Kehinde Wiley

Common Talks Hip-Hop And Social Change: ‘It’s an evolving organism’


In a recent interview with the New York Times for their TimesTalks segment, Chi-Town emcee Common dropped insight surrounding topics such as his hip-hop career, influence on young black leadership, and hip-hop’s ability to encourage social change. Visit for more information Common is recognized as a Grammy award-winning musician who is a polished artist […]

Barack Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley to Paint His Presidential Portrait


If you haven’t heard of Kehinde Wiley yet, it’s time to get familiar. Visit for more information Having made the name for himself after painting portraits of LL Cool J, Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G., Wiley now will add the biggest name in his collection yet. The Smithsonian Portrait Gallery (which holds some of Wiley’s […]