Kanye West is a recording artist and record producer who dabbles in various additional creative ventures. West was decribed by Complex magazine as 'Most Influential Brand' in 2009, before he signed on to create one of the most coveted sneakers ever.
Kanye collaborated with Nike on their first non-athlete signature shoe, 2009 Nike Air Yeezy. Highly coveted release spawned Air Yeezy 2 and talk of a third.
Kanye is also known for wearing various sneakers from Air Jordans to Japanese New Balance collaborations.