Lil Nas X and MSCHF came out with ‘Satan Shoes’ with a drop of human blood. But people have been wondering where did the rapper get blood for the shoes. If you are one of them, we have got all the details for you.
On March 29, the rapper dropped ‘Satan Shoes.’ Within minutes, the shoes were sold out. However, it did not take long for the merch to invite trouble as Nike had filed a lawsuit against MSCHF. On July 16, the rapper revealed he will be attending the first court hearing.
Whose blood is in ‘Satan Shoes’?
‘Satan Shoes’ is a collaboration between Lil Nas X and streetwear company MSCHF. The drop of blood that has been used in the shoe is drawn from members of the MSCHF team, as reported by NBC News.
For this unique look, Nike Air Max ’97 has been customized. The shoes are “decorated with a pentagram pendant and a reference to Luke 10:18, a Bible verse about Satan’s fall from heaven.”
On March 28, Nike had denied collaborating with the rapper on the same. The statement read: “We do not have a relationship with Little Nas X or MSCHF. Nike did not design or release these shoes and we do not endorse them.”
Nike’s lawsuit explored
Following the release of Satan shoes on March 29, Nike decided to sue MSCHF and filed a lawsuit. However, Lil Nas X is NOT getting sued. The defendant mentioned in the lawsuit is MSCHF Product Studio Inc, the company that collaborated with the rapper. Lil Nas X is not named as a defendant in the suit.
In short, MSCHF will have to pay the price if they were to lose the lawsuit. Despite this, it looks like the rapper is going to be present for the court hearing. On July 16, Lil Nas X tweeted: “trying really hard to decide what i should wear to court on Monday for the satan shoes case.”
At the same time, the rapper has been creating TikTok on the same. In his recent TikTok, Lil Nas X was seen dancing and captioned the video as: “When you have court on Monday over Satan shoes and might go to jail but your label tells you to keep making TikToks.”
Backlash over the shoes explored
Several people were unhappy that Lil Nas X had decided to come out with “Satan shoes.” The rapper had received similar backlash when he released the music video for Montero (Call Me By Your Name).
Following this, the rapper released an “apology” video. However, the content of the video made it clear that Lil Nas X was not sorry for his song or the shoes.