The “Trouble Man” T.I. was on hand to host the launch of AKOO’s limited edition coffee table book Book of Kings Vol.1. The collector’s item is pays homage as well as celebrates innovators and influencers in their respected spaces, whether it be art, music, fashion and lifestyle. Special guests, influencers, taste makers enjoyed cocktails provided Hennessy while tapping their toes to music spun by the lovely DJ Nix.
T.I. on the Book of Kings Vol.1: It is an absolute honor to have these amazing artists featured in the very first Book of Kings presented by AKOO. This WILL be a book people look forward to receiving and collecting for years to come!”
Celebrities and influencers in the book include T.I., Pharrell, Melody Ehsani, 400z Van, Jonathon Mannion, Iggy Azalea, Lil Duval, Karen Civil, Pusha T, D-Nice, Eva Bleu, Sue Tsai and Amazin Amie. Bonsu Thompson lent his mighty pen to created the profiles for each person featured in the book.
Also on hand to celebrate the occasion Bun B, Yo Gotti, Emily B, Bow Wow, Angela Yee, Sue Tsai, Jonathon Mannion, Amazin Amie, Rico Love, Maino, Sway, Tyson Beckford and more…
Step into the photos from the event below.
The always FLY Emily B, WE LOVE her shoes from her Emily B line!
Amazin Amie really owns up to her name!
The beautiful Sue Tsai.
The King of Memphis Yo Gotti was in the building.
Angela Yee’s shoe game is always on point.
Hen Roc and Jonathon Mannion
Maino, Bow Wow and the Trill one Bun B.
Songwriter extraordinaire Rico Love.
The FLY Guys Rae Holliday, Gabriel Williams with Blue Magazine’s Devon Christopher.
Legendary super model Tyson Beckford.
Blogger Demetria Lucas and Raheem DeVaughn
Due to the book’s exclusivity, it is not available for purchase anywhere. You will have an opportunity to get your hands on a book via online giveaways, attending an AKOO event or as a gift with purchase at one of AKOO’s many retailers.
Photos provided by SFPL’s own Bernard Beanz Smalls
Visit the SFPL’s Facebook page for the full gallery.