HVW8 x Dam Funk Live@the BBQ

posted on September 17th 2007 in Art & LA & Music with 2 Comments

Where’d you get your funk from? I got mines(thanks Dam) on sunday at the weekly bbq over at the HVW8 gallery in LA. Good vibes and good times as always. Check here for more flixs and check the podcast here
Shouts out to the whole Hvw8 crew and Peanut Butter Wolf for stoping thru.

Greg "Cognito" Barr first entered the hip hop world as a dancer during the early 1990s in the DC metro area. Later his love for hip hop brought him to Atlanta, GA where he formed the underground group massinfluence. With massinfluence, the relationships within the music industry grew both here in the US and abroad during their many European tours with the likes of the Company Flow, Beat Junkies, Jurassic 5, De La Soul, Blackstar and many others. Also during these years is when Cognito, also known as "Nito", put his mark in hip hop iconography by introducing his line of t-shirts "Nonstop Hip Hop" which was featured in classic video by De La Soul and Jeru the Damaja. Over the past 10 years, Nito has captured classic footage of some of hip hops greatest, including Jay Z, Mos Def, The Gorillaz, Nikka Costa, MF DOOM, De La Soul, Pharoahe Monch and The Roots. Recently, Cognito shot and compiled 4 years of concert and behind the scenes footage of Talib Kweli for a still to be released documentary.

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  • rubix

    commented on September 18, 2007 at 3:41 pm

    looks like a lot of fun going on!

  • Kid Captain Coolout

    commented on September 20, 2007 at 4:26 pm

    I bet’chall was feeling like George Clinton was about to step up in that bitch! That nigga Funkmosphere is so fo’ real about tha funk… and PBW is one o’ dem “music is forever” (not diamonds) muthafunkas! Man listen… I’d have had to grab a drink, do my 2-step and then sliiiiide on they ass!!! Big-up Dam Funk… and my dude Dame Dooski while i’m at it!

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