Kanye West

Kanye West is a hip-hop and pop culture superstar best known for his music, taste in fashion, and sneakers. He is noted as one of the most well-versed sneakerheads in the celebrity community and is consistently seen wearing select sneakers in his music videos, live shows, and in public. He is also the first non-athlete to release his own Nike signature shoe called the Air Yeezy, which debuted in 2009, followed by the Air Yeezy 2 in 2012. In 2014, Kanye signed with adidas and debuted the first Yeezy Boost 750 “Grey” in 2015. More models later followed including the adidas Yeezy Boost 350, Yeezy 950 Duckboot, and Yeezy Boost 350 v2. Read the articles below to learn more.

Kanye West

Everything You Need To Know About The Yeezy Pods

The Yeezy Pods by Kanye West are a slip-on sock-like shoe with rubber pods on the outsole. They are meant to appear as exactly that:...

By Sneaker News December 15, 2023

adidas Severs Ties With Ye, Claims Ownership Of All Yeezy Designs

On Tuesday morning, adidas announced it had terminated its contractual relationship with the being formerly known as “Kanye West,” effective immediately. Announcement of the decision...

By Jovani Hernandez October 25, 2022

Ye’s Unreleased Air Jordan 6 “Donda” Could Be Yours For A Cool $3.5 Million

Among fashion icons, few can rival the influence of Kanye West, whose work with Louis Vuitton, A BATHING APE, Nike, and adidas have all become...

By Sneaker News September 28, 2022

Kanye West Claims adidas Ruined The Yeezy Knit Runner

In the on-going saga that is tension between Ye – the being formerly known as “Kanye West” – and adidas, the 45-year-old artist has doubled down on...

By Jovani Hernandez September 15, 2022

Kanye West Will Say Goodbye To Corporate America Once adidas And Gap Contracts End

Ye, the being formerly known as “Kanye West,” has never been one to hold his tongue. In a recent phone interview with Bloomberg, the 45-year-old...

By Jovani Hernandez September 12, 2022

Ye (Formerly Kanye West) Hints At A Possible Collaboration With Jordan Brand

This week has already been quite eventful, with Louis Vuitton and Off-White having revealed no small number of Air Force 1s. But as we begin...

By Michael Le January 21, 2022

A Look At Ye’s Red Sneaker Legacy

To the uninitiated, tomorrow’s adidas YEEZY FOAM RUNNER “Vermillion” drop might seem like Ye’s – the being formerly known as “Kanye West” – first time...

By Jovani Hernandez October 28, 2021

Kanye West Sues Walmart For Selling Fake Yeezy Foam Runners

Considering the Yeezy Foam Runner’s popularity and lack of availability, it was only a matter of time before counterfeits hit the market. And while expected...

By Michael Le June 24, 2021

Kanye West’s Nike Air Yeezy 1 Prototype Sells For $1.8 Million At Sotheby’s

One of the most documented Yeezy sample sneakers in history has sold at a mind-blowing $1.8 million at Sotheby’s auction. Known in the sneaker community...

By Sneaker News April 26, 2021