The 2000’s have seen a slew of artists pull in big money by licensing their names to shoe companies. High profile musicians including Jay-z, Kanye and Lupe Fiasco have teamed up with shoe brands to put out signature lines. Now, indie darlings Animal Collective are getting in on the action, but with a different motive entirely. The Brooklyn based band are releasing a collaboration with KEEP shoes, not for monetary gain, but to protect an endangered species of sharks. You can check out more info here.