EXCLUSIVE TheSource.com Interview: MERES ONE Of 5Pointz Art Gallery Speaks About The Federal Court Decision

After a six-month battle with a shifty real estate developer in Long Island City, Queens, Jonathan "MERES" Cohen and a handful of his artists comrades left Federal Court in downtown Brooklyn with $6.7 million i... Read Article

Artists From Defunct “5 Pointz” Graffiti Mecca Awarded $6.7 M In Federal Court

Just a few months after a jury ruled that Jerry Wolkoff, the developer behind the 5 Pointz site, had illegally whitewashed the work of dozens of artists, the judge on the case has now settled on a compensation amount. Federal Judge Frederic Block awarded 21... Read Article

Jay-Z Set To Trademark “Jaybo” Character From “The Story Of O.J.” Video

According to reports, Hip Hop mogul Sean "Jay-Z" Carter, has his sights set on trademarking the controversial "Jaybo" character from "The Story Of O.J." video off his recently released 4:44 LP. Jaybo was cre... Read Article

THIS WEEKEND! Thirstin Howl The 3rd And The Lo Lifes Presents Love And Loyalty Weekend At Miami Art Basel 2017

Like we always do around this time... The good guys from the Lo-Lifes Family Miami and Lo Lifes general Thirsting Howl The 3rd are kicking off their Love And Loyalty Weekend festivities today that will last ... Read Article

Kendrick Lamar’s “Element” Video Inspiration By Legendary Photog Gordon Parks On Exhibition In NYC

The Gordon Parks Foundation announced the opening of ELEMENT, a new exhibition on view at the Foundation’s exhibition space from December 1 through February 10 showcasing Gordon Parks photographs that inspired ... Read Article

German Police Retrieve 100 Stolen John Lennon Items Including Diary From The Day He Was Killed

German police presented on Tuesday diaries, pairs of glasses and other items belonging to late Beatle John Lennon that were stolen from his widow Yoko Ono in 2006 and eventually ended up in Berlin. Police arrested a man in Berlin on Monday suspected of rece... Read Article

Superchief Gallery Presents “Wasted Land 2” Premiere Screening [RECAP]

In an exclusive, spooked out setting at the Superchief Gallery in Ridgewood, Queens, film director Andrew H. Shirley along with NOXER, SMELLS, RAMBO, UFO and other artists from the Brooklyn-Based 907 Crew hoste... Read Article

Hip Hop Pioneers, Scholars Link With Smithsonian Institute To Create Hip-Hop Anthology

Legendary Hip Hop artists are joining forces with the Smithsonian Institute to create an extensive anthology that will serve as a retrospective of the genre, according to media reports. Chuck D, MC Lyte, Questlove and other music artists are collaborating w... Read Article

The John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center Celebrates Hip Hop Pioneers With “The Bridge Concert Series”

After awarding LL Cool J as the first ever Hip-Hop representative on its coveted Kennedy Honors list last year, the John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center continues to make space for Hip Hop culture has announc... Read Article
Chris Brown's Andy Warhol Painting to Be Sold to Donate Towards Hurricane Relief

Chris Brown’s Andy Warhol Painting to Be Sold to Donate Towards Hurricane Relief

Chris Brown who is known by his alias Konfuzed in the art world, is auctioning his 2015 Andy Warhol painting. CB partnered with photographer Karen Bystdet to turn her iconic shot of the visual art leader into what is now known as the "Triple Andy Discou... Read Article

Brooklyn Jury Says That 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca Was Illegally Destroyed

After almost 50 years of pop culture history, graffiti has finally been recognized as an art form by the law of the land. A Brooklyn jury unanimously reached a decision that the 5Pointz outdoor graffiti gall... Read Article