New York, NY (PRWEB) October 27, 2011
Men’s lifestyle fashion brand AKOO Clothing recently hosted a celebrity-studded celebration in Los Angeles for the release of Power & Beauty, the debut novel by AKOO’s Co-founder, Grammy award winning artist, actor, and producer, Clifford “T.I.” Harris. Guests from the music, fashion, sports, and entertainment industry came to show support for T.I. and his new novel. The event was held inside the Beverly Hills it-spot Porta Via restaurant on October 25, 2011.
Supporters and fans of T.I. were in attendance including legendary hip hop icon Chuck D of Public Enemy, Pac Div, R&B singer Jarvis Shaffer, Los Angeles Lakers, Matt Barnes, Imani Showalter, Gloria Govan and Laura Govan of VH1’s Basketball Wives LA, Pro Basketball Player Terrence Townsend, Michael Yo, TV personality and correspondent for E! News as well as additional national media. “We’re honored by the crowd’s responses and outpouring support and love for T.I. regarding his newest achievement on becoming a novelist. We all want to see T.I. keep growing and evolving as he is truly an inspiring force of nature,” states Jason Geter, Co-founder of AKOO Clothing and CEO of Grand Hustle Records.
“We’re very excited about T.I. becoming a novelist and all his newest achievements. T.I.’s a powerful success all around and he is back on track and better then ever,” states Jeff Belizaire, Director of Marketing for AKOO Clothing.
“My goal with the new book, Power & Beauty, is to entertain, inspire and educate at the same time. I want to encourage people to read more,” said T.I. “I am thrilled that so many people are supporting this new creative passion for me.”
AKOO Clothing is the new Americana 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 located at 230 W. 39th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10018. For more information on AKOO Clothing, visit http://www.akooclothingbrand.com and Facebook via http://www.facebook.com/akooclothing and Twitter via http://www.twitter.com/akooclothing.
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