The Fat Boys Launch ‘Old School Sexy’ Clothing Line
Eighties hip-hop trio The Fat Boys are making a comeback. The group, perhaps known best thanks to Jay-Z‘s lament over their break-up on ‘The Blueprint’ track ‘Blueprint Complication,’ is coming correct with a new clothing line to be distributed by Urban Outfitters and Hot Topic — two stores that are surely known for cutting edge hip-hop fashion.
“With our clothing line hitting Hot Topics [haha, sic] and Urban Outfitters just in time for the holidays, we’re real excited to be back and of course, this merchandise line is old school sexy,” said group member Prince Markie Dee, now a popular Florida DJ. The Fat Boys have also created a website via RateMyMerch.com that allows fans to vote on potential designs. Participants can win an assortment of prizes for choosing their favorite shirt, including iPods and Virgin Mobile phones.
“These shirts are tight,” said Kool Rock-Ski, another founding member of the group. “And I don’t mean tight ’cause we fat. This joint is off the hook. We got the original shirts from our world tours in the ’80s and some fresh new styles. We got so many styles we need help picking which ones to go with.”
In more musical news, the Fat Boys have also linked a deal to perform a special reunion show at the famous Fox Theater in Detroit. It will be the first time the group has performed in over 20 years.