For Immediate Release
December 14, 2015
Luxury 3D Printed Jewelry Brand Holy FayaCollaborates with Talented French Hip Hop Artist andDancer KillASon For his Latest Single and Music VideoThe Black Crook
New York, NY December 14, 2015 – In an unprecedented collaboration, rapper KillASon wrote and composedThe Black Crook based on a story-fantasy world written and created by Nelly Zagury & Célia Elmasu, thecreative minds behind the futuristic luxury jewelry brand Holy Faya. A video for The Black Crook is being shot on December 18th through December 24th, in different parts of Brooklyn including Holy Faya’s Atelier. Custom HolyFaya 3D printed pieces will be worn by KillAson and Mamadou Bats Bathily, an award winning dancer who has gone on World Tours with Blanca Li – and FKA twigs.
The song and video are due to be released January 2016, on the Rize album.
Photos from left to right – Holy Faya Co-Founders Nelly Zagury & Célia Elmasu, Rapper KillASon during a recording session, Singer FKA twigs in Holy Faya, Dancer Mamadou Bats Bathily strikes a pose
About Holy Faya,
With unparalleled creativity, Holy Faya was founded in 2015 by French Artists-Designers duo Célia Elmasu andNelly Zagury. The brand mixes traditional jewelry savoir-faire and 3D printing technology to deliver a line of flamboyant jewels, with bold and unique detailing.
Each piece is made to order in Paris and Brooklyn where the founders reside. The designs are often a combination of bioplastic, precious stones, and 14kt gold. The inspiration for these pieces is often drawn from classic fairytales and urban culture.
Prior to launching Holy Faya – Zagury, the Creative Director designed jewelry for Chanel, Swarovski andBoucheron. She also served as costume designer for Matthew Barney & Jonathan Bepler’s Opera Film “River of Fundament”. Elmasu the CEO, served as product designer for Cartier, Ciroc, Ralph Lauren and created scenography for The Louvre Museum and various art galleries throughout Paris and NYC.
Holy Faya has been featured on Entrepreneur.com, Le Figaro Madame and has been seen on the New York Times amongst other media outlets. Singer FKA twigs has been photographed wearing custom Holy Faya pieces on numerous occasions.
Born Dossavi-Gourdot Marcus, the young dancer turned Rapper was raised in France surrounded by hip-hop culture. A member of prominent dance crews Wanted Posse and Undercover, KillASon continues to take part ofand win many dancing competitions around the world, with each dance battle garnering hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube. With several artistic projects in the works, like his rap EP The Rize, KillASon can be foundon Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and SoundCloud.
Watch KillASon’s video for Hoddest In My Town HERE