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Fabulous Makes Cover Of HipHop Fashion Magazines Debut Issue
October 24, 2004

Fabulous made the cover of Urb1 Magazine’s debut issue, which is to be released November 1st. After a push back of possibly a year, Urb1 Magazine is going to be the first completely hiphop fashion focused magazine, for the hiphop generation. With no major store chains involved with the selling of the magazine, it will Read More

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Sean John Clothing Slapped With Lawsuit From Ellesse USA
October 10, 2004

Rap mogul Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs and his Sean John fashion line have been slapped with a lawsuit by clothing company Ellesse USA, in a battle over a logo. Bosses at Ellesse USA claim that a tennis ball logo on Diddy’s Sean John clothing too closely resembles one of their trademarked logos. According to the Read More

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Reebok Recalls Allen Iverson Shoe “THE ANSWER” for Toddlers
September 29, 2004

      The U.S. Consumer Producty Safety Commission is recalling the Reebock “Iverson/Answer” toddler shoes. About 140 hundred of those shoes were made. The I-3 logo tag on the tongue of the shoe can be peeled off, posing a choking hazard to young children. The shoes were sold in toddler sizes 2 through 10. The Read More

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Urb1 Fashion Show 9 Days Away
September 16, 2004

The 1st Urb1 Fashion Show is this Saturday, September 25th, and the show’s debut is highly anticipated by designers, hiphop celebrities, and the streets that gave birth to the culture. And with only 2078 seats available at the show, Urb1 is hoping that is sells out and gives birth to a new hiphop fashion era Read More

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Beyonce and Tina Launch Clothing Line
September 10, 2004

Superstar singer/actress Beyonce and her mother/stylist Tina Knowles have announced the name of their highly anticipated clothing line, The House of Dereon (de – ron). The line is named after Tina Knowles’ mother and Beyonce’s grandmother. The House Of Dereon honors the woman who worked as a seamstress for a living and started Tina’s love Read More

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Adidas Signs Muhammad Ali To Ali Clothing Deal
August 31, 2004

Today, in Las Vegas, adidas Originals announced the launch of Ali by adidas, a groundbreaking apparel and accessories collection developed in collaboration with Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest and most inspirational athletes of all time. Ali by adidas includes a complete range of mens apparel and accessories that will debut in Spring 2005, followed Read More

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Designer A’lone Alakazia Sues Russell Simmons And Phat Fashions
August 20, 2004

Yesterday, a fashion designer slapped hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and his wife, Kimora, with a RICO civil suit, charging they ripped him off after he helped create a new clothing line and accessories for their urban-wear firm Phat Fashions. Designer A’lone Alakazia is seeking “substantial damages” in the suit filed in Manhattan federal court, said Read More

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George Iceman Gervin San Antonio Spurs 59fiftyAt50 Hat Launch
October 24, 2004

October is a double header month for the New Era 59FIFTY Capture the Flag, Celebrity designed fitted series; New Era will launch 59FIFTYs by NBA Hall of Famer George Iceman Gervin and NFL star Kyle Turley on Thursday, October 28th. George Iceman Gervin who is known for perfecting the Finger Roll; for being one of Read More

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Dame Dash Releases Rocbox
October 9, 2004

Just when you thought the MP3 player wars were cooling off, with the ubiquitois iPod still the standard-bearer, a new competitor is looking to give Apples little white box a run for its money. Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash, best known for his Roc-A-Fella music label, is getting in on the act. A new addition to Read More

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Beanie Sigel Gives Away State Property Clothing
September 29, 2004

Beanie Sigel visited two Philly neighborhoods last Thursday, raising a ruckus and handing out at least $10,000 in new clothes from Rocawear and his own State Property clothing line. Arriving almost two hours late, Sigel first visited the Waterview Recreation Center in Germantown, where fans continually broke out of what was a poor imitation of Read More

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Kimora Lee Simmons Release Baby Phat i833 Phone through Motorola
September 16, 2004

