I think we can all agree $500 is a little pricey for a pair of sneakers, especially Lonzo Ball’s new Big Baller Brand sneakers.
The Game, however, took to Instagram to reveal he bought not one, but FOUR pairs of the ZO2 sneakers for his son Harlem and a few of his friends. That means he spent almost $2k!
Just bought my son @hvrlemtaylor & a few of his friends the "Lonzo @zo Ball's" #Z02 kicks just on the pure fact that I've spent over a million dollars, shit probably more on Nike's, Jordan's & other big name sneaker brands in my lifetime so why not support a family brand & a rising stars shoe….. Funny how niggas will go & buy Gucci flip flops for $300-400 with no complaints but then complain & bitch when a kid & his family is making a name for themselves & trying to grow their own brand….. I also think about all these $500 duplicate Jordans niggas out here going broke & dying over just trying to keep up with Jones's…. While MJ, as much as I love & support him & his legacy ain't really ever did much for the black community other then tax our mothafuckin' ass for the same shoes over & over as well as charge these kids parents hella money to get in these camps. & again, no hate… MJ is MJ but today I chose to support @Zo & his family…. fuck how anybody feel about it… keep making memes if that's all yo broke hatin ass can do….. maybe sometimes, people need to delete the meme app off they phone & start creating their own legacy instead of picking apart someone else's….. I will also be buying 10 more pair of @Zo's kicks for 10 kids who's parents can't afford them….. on behalf of myself & @therobinhoodproject #DatWay #TheRobinHoodProject #BigBallerBrand #itAintTrickinIfYouGotIt
In his Instagram post, The Game also declared his support for Big Baller Brand and basically ripped on Michael Jordan and Nike saying he’s happy to support a family brand.
“[MJ’s] legacy ain’t really ever did much for the black community other then tax our mothaf**kin’ ass for the same shoes over and over as well as charge these kids parents hella money to get in these camps.”
Although the ZO2 carries a hefty pricetag, I’m sure The Game won’t be the only person buying a pair and he does have a point, it’s important to support family businesses.