Airkenny on Tracking Down Rare Kicks and the Chicago Sneaker Scene


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Aug 21 2019 95 mins  

On the latest episode of ‘The G-L Review,’ NGL turns back the clock to celebrate all 25 of our previous episodes and re-release our first-ever interview with sneaker legend Ken ‘Airkenny Weiner. Well-known Chicago sneakerhead Kenny ‘Airkenny’ Weiner stopped by to talk about the degree of his influence in sneaker culture (9:30), how he tracks down rare sneakers such as samples and “unseens,” (11:12), the difficulty of not posting the LeBrons he gets before LeBron receives them himself (33:11), his go-to stores in the Chicago area (1:03:45), the shift in sneaker influencers from athletes to designers (1:06:45), and the time he met the legendary Tinker Hatfield(1:20:00).