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In the aftermath of last November’s election, countless celebrities from the music, film, and television spheres have opened up and shared their political opinions.
Today, Chance the Rapper joined the fray in the most fashionable way: by modeling a new “Thank You Obama” clothing line from Chicago designer Joe Freshgoods.
The collection features a Barack Obama basketball jersey, a “Malia” tee (with “We all smoke, it’s ok” printed in tiny type at the hem!), and a shirt featuring our 44th POTUS sporting a Biggie-style crown. There’s even a graffiti tee with “Barack N Michelle” on the front and the couple’s wedding date, “10.3.92,” on the back.
The site’s “About the Project” page reads as follows:
with this project i wanted to timestamp a period in my life where i felt like i can do whatever i wanted to do and be whatever i wanted to be. The night obama won his first term gave me so much hope, especially & most importantly as a black man. I decided to make a collection saying "thank you" and give me something to smile at every now and then when i look in the closet.
Prices for the “Thank You Obama” collection range from $28 for a poster to $150 for the aforementioned jersey — and although you can click to add any item to your cart, a ticker at the bottom of the site cautions: “Do not wear. This is art.”
While these pieces are certainly suitable for framing, we fully expect to see Chance (and Obama) fans wearing them out and about in the days to come. Shop it below before it’s gone — the site already crashed once today.
Obama’s All-Star Jersey, $150
Thank You Hoodie, $90
King Obama Tee, $40
King Obama Poster, $28