Monthly Archives: March 2012

Meet “BOSS” Actor Rotimi–The New Face Of T.I.’s AKOO!

AKOO Clothing is a contemporary collection designed for men of exceptional style, character and creativity. The mission of the AKOO Movement is to encourage self mastery within oneself. Supporters of the brand and movement include Larry King, B.o.B, Curtis Granderson, Tristan Wilds, and Meek Mill. AKOO has been featured in national print publications including GQ, who named AKOO’s founder T.I., one of the “10 Most Stylish Men in America.” “I’m very excited about working with Rotimi. The young man has a bright future and I am proud to be connected to his growing success. Its young men like him who I had in mind when creating AKOO,” says Grammy award winning artist, music and film producer, song writer and actor, T.I. Rotimi is the perfect choice for this season’s campaign. He is a rare talent who embodies AKOO’s mantra of self mastery as he continuously strives for excellence in his artistry,” says Director of Marketing & Public Relations of AKOO Clothing, Jeff Belizaire.

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Will Packer- BEhind the Scenes with BE Magazine

Will Packer (Rainforest Films) & Terrence J (106 & Park) are gearing up for ‘Think Like A Man’ and are celebrating their style on the upcoming double cover of BE Entertained Magazine. Both Will & Terrence are passionate about the movie project and are equally as proud to grace the cover of BE, which releases nationwide on March 26th.

In the Issue, Terrence & Will both discuss the impact ‘Think Like A Man’ has not only made on them & their perspective careers, but the impact the film will also leave on everyone that hits the theaters on the weekend on 4/20 and the following weeks. In there equally stylish cover stories, the two dapper dons showcase just how BOSS they both are, getting fly from head to toe, draped in grown man attire.

BE Magazine’s Men’s Issue also has features on BET’s Stephen Hill, Akoo Clothing’s Jeff BElizaire, Shark Tank’s Daymond John, CLEONS Clothing, & plethora of other stories that’ll leave you thinking like a man…Visit http://BEmagazine.me for more information on BE Magazine’s Men’s Issue. Follow @TerrenceJ @WillPowerPacker & @BEmagazine on Twitter

Full 2012 T.I.’S AKOO CLOTHING Spring Runway Show

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T.I.’s AKOO Clothing Showcases Its Spring/Summer 2012 Collection On BET’s Rip the Runway (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 (10:00 PM, ET)

New York, NY (March 19, 2012) T.I.’s contemporary fashion brand AKOO Clothing announces their second televised fashion showcase of the year. AKOO’s critically acclaimed 2012 Spring/Summer men’s collection will be featured during BET’s Rip the Runway on March 21, 2012 (10:00 PM, ET) on BET. The brand dominates the show’s theme “Music, Fashion, Freedom” by dazzling the audience with the au courant and distinctive looks of the collection.

Held at New York City’s historic Hammerstein Ballroom, the private affair is hosted by Pooch Hall of BET’s hit show The Game and Victoria Secret “Angel” Selita Ebanks with musical guest Wale, Meek Mill, Jeremih, Diggy, B.o.B and more. Described as one of the best dressed hours on television, BET’s Rip the Runway is one of the most talked about fashion experiences each year among distinguished fashion aficionados.

In celebration of this great event, AKOO Clothing is giving fans a chance to win the entire 2012 Spring/Summer collection by visiting http://www.facebook.com/akooclothing on March 21, 2012 at (11:00pm ET) immediately following BET’s Rip the Runway. Fans will also get to watch a special rebroadcast of the AKOO Runway Show which aired on the season finale of TI and Tiny: The Family Hustle.

“The inspiration evolves from the playgrounds of Harlem and expands to neighborhoods throughout America. The art direction showcases nostalgic underground sports fused with classic Americana imagery. It recounts memories of street heroes, team spirit and summer love. The collection is fresh, gritty, emotional and delivers a product assortment that any man can wear,” stated Jeff Belizaire, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, AKOO Clothing.

ABOUT AKOO Clothing
AKOO, an acronym for A KING OF ONESELF, is a men’s contemporary clothing line that exudes a unique sense of elusive style that is versatile to one’s own lifestyle. AKOO, was founded by Grammy award winning artist, music and film producer, song writer and actor, T.I., and his business partner and Grand Hustle Entertainment CEO, Jason Geter.

For more information on AKOO visit http://www.facebook.com/akooclothing

To join the AKOO Movement on Twitter follow @akooclothing and use hashtags #akoomovement

‘Think Like A Man’s’ Will Packer & Terrence J Cover BE Magazine’s Men’s Issue

Will Packer (Rainforest Films) & Terrence J (106 & Park) are gearing up for ‘Think Like A Man‘ and are celebrating their style on the upcoming double cover of BE Entertained Magazine. Both Will & Terrence are passionate about the movie project and are equally as proud to grace the cover of BE, which releases nationwide on March 26th.


In the Issue, Terrence & Will both discuss the impact ‘Think Like A Man‘ has not only made on them & their perspective careers, but the impact the film will also leave on everyone that hits the theaters on the weekend on 4/20 and the following weeks. In there equally stylish cover stories, the two dapper dons showcase just how BOSS they both are, getting fly from head to toe, draped in grown man attire.


