Watch The Toes: A History of Kanye & Jay-Z’s Sneaker Ventures

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When it comes to kicks Jay-Z and Kanye West have been featured on more drops than anyone else in the rap game. Signatures, collabs, and samples have put both on a pedestal as tastemakers and power players in overlapping industries. Over the years, the brothers in arms have proved friends in feet stepping out in style together and even crossing their own lines. Having worked on multiple releases with numerous brands, we take a look at Yeezy and Hov?s track record in the footwear field.

No School in the Wild

Shoe: Jay-Z x Nike Air Force 1 “All Black Everything”
Year: 2010

Jay’s “Run This Town” quotable led to a limited run of charitable kicks. In conjunction with 2010?s World Basketball Festival, Nike teamed up with the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation releasing five pairs of blacked-out Forces on eBay. Students were the real winners as the funds raised went all-school-everything.

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