Nike Sportswear alongside heralded DJ A-Trak are paying tribute to their efforts on the Nike+ Original Run album, Running Man” as the two team-up on a pair of custom NIKE iD Dunks. The Dunks feature A-Trak chosen colors and a lasered logo on the heel. A-Trak’s album itself represented a new challenge for the Montreal-born, New-York based DJ who’s list of achievements include DMC World Champion at 15 as well as serving as DJ to Kanye West. While not coming from a running background, the album required some serious thought relative to A-Trak’s usual musical releases which cater more to short-attention span audiences. The electro meets hip-hop album offers many memorable beats and works alongside a runner’s progression from the warm-up all the way through the painful last few strides and really showcases both A-Trak’s current interests and hip-hop background.
A-Trak x Nike Dunk High “Running Man” Contest
We have a handful of prizes to giveaway in an exclusive contest. Enter by signing up for our recently launched newsletter seen on the top right to enter. The grand prize is a pair of A-Trak x Nike Dunk High “Running Man” sneakers in the winner’s size while runner-up prizes include three download cards to grab the A-Trak Running Man album for free. Members currently subscribed are already included in the draw. Please allow a few weeks for the provision of the download cards and 4-6 weeks to produce the winning shoes.
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A-Trak x NIKE iD Experience
As the two joined forces awhile back to create A-Trak’s Running Man” album, the 45 minute piece of hip-hop and electro genius was the 4th installment in the Nike+ Original Run series. The series of albums looked to create the perfect accompaniment for a work-out as the progression went from warm-up to full-intensity beats. As part of the whole project, A-Trak stepped into Nike’s famed New York iD studio to put his own touches on the all too familiar Dunk High. The final result seen here is a testament to A-Trak’s own bold and eclectic stylings.
Check out A-Trak’s experience at the Nike iD studio here.