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The Art of Manufacturing podcast gives a behind-the-scenes look at how inspiring entrepreneurs who make stuff are trying to “make it” in their industries. Find it on iTunes, iHeart, Stitcher and other popular platforms. Subscribe to never miss an episode!

Jul 21, 2016

At age 16, he made himself his first suit. At 21, he headed to L.A. to launch a career. 27 years later, Karl Kani is still a legend for his pioneering urban streetwear brand. But after an ill-fated partnership almost lost him the rights to his own name, he’s back to work, rebuilding his $100M hip-hop fashion empire one bold step at a time. We hear stories of grit and creativity, learn from his business mistakes, and find out what it takes to build an enduring brand. More here: