A few months ago, Lil Nas X would put a new spin on “bloody shoes,” He isn’t referring to the kind Cardi B was talking about in Bodak Yellow. The rapper released his own sneaker collection that was believed to be sold with actual human blood. While many thought that the rapper’s actions were weird and disturbing, Lil Nas X felt like the problem was never about the shoes and more about his success as a gay black man in the industry.
Recently, pro skateboarder Tony Hawk has released a skateboard line with a similar concept. Hawk released the announcement on Instagram where he told fans that his blood would be infused in a limited edition of 100 skateboards, selling at $500 each.
“Apparently I didn’t read the fine print and now Liquid Death officially owns my soul, and my blood, too,” Hawk, who is an ambassador of Liquid Death stated. “I don’t know, it’s very confusing. They’re taking my blood, and they’re gonna use it for skateboard graphics.”
Whether you believe this was good marketing or not, Lil Nax S and his fanbase were not happy about this move.
“Now that tony hawk has released skateboards with his blood painted on them, and there was no public outrage, are y’all ready to admit y’all were never actually upset over the blood in the shoes? and maybe u were mad for some other reason?” Lil Nas tweeted.
“It’s not the blood it was the whole 666 and trying to associate the devil with it,” wrote Safaree Samuels. “We don’t need to act like we out here worshipping the devil. Let’s leave that to the KKK.”
While there is an ongoing debate over who’s project is more satanic than the other, let us know if you would purchase anything with real human blood!
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