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Last Night In NYC: Bloggers Appreciation Mixer With Blogxilla & Datwon Thomas


Last night in NYC, EIC of Vibe Magazine, Datwon Thomas and Media Personality Blogxilla hosted the 3rd annual Bloggers Appreciation Mixer put together by PR Maven and CEO of Playbook Media Group, Marie Driven at AKOO‘s Showroom in NYC. People came together to mix and mingle while bloggers were appreciated. Artist like Stro and Rell Jerv performed.

Media participants included: Rap Radar’s B.Dot Miller, Steve Raze, Global Grind’s Lindsey India, HeyGorjess, and Billboard’s Patricia Meschino; and Maino, Lyve Bounce Ent., Skoob from Das Efx, Justina Valentine, Money & Violence RayDay and Spliff Star made special guest appearances. Media outlets in attendance were The Source, The Shade Room, HipHopSince 1987, Thisis50, Stuff Fly People Like, Strictly Hip-Hop, Industry Co-sign, Mass Appeal, and many more notable media outlets.

Many patrons sipped on Clique Vodka, and others munched on food bites created by Chefbowyyardie. Chef Cubon provided delicious dessert; Primrose Couture Events provided the floral centerpiece, and Monster Energy provided the gift bags.

Peep who all came out to support after the jump….


Fly-LIGHTS: T.I., Bow Wow, Bun B, Emily B, Rico Love and More Attend The Launch of Book of Kings Vol.1…


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.

Emily B

The always FLY Emily B, WE LOVE her shoes from her Emily B line!

Amazin Amie

Amazin Amie really owns up to her name!

Sue Tsai

The beautiful Sue Tsai.

Yo Gotti

The King of Memphis Yo Gotti was in the building.

Angela Yee

Angela Yee’s shoe game is always on point.

Hen Roc and Jonathan Mannion

Hen Roc and Jonathon Mannion

Maino , Bow Wow and Bun B

Maino, Bow Wow and the Trill one Bun B.

Rico Love

Songwriter extraordinaire Rico Love.

Rae Holliday, Devon Christopher and Gabriel Williams

The FLY Guys Rae Holliday, Gabriel Williams with Blue Magazine’s Devon  Christopher.

Tyson Beckford

Legendary super model Tyson Beckford.

Demtria Lucas and Raheem DeVaughn

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.

Be sure to visit AKOO Clothing’s online website and Facebook page as well as Twitter and Instagram @AKOOclothing for info on upcoming events and the Book of Kings Vol.1 tour.

Photos provided by SFPL’s own Bernard Beanz Smalls

Visit the SFPL’s Facebook page for the full gallery.

Shoutout: AKOO

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We Like: AKOO Clothing Co. Holiday 2013 Collection

With the release of their Holiday 2013 Campaign, there’s no question that AKOO will keep us looking fresh, fly and most importantly warm for the season. This brand is for guys who enjoy quality gear that makes them stand out in the crowd and at a great price point too! Check out more below…


Fly-LIGHTs: Dawn Richard Hosts SFPL Digital Cover/Album Release Party …

On Tuesday Evening, SFPL January Digital Cover Girl, Dawn Richard, was dope enough to grace the fly guys with her presence as they celebrated her Digital Cover and her first solo album release.


[Fly DIARY] A Night Out With Pynk & Akoo …

Last Night Gabe and I put our fashion talents to work as we stepped out in theses streets for Events by Akoo Clothing and  Pynk Magazine clad in some good items …


I had on my favorite Diesel Denim Shirt, 55 DSL Navy Cargo pants, Navy low top Converses, Red/Blue Happy Socks via Styliners Boutique, Kappa Tee underneath, Michael Kors watch and Meatloaf Bracelets.

While Gabe was clad in  a The Real World Brooklyn Tee, Rocawear Denim vest with studded detailing (designed by Gabe), Entree snap back, Zara pants, Alige sneakers, Michael Kors watch and Meatloaf bracelets.

-Stay Fly!

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[Last NIGHT in NYC] AKOO x Maino x Summer Collection 2012 …

Last Night, Team SFPL headed to the AKOO NY Showroom for their first Tastemaker event of the season.


The private event featured Atlantic Records Recording Artist Maino and served as a preview of the AKOO Summer Collection. Hip Hop Wired’s Senior Editor, Kazeem Famuyide was the evenings host and guest included tastemakers, lifestyle & fashion bloggers, and stylists who all gathered while sipping delicious cocktails provided by CIROC.

The Summer collection was full of gems include clean plaids, printed tees, fresh polos and great shorts.

We got a chance to chuck it up with Maino, look out for our 5 Questions for Maino post coming up!

Maino was pretty candid and SOOOO Brooklyn, lol.

DJ Zeke had the party rocking and Kaz did a great job hosting, for more of the Akoo Summer Collection, Peep The Collection Here.

-Stay Fly!



[We LIKE][BTS] AKOO 2012 Spring/Summer Lookbook Exclusive …

Season one of TI and Tiny’s: Family Hustle reality show wrapped on a high note showcasing the rapper’s AKOO Clothing Brand fashion show in Atlanta and while the Grammy award winning rapper/actor is gearing up for the next installment of his reality show, his clothing line is working on a premiere of its own. In the coming weeks, AKOO will debut its 2012 Spring/Summer campaign starring Rotimi, budding R&B heart throb and TI’s co-star on the hit cable network series, BOSS. Only we’ve got the behind the scenes images from the shoot. From the looks of it, this year’s collection is all about being effortlessly cool.


-Stay Fly!

[Words by Genel Ambrose]



Did you happen to catch the finale episode of T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle last night? The Family switched gears as they all played a role in piecing together the Akoo Fashion Show, where almost every member of the clan participated.

Here’s some exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the days leading up to the Main Event …

Join the #AKOOMovement at and @akooclothing, @akoomarketing, and @tip

 -Stay Fly!
[Images Via Exclusive Access]

[Last NIGHT in NYC] T.I.’s Power & Beauty Private Book Event

Monday Evening, The Fly Guys were invited to a Akoo‘s Private Dinner for Multi-platinum (And Face of their brand) Rapper T.I.. The event was to celebrate the release of TIPs new book entitled, Power & Beauty .

Held at posh eatery Phillipe Chow, Attendees enjoyed their signature appetizers including Chicken & Beef Satay, Loaded Entrees and Complimentary Cocktails sponsored by Ciroc Vodka. The restauraunt was filled with notables and tastemakers including; Swizz Beatz, J.Cole, Jadakiss, Deon Grant,  Mel Testamark, Jeff Belizaire and Tameka “Tiny” Cottle-Harris just to name a few.

Let’s just say, they KNOW how to throw a great Event!

J. Cole, TIP and Swizzy on Deck!

 Deon Grant and Jason Geter also joined the festivities.

As did T.I.’s first lady, Tiny.

Look for a review of the book on SFPL shortly!

-Stay Fly!

[Thanks Tamara!]

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FLY News: Meek Mill Shoots Campaign For AKOO Spring/Summer 2011…

During the shooting of his upcoming AKOO Spring/Summer 2011 campaign, Maybach Music’s Meek Mill sat down with Live to talk about his long-standing relationship with T.I. and Rick Ross, his fashion style (influenced by his home city of Philadelphia), his placement on XXL‘s Freshmen Class cover for 2011 and more.

Check out the vid below…

Diggin the fresh cut by the way!!

-Stay Fly!