Cappadonna from the legendary Wu Tang Clan collaborates with Outbreak Boards to release a limited edition skate line. Outbreak’s “The Killa Bee” line will showcase skateboards withCappadonna’s iconic “Killa Bee” in various designs that many professional skaters will respect. Outbreak Boards, which is a well respected skateboarding manufacturer from Northwest Connecticut embraced Cappadonna’s vision on bringing the Wu-legacy to the sport and culture of skating. The skate decks will be made with Canadian Maple wood and also will include sticker decals, custom designed clothing, hats and accessories. “I wanted to give an alternative for young people to do besides drugs and guns, especially in hoods across the nation. I believe skating and Hip-Hop go hand in hand, as both are independently free.” stated Cappadonna.
Outbreak Boards,Full Blast Movement, Kingz N Queenz LLC and Cappadonna will host a press conference and launch party June 22, 2013 1625 Railroad Ave, Bridgeport, CT at7pm. This event is a free event with special performances by Wu Tang Clan’s Affiliates Buddha Monk, Chedda Bang, Hanz On and many more surprises. The venue also holds a skate park so everyone in attendance will have the opportunity to skate on Cappadonna’s Killa Bee Skateboards while viewing live graffiti and musical performances.
Cappadonna will also host a second launch event in New York, NY on June 27th at BlackBox 13 (121 University Place (Between 13th. & 14th. streets) NY NY. (3rd floor of Bar 13 building) and Doors will open at 5PM for that event.
Outbreak Skateboards (www.outbreakboards.com) was first created in 2008 in Northwest Connecticut by a few skateboarders and lifetime artists. It started with the simple design of an eyeball with a swirling red pupil. This came to represent the endemic themes of the brand and movement behind Outbreak.
Cappadonna recently released his seventh solo-LP, Eyrth, Wynd and Fyre, and in addition to recording new material with the Wu-Tang Clan (and there corresponding summer tour) is also recording his next solo LP as well.