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Louis Vuitton Pays Tribute To Muhammad Ali [Video]

The digital campaign enlists rapper Yasiin Bey and graphic designer Niels Shoe Meulman to honor the boxer with short films using his famous quotes.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on August 3, 2012.

Louis Vuitton’s new ad campaign honors the boxing icon Muhammad Ali by enlisting rapper and actor Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and calligrapher Niels Shoe Meulman. With ‘The Greatest Words,’ the fashion brand pays tribute to Ali’s courage and ability to stand up for his ideals.

The digital experience includes photos and audio of Ali, and a series of short films that feature Bey and Meulman revisiting some of the boxer’s famous quotes. You can watch the first two videos “Dream” and “Word” below, while three more are due to be released soon:

The Greatest Words

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