Hard Ta Knock Shoppe is a Black-owned urban retail store located in Camp Washington near Clifton, Northside, and Cumminsville. The retailer specializes in sneakers, boots, and street fashion such as denim and graphic tees.
The most featured brands on Facebook, their main online presence, are Altatude, Reebok, Fila, and Patrick Ewing. Facebook is where they showcase their newest items with sleek photos that depict entire outfits that were clearly carefully curated. Facebook also promotes several Pop-up shops the company has hosted for other small, Black-owned businesses in the Queen City such as Norrium the Glam Cave and Young King Playwear.
If you decide to check out their Facebook, you’ll not only find posts about the latest fashion offered in their store, but also links to different articles featuring the biggest rappers, athletes, and actors with names like Travis Scott, Future, YG, Wale, Childish Gambino, Kevin Durant, Lebron James and Nick Cannon as well as technology releases and new cars. Their site also tackles topics like race and various social justice issues in politics and the media. Hard 2 Knock Shop can be used as a one-stop-shop for the latest clothes, news, and events around the city.
Hard Ta Knock promotes events and concerts around not only Cincinnati but also the Columbus and Dayton areas by posting about them and even selling tickets for many shows that are sold out online. They have also hosted their own events such as Super Bowl viewing parties and a dress to impress event series where they teamed up with BND Casino known as Upscale Affair.
Link to Hard Ta Knock Shoppe’s Yelp.
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Twitter / Instagram: @hard2knockshoppe