It's Friday which means another big weekend of sneaker releases is ahead. This weekend's heat includes coveted drops from the biggest brands in footwear as well as limited collaborations and kicks themed around Black History Month.

As we do every week, XXL rounds up the five best sneaker releases of the upcoming weekend for readers to be aware of. With most of XXL's sneaker picks dropping between today and tomorrow at select global retailers, Nike, Adidas and the Jordan Brand have some serious heat for consumers to choose from. From Retro iterations to popular colorways and collabs, this weekend marks another special one for sneakerheads and sneaker collectors worldwide.

With last weekend's releases for the most part sold out, we take a look ahead at what these next two days have to offer. With that said, here’s XXL’s top five sneaker picks for this weekend that'll be available at select sneaker retailers and of course, online as well. Check out the top 5 picks after the jump.

Make sure to check back with XXL for all of the latest updates and news on future sneaker releases from Nike, Jordan Brand, Adidas, Reebok, Under Armour, Puma and more.

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