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.
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.
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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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