Lil Nas X has joked that he might end up in jail as the performer prepares to go to court over his controversial Satan Shoes.
The 22-year-old went viral on TikTok this week making light of the trademark infringement lawsuit over the controversial shoes in a series of videos.
In April, the rapper—whose given name is Montero Lamar Hill—released unauthorized Nike sneakers to coincide with the release of his single “Call Me By Your Name.”
The equally controversial song that inspired the shoes resurrected satanic panic for a whole new generation as the singer’s lap dance with the devil prompted a wave of criticism at the time.
The Satan Shoes were modified Nike Air Max 97 sneakers, with midsoles purporting to contain one drop of human blood produced by art collective, MSCHF Product Studio. Only 666 pairs were produced.
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Source: Newsweek, By Emma Nolan