Kanye West Nike Air Yeezy 1 Sells At $1.8 Million To Become The Worlds Most Expensive Sneakers

KANYE WEST NIKE AIR YEEZY 1 SELLS FOR $1.8 MILLION TO BECOME THE WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE SNEAKERS
Kanye West Nike Air Yeezy 1 Sells At $1.8 Million To Become The Worlds Most Expensive Sneakers…
You must be familiar with the saying that nothing is impossible in life if you believe, Kanye West has become the face of that saying as he sells the first pair of his Nike Air Yeezy 1 sneakers at $1.8 Million to become the worlds most expensive sneakers.

 

 

The Nike Air Yeezy 1 sneakers which was designed by Kanye West and Mark Smith and produced by Nike in 2008, paved way for Kanye West’s Yeezy brand which has become a major fashion brand around the world, yielding Kanye West a bank breaking return on a yearly basis that has shot him to the position of the richest Hip Hop artiste in the world.

 

 

Kanye first wore the sneakers to the 50th Grammy award in 2008 where he performed his hit songs ‘STRONGER’ and ‘HEY MAMA’ wearing the sneakers which he unveiled to the world during the performance. The size 12 sneakers which notable features are a soft black leather upper, perforated details, tonal Nike swoosh, Yeezy forefoot strap and signature ‘Y’ medallion lacelocks in bright pink, became high on demand that Kanye West and Nike had to collaborate on other sneakers partnership until 2013 when Ye left them for Adidas.

 

 

The Nike Air Yeezy 1 sneakers broke the record of the previous holder which was a Nike sneakers collaboration with basketball legend Michael Jordan from 1985 named Nike Air Jordan 1s which sold for $560.000 May 2020.
The record holder before the Nike Air Jordan 1s was also a Nike sneakers named Nike Waffle Racing Flat ‘Moon Shoes’ that sold for $437.500 in 2019.
These records make Nike the producers of the 3 most expensive sneakers in the world.

 

 

Kanye West Nike Air Yeezy 1 Sells At $1.8 Million To Become The Worlds Most Expensive Sneakers…
The sale was carried out by Sothebys the worlds leading auction, retail, and private sales agency and sold to Rares sneakers investment agency. On selling the sneakers to Rares, Sothebys via their official Instagram handle @sothebys revealed the following about the record breaking sneakers:

 

“World Record: This pair of Kanye West ‘Grammy Worn’ Nike Air Yeezy 1 Prototypes from 2008 sold for a record-breaking $1.8 million today, acquired by sneaker investing platform @raresapp via private sale. The price sets a new milestone for a publicly recorded sneaker sale, shattering the current auction record for sneakers by almost three times, and establishing the Yeezy 1 Prototypes as the most valuable sneakers ever and the first recorded sneaker sale for more than $1 million. One of the most prized and sought-after sneakers in existence, this pair was unveiled when #Kanye wore the sneakers during his memorable performance of ‘Hey Mama’ and ‘Stronger’ during the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, making the Yeezy a pillar in the advent of modern sneaker culture. #SothebysSneakers #KanyeWest #AirYeezy #Rare.”

 

 

 

 

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Kanye West Nike Air Yeezy 1 Sells At $1.8 Million To Become The Worlds Most Expensive Sneakers…
Impossibility is nothing if a sneakers can be sold for $1.8Million. Kanye West keeps motivating me to the heavens. What do you think this sales? Let us know by commenting below. Thanks for reading.

 

READ ALSO:Kanye West Becomes Richest Black Man

 

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