We had the good fortune of connecting with Cadillac Rhone and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Cadillac, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
A few different things actually. We wanted to create something that not only helped the underground hip hop community that we are apart of we also wanted to create something that represented the state we love. Most of all we wanted to create something that our kids could be apart of if they so choose to be.

What should our readers know about your business?
Though we started off as an Apparel company that still sets up clothing booths thru out the country, we are so much more. We are not only an apparel company, we are a custom print company, a consultant company. I mean we work in a lot of different fields for example, we are promoters in our right. We love to do events that give back to the community like our annual Trunk or Treat that raises money for charity. Which is one of the biggest things that sets us apart from other apparel companies. I know its cliche to say we got to where we are with a lot of hard work and dedication even though it’s a fact lol. Was it easy? Not at all, for every yes there was 10 no’s and not every pop up shop that we’ve done was good for us. There was times we barely made enough to cover our food and gas. But every set back was a learning experience and every no and every pop up shop helped us fined our crowd as well as helped us to define our business as we move forward. The fact that we are persistent and consistent, plus our name means something to us so we make sure our business is A1. Which is also how we’ve over come challenges because quite honestly we refuse to stop moving forward. I guess you can say that’s also what we’ve learned, that by being persistent mixed with consistency does work wonders. And that’s what we want the world to know, in the words of Denzel Washington in American Gangster “AZ Bonafide Apparel is a brand name and we stand by it”.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
To be honest we are some home body types so we would we probably just have a big bbq and invite all out friends and family.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
We would like to shot out our RTU family they know who they are and big shot out to all of our family, friends, and fans that support us!

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