Princess Nokia shares new video ‘Bart Simpon / Green Line’

“One of the most exciting, assured hip-hop releases of the year, on which Princess Nokia asserts her claim to the throne” – The Observer

“…hearing her claim her territory, while holding onto self-proclaimed weird girl signifiers feels like its own type of victory”

Pitchfork

Her music does not passively wait to be heard. It is a force that demands its presence be felt.”

SF Weekly

…everyone feels empowered by this tiny Afro-Nuyorican’s body-positive messages.”

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Princess Nokia, aka Destiny Frasqueri, has released an 8 minute double-feature for two tracks from her new album 1992 Deluxe. “Bart Simpson / Green Line” was directed by Milah Libin, Destiny’s friend and frequent collaborator. The 8 minute video shows New York City through a young Destiny’s eyes–the rejection and struggles of high school, the innocent debauchery of a neighborhood party, the isolation and contemplation of solo travel on public transportation, and the depth of the friendships we forge in our youth. Continue reading

PRINCESS NOKIA SIGNS TO ROUGH TRADE AND SHARES ‘G.O.A.T’ MUSIC VIDEO

Rough Trade Records are pleased to announce the signing of Princess Nokia. To celebrate, she has released a brand new track and video for ‘G.O.A.T’. This is the first time her music has been available on streaming services other than SoundCloud and YouTube.

Princess Nokia is the best-known project of New Yorker Destiny Frasqueri. She’s been rapping and releasing tracks on YouTube and SoundCloud since high school, originally under the name of Wavy Spice, adopting the ‘Princess Nokia’ moniker in 2013, and releasing albums Metallic Butterfly, Honey Suckle and 1992 in the following years. She has built up a massive fan base over the last few years, with her videos and albums getting millions of streams and views.

Watch Princess Nokia – ‘G.O.A.T.’

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