August 12, 2010 BY Aaron Kr.
In its inaugural year, the World Basketball Festival in New York City is certainly setting the bar high; with special performances by the greatest rapper of our generation, to stunning displays of the most historic basketball shoes to ever see light, the World Basketball Festival is truly a worldwide celebration rejoicing in the name of the sport as well as the accompanying passion for sneakers. At the epicenter of the mammoth sneaker presentation was the born-in-’82 Nike Air Force 1, and just yesterday Sneaker News gave you a sneak peak at the a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration with a certain individual born in ’69 – the one-and-only Jay-Z.
The Jay-Z x Nike Air Force 1 ‘All Black Everything’ WBF Pack features the five participating countries – USA, Puerto Rico, China, Brazil, and France – in astounding material selections and of course the unforgettable All-Black-Everything tonal-black colorway. Despite sharing the color combination, each pair possesses its own unique identity with the use of contrasting materials – nubuck, pony hair, patent leather, and more – as well as a special insole and bottom sole. Each of the five pairs just went live on eBay, and all of the finalized proceeds will go to the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation. Continue reading for a stunning photo gallery and info of the entire Jay-Z x Nike Air Force 1 ‘All Black Everything’ WBF Pack as well as links to each of the Auction Cause eBay listings.
JAY-Z x NIKE AIR FORCE 1 ‘ALL BLACK EVERYTHING’ WBF – USA
The USA edition features a premium leather upper with a tonal black safari print covering the rear panels of the shoe.
To view the auction for the USA edition from the Jay-Z x Nike Air Force 1 ‘All Black Everything’ collection, click here.