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My big homie over at Hot97, Funkmaster Flex is a jack of many trades and on tonight’s show, he announced that he is launching Project Kixx, a “sneaker,
fashion and lifestyle destination.” He’s keeping the store location underwraps, but there will also be an online shop.

“I’m very excited to bring all things I’m passionate about and be able to get exclusively to the
masses.”-Funk Flex

Props to my girl Tiff the Stylist, Bobby Trends, Tat Wza, DJ Juanyto, who are also reportedly involved in one way or another.

The full press release,
After the jump

March 17, 2014 (New York, NY) – VH1 and HOT 97’s very own Funk Flex is set to launch his own sneaker,
fashion and lifestyle destinations with the opening of it’s very own brick-and-mortar retail shop,
complimentary website and mobile app, #PlanetKixx. As of July 4th, #PlanetKixx will be a unique space both
in New York City and online for those looking to scoop up the most recent items to keep them fresh from head
to toe.

Known for being able to get exclusives, Flex will build #PlanetKixx to be no different as it will stock limited
edition and select items. Also, in addition to the latest in sneakerwear, #PlanetKixx will carry New Era, Beats
by Dre, Starter, Technics, G-Shock and many more brands that speak to those living a street chic/urban luxe
lifestyle.

#PlanetKixx’s official launch event will be hosted by Wale, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Nigel Sylvester with music
provided by DJ Clark Kent to set the tone for this distinctive retail shop that will host some of music and
fashion’s hottest cross branded events. Mayor Of The ATF Crew will also be in attendance with his sneaker
collection. The #PlanetKixx’s official launch festivities will blast off on July 4th at their new store’s location,
which Flex is keeping under wraps until mid-June 2014.

This fully integrated lifestyle retail shop and website will be an experience pulled together by a reputable
and well-known team hand-picked by Flex himself. The creative and strategic minds that will be working the
#PlanetKixx locations, both front and back of house, include:
• Bobby Trends – Merchandise Director
• Tat Wza – Digital Director
• Relly Rell – Music Supervisor
• Wil Major – Brand Supervisor
• Triple Threat – Director of VIP Services
• Tiffany Hasbourne- Store Design & Creative Curator
• Sabrina Baqir – Woman’s Sports Apparel Supervisor
• DJ Juanyto – Blogger and Resident DJ