Some Think Air Jordans Are The Cornerstone of Nike’s Global Empire. However, I Know That Monumental Distinction Belongs To Another Juggernaut, Nike’s Air Force 1.
Unleashed on the world in 1982; in an effort to change the game. The Nike Air Force 1 was the first basketball shoe to feature Nike Air technology. The timeless shoe design would revolutionize the shoe game for decades to come.
Air Force 1 would begin its reign on the basketball court, while becoming entrenched in the heart of the hip hop community forever.
Nelly told us to “ Give Me 2 Pair.” Yo Gotti referred to them as “Cocaine Whites.” Young Jezzy simply describes them in simile fashion. “Like the Powder That I Use To Sell.”
If you reside in New York, you probably know them as Uptown’s. Charleston, South Carolina natives insist Willie D’s is the only name needed. Others dubbed them 1’s. It doesn’t matter what you call them. Just put some respect on their name! Iconic, Classic, Vintage, Revolutionary, Nike Air Force 1.