Drake Gets Nike to Make Sneakers for Toronto

Thanks to Drake. a significant number of people are referring to Toronto as “The 6,” chopping the “41” off the “416” area code.  This has led to Nike creating a new set of sneakers called The 6.

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The new shoes–an Air Max design–will go on sale December 6.  Good luck getting a pair.

(Via Exclaim)

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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