Contemporary artist and spoken word poet, Kojey Radical releases the first visual from the critically acclaimed ‘23 WINTERS‘ EP entitled ‘FOOTSTEPS’, directed by long time collaborators THE REST.
‘Footsteps’ is easily Kojey’s most compelling visual to date. Potent in it’s approach, footsteps speaks as a vivid portrayal of internal struggle and a depiction of human resilience. Every frame is bursting with an attention grabbing sense of confidence; as we witness Kojey physically battle with his personal demons.
Kojey has never been afraid of using his poetry to illustrate a compelling and relatable narrative. Kojey’s lyrics are brazen, honest and unforgiving speaking candidly on his position as a poet in the music industry, his hopes for his family and the struggles of his surroundings.
“You think I give a fuck about a genre? I’m still trying to send my parents back to Ghana”.
Kojey uses footsteps to sit on the cusp of poetry and rap in a way that has never been heard before.
The visual was styled by Umps Machaka as well as the creative team behind A-COLD-WALL* Samuel Ross and Ace Harper. Featuring cameos from renowned model Harry Uzoka and performances from Kaner Flex and WET WIPEZ who recently appeared in recent visuals and stage shows by FKA TWIGS.
“’Footsteps’ is a visual depiction of what it’s like to battle with self doubt within an industry designed to pigeon hole and categorise. A struggle that becomes more apparent as I grow as an artist and as a thinker. I’ve said it before, but I’m not here to be an example of the popular opinion, I’m here to offer the neglected perspective in a way that is undeniable. Whether I’m ostracised or celebrated for forward thinking my wings are yet to form”.
’23 WINTERS’ EP via iTunes