FOUNDERS

Culture Republic is a lifestyle brand that is comprised of proven entertainment executives Jason Geter, Chaka Zulu, and Bernard Parks, Jr., who have successfully launched and navigated the brands of international superstars such as T.I., Ludacris, 2 Chainz, Travis Scott, Iggy Azalea, Outkast, Cee-Lo Green, 8 Ball & MJG, B.O.B., Dj Drama, and Big K.R.I.T.

From marketing music, films, apparel and spirits to the millenial generation, Culture Republic assists in identifying and cultivating the most authentic brand partnerships.

Jason Geter

Chaka Zulu

Bernard Parks

A natural leader, Jason Geter embraces the blue-collar intersection of art, fashion, function and sweat equity, taking cast-off remnants and reimagining them as brands that could only exist today.

Jason Geter simultaneously serves as the Co-CEO of Grand Hustle, owner of the Strivers Row lifestyle brand, co-founder of AKOO, co-founder of the Hustle Gang brand, Grand Hustle TV/Films, producer of the film Takers via Grand Hustle/Screen Gems, owner and founder of Culture Republic, and manager of several multimedia artists. His impeccable reputation and business acumen are rooted in building successful brands.  Geter’s partnerships are effortless because of his culture of innovation, superior product development capabilities, integrated multichannel infrastructure and significant scale to offer an unmatched combination of authenticity, quality and value.

In a world guided by focus groups and facts, Mr. Geter admires those inspired spirits who believe that the ideas of the future don’t exist in the past. Mr. Geter is dedicated to curating a global lifestyle, leveraging his core capabilities to innovate, curate and integrate new businesses.

Chaka Zulu is Co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records and Ebony Son Entertainment Inc., both based in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Zulu has been making his mark in the music and entertainment business for twenty years. Chaka began his music career while attending college as an intern for various record labels and as an on-air personality for WRFG, a community based radio station in Atlanta, Georgia. He later became the Music Director and an on-air personality for Atlanta’s Hot 97.5(now 107.9) radio station. Chaka Zulu has also been an integral piece in bringing artists and influential people to South Africa and has worked with several South African music groups.

Some of his other professional accomplishments are: Radio Promotions for Sony Music/Columbia Records, Radio Promotions for Universal Music Group/Island Def Jam Music, Ludacris Foundation Board Member, keynote speaker at the National Fatherhood Conference in 2004 (Chaka was interviewed on CNN to talk about this event), and music video director.

Bernard Parks, Jr. launched his career in entertainment as the music manager of pioneering hip-hop artists and multi-platinum producers. The Atlanta native was instrumental in helping to define the sound of southern hip-hop, proving to be a consummate example of hard work, artistic integrity and by applying equal parts intelligence and common sense. In addition to his responsibilities at Culture Republic, Parks actively invests his time in various entrepreneurial ventures.