[P]ushing knowledge of self before all else, rapper and producer Kirk Knight is an icon for a new generation. Together with the Pro-Era crew, the Brooklyn-born polymath has helped put New York rap back on the map, with a lyrical consciousness and production prowess beyond his years.
Starring in the latest Billionaire Boys Club zine, Kirk opens up to the brand’s European Creative Director, Ross Westland about his musical influences and creative process in his New York studio. In a wide-ranging conversation, Kirk speaks on his Caribbean roots, getting started early start as a producer and working with Joey Bada$$. From drumming Mos Def beats on the table in middle school, to touring the world in support of his own albums – it’s a candid insight into the Flatbush native’s unconventional journey in hip-hop, full of his trademark honesty, wisdom and wit.
Read an exclusive extract from the interview and preview the latest in Billionaire Boys Club’s ‘Boys of Tomorrow’ video series below.
The FW17 Billionaire Boys Club zine featuring Kirk Knight will be available exclusively in the London Flagship store on Marshall Street from 16th November along with the latest Fall collection drops