February 11, 2013 BY Aaron Hope
Longtime Sneaker News readers might remember that the only time Macklemore previously graced these pages was shortly after releasing the Air Jordan-inspired single ‘Wings’. About two years later, the Seattle emcee has done what no other independent artist in the digital age could manage by taking ‘Thrift Shop’ to number 1. That level of fame brings the kind of connections that’ve made him the first celebrity we’ve seen aside from Spike Lee and Mike himself to show off the upcoming Air Jordan XX8 in a non-basketball context. Macklemore goes for a half-zipped approach that reveals the neon tongue and laces; how will you rock the visionary Air Jordan XX8 when they debut on Saturday?