See The Sneakers Kendrick Lamar Is Making His Design Debut With

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 03:  Rapper Kendrick Lamar is interviewed by Forbes Magazine Senior Editor Zack O'Malley Greenburg at the 2017 Forbes Under 30 Summit on October 3, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images)

See The Sneakers Kendrick Lamar Is Making His Design Debut With


Published December 20, 2017

Kendrick Lamar finally gave sneakerheads a preview on his new shoe via the ‘Gram. 


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The red and white Cortez includes a “Don't Trip" tab across the laces and “Damn” written in Chinese on the toe, presumably a nod to his successful album. We are not surprise that his new collab with Nike starts with the Cortez since Kendrick often raps about the sneaker. It’s also a very popular style in his home state, Cali.

So far, most fans on Twitter feel the shoes will be dope:

And others quickly shared their concerns for the slight resemblance to, hmm, bowling shoes:

The "Humble" rapper did not confirm if this is the actual shoe being released or if these are an exclusive custom design just for him. We will keep you updated regarding price and release date, but are you feeling the shoes so far? 

Written by Maurice Marcel

(Photo: Paul Marotta/Getty Images)


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