Kanye West Hands Out Free Yeezy Sneakers In Armored ATV In Chicago [VIDEO]
Rapper and Chicago native, Kanye West debuted his highly anticipated latest Adidas collection of his popular Yeezy line by handing out to free pairs to fans in Chicago Friday (Feb. 14th). In a video captured, onlookers were seen in a frenzy for their chance to grab a pair of Kanye’s YZY QNTM shoe.
To distribute his sneakers, the rapper used vehicles, which resemble smaller versions of Russian-designed ATVs. The shoes are the upcoming YZY QNTM model, which is currently not scheduled for a nationwide release.
Kanye West drove through the streets of Chicago handing out YEEZY "QNTM" pairs for free ? pic.twitter.com/4kmKbGDPrv
— aGOODoutfit (@aGOODoutfit) February 16, 2020
Throughout the day, Kanye and the ATVs vehicles were seen parked in different locations across the city ahead of its scheduled launch including Wicker Park as the first destination. However, the Quantum carry a heavy price tag, reportedly retailing at $250 a pair.
— Modern Notoriety (@ModernNotoriety) February 14, 2020
Fans have long awaited for the release of the Yeezy Quantum since 2018. All around the city of Chicago, fans fought through the cold in freezing 17 degrees Chicago weather, chasing several of the ATVs.
Yeezy Quantum madness in Chicago. pic.twitter.com/6jLvfyBz2m
— TeamKanyeDaily (@TeamKanyeDaily) February 14, 2020
The last decade has been very impressive for Kanye’s Yeezy collection. His empire has reportedly grown to $1.5 billion in sales, according to Forbes. He says in 2019,
“I am a product guy at my core. To make products that make people feel an immense amount of joy and solve issues and problems in their life, that’s the problem-solving that I love to do.”
Dozens of people sprinted at the Sherp SUVs spotted near the United Center and got free pairs of @kanyewest's Yeezy QNTM shoes. #Yeezy #KanyeWest #Quantumhttps://t.co/5MQgCiTuRO pic.twitter.com/uaE2G5MkWW
— Ashlee Rezin Garcia (@Ashlee_Rezin) February 14, 2020
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