The Big Black Inc. Story

Christopher “Big Black” Boykin,
veteran, television personality, entrepreneur and father was born on the 13th day of January in 1972. Known primarily as the endearing bodyguard of Rob Dyrdek , from the hit MTV series Rob & Big, Boykin lived an incredible life filled with stories of triumph and joy… As founder of “Big Black, Inc.” a clothing line and brand launched in 2007 to showcase his iconic catchphrase “Do Work,” Boykin touched the lives of many through his collection of signature t-shirts and hats.  Of all his accomplishments, perhaps the most rewarding was that of father to Isis Rae Boykin born in February of 2008.

Isis Boykin, lovingly known as Icey, is Boykin’s daughter with then wife Shannon Turley. Since Boykin’s untimely passing in the Spring of 2017, Icey has taken over her father’s brand to help share his legacy with the world. Her new collection Homage: The Artist, Warrior & his Legacy, lends to showcase Boykin through the eyes of his number one fan. From the navy to the hearts of millions through his reality series Boykin became a lovable part of home across America, and his daughter plans to prove to the world exactly what her daddy represented to her.