Cortez Damn 2
Cortez Damn

Leaked: Kendrick Lamar's First Nike Shoe

Date: October 16 2017

By: Anna Crews


Since Kendrick Lamar left Reebok for Nike back in August, we've been eagerly anticipating the artist's first shoe with the brand. Considering Kung Fu Kenny has been spotted wearing the Cortez at numerous stops on his DAMN tour, it should come as no great surprise that this trainer may be his debut Swoosh.

Thanks to some grainy leaks, we've been given a preview of what this collaborative Cortez may look like. The internet's dubbing this shoe the 'DAMN' colourway, as the name of the rapper's latest album is affixed to the tongue. Kendrick's initials are stitched onto the heel tab, and deubrés bear the acronym TDE (for Kendrick's label, 'Top Dog Entertainment'). 

There's been no word from Nike on whether this is a legit release, but considering Kendrick's pretty crazy for the Cortez, we can probably expect this all-red number to drop in the coming months. Stay tuned for further information as it comes in. 

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