Tomorrow, Nike will finally released the highly-anticipated “Metallic Pewter” Nike Air Foamposite One. Yes, finally. We say that because this shoe was first spotted on Wale’s feet eight months ago. This is nothing new. Over the past couple of years, Wale has debuted multiple Foamposite sneakers months before the official release. Besides rap bars, the Washington D.C. rapper has made a name for himself thanks to his debut of an assortment of Foams. What other Foams did Wale debut? Take a look at our Foam Home: Wale’s Eight Best Foamposite Debuts.
Nike Air Foamposite One “Eggplant”
When: October 2008
Where: LRG ad in Dime Magazine
Released: February 2009
It only makes sense for the return of the Foamposite craze to go through Mr. Folarin. The Washington D.C. native has let us know, time after time, the Foam fiends reside in DC. The “Eggplant” Nike Air Foamposite One was the one that kicked off the recent surge of Foams. It also received the most attention thanks to Wale wearing these five months before the release.