Tuesday, September 16, 2008
WE ARE MAKING 20 SHIRTS(LIMITED EDITION) DEDICATED TO PEOPLE THAT WE IN THE COMPANY ADMIRE AND LOOK UP TO. MUHHAMMAD ALI IS MY FAVORITE ATHLETE OF ALL-TIME. THIS IS A PHOTO OF THE FRONT AND THE BACK OF THE TEE AS WELL. WE HOPE TO MAKE A BIG SPLASH WITH THE SHIRTS. FOR MORE, CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE.
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SHIRTS ARE STILL ON SALE, MAINLY IN BLACK, BUT WE STILL DO HAVE WHITE AVAILABLE ALSO! SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT OUR STORE SITE.
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Thursday, September 11, 2008
LEBRON W/JAY-Z AND SERENA WILLIAMS
AKRON NATIVE LEBRON JAMES WAS IN NYC HOSTING A PARTY FOR HIS FAMILY FOUNDATION. WE JUST POSTED BECAUSE LEBRON IS CLEVELAND AND ANYTHING HE DOES, WE'RE PROUD TO SHOW. HE JUST HAD HIS FILM PREVIEW IN TORONTO. FROM WHAT I'VE HEARD, IT WAS SOMETHING SPECIAL. WE'RE NOT IN LEBRON'S "INNER CIRCLE", BUT WE'RE BIG FANS OF HIM. KEEP DOIN YA THING.
DON'T KNOW....WHAT Y'ALL THINK?
I HAD A ONE ON ONE WITH A COOL DUDE. WE POSTED HIM ON THE BLOG A FEW DAYS AGO. VERY FUNNY ONO(ONE ON ONE). CHECK IT OUT.
DANITA D.: Explain what you do. Who is DJ Jay Bape?
JAY BAPE: I'm a full time artist and business man... DJ is retired...it's just Jay
DD: What's a day like in Jay's world?
JB: Busy...if I'm not in the studio working on my album..I'm in the studio
helping my people with their projects...I dab in producing
DD: What is it with you and Bathing Ape/BBC?
JB: The best brands ever created... I was wearing bape since 2002 just to be
different from every1 else...and as I learned about the culture n
history it stayed with me...and in 2006 Pharrell put me onto the BBC
DD: Who are your influences in music?
JB: Kanye west...Pharrell..Lupe..Jeezy.. And Myself
DD: Single? Married?
JB: Lol... not married
DD: Who are the Astro Kids?
JB:Its a lifestlye....a movement... a group... a family; the group members
are Me, Wreck Wregular, and Knowledge Bonez
DD: What do you feel connects music to fashion?
JB: Fans look at their favorite artists as role models... so if they are
wearing leather pants and a deep v-neck they will accept that as the new
trend... but with me I keep it fresh and I encourage others to do the
DD: What was the first name brand item you bought ever? What year was
JB: Since I was born I was rocking oshkosh bagosh, however its
spelled...then lacoste...fubu..platinum fubu..then I went to the guess
phase.. To j's and jerseys...then I found myself
DD: If you were stuck on an island, what three items would you take with
you and why?
JB: My laptop..I need to be on my site GoASTROkids.com
Fresh Outfit.. For the day I get rescued
iPod... can't leave home without it
DD: Who do you have a crush on today and why?
JB: Was halle berry but she got pregnant b4 I could get up with her.. So now
I gotta wait for miley cyrus to turn 18
DD: What annoys Jay Bape the most?
JB:Not much...but I just don't like it when ppl give themselves a time
frame to do something and they don't go it or even come close
DD: What do you think is missing in music today?
JB:I think music has everything...just the ppl who are putting it out need
to stop releasing the same stuff and look for different shit
DD: What do you think(if anything) is missing in fashion today?
JB: I'm pretty satisfied..anything I can't find here I get from japan... or
I get a box in the mail from you guys
DD: How do people see you/contact you?
JB: Www.myspace.com/JayBAPE I read all msgs even though I reply to
DD: What's up next for you?
JB: Right now I finished the album... we are in talks with a few ppl... and
we are working on the GoASTROkids.com mixtape
DD: Good lookin Jay, I appreciate it. Got more clothing for you too.
JB: No prob thanx for the love
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT TAKES TO BE LOOKED AT, BUT I HOPE PEOPLE REALLY SEE THE BLOG. I TALKED TO MICK THRU BB. HE WANTED CLOTHING AND I GAVE IT IMMEDIATELY, NO QUESTIONS ASKED. WE'RE BOTH IN BROOKLYN OFTEN, SO IT WAS NOTHING FOR US TO LINK. HE LOVES FASHION. I LOVE MUSIC. MUCH LOVE TO MICK, CHRISTOPHER TRUTH AND TERRY URBAN. MY CLEVELAND AFFILIATES, LOL.
THIS DUDE HAS SOME IF THE ILLEST FLOWS IN RAP RIGHT NOW. THE MAN'S NAME IS DRAKE. HE RESIDES IN TORONTO, CANADA. HE'S BEEN IN THE GAME FOR A MINUTE. I HAD HIM IN MY BB MESSENGER A WHILE BACK. WE USED TO CHOP IT UP ON REGULAR. I'VE BEEN A FAN SINCE I FIRST RAN ACROSS HIM ON THE SPACE(MYSPACE). I WISH I COULD HAVE PUT SOME OF HIS TRACKS ON HERE, BUT I CAN'T. WE'RE WORKING ON GETTING AN INTERVIEW WITH HIM RIGHT NOW. UNTIL THEN, CHECK HIM OUT ON MYSPACE.
