I am a little late about this post but ...
"LRG HIP HOP CLOTHING DESIGNER FOUND DEAD IN CALIFORNIA HOME"
Can you say i was SHOCKED? And you know what shocks me the most? He was only 34!! Dude my Sister is but a year younger!!
Reports say he was found dead in his Laguana Beach home in Orange County. There was no obvious signs of the cause of his death and it is still uncertain and unclear and under observation.
For those that may be a little unfamiliar here is a quick back drop..
Jonas Bevacqua was a college dropout and a DJ who had moved back into his parents' home when he met up with Robert Wright and created an urban street clothing company that started in South California and spread through the states. The two went on to found Lifted Resesarch Group (LRG), a popular street clothing brand, in 1999, and the line enjoyed a rapid rise "as a major fashion force." A multi-million coorporation Influenced the skateboard, surfer , hip hop culture and movement.
Named by Entrepreneur magazine as #5 on its list of that year's 500 fastest growing companies.Initially a clothing company, LRG has since branched out to include sales of electronic devices and music, releasing compilation CDs with artists such as Kanye West and Raekwon.
R.I.P JONAS YOU DID FASHION GOOD. YOU WILL BE MISSED. AND APPRECIATED AND USED AS DOPE INSPIRATION!