Published on January 7th, 2020 | by Hype Mag Staff0
LVRN Celebrates The Year of Return with Launch of “software by Love Renaissance” Flagship Clothing Store in Accra, Ghana
2019 marked the 400th anniversary of the historic moment that enslaved Africans arrived to America â a year that has been deemed by Ghanaâs President Nana Akufo-Addo as theÂ âYear of Return,”Â welcoming hundreds of thousands and reconnecting descendants of the African diaspora with the continent. On of Europe’s largest urban music beach festivals, Afro Nation Ghana, also made its return to Africa onÂ December 27th-30th, 2019 at Laboma Beach, Accra, Ghana.
With two artist’s on this year’s festival line-up, 6lack and Santi, Atlanta, GA-based artist management firm and record label Love Renaissance (LVRN)Â also celebratedÂ The Year of Return with the grand opening of their new flagship store âsoftware by Love Renaissanceâ in Accra, GhanaÂ on December 29th, 2019.
âsoftware by Love RenaissanceâÂ featured an exclusive capsule collection available only in stores with collaborations by LVRN, Kids of Immigrants and WAFFLESNCREAM (a local Ghanaian clothing brand), along with local clothing brand Adesua launching their Christ cares T-shirt.
ââsoftware by Love Renaissanceâ is a new idea that we at LVRN are proud to launch. We teamed up with some of the motherlandâs most talented minds to produce an exclusive collection of wearable product and plan to expand our collaborations with more local brands and designers for the official store launch in February 2020.â âÂ expressed LVRN
Sunday, December 29th served as the official soft opening for the store, and LVRN announced that they will officially open the ‘software by Love Renaissance’ doors in Accra, Ghana in February 2020.
âIt was important that we collaborate with local minority-owned streetwear brands in Ghana. For us, the flagship store launch is a step closer to bridging the culture that music is already taking a lead on. Having a space where thereâs a destination for kids to congregate and display their ideas is important.â â LVRN
Stylized as LVRN, the group is aÂ next-generationÂ artist management firm and record label thatâsÂ come to manage some of the most popular artists today. With acts like Summer Walker,Â DRAM and 6lack under their roster, LVRN is shining a light on Atlantaâs homegrown creative community of musicians, visual artists, and cultural influencers.
For more info on ‘software by Love Renaissance’ and a recap of the grand opening, visit them onÂ Instagram.