Tuesday, April 03, 2007

The Fifth Element


In an era where commercial co-option has become the mainstream hip-hop norm, aesthetic notions often get lost in a hail of bullets and clich├ęd Scarface references. Yet the microphone and the aerosol can were once intrinsically linked:
Old-school graffiti masters Futura 2000, Phase 2, and Fab 5 Freddy all put out now-classic 12-inch singles, and Masta Ace (aka Ase), KRS-ONE, and Bigg Juss (aka Lune TNS) started out as taggers.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Not sure if anyone has it... but i've been looking for pictures of graff done by Lune Tns (Bigg Juss) email me at wiggedpanda@hotmail.com thanks