Shy Glizzy Shares His Five Favorite Sneakers

Made in DC and deemed ‘King of DC’ by Drake, Glizzy Gang boss Shy Glizzy is serious about his footwear game. Not only does he have a love for DC’s classics but he also has a unique taste in sneakers that expands beyond his region.

Recently, the 25-year-old rapper announced his new project, Fully Loaded coming out in October. While waiting on the new project, hear what are his all-time are favorites in the latest My 5.

Nike Total Air Foamposite Max

Shy Glizzy: You know I grew up from the Foam culture. The Nike Total Air Foamposite Max is hard. Especially the silver pair. I like them because they are crazy unique. I got them right after I had the ability to pay for them.

 

New Balance 99xs

Shoe City x EAT x New Balance 990v4

Shy Glizzy: I love the New Balance 990s, 991s, 993s, pretty much all the 99xs. Besides wearing the designer sneakers right now, all I wear is New Balances. New Balance is also very big in the DC sneaker culture. Not only do I wear the signature grey pair, but I also wear different colors depending on what outfits each day. I also want to a collaboration with New Balance because they are my all-time favorite.

Air Jordan 16s

Shy Glizzy: I know not a lot of people like the Air Jordan 16s, but I like something different and unique. In my mind, they are swaggy with the patent leather on the toe box. The OG black and red colorway are definitely my favorite. If I ever have a chance to do a collaboration with Jordan Brand the Air Jordan 16 would be the model I want to work on.

Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG ‘Aleali May”

Aleali May x Air Jordan 1

Shy Glizzy: I definitely like something different but classic when it comes to sneakers. The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Aleali May” is definitely unique but a classic to me. I like the different materials used on the sneaker, like the corduroy. She did a good job on those.

Chanel x Pharrell Williams x adidas Human Race NMD

Chanel x Pharrell x adidas NMD Hu

Shy Glizzy: This pair might be the only pair that I really want to get but don’t have right now. I pretty much have every sneaker that I want. First of all, I like the Chanel as the brand itself, and the collaboration makes it even more interesting. I am going to get them for my birthday for sure!

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