As the saying goes: Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they rock neck-snapping hoodies with a subtle, yet powerful, message about gender equality.
Before the 2017 Grammy Awards kicked off, Schoolboy Q stepped on the red carpet accompanied by his young daughter Joy, who immediately caught photographers’ eyes with her bright pink Gucci suit; however, what made this moment especially beautiful was Schoolboy’s decision to wear a matching pink hooded sweatshirt with the words “Girl Power” emblazoned on the front and back.
The hoodie was one of the most-talked about looks of the night, with many people asking where they could cop the piece.
Well, it turns out they can’t. The hoodie was a one-of-a-kind design by Schoolboy’s stylist Dianne Garcia.
"I actually customized the hoodie,” Garcia told Complex. “It's sewn, tie dyed, and embroidered just for Q."
“I see a lot of stuff going on with women these days and I'm here to support them,” he told the Los Angeles Times. “I could go out and protest and all that, but me having a little girl, I think it starts right here—to let her know what's going on, how she needs to be treated and the respect she needs to be given."
It was a great move by the TDE artist, who is currently working on his fifth studio album. During an interview with Zane Lowe earlier this month, Schoolboy dished on the upcoming project, which he says will focus on his role as a dad.
“It’s moreso my life after I made it to the point of Schoolboy Q. I gave you me, but I never gave you the other side of me: the father, the dude that’s actually happy, the dude that doesn’t be in the hood just hanging out," he said. The dude that’s trying to put his homies in position now. I’m not a deadbeat father anymore.”