had pretty much died down at this point. The shoes popped up as available via a Twitter link without warning, and it appears that the full size run that was posted has already evaporated. Continue reading for a look at the first ever official Red October Yeezy images and let us know if you were lucky enough to purchase a pair.

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Sneaker Headlines & Predictions for February 2014

February 3rd, 2014 by | 37 comments

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Are you ready for February? It is the biggest month for sneakers out of the entire year – it’s when brands come forward with some of the year’s very best, and when stores report the highest numbers in sales. The next four weeks or so promise some very big things, and here at Sneaker News, we have narrowed it down to a select number of headlines and predictions that should direct you down the right path.

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Macklemore Throws Red October Yeezy 2 Into Crowd During New Year’s Eve Performance

January 2nd, 2014 by | 29 comments

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The saga of the Red October Yeezy 2 continues. The sneakers were seen on feet of yet another celebrity-this time around it was rapper and noted shoe fanatic Macklemore. Pairs touted by previous people have been called into question authenticity-wise, but Macklemore’s appearance in the sneakers is likely to drum up less doubt given his sneaker chops. Making the moment all the more exciting was when, at the end of the first song during his Times Square performance for New Year’s Eve, he threw the pair out to a couple of lucky audience members below. Continue reading for a video recap and stay with us for more Air Yeezy news.

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Will Nike Ever Release the “Red October” Yeezy 2?

December 25th, 2013 by | 48 comments

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After the sudden news of a release of the Red October Yeezy 2 this Friday, Foot Locker quickly recanted their statement and tentatively cancelled the release faster than you could bellow “You ain’t got the answers, Sway!” into a microphone. Unless the nationwide chain retailer – the only sneaker store that ever put out any sort of release info for the controversial kicks – pulls another fast one and decides to release them on the December 27th date it originally established, it doesn’t seem like Red Octobers in 2013 are a reality.

What was once the most anticipated release of the year has now become a “just get it over with” scenario, and as Nike continues to wait while Kanye continues to air out his Swoosh-related business on the radio, we’re left to wonder if Nike will choose to scrap it as a whole and do its best to pretend the shoes never existed. However, there are still the lucky few who won free pairs through Kanye’s giveaway, and with fine print reading the shoes won’t arrive until January 2014 the earliest, Nike may just wait until those freebie pairs start making their way out in an effort to minimize the Red October headlines. Kanye-designed sneakers are 100% happening in 2014, however, whether it be the Yeezy or the Yeezi (or whatever name the hip-hop turned designer and adidas has formulated). Your thoughts? Chime in below.

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Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” – Release Date

December 20th, 2013 by | 238 comments

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The Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” will release on December 27th, 2013. The release is certainly a surprise one given that the Kanye/Nike relationship has officially ended, but indeed the date is now appearing on the official Foot Locker release calender. Stay tuned to Sneaker News for more on the upcoming “Red October” Yeezy 2 release.

Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October”
Release Date:
12/27/13

Update: Foot Locker will be releasing the Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October” online only on 12/27 at 8AM EST.

Update: Foot Locker has again changed their info regarding the release and is now reporting that the Red October Yeezy 2 will not release on the 27th on FootLocker.com and that they have no further info.

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Kevin Hart in Nike Air Yeezy 2 “Red October”

December 16th, 2013 by | 10 comments

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The list of celebrities who have been seen with the “Red October” Yeezy 2 is a pretty short one, and due to the sneakers’ questionable retail arrival, there’s been plenty of reasonable doubt tossed around whenever anyone outside of Kanye’s immediate circle has posted them up. The latest to generate that sort of scrutiny is Kevin Hart, who can be seen here in the elusive shoes, but considering his star status, it’s possible that the funnyman’s pair are indeed legit. Continue reading to see more photos of Kevin Hart in Yeezys and let us know in the comments if you think his money was spent wisely, and remember to stay tuned to Sneaker News for info on a possible “Red October” Yeezy 2 release date should that ever actually happen.

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