With both Billboard and Hollywood success under his belt, the mighty Mos Def is delving into the fashion game, as well. The Brooklyn MC has teamed up with street wear label UNDRCRWN for its Spring 2009 campaign, set to drop today (March 18) on the company’s website, UNDRCRWN.com.
According to WoooHa.com, the designs are heavily inspired by the cover artwork of the 2004 Dead Prez album, Revolutionary But Gangsta, The Mos Def collection has been designed in conjunction with UNDRCRWN creative director Dustin Canalin and will include t-shirts, outerwear, and headwear. The Philadelphia-based brand has collaborated with rappers in the past, recently partnering with XXL Freshman Asher Roth for its College Collection.
In other Mos Def news, the rapper-actor will be releasing his fourth solo, The Ecstatic, on June 9th. – Devin Chanda