On Sunday, July 31, AWKWORD lost one of his best and oldest friends, New York City legend Andreis Costa aka GuessWho? aka YME. After more than two days nearly bedridden, AWKWORD wrote today to bloggers, journalists, DJs, friends and fans, asking for contributions to the GoFundMe campaign for Andreis, in
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This is just so fucked. I never imagined being here, now, writing this. One of my oldest friends, one of my best friends, one of the most creative, passionate, engaging and enigmatic people I’ve ever met is gone. The first cat I did graf with, the first cat I spit freestyles
In a new audio interview on the iNoslen show with Noslen and Dispute One, AWKWORD talks adopting children and moving out of New York City to raise them; what he’d do if he won the Powerball; his dedication to music; dealing with mental illness and facing anti-Semitism as a youth;
DJ Crank of the UK and Kevin Nottingham’s HiPNOTT Records named their Top 30 Hip Hop records of 2015 — and included AWKWORD’s Audible Doctor-produced “Go! (NYC RMX)”, featuring Joell Ortiz, Aaron Cohen, Wordsworth and K. Sparks. The mix also features Atmosphere, Locksmith, Add 2, Consequence, SkyBlew, P.So, 2 Hungry Bros, ILLUS,
If you haven’t seen it already, NOW is the time. “These guys are taking it back to the essence of NYC hip-hop with this one. Pay attention.” — Complex Magazine “AWKWORD takes hip-hop back to its essence… The title says it all, what more can you ask for?” — Okay
Weekend Gabe: New York emcee Awkword, has overcome more struggles than one could count, but instead of counting himself out, he has counted on himself to make dope music to tell his story and to inspire change. Check out how he’s bringing #protestmusic to the forefront!
For bookings, features, interviews, etc., contact AWKWORD’s new management, Quin Marshall, at firstname.lastname@example.org or @MsQuinMarshall.
AWKWORD ft. Joell Ortiz, Wordsworth, Aaron Cohen & K. Sparks – “Go! (NYC RMX)” [prod. by Audible Doctor] “I black on beats and lyrically I murder them / Power to the people fighting evil out in Ferguson, Go!” — K. Sparks After amassing more than 5,000 downloads of the clean/radio
On AWKWORD’s birthday, August 1, he linked up with UpcomingHipHop.net for an exclusive interview on his music, his message, his inspirations and his background. Read the full interview. How did you come up with the name AWKWORD? The “other” is often awkward in his/her situation. While in AmeriKKKa “other” typically
Causing controversy in his latest interview, Rapper and Activist AWKWORD Talks with Lyrically Fit about his Retirement, Working with Legends, Egos in Rap, Family, Activism and much more. He also shares the cover art for his next single, the Domingo-produced New York City remix of AWKWORD’s hit World View single, “Go!”