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Nike Dunk High “Wu-Tang” Returns Fall 2024

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Nike has recently teased the return of the legendary “Wu-Tang” Dunk High, a sneaker that has achieved almost mythical status among collectors and hip-hop aficionados alike. Originally released in 1999, these special edition sneakers are a tribute to the Wu-Tang Clan, one of the most influential hip-hop groups in history. The sneakers are finished in the band’s emblematic colors, Black and Goldenrod, making them instantly recognizable.

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The “Wu-Tang” Dunk High is adorned with distinctive details that set it apart from other Nike releases. The lateral heel features the iconic Wu-Tang logo, while a custom tongue label adds an extra touch of exclusivity. What makes these sneakers even more coveted is their rarity; it is said that only 36 pairs were made, a nod to the group’s seminal debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).”

Wu-Tang Clan emerged from Staten Island, New York, in the early 1990s. They revolutionized hip-hop with their gritty sound and unique lyrics. The group was formed by RZA, GZA, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, and Masta Killa. Their debut album, released in 1993, is hailed as one of the greatest hip-hop albums.

Over the years, the Wu-Tang Clan has built a massive legacy, influencing countless artists and branching out into various business ventures, including fashion. Their collaboration with Nike in 1999 was a natural extension of their cultural impact, merging the worlds of music and sneaker culture.

Nike Dunk High Wu-Tang 2024 Release Date

The Nike Dunk High “Wu-Tang” will return in Fall 2024 at select Nike Sportswear retailers in-store, online and Nike.com, priced at $150 USD. Further release details have yet to be announced.

While this looks to be a genuine return, one thing is clear: the “Wu-Tang” Dunks remain a prized piece of hip-hop history. They symbolize the enduring legacy of the Wu-Tang Clan.

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Nike Dunk High “Wu-Tang”
Color: Black/Pollen-White
Style Code: HJ4320-001
Release Date: Fall 2024
Price: $150

UPDATE 7/14/24: Here is a first look at the 2024 “Wu-Tang” Dunk High, along with a newly revealed sample version.

Photos: Fuel Kicks

(Sample Version)

(1999 Original release below)

Photos: Sotheby’s

Mario Briguglio
Mario Briguglio
Founder and Editor in Chief. My passion for sneakers started at age 6 and now I've turned my passion into a profession. Favorite Kicks - Air Jordan 3 "Black Cement"

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