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Hey, You’re Cool

Chika Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Poet and Rapper Chika

“The things that you’re afraid to admit to yourself you’ll admit in a song, because you know someone can relate”
Charlie Sloth Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Charlie Sloth

“I could've spent a week making a hardcore rap album, but there’s no challenge in that”
fyutch Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! FYÜTCH

“Country Kendrick is my first viral character—there will be many more characters”
bodega-cats Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Rob Hitt of Bodega Cats

“It isn’t just a funny and cute photo of a cat, but it also shows a person’s hood”
Lee Smith Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Black Skaters Matter Creator Lee Smith

“Some people, incredibly, think I’m saying black skaters matter more than white skaters”
Rebstar Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Rebstar

“The music business is like a small high school—I’m the foreign exchange student who’s making his way”
Lute Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Lute

The N.C. MC went from dead-end jobs to Dreamville Records
Shea Serrano Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Author Shea Serrano

I was like, “I’d rather watch Shawn Kemp dunk videos than whatever, so I’ll just do a basketball book.”
Gerard Murray Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Gerard Murray

“When we start putting together a collection, I make sure we have our HBCUs first in mind”
Howie Abrams and Mr. Kaves Books

Hey, You’re Cool! Howie Abrams and Mr. Kaves of ‘Hip-Hop Alphabet’

“We wanted to [represent] the era of hip hop that we grew up in—late ’80s, early ’90s—with graffiti”
Ajay Relan Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Ajay Relan of #HashtagLunchbag

“We all have the ability to make a Gandhi or Martin Luther King type of impact”
Joseph "JP" Patterson Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Joseph “JP” Patterson

“Grime, UK rap and young black people in general are popping more than ever right now”
Misshattan Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Photographer Misshattan

“I want people to feel something when they see my pictures”
Fatboy SSE Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Comedian and Rapper Fatboy SSE

“Comedy was just natural to me... It's straight improv”
Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Blue, The Misfit

“I got tired of making music that other people wanted me to make”
Ricky Powell Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! Photographer Ricky Powell

“I’m a one-man time capsule”