Kanye West Sends Letter To GAP In Attempt To Terminate Yeezy Deal

Kanye West and his lawyers believe GAP breached a major stipulation in their contract.

BYAlexander Cole
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Kanye West has been jonesing to get out of his deals with both Adidas and GAP. As we have reported over the last week, Kanye's Adidas contract runs until 2026 while his GAP deal will expire in 2030. When it comes to his Yeezy GAP collaborations, Kanye feels as though GAP hasn't met its end of the deal. He has accused them of stealing some of his designs, and overall, he feels like GAP isn't letting him be as creative as he wants to be.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Kanye and his legal team have sent a letter to GAP saying that they are officially terminating their contract. Of course, there is going to be a legal battle to get this done, but Kanye's team believes they are well within their rights as GAP has failed to meet one of the stipulations of their contract.

Kanye West Sends Letter To GAP In Attempt To Terminate Yeezy Deal
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Essentially, Ye is claiming that GAP was supposed to create their very own Yeezy GAP stores but never did. In addition to this, Ye feels like the Yeezy GAP collaboration hasn't been made available in enough GAP brick-and-mortar stores which is another source of his frustation.

Ye's lawyer Nicholas Gravante Jr. commented on the recent development, saying "Ye had diligently tried to work through these issues with GAP both directly and through counsel. Ye will now promptly move forward to make up for lost time by opening Yeezy retail stores."

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This is a developing story, so stay tuned to HNHH for all of the latest news and updates.


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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.