Attempting to capture the spirit of modern day LA, Generic Surplus represents a post-modern sneaker philosophy with a relentless commitment to the art, music and fashion scenes of contemporary Los Angeles. In the second installment of their interview series, they catch up with Jamal Dauda, aka DJ Kid Lightning, who recalls the moment he received his moniker, and how it very much could have cost him his life. Sporting Duck Boots from Generic Surplus, Kid Lightning has made waves in the music business having opened up for heavyweights Massive Attacks and The Rapture. Check out the intimate profile up top.
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