Source: LA Weekly
A Los Angeles Empire
Disrupt Magazine is one of the most popular media outlets to shed light on emerging entrepreneurs. With great pride, the Jibawi brothers of a successful family business were able to tell their story. Bluemoon is a high end brand that has branched out into several avenues. Some of their most high-end clients, 6lack, Blueface, NLE Choppa, Lil Moset, CJ, and many others, are familiar with the five star Bluemoon brand the Jibawi brothers have built.
Bluemoon is multi-faceted and has branched out to multiple avenues: a luxe hookah lounge, kitchen apparel, successful five star jeweler, and more. It is a brand proving the family’s entrepreneurial skills, ideas, and combined efforts. The men behind the success are Anas, Omar, Wisam, Mohammed, and Malik Jibawi—all determined to leave a legacy. According to other sources, Omar was able to give the public insight on the Bluemoon mission and accolades. Get ready Los Angeles, because Bluemoon will become a household name.
Omar, one of the six brothers, gave public statements highlighting a glimpse of the rise of Bluemoon.
Let’s start from the beginning. What was the inspiration behind Bluemoon?
“The hookah lounge was created based on our heritage. Smoking hookah was and is a tradition in our culture, and we wanted to open our own and bring out our friends.
The jewelry business came from pawn shops. When I was 19, I ran 13 pawn shops around the Los Angeles area. Most of my brothers ran a pawn shop by themselves and the other shops were being run by various friends and other family members. When the shops started to slow down, I used the money I had to open a jewelry company where we can custom make every piece. At first it was hard, but now 100% of the parts that make up our jewelry pieces are made in house.
Anwar’s Kitchen was opened on the heels of his successful YouTube Career. Anwar first started with Vine and eventually rose to have millions of followers. Once the Vine era ended, he transitioned to YouTube and Instagram. Fast forward to today and he has more than 30 million followers across all platforms.”
That’s incredible. Highlight the main goal of Bluemoon, we’d love to know.
“The goals of all our businesses is to expand and for them to become household names. Not just in Los Angeles, but the world.”
A support system is key to entrepreneurs. Is there anyone you’d like to credit?
“Our mother. She raised us all by herself in Los Angeles. We’ve all been in trouble more times than we can count and she kept us on our toes. We don’t know how we could ever repay her.”
What’s next for Bluemoon?
Their empire is just getting started, and it is their blend of culture, ideas, and dedication that has given power to the Bluemoon name.
To learn more about the fast-growing family business, visit bluemoonandco.com.