BE Magazine’s Men’s Issue also has features on BET’s Stephen Hill, Akoo Clothing’s Jeff BElizaire, Shark Tank’s Daymond JohnCLEONS Clothing, & plethora of other stories that’ll leave you thinking like a man…Visit http://BEmagazine.me for more information on BE Magazine’s Men’s Issue.

Follow @TerrenceJ @WillPowerPacker & @BEmagazine on Twitter

AKOO Clothing Spring/Summer 2012 Fashion Show (#Family Hustle)

Men’s contemporary fashion brand AKOO Clothing makes their first televised fashion show appearance on the finale episode of TI and Tiny: The Family Hustle, which aired on Monday, March12, 2012 on VH1. This video will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at T.I.’s successful fashion empire and its 2012 Spring/Summer Fashion Show.
The AKOO Clothing Spring/Summer Fashion Runway Show features styles from their men’s and women’s collection including footwear by Reebok Classic and designer electronics by Beats by Dre. Held at Atlanta’s premiere nightspot, Club Reign, the invite-only affair hosted a bevy of celebrity guests and prominent fashion insiders including Kalenna Harper of Diddy Dirty Money, Cynthia Bailey of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Hip Hop Recording Artists YelaWolf and Future.
“We put on an amazing display of exceptional style and fashion for our audience. We’re also very humbled by the enthusiasm and support of young Hollywood stars such as Rotimi who took time off from filming his TV show to walk in runway show. The brand is definitely buzzing right now,” states Jeff Belizaire, Director of Marketing & Public Affairs for AKOO Clothing.

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AKOO CLOTHING ANNOUNCES FIRST TELEVISED FASHION SHOW

AKOO CLOTHING ANNOUNCES FIRST TELEVISED FASHION SHOW APPEARANCE ON VH1’s, TI & TINY: FAMILY HUSTLE (Monday, March 12, 2012 (9:00 PM, ET)

NEW YORK, NY, MARCH 9,2012 – Men’s contemporary fashion brand AKOO Clothing announces their first televised fashion show appearance on the finale episode of TI & Tiny: Family Hustle, to be broadcast Monday, March 12, 2012 (9:00PM, ET) on VH1. The episode will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at T.I.’s successful fashion empire as he outlines and executes his vision for the AKOO Clothing Spring/Summer Fashion Show.

The AKOO Clothing Spring/Summer Fashion Runway Show features styles from their men’s and women’s collection including footwear by Reebok Classic and designer electronics by Beats by Dre. Held at Atlanta’s premiere nightspot, Club Reign, the invite-only affair hosted a bevy of celebrity guests and prominent fashion insiders including Kalenna Harper of Diddy Dirty Money, Cynthia Bailey of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Hip Hop Recording Artists YelaWolf & Future.

“This fashion show is a very big moment for AKOO Clothing. We couldn’t be more honored to introduce our new women’s collection alongside our men’s line. It was also fun to get my children involved by walking in the runway show and performing on stage. I’m grateful for all the people who rock the brand and for partners like Reebok Classic and Beats by Dre who support the AKOO Movement,” states Clifford “T.I.” Harris, Owner of AKOO Clothing.

The awe-inspiring event was hosted by comedian and actor Kevin Hart, star of the upcoming film THINK LIKE A MAN. The fashion show also featured a surprise runway appearance by Rotimi, star of Golden Globe Winning STARZ Original TV Series BOSS, and special performances by recording artist Keri Hilson and the OMG Girlz.

“We put on an amazing display of exceptional style and fashion for our audience. We’re also very humbled by the enthusiasm and support of young Hollywood stars such as Rotimi who took time off from filming his TV show to walk in  our runway show. The brand is definitely buzzing right now,” states Jeff Belizaire, Director of Marketing & Public Affairs for AKOO Clothing.

AKOO Clothing is the new American a fashion go-to brand for top fashion and innovation nationally and internationally. Global trendsetting celebrities, athletes, musicians, and actors have become fans of the brand including Larry King. Some of these prominent fans have even taken it a step further by aligning themselves and their projects with AKOO such as B.o.B, Curtis Granderson, Carl Crawford, Hosea Chanchez, Travis Porter, Tristan Wilds, Meek Mill, and Mickey Factz to name a few. AKOO has been featured in national print publications including VIBE Magazine and GQ, who also named AKOO’s founder T.I., one of the “10 Most Stylish Men in America” in their magazine issue.

ABOUT AKOO CLOTHING
AKOO, an acronym for A KING OF ONESELF, is a men’s contemporary clothing line that exudes a unique sense of elusive style that is versatile to one’s own lifestyle. The brand offers the highest quality of materials and craftsmanship including distinctive prints and fabrics that are unmatched from comfortable denim with custom embroidery, stylish leather jackets, detailed sweaters and durable lightweight tees as well as button downs and polos. AKOO, was founded by Grammy award winning artist, music and film producer, song writer and actor, T.I., and his business partner and Grand Hustle Entertainment CEO, Jason Geter. AKOO is manufactured and distributed by RP55 Group. AKOO is donned by celebrities including actors, musicians and athletes. The brand has been featured on TV, in videos, online, and in print media from around the world. The AKOO Clothing showroom is locatedat 230 W. 39th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10018.

For more information on AKOO Clothing, visit us at www.facebook.com/akooclothing.

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