See Spike Lee's New Political Custom Kicks
The filmmaker and sneakerhead got creative after viewing the 2017 Grammys.
When A Tribe Called Quest performed with Anderson .Paak, Busta Rhymes and Consequence at the 2017 Grammys, the world stood still and rallied behind the entertainers. “Resist” was a message that boomed and resonated not just in the Staples Center but around the world.
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Spike Lee was one of those listening souls.
Inspired by the performance and the group’s latest release, We Got It from Here … Thank You 4 Your Service, the filmmaker and sneaker aficionado revamped a pair of Jordan 1s paying homage to the musical collective and their mirroring political views.
Photo: Spike Lee
“President Agent Orange” and “Resist” are boldly written on his customized sneakers. The kicks feature a simplified black leather base, bold red and white letters and gold Swoosh that adds a nice pop of color.
While it looks like this is a one-time occasion, the buzz surrounding them has been huge.
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