The Best Air Max Lyrical References In Hip Hop


Ghostface Killah (f. Raekwon) – ‘Apollo Kids’ – Supreme Clientele {2000}

A pair of bright phat yellow Air Max,
Hit the racks snatch ’em up son twenty dollars off no tax;

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Keeping it super sneakerhead during a time where that was generally taken as a compliment, Ghostface starts off the second verse detailing his latest pickup: a pair of yellow Air Maxes that he found on a clearance rack. The hunt for heavily marked-down sneakers is one of the few constants in the sneaker game that has lasted throughout the decades because everyone likes saving money…right?