Remember the time we faked your death? Big papa, say it ain’t so.RIP @andreiscostatributepage
Flying to LA today after a rough 48 hours. For the past 5 or so years any time I got to LA Andreis Costa was always there to pick me up from LAX. On the way to JFK I realized he wouldn’t be there today. Tell your friends you love them.
“I breathe when I want to breathe, speak when I want to speak, see how I want to see, life is nuts!” – Guess Who? (a.k.a. Andreis Costa, a.k.a. YME)
Andreis’s wealth of creativity inspired so much art to be created. In his honor I have donated to Inner City Arts in Andreis Costa’s name. It’s a small and symbolic gesture to honor his creativity and to hopefully contribute to others artistic exploration and existence.
We had a blast painting this. Any time we painted together, there was no plan for the wall. We’d shoot ideas back and forth, figuring out colors, themes, and background as we went along. I always loved that feeling of spontaneous creation. I miss you big guy. We all miss you terribly. YME FOREVER 🙏
I just learned horrible news about a good guy. Met him at Bard. He was definitely a friend to anyone that he came into contact with. All around Good dude. I last got to hang out with him in like 2006 or 2007. Rip Andreis Costa life takes a turn sometimes and we all get lost in ours. Cherish what you have. Although I’ve learned of this tragedy late. I still feel a type of way.
If you knew Andreis; if you caught one of his tags around New York or worked with him on a project in Los Angeles; if you saw him rapping in a hoodie at Elisabeth Irwin or watched him bang around campus at Bard; if you heard him make music, create, rhyme, design, tell a joke, laugh (and you knew when you heard him laugh — it could be heard several rooms over), you can attest: He can’t be summarized inRead More→