50 years after the birth of the genre, hip hop is still influencing streetwear. Nike shoes have always been an integral part of this culture—both influencing and being influenced by iconic musicians, artists and fans. Celebrate half a century of art and culture with platinum and gold records on your soles and metallic gray details on the upper to match. Lace up and get spinning.
Throw Ya Hands Up
August 11, 1973 is known as the day hip hop was born. Music makers and lovers came together at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue for the now famous "Back to School Jam," which changed the course of music history and helped kick off the movement that became hip hop as we know it.
Walk This Way
Elevate your look to platinum status with a microphone charm as well as gold and platinum records on the pivot points of the outsole.
The sockliner features a Nike logo inspired by the "Parental Advisory" label, and the tongue features a logo that pays homage to classic performer posters.
Leather in the upper ages to soft perfection.
Originally designed for performance hoops, the Nike Air cushioning adds lasting comfort.
Perforations on toe