Today’s Throwbacks column is sure to have you in awe! You will definitely wish you had a pair of these in your collection. Take a look at the Air Jordan 4 Retro – Eminem Encore edition. There are one of the rarest Air Jordan 4 (IV) to ever release. They were created for Slim Shady’s friends and family to celebrate the album “Encore”.
Encore is the fourth studio album by American rapper Eminem. It was set for release on November 16, 2004, but was moved up to November 12, after the album was leaked to the Internet. Encore sold 710,000 copies in its shortened three day opening week and claimed the #1 spot on the Billboard Top 200 chart for that month. The following week, Encore sold an estimated 918,590 copies, staying on top of the chart another month. On December 17, 2004, the RIAA certified the album 4x platinum, and the album has sold 5.1 million copies in the United States up to October 2008.
Only 50 pairs were ever made worldwide! Each pair of the Air Jordan 4 Retro Eminem have “Eminem” stitched on the tongue. Want to get your hands on a pair? With only 50 pairs made, the prices can range from $7000 – $10,000 EACH! They are extremely hard to find… Check out the detailed shots below. (via pinksauctions)