Jamhuri Wear has been profiled in some of the worlds most respected Press publications.

Jamhuri Wear featured Press bannner MTV, NY Daily news, Vibe, Arise Magazine, Daily Nation, Rolling Stone, XXL, Complex,

New York Daily News, Complex, XXL, VIBE, Arise Magazine, Daily Nation (Kenya), MTV and Rolling Stone,

Jamhuri Wear has found its way into the closets of some of the worlds biggest celebrities and style leaders such as Jay-Z, Ludacris, Tom Morello, K'naan, Akon and Lupita Nyongo in addition to trendsetters across Africa’s urban meccas. 


                              New York Daily News: Sept 24th, 2008                                 

When Jeff Kimathi came to New York eight years ago, the native of Nairobi, Kenya, knew little about fashion. Today, celebrities like Jay-Z and Akon wear the designs he creates for Jamhuri Wear, a company that Kimathi launched in 2003.

    Rolling Stone Magazine: Nov 2nd, 2006   

Jay-z in Africa in Jamhuri Wear blue sweat shirt hoodie Rolling stone magazine

On his maiden performance in Africa, Jay-Z rocked the packed Diamond Jubilee Arena in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania  clad in blue Roca Wear jeans with the map of the world printed on his back pockets, a white t-shirt, golden suede Timbaland boots, and a navy blue Jamhuri Wear hooded sweatshirt with white bold letters reading TANZANIA and the national flag on the sleeve. 


  Live 8 Concert Philadehipa: July 2nd, 2005



Jay-Z photographed at the Live 8 Concert held in Philadelphia on July 2, 2005. He's wearing a Brown Jamhuri Wear Nelson Mandela silkscreen t-shirt.

The Live 8 concerts were part of a campaign to get the world’s richest nations to cancel the debt, increase aid to developing countries and promote fair trade. That day Hov joined Linkin Park on-stage, appearing to “Public Service Announcement.” He and the band then ran through tracks from their 2004 collaborative project Collision Course, including “Numb/Encore,” “Jigga What/Faint,” “Dirt Off Your Shoulder/Lying From You” and “Big Pimpin’/Papercut.”


XXL Magazine: April 2004


Jamhuri Wear XXL magazine April 2004


Jamhuri Wear Badge of Honor t-shirt was featured in the April 2004 Brand New Flava section of then hip-hop bible  XXL Magazine.
Thank you to the Fashion Editor Kevin Coffey.