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Some good news for the Arlington-based shoe company, Yums: Soulja Boy is keeping up his end of that shoe deal you signed him to a while back, talking about your company at every turn...like, for instance, in this interview with BallerStatus.com that got posted today. An excerpt:
BallerStatus.com: You also have a new shoe line coming, tell us about that.
Soulja Boy: The new shoe line is crazy. It's a company based out of Dallas, Texas. I was on the Chris Brown tour (me, Chris brown and Bow Wow), and I met up with them and I asked about the clothes they were wearing. They told me it was Yums, so they got in contact with the owner [and] chopped it up that night before we went out the next morning. Three weeks later, we got the deal done. I did promotions for it on "106 & Park" [and] the response was crazy, crazy orders. So hopefully six months to a year, Yums will be on top.
BallerStatus.com: What is the look for the new shoe?
Soulja Boy: You can go to YumsShoes.com. The shoe is a different color. We got orange, we got grape ... we got the cupcake shoes, we got the lemonade shoes, which is the yellow ones. It's like a different flavor. We have a special pattern sole at the bottom of the shoe -- you can see through it and once you see through it, it has a different design under each shoe. Once the Soulja Boy shoe releases, it's going to sell out.