A Guide To Kanye West's Lyrical Sneaker References

"(When the album comin' out?) Man the peoples is askin'
Yamamoto adidas, ya sick with the fashion

Ya already got dough, so ya spit for the passion"

Song: "Heavy Hitters"

Album: I'm G.O.O.D.

Year: 2003 

Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto and adidas debuted their first collection in Paris in October of 2002. The mix of high-end fashion with classic sports silhouettes was right up Kanye's alley — and his bank account was ready. 

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