DRC ApeParel is the brand of choice for global-minded, street-inspired, socially-conscious young adults who seek apparel that appeals to more than just a sense of style. Founded by Congolese-Americans Eric B. Ndelo & Roderick B. Vakala, and international street culture enthusiasts Antonio T. Mercer, John Dawkins & Taj J. Polite, the brand fuses the urban aesthetics of international street movements with Pan-African cultural principles and designs.

"DRC" is a way of life for the conscientious street fashion and sneaker culture enthusiast who is inspired by the global community. The DRC ApeParel, LTD™, where "It's Cool to be Conscious!"

 

International Music Tee X DRC

International Music Tee X DRC

Our masta F-BAT #DRCrumping at a Battle in Uganda. Rocking the #MadeInGoma Tank, created by @drcapeparel; produced in Goma, DRC.

Our masta F-BAT #DRCrumping at a Battle in Uganda. Rocking the #MadeInGoma Tank, created by @drcapeparel; produced in Goma, DRC.

After a great sales day in Brooklyn. Had to find good light for our #AfricanBlack skin. Politiking w/ @gbengaakinnagbe. #BantuKings #LiberatedPeople #DRCApeParel #AfricaBusinessCuluture #ABC

After a great sales day in Brooklyn. Had to find good light for our #AfricanBlack skin. Politiking w/ @gbengaakinnagbe. #BantuKings #LiberatedPeople #DRCApeParel #AfricaBusinessCuluture #ABC

Don’t Get The “Means” Confused With The “Goal”. It’s Bigger Than Just Clothing/Fashion/ApeParel!

Don’t Get The “Means” Confused With The “Goal”. It’s Bigger Than Just Clothing/Fashion/ApeParel!

The SUN was extra special @ The Soul of BK Fest Launch Party + Concert. Great pic @mango_lover68 #GORILLASUNSHINE

The SUN was extra special @ The Soul of BK Fest Launch Party + Concert. Great pic @mango_lover68 #GORILLASUNSHINE

#APE/CLT #DRCLT @ Von King Park, Brooklyn #BantuKings

#APE/CLT #DRCLT @ Von King Park, Brooklyn #BantuKings