The 50 Greatest Sneaker References in Rap History

36. DJ Khaled f/ Rick Ross, Drake, Lil Wayne, "I'm On One"

Snippet:
Lyrics: "Walking on the clouds, suspended in thin air/The ones beneath me recognize the red bottoms I wear"
Artist: Rick Ross
Track Title: "I'm On One"

Some of Ricky Rozay's better guest verses in 2011 had him wearing Louboutins, like in Drake's "Lord Knows." What makes this particular mention particularly notable is how far he stretches the metaphor. The haters aren't just looking up at his red bottoms because of his boss status; the boss is literally above you. Well...maybe not literally because he's smoking that purple haze in this verse, but let's use a little imagination here.

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