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Step into Nostalgia and Style with Ewing Athletics' 33 Hi x Rakim “Paid in Full" Sneakers

Take a journey back to the golden era of hip-hop with our latest sneaker collaboration. Introducing: the Ewing Athletics 33 Hi x Rakim "Paid in Full" Sneakers. This shoe is the first of our series with legendary rapper Rakim and celebrates the anniversary of his debut album, Paid In Full, released on July 7th, 1987. This collaborative sneaker features a premium suede upper in various colors inspired by the original album cover, matching album artwork highlights, and special Rakim artwork packaging.

Step Back in Time: Relive the Golden Era of Hip Hop

Do you remember the days when hip-hop ruled the airwaves? If you do, we've got a treat for you to reignite those cherished memories. The 33 Hi x Rakim "Paid in Full" Sneakers from are a true homage to the legendary era of the '80s and '90s hip-hop culture.

Inspired by an Iconic Album: Paid in Full

Ewing Athletics teamed up with none other than the hip-hop legend Rakim to create these jaw-dropping kicks. Rakim is one of the most influential rappers in hip-hop history. He is a prominent rapper in the culture and is known for his work alongside Eric B., and together, they created some of the most influential hip-hop hits. They were among the first to utilize some of the genre’s most famous samples. Inspired by his classic album "Paid in Full," these sneakers blend iconic design with contemporary craftsmanship, giving you the best of both worlds.

A Touch of Nostalgia: Bringing Back the Old School Vibe

The "Pelican Willow Almond" colorway pays tribute to the retro aesthetics of that era, combining shades that take us back to the old-school hip-hop album covers and street style we all loved. With a mix of classic beige and cool green tones, these sneakers are the epitome of throwback fashion.

Quality that Speaks for Itself

When it comes to Ewing Athletics, quality has always been our top priority. These sneakers boast premium materials and expert craftsmanship that ensure you're not only stepping into nostalgia but also into comfort and durability. Whether you're a basketball enthusiast or a collector of vintage kicks, the 33 Hi x Rakim "Pelican Willow Almond: Paid in Full" Sneakers are the perfect addition to your collection.

For the True Sneaker Heads

We know that our Ewing fam appreciates the artistry and history behind each pair. The 33 Hi x Rakim "Pelican Willow Almond: Paid in Full" Sneakers are a must-have for any serious collector. Rare, exclusive, and full of rich history, these kicks will undoubtedly be a crown jewel in your sneaker rotation.

Embrace the Inspiration: A Reminder of Hip Hop's Pioneering Spirit

As you lace up these sneakers and feel the retro cushioning under your feet, you're not just wearing a pair of shoes; you're embracing the spirit of hip-hop pioneers. Rakim's lyrical brilliance and Patrick Ewing's groundbreaking presence on the court serve as inspirations that still resonate today.

Embrace the Legacy

Embrace the legacy, make a statement, and join us in celebrating the golden era with the 33 Hi x Rakim "Pelican Willow Almond: Paid in Full" Sneakers from Ewing Athletics.