The Sneaker Game

Sneakers are big money, and investing in them is a no-brainer, now. Gerome Sapp, a former NFL player and the Founder & CEO of RARES, introduced a new app that allows users to literally invest in kicks, but convincing venture capitalists of the money in the sneaker game was practically a non-starter.


Jacques Slade is a sneaker documentarian. If you’re a connoisseur of the latest, greatest kicks, you’ve probably seen the California native breaking down the nuances of new releases, unboxing exclusive drops, hosting events and more with his insightful commentary and engaging delivery on YouTube channel.


Retro sneakers are all the rage right, but the best usually have an origin story dating back to the 1980’s. Hip-Hop Wired linked back up with Fresco Wilson, Editorial Producer of sneaker consignment destination Stadium Goods, and he dropped knowledge on how 1980’s sneaker culture continues to influence the game in 2020.