Kota the Friend's album "Foto" is a must-listen for fans of introspective and thought-provoking hip-hop. The album is various snapshots of Kota‘s life, an endearing invitation to the mind and mood of the NYC MC. With smooth beats and honest lyrics, the Brooklyn rapper takes listeners on a journey through his personal experiences and struggles, touching on topics such as mental health, relationships, and the challenges of pursuing a career in the music industry. Featuring collaborations with talented artists like Saba, "Foto" showcases Kota's versatility as a rapper and his ability to craft compelling stories through his music. Whether you're a longtime fan or new to Kota's music, "Foto" is an album that should not be missed.
For an hour, "Foto" flows like the gentle whisk of a breeze or the soft lapping of the waves. The project features mellow soundscapes with similar cadences to Australian producer Origami Beats, a carefully-curated selection of jazzy, lo-fi hip-hop replete with fuzzy static and spacious melodies.
Features with Saba, Hello Oshay, Lizzy Ashliegh, Isa Reyes & Richard Parker.