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Jay-Z Inks Reebok Deal For Jay-Z Tennis Shoe BB Carter Lows
May 22, 2004

Reebok and Jay-Z return this summer with the highly anticipated evolution of the renowned S. Carter Collection by Rbk. After the shoe’s tremendously successful launch last spring, fans everywhere have been asking, “When’s part two dropping?” In response, Reebok introduces the S. Carter II, fusing all the elements fans loved about the original “S Dots” Read More

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Ryan Kenny Urb1 Exclusive
May 17, 2004

After Jay-z constantly mentioning how his new style is strictly for grown people, the hiphop crowd’s appetite grew for that “grown man” look. And while there is Armani, Gucci, Burberry, and many other brands that sell to the hip hop community without caring what the culture is about; No line has come out that catered Read More

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URB1 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JB CUSTOM KIX
May 15, 2004

For those who don’t know, one of the nicest shoe designers coming up in hiphop’s fashionable art game is JB Custom Kix. Obvious displays of well tuned skills, making a sick shoe designs for the limited edition Akahpellah SC2NY shirt, and painting up one of the illest Chicago Bulls set of Air Force 1s, it’s Read More

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Cash Money Boss Baby Williams Inks Shoe Deal With Lugz Footwear
May 14, 2004

Lugz Shoe Company, a leading brand in urban footwear, has announced their partnership with music mogul and multi-platinum hip-hop artist Bryan “Baby” Williams aka Birdman to create a signature athletic shoe called “Birdman.” The “Birdman,” a sneaker with a clean-cut design, will make its debut on May 15, 2004 in exclusive retail stores around the Read More

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Lil Flip Launches Clover Footwear and Clothing Line
May 9, 2004

Rap artist Lil Filp was brought into a major spotlight through his 1st hit, “This is the Way We Ball”. As a Texas artist, he also filled a void left in a Texasless Hip Hop industry that was once filled with H-town talent. Topping video charts and ranking high on the billboard’s hiphop singles chart, Read More

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Nelly Hit With Lawsuit Over Vokal Name Brand
April 29, 2004

Nelly has been hit with a lawsuit due to a dispute over the name of his clothing line, Vokal. Vokal, which debuted in 1999 was at one period the only sell out clothing line for many stores across the US. Since then, sales have slowed a little but it is still moving in high units Read More

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Sean Diddy Combs Signs Urban Designer Zac Posen To Sean John Clothing
April 24, 2004

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs is in the process of buying a financial stake in the designs of Zac Posen, who is labeled as one of New York’s hottest fashion designers. A partnership between the 24-year-old and Combs is expected to push his Sean John clothing label into the mainstream. “Urban” apparel is the fastest growing Read More

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Kanye And Jacob Jewler
April 18, 2004

Kanye West has a passion for Jesus Christ evident in his song ‘Jesus Walks’ and now the religious figure can symbolically walk with the producer/rapper at all times. West and famed Jacob The Jeweler have joined forces to produce a line of ‘religious-themed’ jewelry, which includes diamond studded Jesus pendants. Presently, the pair released a Read More

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New Era 59FIFTY At Fifty Urb1 Exclusive
May 20, 2004

Urb1 released researched information on the limited edition “59FIFTYat50” fitted caps by New Era back in April. Since then, the demand for information on specific hats has increased. On top of that, New Era representative Crystal Howard contacted Urb1 to give corrections and more detailed information after seeing the thirst for knowledge on the caps, Read More

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Baby Drops Shoe Through Lugz
May 14, 2004

Lugz Shoe Company, a leading brand in urban footwear, has announced their partnership with music mogul and multi-platinum hip-hop artist Bryan “Baby” Williams aka Birdman to create a signature athletic shoe called “Birdman.” The “Birdman,” a sneaker with a clean-cut design, will make its debut on May 15, 2004 in exclusive retail stores around the Read More

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Lil Flip Wants In Hiphop Fashion
May 9, 2004

Brought into a major hiphop spotlight through his 1st hit, “This is the Way We Ball”, Lil’ Flip has truly filled in the huge void Scarface left for Texas hiphop. Topping video charts as well as highly ranking on the billboard’s hiphop singles chart, 2004 has been even more success for Lil’ Flip with the Read More

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Vokal Gets Sued
April 29, 2004