Kimora Lee-Simmons, the owner of Baby Phat clothing and fragrance, has added something new to the list of business ventures she has launched successfully. The Baby Phat i833 phone, in conjunction with the Motorola corporation, has been released for the public to enjoy. The actual Baby Phat i833 phone is indeed an original and exclusive Read More

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Missy Gets An Adidas Clothing Line
September 9, 2004

Hip-Hop artist Missy Elliot has joined up with Adidas, an athletic shoe and sportswear company, to launch her new clothing line “Respect Me”. Sources told Urb1 that after the joint venture was certified by both parties, Missy held a party Sunday, August 29th, to celebrate her new clothing line and upcoming album. The partnership with Read More

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Ecko Clothing G-Unit Brand To Launch Womens Clothing Collection
August 29, 2004

G-Unit Clothing company is adding a women’s line to it’s G-Unit fashion division of business. Over the past few months, G-Unit general, 50 cent has felt the females want his clothing just as much as the males do. And now those women and young ladies will not have to customize their men’s clothing to fit, Read More

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Rocawear Signs Deal With Warner Bros
August 26, 2004

RocawearClothing and Warner Bros. Consumer Products are partnering to create a signature apparel collection with the imagery and myth of Batman. The line, which will hit stores in conjunction with Warner Bros. Pictures’ Summer 2005 theatrical release of Batman Begins. The Batman Begins-inspired collection by Rocawearwill feature three distinct looks. The “Urban Legends,” features jackets, Read More

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Roc Drops Political Hat
August 20, 2004

The owners of Rocawear, one of hiphop fashion’s top selling clothing lines, is taking their fashion to the polls. Yes, Dame Dash, Jay-Z, and Kareem “Biggs” Burke, have gone political in a joint venture with the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network and Rock The Vote. In September, Rocawearwill unveil a new political cap of their own Read More

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Missy Goes On Tour With Respect Me
October 21, 2004

Guess Whos Comin Home??? Thats right, several of the nations Historically Black Colleges and Universities(HBCU) get revamped this fall as Missy Misdemeanor Elliott instructs students on how to really work it. Beginning October 18, the Missy Elliott clothing phenom Respect ME, hits school runways across the country. From Florida A&M University to Spelman and Howard, Read More

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BabyPhat.com Relaunches
October 4, 2004

After a busy year, Baby Phat’s owner, Kimora Lee Simmons finds time for one more task. She has relaunched the multi-million dollar valued, e-commerce website, BabyPhat.com. Being Baby Phat’s official website, it has been long past due for the new site layout. Problems before arose with the site as updates took longer than normal and Read More

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URB1 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ROHAUN DESIGNS
September 21, 2004

Painting on clothing has become as diverse as hiphop music itself. Urb1 views styles from many different designers but finds Rohaun Designs to be one of the most innovative out. Find why Urb1 celebrates Rohaun Designs creativity and why this clothing line has fully blown out in Florida with needs to expand. Also find out Read More

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Baby Phat Fragrance Being Released
September 10, 2004

Coty Inc., one of the world’s leading beauty companies, announced today the signing of a US licensing agreement covering the Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons and Phat Farm trademarks. Under the terms of the license, Coty will initially develop and market fragrances under the Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons brand. This partnership is Read More

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Rocawear Gets Sued
September 6, 2004

Rocawear clothing company was forced to cancel the name of its’ spring fashion line. A rival designer charges the multi-million dollar clothing company with stealing their “MUSE” trademark. The clothing line, Maggy London International, charged the urban menswear clothing line known for it’s growing success, with trademark infringement. After certifying their position on Rocawear’s MUSE Read More

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Phat Fashions Shoe Companies Outsell Nike Corporation
August 18, 2004

Russell and Kimora Simmons announced that their Phat Farm and Baby Phat sneaker lines have been out-selling major competitors such as Nike and Reebok in stores across the United States. Kimora Lee-Simmons Baby Phat sneaker, known as the Diva Trainer as well as Russell Simmons’ “Phat Farm Classic” shoe moved over 36,000 pairs of shoes Read More