“So yeah I sampled your voice, you was usin’ it wrong / You made it a hot line, I made it a hot song”. - Jay Z
The inspiration for this series dates back to 1996, when Nas reportedly failed to show up to record a verse for JAY-Z’s track ”Bring It On” from his debut album Reasonable Doubt.
When the album dropped later that year, JAY-Z sampled the now infamous line, ‘I’m out for dead president’s to represent me’ from Nas’ single “The World is Yours”.
Killa Villa is a brand that has a shared passion for Hip Hop culture, sports and lifestyle.
They look to combine the global appeal of football (soccer) and the growing influence of the football shirt culture with the biggest names in Hip-Hop. Using football fabrics as their canvas to creatively showcase and celebrate these definitive figures.