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The Hottest Kicks Worn By The BET 'Best Male Hip Hop Artist' Nominees

From DaBaby to Jack Harlow, these nominees never fail to give us serious sneaker inspiration.

Having a fresh pair of sneakers is like a rite of passage and our “Best Male Hip Hop Artist” Nominees take their sneaker game quite seriously. From DaBaby proclaiming his love for Air Maxes and Air Force 1s to Jack Harlow’s undying love for New Balance shoes, we’re already predicting some of the fly footwear we’ll see on the star-studded BET Awards carpet.

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As we await the big day, we’re taking a stroll down memory lane to showcase some of the best shoe moments from our current nominees. Check it out!

  1. DaBaby

    DaBaby stays fresh from head to toe! While attending the Swisher Sweets Spark Awards, the “Masterpiece” rapper showed off his brand new pair of Air Jordan 3, featuring faux fur detailing and bold animal prints.

  2. Drake

     (Photo by OGUT/Star Max/GC Images)

    Photo by OGUT/Star Max/GC Images

    (Photo by OGUT/Star Max/GC Images)

    We expect to see Drake in a dope pair of sneakers! Of course, the Champagne Papi did not disappoint when he strolled through Los Angeles in a pair of Nike Air Max Plus OG 'Sunset’ sneakers.

  3. J. Cole

    (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

    Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

    (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

    J. Cole’s sneaker game is clean! The “Can’t Get Enough” rapper stepped onto the HOT 97 Summer Jam stage in these Adidas Torsion Attitude sneakers that left us mesmerized by the intricate layers of blue detailing. 

  4. Jack Harlow

    (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage)

    Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage

    (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage)

    Jack Harlow who is known to love him some New Balances, rocked his signature kicks at the BET Hip Hop Awards 2019. The all-white shoes with straps were just what his colorful ensemble needed to make him stand out in the crowd. 

  5. Lil Baby

    (Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)

    Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage

    (Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)

    Lil Baby loves to keep his looks coordinated. The “Drip Too Hard” rapper came dripping in orange and white Nike Dunk High 'Syracuse' 2021 at his April 2021 live performance at the Cosmopolitan lounge in Atlanta, GA. 

  6. Pop Smoke

    (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)

    Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

    (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)

    Keeping it clean and classy, Pop Smoke stepped onto the blue carpet wearing a fresh pair of low-top Nike Air Force 1’s. The late rapper sure knew how to keep himself looking cool and crisp with this kept his vibes cool, clean, and crisp with this classic choice.

    Watch the BET Awards 2021 on June 27 at 8/7C.  

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