The Smugger Talks Style with Stars of "The Game" [EXCLUSIVE] [Q &A]

Last night at the Tribeca Grand Hotel BET CEO, Debra Lee  hosted a premiere of the much anticipated 4th Season of The Game . After congratulating the entire cast, (except for Brittany Daniel who plays Kelly Pitts), for their appearance on the The Wendy Williams Show earlier in the morning, bloggers were treated to a private screening of The Game. The Smugger was definitely in the building and got a chance to chat with the some of the stars of the show to get their perspective on style. Check out the Q&A inside:

The writers delivered a ‘dramedy’ that is worth checking out, make sure you join the rest of the world to catch the season premiere tonight January 11th at 10 pm eastern time on the BET Network. Since we already know what happens–we’ll let you know that there will be a few surprises and familiar faces that get thrown into the mix.

Coby Bell (Jason Pitts)

Q: Who is your favorite Designer? A: For suits, Hugo Boss

Q: What kind of Shoe?  A: “Big Ones” – Hush Puppies

Q: What accessories do you rock? A: Diaper Bag (he made sure to let me know he was serious)

Q: What would your character’s favorite designer be? A: Something Cheap

Q: Who is your Style Icon? A: Bob Marley

Hosea Chanchez (Malik Wright)

Q: Who is your favorite Designer? A:Tom Ford

Q: What kind of Shoe? A: Shell-top Adidas

Q: What accessories do you rock? A: Cartier Pasha Watch

Q: What would your character’s favorite designer be? A: Gucci

Q: Who is your Style Icon? A: Kanye West

Pooch Hall (Derwin Davis)

Q: Who is your favorite Designer? A: Armani

Q: What kind of Shoe? A: Jordans – He’s been a fan of them since childhood. When asked if he copped the new Cool Grey 11’s – “ They’re probably in the mail”.

Q: What accessories do you rock? A: Nefertiti Chain – by Jason the Jeweler out in L.A. – Pooch shared that when his mom passed away during the taping of the second season, he commissioned the Nefertiti Chain in black gold and black diamonds because “moms was a fan of Nefertiti”. You might even spot his character occasionally rocking it on the show.

Q: What would your character’s favorite designer be? A: Louis Vuitton

Q: Who is your Style Icon? A: Diddy


Co-creator, Director and husband to Executive Producer Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil even took some time to chat and answer some of the questions in detail:

Q: Who is your favorite Designer? A: Paul Smith, John Varvatos, and Tom Ford

Q:  What kind of Shoe? A: Throwback Nike, leather Converse by John Varvatos, or a dressy pair of Paul Smith’s – he added, “I like my dress shoes to be a mix between Stacy Adams and british style”. Ain’t nothin’ wrong with that.

Q: What accessories do you rock? A: Anything leather or suede – keep it simple.

Q: Who is your Style Icon? A: Miles Davis, Gordon Parks –- The reason, Salim mentioned, was because these men didn’t dress out of the need for fashion, but dressed because of how they felt, the spirit of style.

He added: “My women? Ladies should be in a pair of red bottoms (Christian Louboutin) and some Kiki’s (Kiki de Montparnasse) lingerie. Agreed.

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