Viper SS23 is a bumper issue starring Jamaican superstar Popcaan, Memphis Rap hero Key Glock, UK sensation Lost Girl and Atlanta's cult icon Ken Carson. Our digital cover features the NYC creators of "Scam Drill" G4 Boyz.
This is our second issue since we returned to print and we’re back bigger and better! In addition to the cover spreads, SS23 highlights include Nigerian superstar and Naira Marley-signee, Zinoleesky; Chicago’s sweetest songstress, Tink; Ghanaian Drill pioneer Yaw Tog, Indiana’s newest R&B sensation Maeta; the rapper bridging Brixton and Brooklyn, M24; rising UK star Deyaz, who was styled by VIPER’s fashion director for an editorial; the enigmatic trailblazer in Drill, NitoNB; the infamous originator of Block 6, musician Ghostface600; the viral sensation taking influence from her Jamaican heritage, Cristale; the MC juxtaposing old and new sounds to create a new blend of UK Rap, Strandz; AJ Tracey’s go-to producer who’s preparing to step into the scene as an artist, Nyge; the former Grammy winner recently featured on Obama’s Songs of the Year playlist; Scribz Riley; the forward thinking musician who splits his time between creating music and conservation, Kam-Bu and alternative singer-songwriter LUCI; who just happens to be a descendant of John Coltrane!
In addition to the outstanding musicians gracing these pages, we also have some beautiful editorials, including one from Eazy Visuals, who shot M24 for the issue. Silent Hill is an art piece starring Michelle Domingos wearing a 3D printed outfit by Sapiensi. Liberati is an exciting new clothing label by famed fashion stylist, Kiera Liberati, whose dog Dejah also stars in Ken Carson’s cover shoot. Finally we have a retrospective collage shot on Jamaica’s north eastern shores at Winnifred Beach, the last beach to remain open to locals.