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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  • Stacy Epps

    commented on February 27, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    thanks guys! but this is an OLD joint… just to be exact… ;)

  • Kid Captain Coolout

    commented on February 27, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    I don’t care how old it is… this is the first time I heard it!!! This shit is fresh to me… and i’m diggin the fact that Doom aint on the mic… but on the got-damn BEATS!!! He needs to do more beats for cats… cuz the shit he makes for himself can’t be rocked like that by nobody else better. Right on to this one… yall know i love me some Stacy Epps anyways… don’t hide em grrrrl, devide em!

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