James Brown will forever live on as famed street wear brand, Crooks & Castles, honors the legacy that is the “Godfather of Soul”! To celebrate the upcoming release of the GET ON UP, the James Brown story – in theaters August 1st, Universal Pictures has collaborated with this cutting edge brand to create an exclusive line of t-shirts inspired by the film that acknowledges this iconic figure in pop culture. The essence of the partnership came as an idea to infuse the cultural impact of James Brown’s legacy with a trendsetting lifestyle fashion brand to create an exclusive gift for today’s generation.

These limited edition shirts were released Thursday night at the exclusive VIP gifting event at the Crooks & Castles store in Los Angeles. Guests included actors Cory Hardrict and Mo McRae (Sons of Anarchy, THE BUTLER); former Danity Kane Member D. Woods and sister Young Money artist Shanell; breakout R&B artists Eric Bellinger and Sebastian Mikeal; as well as singer Mishon and actor Darrin Dewitt Henson who were all on hand to get on the good foot and celebrate the release of GET ON UP . Guests enjoyed complimentary cocktails, with sounds by DJ Tendaji Lathan, gift bags filled with Crooks & Castle apparel and the exclusive collaborative t-shirt.

All Photos © 2014 Arnold Turner