Black Air Force 1
Black Air Force 1s are a type of shoes, produced by Nike.
It is associated with sketchy characters and delinquent behavior as a running joke on black Twitter.
“Black Air Force 1” started to appear in jokes, related to people with criminal mindsets in early 2019.
One of the earliest examples of the jokes appeared on Twitter on February 23rd, 2019, when @DomTheGoat5 posted a nobody meme, featuring Lil B’s song, Bill Bellamy, in which the lyrics go like “I got one felony, I got two felonies… etc.”
Spread and Usage
The phrase was first defined on Urban Dictionary on March 7th, 2019.
After that, the meme spread across Twitter like wildfire, associating bold, carelessly badass behavior with Nike “Black Air Force 1”.