From DUB Magazine, issue 19 –
The last time we featured Nigo, we informed you about his ultra-expensive, difficult to find urban fashion wear BAPE (A Bathing Ape) where t-shirts start at $90, his savvy and creative business tactics “less for more,” his $30 million dollar home, and a number of exotic rides – 2002 Lamborghini Murcielago, 2002 Aston Martin Vanquish, 2002 Bentley Continental Mulliner Edition, 2002 Ferrari 360 Modena, 2001 Mercedes G-Wagen, 2002 Mercedes Benz SL55 and S55 as well as a 2002 Ferrari 360 Spyder. No need to go searching for the past issue now, we need to move on.
In that article we also told you of his passion for Planet of the Apes memorabilia. He seems to feverishly collect these, not merely because he loves the movie, but because it speaks to him at another level. If you can recall, the original Planet of the Apes was a movie packed with various social commentaries. With the movie, Nigo seems to have found the creative outlet to express his views. Like other contemporary artists who make social commentaries through Western pop cultural icons, through BAPE, Nigo has combined his social commentary, western culture, and rising global commercial/capitalistic notions. Read on at dubmagazine.com!