Yes, that was a 2pac reference. This concept is what a D.Rose signature shoe could be off court. It takes inspiration from adidas' latest material and construction innovations seen in the Crazy Lights and adizero Rose 2/2.5's, mixed with Rose's history in Chicago. It would use a Sprint Web synthetic upper construction with screen printed graphics, in colorways representing D.Rose's time at Simeon to current Bulls themes. The name references his coming up from the local neighborhood playground to the 12 miles north to the United Center. The home grown talent that became a NBA MVP in his city.