Kanye West's New GH₵ 1.6k Yeezy Sulfur Trainer Gets Backlash

Kanye West's New GH₵ 1.6k Yeezy Sulfur Trainer Gets Backlash

  • Kanye West's Yeezy Sulfur shoe, which retails at around GH₵ 1,576.15 a pair, launched in May, but the brand asked for feedback on the unusual design this week
  • Many compared the yellow sneaker, which has a sock-like inner and a casing that looks like shark's teeth to foods like uncooked pastry and cold butter
  • The rapper founded the brand in 2006 and collaborated with Adidas on the shoe

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Multiple award-winning rapper, American Kanye West, has launched his latest footwear design and this has gotten many fashion fans talking.

Kanye West's Yeezy Sulfur shoe.
Kanye West's Yeezy Sulfur shoe gets backlash. Photo: Adidas/ Complex.com.
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The famous rapper's new Yeezy Sulfur 450 shoe, which retails at around GH₵ 1, 576.15 for a pair, has seen many netizens compare the yellow trainer with failed sausage rolls, Italian pasta and foam banana sweets.

According to renowned media outlet, Daily Mail, British pastry brands Greggs and Ginsters have both chipped in with their views on Twitter of the fashion item, with Greggs suggesting a pair is two Sausage Rolls short of a multipack.

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Pastry giant Ginsters poked their own fun, calling the design, which is a collaboration between West's fashion company and Adidas, 'familiar'.

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Many were scathing of the design.

@DaleMeachen wrote:

"These are genuinely the worst footwear I have ever seen. You've released some horrid stuff but this takes the biscuit."

@cattzee3 penned:

"Is this art from cold butter?"

@soulboydaveybee added:

"You could be infringing Gregg’s cheese-and-onion pasty copyright."

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghanaian highlife musician, Kwasi Poku Addae, known in showbiz as Kwaisey Pee, has expressed disappointment in Ghanaians for tagging Hajia 4Reall as a musician.

In an interview with Takoradi based radio station, Empire FM, he explained that Hajia4Reall does not qualify to be called a musician.

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According to the veteran Ghanaian Highlife artiste, the Ghanaian socialite turned musician is not as talented as she is perceived to be. However, he indicated that many people want to associate with the budding musician because of her infectious influence on social media.

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