- South African performer and business visionary Cassper Nyovest has uncovered his first tennis shoe with Drip Footwear.
In June this year, the “Siyathandana” hitmaker collaborated with the nearby footwear brand claimed by Lekau Sehoana on what they call the “Heritage Deal.” To praise the one-month organization, the two business people disclosed their first shoe together, ‘The Roof Of Fame 990,’ at a meeting facilitated on July 8.
In addition to the fact that they released the shoe, they additionally put a 240-meter square standard at The Leonardo, the tallest structure in Africa, where they marked the Legacy Deal. About the motivation behind the name, Nyovest said: “Toward the start of lockdown, I wound up at home, feeling futile as I was stuck in my house and I was in the strangest spot.
I used to be praised wherever I proceed to get paid to appear at scenes. Presently I’m stuck in my home without any fans, just family.”My popularity didn’t make any difference without precedent for my life. It was pointless. I then, at that point, asked myself how I can bundle this popularity and sell it.
I needed to make an item that is not exclusively related to my name yet gives individuals a sample of how it feels to be me. I needed to dive profound into the roots, subsequently the title ‘The Root Of Fame'”. Sehoana said that the excursion of Drip Footwear is an excursion of constancy, considering every one of the difficulties he needed to go through to make a profitable brand.
“At the point when I made Drip in 2019, it was difficult wasn’t only a 2019 story. It’s anything but a story that began way back in 2003. It took us no less than 16 years to fabricate that business in 2019. In 2003 experiencing childhood in Ivory Park informal settlements called Mafelandawonye, our educator advised us to come wearing our home garments. Also, I didn’t have any garments to wear. I was in Grade 8, and being in a significant school, different children wore names, and I didn’t have anything.
“So I just returned home, and I saw an old torn tennis shoe because my grandma showed me how to sew. And afterward, I updated that the shoe is utilizing denim. I likewise made my outfit and went to class. That was perhaps the coolest thing to at any point occur at Eqinisweni Secondary School. I went through my five years of secondary school making garments and overhauling tennis shoes, so it was to a greater degree a reusing project for me,” said Sehoana.