Comedian Zack Fox has always been on the periphery of the music industry. He's worked with Flying Lotus, albeit by way of co-writing their horror-comedy movie Kuso. Fox and Beats linked up the first time for "Square Up" back in late Beats injected some serious Black Airforce 1's energy into that one. It went micro-viral, soundtracking numerous WorldStar fight videos. The pair went on to make a music video themselves, portraying restaurant workers on a rampage dueling all of their coworkers onsite. Feeling all-powerful, Fox embraces the joke the song is and goes off singing for three minutes about how he can knock a man out with only his hands. We really all only knew Fox because of his legendary, now-defunct Twitter account, Bootymath, so this was nothing short of a surprise. At the top of , Fox came closer to actualizing his rapper persona.
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How Can You Be a Country? Anyone who visits Atlanta for the first time will notice its sprawling layout. When I think of music that has emerged from Atlanta — particularly trap — the eccentric hip hop label Awful Records stands out. One of the primary aesthetic innovators behind Awful Records is artist, comedian, and pop culture provocateur Zack Fox. His illustrations use vibrant linework and uncomfortable humor full of nipples and phalluses; his work is almost enthusiastically offensive. I caught up with Zack to see what he is thinking about and what he is working on. Know that. Initially it was just supposed to be a way for my closest friends to get a quick laugh.
He kept creating. He kept inspiring. And he never stopped making us laugh and smile. In a year of unprecedented adversity, Zack Fox stayed consistent in his pursuits, humble in his resolve, and most importantly, he inspired those in his community along the way.