I had the black K-swiss and reebok
Every one at some point owned them some K-Swiss shoes.
Also K-swiss and Reebok were shoes that weren’t necessarily “top-of-the-line” and CG as a kid had to wear them because of his family’s money issues. He has stated in many songs that he always wanted to get the new clothes but couldn’t. Because of this, he didn’t fit in, and since he already stood out as a nerdy black kid, this further intensified it.
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