Brooklyn Hip Hop Artist Kota the Friend and iSlide Collaborate on FLTBYS Branded Footwear

Today, FLTBYS lifestyle apparel brand, founded by emerging hip-hop artist, Kota the Friend, introduced their new summer footwear line, a collaboration with iSlide, to be sold exclusively on the FLTBYS website.

“I like to wear sandals on stage so this collaboration with iSlide was an easy decision for me and my team. They’re comfortable and their tagline (Stand In What You Stand For), connects with the FLTBYS lifestyle”, stated, Kota the Friend. “TheFLTBYS lifestyle is about being on your grind and standing up for what you believe in.”

We’re really excited to be collaborating with Kota the Friend and FLTBYS for this upcoming release. Their sense and mixture of culture, music, and fashion is awesome and exactly where we envision ourselves to be. This collab just makes a lot of sense and we couldn’t be more optimistic”, stated Stephen Basden, Marketing, iSlide.

FLTBYS joins an exclusive group of entertainers, that includes French Montanta, to have exclusive branded collaborations with iSlide.

See the full FLTBYS lifestyle apparel collection at


FLTBYS (FlightBoys) is a hip-hop and skate culture brand, created by hip-hop lyricist Kota the Friend. The brand originated in 2008 when Kota the Friend was a student at Brooklyn HS of Performing Arts. The brand created the infamous Flight Night event, featuring top underground artists from NYC to LA, and beyond. FLTBYS products are sold globally, with sales from Beirut to Brooklyn, and everyplace in between.


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