Kanye got the joint venture deal he wanted
The raw aggression ofYeezusis what is made it a critical success, but it also sold less than any Kanye West solo album ever has.Late 2011: Kanye Wears Samples of the Air Yeezy 2 on theWatch The ThroneTourThe only thing to get more media attention than the leather kilt were theNike Air Yeezy 2 samples West wore while on tour forWTT, which, like the Air Yeezy 1s he wore at the 2008 Grammys, were done up in a monochromatic color scheme that would never see store shelves.
First released in Turtledove in June 2015, the adidas Yeezy Boost 350 was very different again – far more traditional and understated. The confederate flag represents slavery—that’ my abstract take on it—and I made the song ‘New Slaves’.C. He talked at length about his specific design choices—like how he chose certain fabrics while picturing “dudes in Milan being shot by [street style photographer] Tommy Ton”—but also about how this capsule collection was symbolic of a new era for him personally, one where he might be seen not as a rapper or a celebrity, but as a fashion designer. Now that I’m in a position, I’m going to make sure everyone gets Yeezys.
Kanye got the joint venture deal he wanted, with royalties, and one worth more, according to his claims on the Breakfast Club radio show, than the Million dollars a year he said Nike offered him for previously undisclosed deal. This was especially true with the Air Yeezy 2s—a sneaker so rare, just seeing a pair in the street was special.But with all eyes on him and (in all likelihood) an instant sell-out on his hands, West’ on the right track to becoming the force in fashion he believes he can be. “There’s only 9,000, and also because they’re 0, if they’re out of anyone’s price range.February 2014: Nike Releases the Red Octobers Out of NowhereAnd just as soon as they arrived, they’re gone.