Raekwon and Diadora Collaborate to Celebrate One of Hip-Hop's Greatest Albums of All-Time.Today they finally unveiled Raekwon Purple Tape collaboration . The Packer Shoes x Raekwon x Didora N.9000 “Purple Tape” will release exclusively at SOBs in NYC on August 20. This shoe commemorates the 20th Anniversary of Raekwon’s classic Purple Tape aka Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.
Furthering the Purple Tape theme are insoles that feature the full track listing of the album. Other references to the Chef's album include the parental advisory-style tongue label, the "1995" embroidery toward the heel, and the numbers on the back that reflect the two sides of the tape.