A Tribe Called Quest is considered to be one of the greatest hip hop groups of the 90’s. The group, composed of Q-Tip, Phife Dawg and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, released 5 studio albums between 1990 and 1998. Every one was a banger and every hip hop head has their favorite. In my opinion, “Beats, Rhymes and Life” is the best Tribe Called Quest album. Nike SB on the other hands feels “Low End Theory” , the group’s 2nd album, is the best and shows it with this special SB Blazer.
The skate-ready Blazer follows a color palette inspired by the album artwork for “Low End Theory“. Black suede fills the base of the upper, joined by tonal yet glossy graphics. Accents come in the form of red, which appears on the Swoosh and liner, and Green, which highlights the laces and Nike embroidery along the heel tag. If you’re an old Tribe Called Quest fan or just a fan of cool sneakers, watch for these to hit a Nike SB retailer near you come September.
For the record, this isn’t the first time A Tribe Called Quest has been honored in the footwear industry. If you recall, Jordan Brand released an Air Jordan 1 Hi Strap and an Air Jordan PHLY Legends Hi inspired by the album artwork for “Midnight Marauders” back in 2009.