Nelly has been hit with a lawsuit due to a dispute over the name of his clothing line, Vokal. Vokal, which debuted in 1999 was at one period the only sell out clothing line for many stores across the US. Since then, sales have slowed a little but it is still moving in high units Read More

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URB1 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH LEGENDARY GAME
April 24, 2004

So you are tired of jerseys because everybody has the fakes? However, if you could find something others couldn’t get you would love it. Urb1 gets an i-view with the king of custom jerseys, Legendary Game. And being how we hooked up with them a long time ago before all the fame came to the Read More

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Sean John Clothing Invests In Fashion Talent Zac Posen

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs is in the process of buying a financial stake in the designs of Zac Posen, who is labeled as one of New York’s hottest fashion designers. A partnership between the 24-year-old and Combs is expected to push his Sean John clothing label into the mainstream. “Urban” apparel is the fastest growing Read More

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Kanye West To Release Jesus Walks Luxury Jewelry Collection By Jacob The Jeweler
April 18, 2004

Kanye West has a passion for Jesus Christ evident in his song “Jesus Walks” and now the religious figure can symbolically walk with the producer/rapper at all times. West and famed Jacob The Jeweler have joined forces to produce a line of ‘religious-themed’ jewelry, which includes diamond studded Jesus pendants. Presently, the pair released a Read More

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New Era Plans To Work With Hiphop Celebs To Make 59FIFTYat50 Le Caps
May 20, 2004

SoJones released researched information on the limited edition “59FIFTYat50” fitted caps by New Era back in April. Since then, the demand for information on specific hats has increased. On top of that, New Era representative Crystal Howard contacted SoJones to give corrections and more detailed information after seeing the thirst for knowledge on the caps, Read More

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Ryan Kenny Luxury Line Makes Hip-Hop Fashion Grown and Sexy
May 17, 2004

After Jay-z constantly mentioning how his new style is strictly for grown people, the hiphop crowd’s appetite grew for that “grown man” look. And yes, there was Armani, Gucci, Burberry, and many other brands that sell to the hip hop community without a clue to what it is about; No line has come out that Read More

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Cash Money Records CEO Baby Signs Shoe Deal With Lugz To Make Birdman Sneaker
May 14, 2004

Lugz Shoe Company, a leading brand in urban footwear, has announced their partnership with music mogul and multi-platinum hip-hop artist Bryan “Baby” Williams aka Birdman to create a signature athletic shoe called “Birdman.” The “Birdman,” a sneaker with a clean-cut design, will make its debut on May 15, 2004 in exclusive retail stores around the Read More

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Lil Flip Wants To Start His Own Shoe Line
May 9, 2004

Rap artist Lil Filp was brought into a major spotlight through his 1st hit, “This is the Way We Ball”. As a Texas artist, he also filled a void left in a Texasless Hip Hop industry that was once filled with H-town talent. Topping video charts and ranking high on the billboard’s hiphop singles chart, Read More

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Vokal Clothing Sued By St.Louis Rap Duo Vokal
April 29, 2004

Nelly has been hit with a lawsuit due to a dispute over the name of his clothing line, Vokal. Vokal, which debuted in 1999 was at one period the only sell out clothing line for many stores across the US. Since then, sales have slowed a little but it is still moving in high units Read More

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Sean John Expansion
April 24, 2004

Sean “P. Diddy” Combs is in the process of buying a financial stake in the designs of Zac Posen, who is labeled as one of New York’s hottest fashion designers. A partnership between the 24-year-old and Combs is expected to push his Sean John clothing label into the mainstream. “Urban” apparel is the fastest growing Read More

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Air Wear NYC Showcase Exclusive
April 18, 2004

Air Wear NYC out of Brooklyn, NYC has finally went into major operations. Opening it’s new location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Urb1 got the chance to go out to their summer release showcasing and view what was coming new first hand. Al, owner of Air Wear NYC, and big supporter of Urb1 as well as it’s Read More

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Air Wear NYC Opens Fashion Showroom In Brooklyn NYC

Brooklyn, NYC airbrush clothing producer, Air Wear NYC has finally went into mass production. Closing it’s old store in the crown Heights section of Brooklyn, the clothing line’s demand caused it to need more product and a bigger showroom space. Opening it’s new location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the company had an invite-only grand opening, lounge Read More