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Critique of the perception of rap music in America.
Published:
Series of 20x26" screen printed posters on paper

They comment on both the stereotypes, and the relative truths people extract from the lyrics of the controversial rappers depicted... and their relevance to urban youth. I still have a few available for sale. Just send me a message if you're interested.

The Rose That Grew From Concrete  {a poem by Tupac Shakur}
Dark grey/ Silver ink on Grey paper. 20x26"  Edition of 10
[Ice Cube] - Metallic Gold ink on Black paper. 11x14"  Edition of 6.
"if i'm more of an influence on your son as a rapper than you are as a father, you got to look at yourself as a parent."
[Nas] - Metallic gold ink, on black paper. 20x26" Edition of 8
"I was reading African proverbs when I got that one. Reading is everything."
[Eminem] - Green ink on black paper. 20x26" Edition of 8
"If I have a song that has a lot of swear words in a row, I make her clean versions and play those in the car. I don't cuss around my daughter."

[T.I.] - Blue ink on blue paper.  20x26"  Edition of 7.
"The amount I cried didn't rate the amount of my pain. I'd still be crying today if that was the case...You take your moment, do what you need to do, put it together, put one foot in front of the other, hold your head up."
[50 Cent] - Metallic Silver ink on black paper. 20x26"  Edition of 6.
"I get in moods when I'm frustrated and I make too many aggressive records because that's the only way that I feel."