Last night on BET’s Rip the Runway, rapper Wale hit the stage reminding us that his lyrics are not his only claims to fame. The artist has made a name for himself with his knack for fly sneakers- or tennis shoes as they’d say in his native DC. As we wait patiently for the release of the much discussed collaboration Wale is said to have with Nike on the Foamposites, let’s take a look at what his shoe game is giving us so far in 2012. Anyone looking forward to the artist’s design approach to the Nike classic? We certainly are.—Lyndsay Luff