• I Need Two Pair: Nelly Is Crediting His Cultural Influence For Air Force Ones Price Increase

    7 days ago - By Essence

    By Jasmine Browley · Updated September 23, 2022 Nelly rapped “I need two pair” in his 2002 hit Air Force Ones, which declared his love for the classic Nike shoe. Now nearly 20 years later it's being reported that he believes his song is the reason for significant uptick in popularity and price of the classic piece of footwear. “Everybody that got Nike shoe deals need to be thanking us right now,” he said in an interview with Complex's Sneaker Shopping series. “We opened Nike's eyes to a lot of that. At that time, they weren't doing it. They were basically on some ‘they're gon' win...
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