Renowned British actor and musician, Hope Ikpoku Jnr, recognised by fans as Aron from the acclaimed series Top Boy, takes the spotlight as the face of the Mortal Kombat 1 x MJB campaign.
With a huge passion for Mortal Kombat, Hope embodies the perfect fusion of how the world of fashion, music and acting can come together in an authentic way. His involvement adds an exciting dimension to the campaign, resonating with fans who share his love for the iconic Mortal Kombat franchise and fashion brand MJB.
Speaking about the collaboration, Hope Ikpoku Jnr shares, “I’ve known Marc at MJB for a little while now and his innovation to incorporate gaming into fashion is one of the best I’ve seen. As a gamer myself it felt natural to want to get involved and merge my world with the gaming world too. I grew up playing many fighting games, Mortal Kombat was one that always stood out, so it’s only right I get to work with Mortal Kombat on a shoot”.
FelixThe1st, the rising rap sensation hailing from the vibrant West London scene, is making waves as the charismatic face of the Mortal Kombat 1 x MJB collaboration. Partnering with the esteemed British fashion house, MJB [Marc Jacques Burton], renowned for its cult celebrity following and cutting-edge designs, this collaboration marks a thrilling fusion of high fashion and the iconic Mortal Kombat franchise.
Looking into the future, urban street style with popular culture goes high fashion. Los Angeles, New York & London share the high end urban wear that blends taste & comfort. Marc Jacques Burton with his unique fashion insight remains at the forefront of this scene.
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Sharing insights, Marc Jacques Burton, the founder and creative genius of MJB, emphasised that “At MJB we love to work with people with an authentic link to the brand. MJB my brand has always been centred around musicians, we work with a lot of hip hop stars. Felix is an upcoming rock and hip-hop star. Felix is also a fan of the game, I love his energy and it was great to work with him on the shoot”.
It is the fourth time that Mortal Kombat and MJB have collaborated. Highlights from previous Mortal Kombat X MJB collaborations included the campaign which featured Megan Thee Stallion, Dimitri Vegas, M24 and Michael Venom Page. Tyga, Giggs, Todd Gurley, Megan Thee Stallion and the Cheat Codes were all spotted in the Mortal Kombat X MJB collection. Marc Jacques Burton, the founder of the brand built a Mortal Kombat arcade themed pop up in the heart of Selfridges (London), with the collection being displayed in- between MK arcade & pinball machines. Skepta, AJ Tracey and M24 all attended.