Rappers have been known to have as much love for their sneakers as they do for their music, and eventually as the rappers status grows within the entertainment world footwear brands partner up with the hip-hop artist of the moment to release a limited one-of-one sneaker or in some cases a signature line of sneakers. To the date, the most successful hip-hop artist with a signature sneaker line has been Kanye West. His Air Yeezy silhouette with Nike became widely acclaimed by sneakerheads and non-sneaker collectors, but after a fallout with the Swoosh Ye decided to take his Yeezy sneaker over to Nike's biggest competitor, adidas, who not only adds Ye to their roster of artists with sneakers, but also counts with the likes of Big Sean and Pharrell Williams. As more images of Kanye's upcoming adidas Yeezi silhouette start popping up on the web, and rappers like Tyga and Birdman get ready to release a new line of shoes, we take a look back at some of the most successful signature line of sneakers by a hip-hop artist.

Pharrell's first adidas sneaker with the brand debuted in Oct. with three bright and vibrant colorways of the Stan Smith silhouette.

Pharrell Williams x Adidas

In 2009 Kanye West dropped a high-end signature line with Louis Vuitton. The sneakers front the collection were named after members of Kanye's entourage.

Kanye West x Louis Vuitton

The T-Raww sneaker between Tyga and Reebok was released in two colorways in 2013.

Reebok x Tyga "T-Raww"

50 was not only taking over the industry of music, but also the world of sneakers with his Reebok x G-Unit silhouette.

G-Unit x Reebok

50 was not only taking over the industry of music, but also the world of sneakers with his Reebok x G-Unit silhouette.

In August of 2013, Wiz Khalifa and Converse collaborated to drop The Chuck Taylor All Star Wiz Khalifa Collection.

Converse x Wiz Khalifa

Vans Syndicate teamed up with Tyler, The Creator in 2013 for a refreshing take on the Vans Old Skool silhouette.

Tyler, The Creator x Vans Syndicate

The start of the Air Yeezy phenomenon began in 2009 with the release of the first Nike x Kanye West collab sneaker.

Kanye West x Nike Air Yeezy 1 and 2

Big Sean and adidas teamed up for their first model of sneaker in 2012 with the Pro Model "Detroit Player."

Big Sean x adidas

The S.Carter was a very much hyped about sneaker when it dropped in 2003 under the Reebok brand.


In honor of Curren$y's favorite holiday, Diamond Supply Co. and the Spitta created a 4/20 friendly silhouette that sold in a matter of minutes.


In 2013, Lil Wayne released his Supra sneaker with under the Spectre model.


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