Nene Wudah Kisseih
Wudah, Most people usually don’t pronounce my name properly, so there are endless versions of incorrect phonetics. There is the typical southern Nay-Nay. There is Ne-Ne. It’s quite simple actually. It’s only one syllable said twice. Pronounced like the 1st syllable in the word Neck. Nene. You can also call me Chief if you really know me. Cause thats what my name means.
Where are you from?
Accra, Ghana. West Africa.
Who do you work for?
Bullion Tailored Goods. StreetLocal. OveRaideD.
What are your Current Project(s)?
Finishing up the samples for my first solo collection with Bullion (BTG). I am really excited about starting on my newest venture with ATL’s finest StreetLocals. We are stepping our game up. Fixing a broken cabinet in my kitchen.
Who would you love to work with?
Peter Poopat of common projects’, John Sternberg of Band of Outsiders’, Tom Ford, Jerrord Cornish and Kieran Richardson of Corpus, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright of Rag & Bone. The list is endless..
If you had to give all your sneakers away to charity except for one pair, which ones would you keep?
I dunno, either my Nike Air Max 90 Currents cause they are mad comfortable, or my newest pair of shoes. Alife Public outrage.
What’s on your iPod right now?
Gucci Mane, Oj the Juiceman, Danger Mouse and Jemini, Ghostface Killah, Little Brother, Mobb Deep, Mos Def, Outkast, The Pharcyde, The Police (why does this one sound like it doesn’t really fit with the rest), The Roots, UGK, Tabi Bonney, Grip Plyaz, Dj Slugger.
What’s your Favorite ATL food?
Extra crispy chicken wangs from Atlanta’s best wings, Hawaiian steak from Houstons, Ribs from Crazy Ron’s Choo Choo Bar-b-que. Yes, I like meat. I’m African Damn it!
What’s your Favorite ATL hangout?
My bed, My Kitchen, El Bar, Almost any Football Pitch (that’s a soccer field for most of you). Where ever my friends are.
What are your Pet Peeves?
When people say they are going to do something for you and they don’t. Long ass finger nails on dudes. Rude ass people who work in the customer service field who don’t enjoy their jobs. People who always complain (downers).
My folks, Randi ran, Kiki, Mason, Lawer Kojo, Dumas, Anyone else with the Last name Kisseih, My cousin Nii-Armarh, Arash (ORDatl), All my StreetLocal Fam: Tim, Ryan, Cory (King Alga), Myk and Les, Jamil Ficklin, Al (Khanartist), Reggie (Brave Bernard), Larry, Georgios, Jared, Ross, All the cool ass people that work at el bar Ed, Colleen, Rosa…, Gripplyaz, Chad Reid, Tunde (freshiam), Rithy, Denys, Ariel Weekes, Sumner, Proton, Fadia, Howard G, Dean Dyer, Standard Crew, Eddie Naugle, Joseph Vellino, J-lie, No brakesATL, A.C., Radar, The Joneses, Hen B, Blng x Bgdt, Chilly-O, Presto, Cristo, Manchester United Glory Glory MANUTD!!!, CWill, Jeremy and Grahm, Mo H, Quinton Hart, Shelly (my barber), Sean and Lisa, Amber, Sid Mashburn, I probably forgot some folks. Don’t take it personal.