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T.I.’s AKOO Clothing Brand has teamed up with Vibe Magazine to kick off a national model casting.

The brand is looking for hot female models for the 1st annual female calendar photo shoot and those selected will be working as brand ambassadors, traveling the country to spread the word on AKOO.

12 winners will be chosen to receive $1000 cash, take  part in the 2011 AKOO calendar shoot and receive a feature in Vibe Magazine along with other opportunities and prizes.

The casting calls will be held in major U.S. cities, in addition to online at
AKOO was founded by T.I. in partnership with Grand Hustle Entertainment CEO, Jason Geter.
“The direction of the clothing line, in my eyes, is upscale urban apparel,” T.I. told MTV earlier this year. “I just wanna continue to diversify. Continue to grow. Continue to speak to the cool kids of America. That’s my idealistic outcome. It’s all gonna be comfortable. Everything is gonna be comfortable, casual.”

The brand is an acronym for A King of Oneself, and serves as a men’s lifestyle contemporary clothing line, that caters to women as well.