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[WATCH] KOTA The Friend – Customs (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Posted by The Messenger , December 2015

kota grain smallKOTA has been buzzing for a while, getting dope looks from blogs like Pigeons and Plans, The Source, Vibe & Global Grind and has been named the coolest Indie rapper by NYLON. Today he drops the official video for his first single entitled "CUSTOMS". The visual portrays a Brooklyn youth hustling to make his dreams come true. As a teenager KOTA produced, recorded and engineered his own music in his basement while trying to create a clothing brand known as Flight Boys (www.flightboys.com)…

[LISTEN] KOTA – “Black Friday”

Posted by The Messenger , November 2015

fuck black friday Just a few weeks ago KOTA blessed us with a track entitled Customs that gave us insight into the uncertain and emotionally straining life of a starving artist. Today he’s back with a dope anti consumerism anthem entitled Black Friday. He chants “F*ck Black Friday, Empower the black people” in this new cut. Right on time for Thanksgiving and Black Friday KOTA is definitely trying to make a statement in support of the Black Friday Boycott. Other musicians like Vic Mensa and Ferrari …

KOTA & Chelsea Reject Take Jabs At Mainstream Culture

Posted by The Messenger , October 2015

kota obamaKOTA The Friend, an emerging New York based artist puts out a 3 year old track entitled Cheesecake, featuring the rising star Chelsea Reject. This dope cut is produced by KOTA himself and is as raw as raw can get. Chelsea Reject puts the icing on the cake with a wicked flow and clever lines that bring to the surface a lot of the suspect shit that doesn't come up enough. KOTA and Chelsea go at it for a good 4 minutes completely dogging mainstream culture, bringing up the hypocrisy of religion,…

adidas Tubular Moc Runner “Hemp/Mesa Red”

Posted by The Messenger , July 2015

adidas Tubular Moc Runner “Hemp/Mesa Red”These earth-toned beauties are sure to turn heads in the fall! Check out these adidas Tubular Moc Runner kicks in the "hemp/mesa red" colorway! These sneakers feature a mixed material upper of leather and suede, and the hemp/mesa red colorway is a smart choice considering the upcoming fall season. To cop, check out UBIQ! They run for about $120.00 USD. Check out the images below and tell us what you think! Images via UBIQ     Pia enjoys fancy footwear…

[Music Video] Loui_D – Good Morning

Posted by The Messenger , May 2015

imageLoui_D presents the first single from his new tape entitled Lyrical Vibes II dir. By aiP & Chimp [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJeY_mncGOw[/embed]…

[NEW VIDEO] Asher Roth – Taking My Time feat. Camila Reechio

Posted by The Messenger , May 2015

[Music Video] Asher Roth - Taking My TimeAsher Roth brings us this dope new visual for his new track "Taking My Time" directed by the New York City based film team  aiP & Chimp. The visual shows two young adults getting their first taste of what the real world is like. The track is produced by EOM and is actually on EOM's new project entitled Sunrain.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyFgWwoI-_0[/embed]…

NYC Film Company aiP & Chimp present their 2015 Video Reel

Posted by The Messenger , March 2015

nakedNew York City based film company present their latest music video & commercial reel. This unique reel includes footage of popular artists such as Radamiz, Stalley, Bobby Shmurda, Madwiz and Asher Roth. The reel also features a few clips from commercials with Mercedes Benz, B Condoms & Flight Boys New York. Contact aiP & Chimp @ aipandchimp@gmail.com Phone : 347 546 7155 [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ90KoJty5k[/embed]…

[MUSIC VIDEO] I$OINDIES “I’m So ISO” Official Video Prod. H.Illa

Posted by The Messenger , January 2015

[MUSIC VIDEO] I$OINDIES “I’m So ISO”Brooklyn Hip Hop collective I$O INDIES  (@ISOiNDIES  ) drop the second video from their new I$O INDIES EP entitled I'm So I$O . Produced by Brooklyn's own H. ILLA.  @Cool_History Video directed by aiP & Chimp ( www.aipandchimp.com ) Download the EP here -  https://www.audiomack.com/album/io-indies/io-indies-ep [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zScoJU50WTY[/embed]…

Why Jay Z and Beyonce are the most important figures in black culture

Posted by The Messenger , January 2015

Why Jay Z and Beyonce are the most important figures in black cultureIt seems like only yesterday all Jay Z was rapping about was money, cash and hoes while Beyonce was with Desinty's Child carving out her own place in the music industry. Today they are proud parents with wealth and they stand for something more than recording artists. Jay Z and Beyonce have been national icons for years. Sean Carter, a rapper that is respected by so many people from different walks of life, from drug dealers to CEO's is changing the game. And because of his popularity there is c…

EXCLUSIVE Madwiz Interview AT SOB’s

Posted by The Messenger , January 2015

cypher league photoIvie interviews Madwiz At the legendary SOB's [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XkuRW8LYXw&feature=youtu.be[/embed]…

Music

[WATCH] KOTA The Friend – Customs (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

KOTA has been buzzing for a while, getting dope looks from blogs like Pigeons and Plans, The Source, Vibe & Global…

[LISTEN] KOTA – “Black Friday”

Just a few weeks ago KOTA blessed us with a track entitled Customs that gave us insight into the uncertain and emot…

KOTA & Chelsea Reject Take Jabs At Mainstream Culture

KOTA The Friend, an emerging New York based artist puts out a 3 year old track entitled Cheesecake, featuring the rising…

Vince Staples Gets Arrested In New Video For “Norf Norf”

"I ain't never ran from nothin' but the police..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mb6Jc4juSF8 Vince Staples bring…

Chance The Rapper And Lil B Collab On A New Album

Chance The Rapper makes an album with...lil B? Chicago native Chance The Rapper and the "Based God" himself, Lil B,…