IF YOU LIVE IN CLEVELAND AND ARE OVER 18, WE WILL BE AT CLUB EARTH EVERY THURSDAY STARTING ON SEPTEMBER 18TH. NO BOUGIE OVERDONE SWAG HERE, JUST LAID BACK GOOD OL' FUN. IT'S NOT ABOUT WHAT YOU WEAR WITH US. COME IN A WHITE TEE! WHO CARES!! JUST COME ON DOWN! ALL RACES AND FACES ARE WELCOME! CLUB EARTH IS BIG AS HELL(IT'S THE OLD ODEON THEATRE FOR THOSE THAT DON'T KNOW). SHOUT OUTS TO OUR HOMIES OVER AT SNEAKER EATER FOR BRINGING US ON BOARD. WE WANT TO WORK WITH ANYBODY THAT WANTS TO WORK WITH US. BRING A FRIEND OR FIVE...DON'T KNOW IF THAT MADES ANY SENSE BUT COME ON DOWN. K-NYCE AND TILLA FROM KICKDRUMS ON THE 1'S AND 2'S. COME HAVE FUN. $2 DRINKS ALL NIGHT.
CANNON, CANNON, CANNON...ELUSION CLOTHING IS LINKING UP WITH DON CANNON AND TEAM CANNON FOR FALL 2008. SHOUT OUTS TO LANCE CANNON FOR ORCHESTRATING THE MOVE. YOU'LL HEAR MORE OF LANCE AND DON IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE.
LOL, WE DON'T KNOW WHAT MADE US MAKE THIS. IT WAS LATE NIGHT, AROUND 2AM, JUST ON THE IMAC, DOODLING. THIS CAME UP. IT HASN'T BEEN PUT INTO PRODUCTION AS OF YET. WHADDYA THINK? WE TAKE CRITICISM. HONESTLY, I(DANITA DAVIS) DON'T LIKE IT. BUT I ALSO DIDN'T LIKE THE "SUCK MY SWAG" SHIRT AND IT'S DONE FAIRLY WELL. LET US KNOW...
IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHO DJ JAY BAPE IS, GET IN THE KNOW. THE DUDE IS AMAZING. WE LINKED UP WITH HIM FOR A LITTLE SHOOT IN FLORIDA. I'M WORKING ON GETTING A VIDEO CAMERA NOW. WHEN WE TAKE TRIPS, I WANT TO DOCUMENT. JUST LIKE ALL YOU FELLOW BLOGGERS OUT THERE, WE WANT YOU TO SEE HOW WE DO TOO. TAKE A LOOK AT THE LOVELY PICS, DONE UP BY A COMPANY CALLED WRAP GIANTS. HE'S UP ABOVE ON OUR HEADER. HE'S A COOL ASS DUDE. ALWAYS WEARS BAPE, BUT WE GOT HIM TO ROCK SOME ELUSION FOR ONE DAY. CHECK HIS MYSPACE PAGE, OVER IN OUR LINKS SECTION.
THE "SUCK MY SWAG" TEE IS GETTIN AROUND FAST. I'M GLAD WE ARE ADDING THE SHIRT INTO OUR FALL COLLECTION. BESIDES THE OBAMA/MLK, IT IS OUR BEST SELLING SHIRT. THE SHIRT IS STILL FOR SALE OVER ON OUR STORE PAGE, LISTED IN THE LINKS SECTION. BAY AREA RAPPER, YA BOY WORE THE SHIRT FOR HIS MOST RECENT PHOTO SHOOT. WE APPRECIATE IT.
HONEST OPINIONS HERE...NO ASS-KISSIN. IF YOU HAD TO PICK ONE, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU PICK? WE'RE GONNA BE DOING THIS FROM TIME TO TIME. IT GIVES US A CONNECTION WITH THE CONSUMER AS WELL AS SAVES US A HELL OF A LOT OF MONEY, GIVING US THE CHANCE TO GET OPINION BEFORE GOING INTO PRODUCTION. LET US KNOW...
OUR "LIVING THE DREAM" T-SHIRT WAS FEATURED ON 106TH AND PARK ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 19TH. SHOUT OUTS TO KANYE RICK FOR PROVIDING US WITH VIDEOS AND PICTURES. PICTURES AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE, ELUSIONCLOTHING.COM
CHIP THA RIPPER WORE OUR SHIRT ON FUEL TV RECENTLY. THANKS MUCH! CHECK OUT HIS NEW MIXTAPE, CAN'T STOP ME WITH DJ E-V.
YEA, I KNOW WE HAVE OUR OWN CLOTHING LINE. I LOVE L-R-G WITH ALL OF MY HEART. THEY ARE THE ONLY LINE I PURCHASE AND IF I DID NOT OWN MY OWN LINE, I'D DEFINITELY HAVE TO APPLY FOR A JOB WITH THEM. HERE'S A MINI INTERVIEW WITH ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE LINE, JONAS BEVACQUA. PEEP THE DUDES CHAINS, HE STAYS ROCKIN DOPE CHAINS...I LOVE THIS DUDE.
THIS IS THE PERSONAL BLOG OF THE OWNERS AND TEAM MEMBERS OF ELUSION CLOTHING. WE WILL BE GIVING ADVICE ON STARTING LINES, HOW TO DO CERTAIN THINGS AND PLACES WE GO AROUND THE WORLD. MAKE THIS BLOG A REGULAR STOP. PEACE.