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Rapper NAS Launches Streetwear Line With Grungy Gentleman

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 14:  Nas performs on day 3 of the Yahoo! Wireless Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on J
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 14: Nas performs on day 3 of the Yahoo! Wireless Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 14, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/Getty Images)

Rappers switching gears to go into fashion has become the norm these days. So when word got out that NAS was creating a collection, we were hardly surprised. Teaming up with Jace Lipstein of Grungy Gentlemen, NAS has designed a 33-piece high-end menswear collection called HSTRY. Letting the designs speak for themselves, the streetwear clothing has minimal branding and includes leather outerwear pieces with quilted detailing and sleek elbow patches. The full line will be available on Grungy Gentlemen beginning August 1. And while prices aren't finalized, hats are starting at $85 while motorcycle jackets and peacoats will be about $1,800.

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