This morning on Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, Kanye sat down with DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God to talk about basically everything. But of course, the most important part pertains to the Yeezy Boosts and the possibility of a new black colorway. Charlamagne mentions that he doesn't really like the shoes, but that he likes the "black colorway." It's a little bit vague, but Kanye bites and says, "Yeah, we coming with the black ones real soon." Could he be talking about the black lows? Or something completely new, teased here via arguably the best Photoshop of all time? Only time will tell.
So, yeah, it's a bit vague, but it really seems that Kanye's referring to a forthcoming murdered out version of the Yeezy 750 Boosts. After all, Charlamagne has been known to occasionally latch on to the phenomenon of a viral Four Pins tweet. I don't personally believe in God, but I may or may not be typing this from a pew at a nearby church.
Ye, as always, also drops mad quotables in the interview about the Yeezy Boost release and more.
On the Yeezy Boost's exclusivity:
Yeah, I didn’t want them to be limited actually. That’s something that the company did. I really want as many people to get them as possible. I don’t want the price to be $350. I don’t want to play this sneaker culture game where they be reselling them for high prices and stuff. I just want people to have what I made. Ain’t no limited release of the College Dropout.
On their $350 price tag:
I have no idea. They just priced them like that. I think their logic was that they didn't want it to go from 'the other company' to Adidas and [people go] 'why'd they drop the price?' Sometimes the public don't always understand the transition.
When Envy mentions he can't "ball out" in the new Yeezys:
You can actually play basketball in this one better because it has Boos, which is the best technology. I'm not saying that contractually, I'm saying that as someone who goes to the gym.
On their resemblance to Uggs:
People joke that they look sort of like the Uggs. but what's so bugged out is that I'm really working on trying to make a sexier Ugg. You see Uggs all the time.
On colorways and his influence:
I see stuff from the future. I'm such a futurist I have to slow down and talk in the present. This was a proposition on where i think shows will go. I think the color palette with the reds over here and the 30 different colorways and the Black History Month version and all that, I think that's going to be out of here. in the future This is for me, humbly I would say I'm the most influential person in footwear right now. Truthfully I'm the most influential person in footwear.
On the separatism of the fashion industry:
I think in clothing right now, there's a real separatism. There's $5,000 sweatshirts and everyone is spending that money to show up in the club. We need to spend that money on our families. My point of what I'm doing in clothing right now is taking in talent. I was just at the Ralph [Lauren] Show and I was talking to Ralph and I was like, 'I need your help cause you know how to make clothes and I think I know what my generation wants.' But it's very difficult if you don't have the production and that experience that Ralph has. It's difficult to get that pricepoint, those Zara and H&M pricepoints if you don't got the factories.