Raekwon To Release ‘Only Built 4 Cuban Linx’ Purple Tape Sneakers (VIDEO/PHOTOS)


(AllHipHop News) Raekwon has spent 2015 celebrating the 20 year anniversary of his classic album Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. The game changing 1995 LP is being commemorated in another very special way.

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Rae and Mike Packer did an interview with Sway In The Morning, and they spoke about new limited edition Purple Tape sneakers. The shoes were made in Italy and feature the OB4CL tracklist on the inside of the sneaks.

“Me and Packer – we wanted to just give back in our little way,” said Raekwon. “I felt like this is something that is going to be monumental, something people will remember.”

The Packer x Raekwon “Purple Tape” Capsule Collection is a U.S. exclusive. The sneakers and other apparel will be released on Thursday, August 20 from 11am to 6pm only at S.O.B.’s in New York City. Retail price is set at $200.

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Watch Raekwon and Mike Packer’s interview below.

PHOTO: Packer Shoes