Sneaker Nicknames Explained: The Kanye West Edition

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Nike Air Yeezy II “Red October”

When word of a possible third colorway of the Yeezy II release first hit, the sneaker world went crazy. Fast forward to Kanye rocking an all-red pair during his SNL appearance, and the topic took over social media. Yeezy fueled that fire by dropping a line about the shoes in the song “Hold My Liquor” off the newly released Yeezus album. He raps, “Yeezys all in your sofa. Call these the Red Octobers.” Does this hint at a release date?

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