August 2nd, 2010
12:35 PM ET
What do you get for the hip hop artist who has everything? Why, his own sneaker, of course.
Converse recently announced a special limited edition run of Chuck Taylor All Stars designed by rapper Big Boi. The shoe is being released in honor of the rapper’s new solo album, "Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty."
Big Boi, real name Antwan André Patton, is one half of the rap group Outkast and whose love of sneakers is well known.
"Everyone knows the Converse All Star logo, and I was honored when they approached me to create a design in celebration of my album release," Big Boi said. "It means a lot to me to give back to the fans that support my music, and as long as I can remember music and Converse have gone hand in hand, so partnering up with them was a no-brainer."
Watch a clip of Big Poi discussing the new shoe here.
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