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Rapper, Graffiti Artist FOOT4MAYOR Shot And Killed in Brooklyn

During the deadliest weekend in NYC of 2020, Brooklyn based rapper and legendary graffiti artist FOOT4MAYOR BME was shot and killed while washing his car in front of his home in East New York, Brooklyn. He was 35 years old. On Saturday around 11 am, FOOT, whose real name is Kenneth Singleton, was washing his […]

NYC Graffiti Pioneer NIC 707 OTB Dies From Coronavirus

The entire graffiti world is mourning the loss of one of its great pioneers who lost his life this morning to complications from the novel coronavirus. NIC 707 OTB, one of the original writers to bomb the NYC subways in the early 70s, passed away today(April 13) after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Born Fernando Pabllo […]

Happy 50th Birthday to Graffiti Living Legend CES!

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On this date a half-century ago, Bronx graff legend CES was born. Born Robert Michael Provenzano in 1970 in NYC, CES(FC, FX, FBA) is a pioneering artist of the “Wild Style” formation of letters seen in graffiti art around the world. CES began his career on the subway cars and streets of NYC, innovating new […]

NYC Graffiti Artist Matthew “ZEXOR” Rodriguez Dead At 29

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The New York City graff community and beyond is mourning the loss of Matthew “ZEXOR” Rodriguez, who passed away Thursday (Dec. 12) in New York. He was 29 years old. As the son of Brooklyn graffiti legend ASP WTO, Rodriguez was a second generation writer who continued in his father’s footsteps after his murder in […]

Happy 50th Birthday To Graffiti Legend COPE2!

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One of the most infamous graffiti artists of the 20th century is celebrating his 50th born day today and he goes by the name of COPE2, founder of the world famous KINGS DESTROY crew. Born Fernando Carlo on this date in 1968 in the Bronx, New York, COPE2 began his illustrious graff career in 1985, […]

H&M Files Federal Lawsuit Against Graff Artist REVOK Over Copyright Dispute

Clothing retailer H&M has filed a complaint for declaratory judgment after being threatened with legal action over its use of graffiti art in a marketing campaign. The claim was filed on Friday, March 9 at the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Jason Williams, who goes under the moniker REVOK, threatened […]

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

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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 hosted a screening of their Gummo-esque flick Wasted land 2. While DJ Dirtyfinger rocked the wheels of steel, the 907 Crew pumped their […]

Anyone Comics Presents “The Nation’s Respected” Graff Show (RECAP)

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This past weekend in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, some of the borough’s most legendary graffiti artists and enthusiasts gathered under one roof at Anyone Comics Store for the TNR CREW graff show aptly titled, “The Nation’s Respected”. Walk past the rows of new and used DC and Marvel comic books to the stairs to the basement, […]

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 gallery in Long Island City, Queens was destroyed and whitewashed by NYC real estate developer Jerry Wolkoff. The finding by […]

Tags And Throws’ Summer In New York Series Finale “Bombing With ZEXOR”

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In the final installment of Swede-based TagsAndThrows.com, the “Summer In New York” series takes a unique turn by revealing the identity of the last writer, ZEXOR, one of NYC’s few active second generation writers. ZEXOR, a Bushwick, Brooklyn native, is the son of late BK writer ASP WTO, who made his fame bombing the streets […]

TagsAndThrows’ Summer In New York Part 4 “Bombing With EASY”

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In TagsAndThrows.com’s fourth episode of their “Summer In New York” series, NYC veteran and graffiti legend EASY bombs up the five boroughs in a very rare interview. Easy has been in the graff game since 1983, which gives him approximately 33 years of bombing experience in NYC and abroad, which he articulates the how and […]

Happy Birthday To Graffiti’s Living Legend COPE2 KD!

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One of the most infamous graffiti artists of the 20th century is celebrating his 48th born day today and he goes by the name of COPE2, founder of the world famous KINGS DESTROY crew. Born Fernando Carlo on this date in 1968 in the Bronx, New York, COPE2 began his illustrious graff career in 1985, […]

TagsAndThrows’ Summer In New York Part 3 “Bombing With KLOPS”

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In the third installment of TagsAndThrows.com’s ‘Summer Of New York’, Queens writer KLOPS is the focus of why he does what he does the way he does it. Even though he’s a fairly new writer, KLOPS has gone “all-city” and has dropped more political pieces than any other millennial writer to date. Listen to this […]

TONIGHT! Matthew “ZEXOR” Rodriguez “Pick Your Poison” Art Exhibit In Brooklyn

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NYC graffiti mainstay Matthew “ZEXOR” Rodriguez will be taking his work from the street to the gallery tonight in Bushwick, showing off his “Pick Your Poison” exhibit @ Paradise Plus NYC. Zexor, who recently has been featured on the Sweden-based TagsAndThrows.com’s “Summer In New York” as well as appeared in TheSource.com’s OFF THE WALL column […]

TagsAndThrows’ Summer In New York Part 2 “Bombing With NEMZ”

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In the second installment of TagsAndThrows.com’s ‘Summer Of New York’, new millennial writer NEMZ takes over the streets and explains to graff enthusiasts and what he defines as “graffiti groupies”, his perception of today’s graff in the city he calls home. Watch as a couple of other premier wall scrawlers appear in this edition including […]

US PREMIERE: TagsAndThrows’ Summer In New York Pt. 1 “Bombing With OJAE”

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After filming graff documentaries featuring artists from all around the globe, Sweden-based TagsAndThrows.com brings it back to the Rotten Apple for their most recent graffiti doc series aptly entitled “Summer In New York”. This fivew-part series features some of NYC’s most prolific writers, setting it off with Brooklyn bombing vet OJAE FYC. Watch this never […]