After teasing a Kung Fu Kenny Cortex sneaker back in December, Kendrick Lamar took to Instagram to debut his brand-new Nike collab sneaker, the Cortez Kenny 1.

The clean white kicks feature red and black accents, alongside a huge “DAMN” in the place of the Nike Swoosh.


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Slated to cost $100, the hyped collab was originally rumored to drop on the same night of the Grammys — January 28, but the release date has actually been moved up.

According to Nike, the Cortez Kenny 1 will drop January 26 on the brand’s SNKRS app. Check back for more confirmed details on the release as they come in.

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