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Brand: Kendrick Lamar x Nike
Model: Nike Cortez
Key Features: An all black upper with white detailing on the Swoosh, heel, and tongue tab sits atop a white and black foam midsole and serrated outsole. A red ribbon runs up the tongue and down the heel.
Release Date: N/A
Editor’s Notes: Thanks to Top Dawg Entertainment president Dave Free, we get a first look at what Sneakernews is calling the third installment in the ongoing collaboration between Nike and Kendrick Lamar, a TDE-signed artist.
We’ve already had two Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez in the ‘DAMN’ and ‘Kung Fu Kenny’ colorways and it looks like the third will be a black and red iteration of the same model.
The sneakers were teased on Dave Free’s Instagram alongside a TDE x Nike hoodie that will presumably be dropping during TDE’s The Championship Tour, a tour of sixteen different pop-up shops of which six are in partnership with Nike.
Sneakernews speculates that the Cortez sneakers could drop at those six Nike-sponsored pop-up locations in Houston, NYC, LA, Boston, Toronto, and Chicago.
"Friday. TDE x Nike"
No official word has been received from TDE, Kendrick Lamar, or Nike on whether the sneakers will release. Stay tuned for any updates.
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