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Is JT a Jay-Z Wanna Be?

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Pop singer Justin Timberlake, who's singlehandedly bringing sexy back, (we've just gotten ours, what about you?) is now a playah in the design game, a la Gwen Stefani, Diddy, J-Lo and the mogul who does it the best: Jay-Z.

JT debuted his William Rast line on Tuesday night at the Social on Sunset Boulevard. And while Jay-Z's Rocawear just oozes hip and urban without really trying (Michael Knight should pay attention), LAist is still trying to figure out what Justin's line says to us -- besides trying to follow in the footsteps of the Roc-A-Fella mogul who can seemingly do it all.

According to the William Rast site, the clothing is a blend of "blend of city slick and southern sophistications." But we picked up one reporter's account of the new collection from yesterday's Los Angeles Daily News: