In conjunction with the 20-year anniversary of Raekwon’s classic album Only Built for Cuban Linx, the Staten Island-born rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan is currently rolling around lower Manhattan in a purple ice-cream truck.
“THE ICE CREAM MAN IS COMING!!!” SERVING NYC TOMORROW. @mikeylikesiticecream @Raekwon x @PackerShoes x @diadoraofficial N.9000 #PurpleTape ($200). Launching 11am-6pm tomorrow (8.20.15) exclusively at @sobsnyc. 204 Varick St, NYC #FrenchVanilla #ButterPecan #ChocolateDeluxe #EvenCaramelSundaesIsGettingTouched #PurpleTape #PackerShoes #Raekwon #Diadora #OB4CL
The 20-year anniversary of Raekwon’s Purple Tape has found him touring the country performing the 1994 album in its entirety, but New Yorkers are being treated to a little extra bit of the OB4CL experience. Diadora is producing a Raekwon sneaker for the anniversary, and Mikey Likes It, a Lower Manhattan ice cream boutique, is providing the goods for Raekwon’s giant purple ice-cream truck, which will be parked outside the sneaker release party at S.O.B.’s.
The ice-cream truck will be serving all of Raekwon’s favorite
skin colors ice-cream flavors: French Vanilla, Butter Pecan, Chocolate Deluxe, hell, even caramel sundaes is getting touched.
Get there quick though—the ice cream truck will be gone forever after 6pm today.
[via Sole Collector]