After getting a preview last week of the latest “Home & Away” collection by Nike & Foot Locker, this time giving us a set of AF1s inspired by Detroit, we now have a full look at the campaign that stars Tee Grizzley, one of the city’s premiere rap talents, along with other influential Motor City natives like comedian Haha Davis, custom kick king El Cappy and fellow rapper and sneaker entrepreneur in her own right Kameko.
All four personalities come together for a sit-down conversation about what makes Detroit so unique. As each of them discuss using the citywide feeling of pride to help achieve the goals in their respective careers — comedy, music, fashion and footwear are just some of the areas they all can claim an expertise in — it’s fitting that a sneaker as classic as the Nike Air Force 1 can unite them for the sake of repping Michigan’s largest city. “We so proud to be from Detroit — like, we ain’t won a championship since like 2004, but we still sell out all our games,” says Haha Davis in the video above, meanwhile Kameko highlights the “313” tongue tab as her favorite part of the “Away” colorway. They each prove how the city itself made it possible to create two new iterations of a Swoosh classic for not just Detroit’s finest to enjoy but sneaker collectors in general.
The Nike Air Force 1 Home & Away “Detroit” colorways drop exclusively at the new Foot Locker Detroit Power Store (17755 East 8 Mile Road) this Saturday (February 2), followed by a wider release at select stores and online on February 22. Watch the campaign video above, and check out the images below to get a closer look at both colorways: