V4 New York is celebrating its 5 year anniversary with a limited edition piece that pays homage to legendary rapper Max B. The release consists of a strapback hat embroidered with V4NY's bold italic signature. In addition, the left side of the hat reads, "FREE MAX B" commemorating the imprisoned New York rapper. The 100% cotton, unstructured flat brim strapback will only be in black with limited quantities available.
For those who may be unfamiliar with Max B, he is one of Harlems most influential rappers of our time. Heavily known for his unique rapping/singing and catchy hooks. He has built a cult like following over the past decade influencing rappers such as A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, and A boogie Wit Da Hoodie.
In 2009, Max B was sentenced to 75 years in prison on conspiracy charges pertaining murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and aggravated assault. In 2016, his sentence was cut to 20 years. After a plea bargain his sentence was reduced again to 12 years. In celebration of Max B's homecoming, he and French Montana have released "Coke Wave 4".
In recent Instagram post he wrote, "They gave me 75, got it chopped to a 20 then got it down to a dozen, nigga i'm good with the money 🌊🌊#SUPERBAD". This could mean that he may be coming home sometime in 2021.
V4NY's deep New York roots draw inspiration from its city and the people who make it wavy. Its an honor to pay homage to one of NY's iconic artists. Go follow @V4newyork on Instagram for more updates on collection release dates.