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Chuck Taylor All Stars (West Coast MCs + Wiz Khalifa)

Chuck Taylor All Stars have always been a West Coast thang, rocked by rappers like Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Warren G, Dr Dre, Mack 10, MC Eight [enter Cali rapper name here]. But even their unpaid endorsements of the sneaker couldn’t save the company from going bankrupt and being bought out by Nike in 2003. The shoes received a cross country co-sign from Wiz Khalifa and his “Taylor Gang” movement in recent years. Knowing the way Wiz’s cult like followers get down, the stock for Chucks have probably doubled since he started repping that Taylor.

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