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Keith Urban Launches Line of Haiti-Manufactured Graphic Tees

The country singer and "American Idol" judge has partnered with Industrial Revolution II and Raphael Mazzucco for the social impact project.

Keith Urban Performing on Idol - H 2014
Keith Urban

Sure, Simon Cowell and his signature black crew-neck tees may seem ancient to American Idol viewers, now that Keith Urban is officially the singing show's reigning T-shirt king. And now, the country singer has launched his own line of graphic tees.

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By Keith Urban -- which offers $60 tees for men and women featuring paint cans, se ahorses, key chains and American flag-printed trailers -- sees the Idol judge partnering with artist/fashion photographer Raphael Mazzucco. The line is manufactured by Industrial Revolution II, a garment factory in Haiti that invests 50 percent of its profits into the employees, families and local communities.

"I've always loved cool, interesting T-shirts and wanted to share that passion, but only if I could do it in a fun collaborative way -- with social impact that can help make a difference," wrote Urban in a statement on the site. "We've created a collection we love that is manufactured with the philosophy of reinvesting back into the communities and the team members."

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Urban's tees aren't Mazzucco's first connection to Idol, as he previously worked with longtime show mentor Jimmy Iovine of Interscope on Culo by Mazzucco -- which is, yes, a book of celebrity bum portraits, including those of Lady Gaga, Nicole Scherzinger and Stacy Keibler. Diddy was listed as the hardcover's executive editor.

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