Imagine a Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes/Del Tha Funky Homosapien vocal delivery, and lyrics reminiscent of Janet, De La Soul, and Eminem, all slapped on a technicolour New Wave cosplay rave in Tokyo.
ThaGataNegrra is the vanguard in the niche genre of kawaii-hop; her rhyme arsenal runs the gamut from danceable ear candy to mind-searing aggression. Her distinct flow, catgirl persona, and kawaii aesthetic not only earned GATA the designation of “NJ’s real-life Catwoman” by Indie Flava Magazine, but helped her make her own pawprint on the underground hip-hop scene and the con circuit. Armed with influences ranging from Golden Era hip-hop and punk to dance and new wave, the Newark Arts High School alumnus pounced through a few groups before landing on her feet and striking out on her own.
Lyric aficionados appreciate the range of life experiences in her songs; she vents them in an unexpectedly aggressive fashion that flies full in the face of her appearance. The Diosa AniManga/PunkRhyma™ writes from her gut, roaring her truth onto two full length projects for 3 Miles Entertainment.
GATA is a proud geek and otaku, and her performances highlight this by featuring cosplay and her own take on decora kei-meets- Afrofuturism style. Her “...in-your-face” “kawaii-hop” sound was included in the second and third seasons of the groundbreaking hit Hulu show "East Los High".
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#S w e e t L i k e R a m u n e K i x
So here's a super kawaii glam shoe... #SweeetLikeRamune! A sparkly, sakura magickal girl dream, these will certainly turn heads! They come in a printed collector's box, just like the others, and also like the others, they are limited edition!
G o r o G o r o K e i K i x
There's now a shoe for you GNOtaku who are a bit brave with your style... my Goro Goro Kei kix!
Officially a "Staff Pick" (!!!) and named for one of my songs, the unisex shoes are custom-made and limited edition--you won't find them anywhere else! They come in a printed collector's box.
#N y a n v i d a K i x
This is a mostly cruelty-free shoe for my GNOtaku style kittenz. They are not completely Italian leather, but mostly man-made material.
Named for my philosophy, the #NYANVIDA shoe is a fun sneaker wedge with my own spin on it. They come in a collector's box, just like the Goro Goro Kei shoe.