This Is You / Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 11" x 14"

 

A piece on the helplessness we feel when others ascribe identity to us

 

 

Firestarter / Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 8" x 10"

 

An illustration meant to accompany Jack London's short story "How To Build A Fire"

Bambaatataa's Pride/ Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 10" x 10"

 

Afrika Bambaataa is one of the most important figures in Hip Hop culture's early history, but recent events has revealed his worst secrets to the world

Cowboy's Chant / Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 10" x 10"

 

To honor a friend leaving for the Army, "Cowboy" Keith Wiggins created a chant that would unintentionally became the namesake for Hip Hop culture 

1520 Sedgwick Ave. / Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 10" x 10"

 

On August 11th, 1973, DJ Kool Herc threw a party in the halls of 1520 Sedgwick Ave. that changed the world forever.

 

Ice Cube The Architect/ Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 8" x 10"

 

1 of 2 in a small series of illustrations called Past Passions, about rappers and the things they studied before they became rappers. This is about Ice Cube and the period of his life when he studied to be a architectial draftsmen 

Bronson the Cook/ Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 8" x 10"

 

2 of 2 in a small series of illustrations called Past Passions, about rappers and the things they studied before they became rappers. This is about Action Bronson and the period of his life when he worked as a cheif

Mother Finger/ Gouache, Color Pencil and Digital / 8" x 10"

 

A response to the Medium article "There Is Something Wrong On The Internet". The article describes the issues with Youtube algorithms and how it maybe tricking children into watching disturbing material.

 

 

The King?/ Gouache, and Color Pencil / 8" x 10"

 A piece that grapples with the question on whether or not Elvis was guilty of appropriating black musicians

 

Big Pun  / Gouache, and Color Pencil /  8" x 10"

 

A portrait of one of the greatest hispanic rappers, Big Pun