Hip hop is a cultural motion which is dedicated to 1970's culture of USA and thereafter, have been spread throughout the world and became a lifestyle and a way to protest and an anti systematic culture.
The philosopher and Hip hop teacher in USA, KRS1 describes the culture of Hip hop as a mixture of different aspects such as music-production and rapping, graffiti, break dancing, beatbox and the street sociabilities and so on.
KNation(Killuminati Nation) is a Hip hop group of members with the average age of 24 years old . The members of this group are known as Father Killuminati who is the head of the group and the editor, Professor Killuminati and Amu Killuminati, the music producers, Mister Killuminati who's the graffiti artist of the group,Tes and ReyG who are the rapper of the group.
Despite the limitations for the hip hop culture in Iran this group has always been one of the top groups which does palpable and impalpable activities in city and throughout the media.
The members KNation have other jobs beside what they do in this group such as working in a fast food restaurant, music production and video making.
This long term project which were taken during two years is about the lifestyle of the members of this group and this is only a small part of their life sequences which were suitable to be published in a free medium atmosphere and we can acknowledge this as a representative for a part of 90's culture in Iran.
The aim of this project was to picture a kind of life style which exists underneath the skin of Tehran and generally speaking the lifestyle which exists among todays society(people who are living in 90's in Iran.
The story of people who follow Hip hop have an underground and somehow illegal lifestyle in Iran.
Photo: Shervin Shirkoobi