Kendrick Lamar’s First Nike Cortez Releases in January

Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez Kenny 1 (AV8255-106)
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By the end of last year, Kendrick Lamar made waves by leaking a fresh on-feet look at his collaborative effort with none other than Nike. Dubbed the “Kenny“, the Compton rapper showed off a red-and-white-version of the west coast classic Cortez which was equipped with a lace holder and featured Chinese lettering. But that colorway seems to be postponed for now, as Kendrick rocked out at the college football National Championship halftime show in another new pair.
This premium leather upper on this Cortez is kept in crisp white but comes with a twist: both the side Swoosh and the Nike branding on the tongue label have been replaced by “DAMN.” letterings to reference Kung-Fu Kenny’s 2017 standout album of the same name.

Release Details – Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez Kenny 1

The Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez Kenny 1 launches on January 26, 2018 and will be available via Nike SNKRS. The retail price is $100 USD.

In other news, check out the Levi’s x Air Jordan 4 Denim Pack here.


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Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez Kenny 1 (AV8255-106) - Top

Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez Kenny 1 (AV8255-106) - Back

Kendrick Lamar x Nike Cortez Kenny 1 (AV8255-106) - Sole

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