First off I want to give thanks to GOD for giving me the opportunity to live another day on this day and to be with my lovely family My Mom especially who I put threw alot with my bad decision threw the years But always manger to deal with it and always hads been there for me threw out my ups and down. Also my Dad who never gave up on me even when I felt there was no faith or chance for me to pick myself back up my Dad always believe in me and show me the strength. Also want to give me Blessing to those who are lock down that couldn't be here today and there family's, And to all my true friends in spite of all the changes I had to make in my life that still stood by my side and been very supported to towards me thank you all. Much Love and Respect. Bless you all..
What a night I had yesterday chilling with Slim, Trips and Cory Gunz on the set @ Tuff City doing the Art Work for there Latest Video coming soon "THE PAIN" During the video shoot I had non thing but fun, drinking, joking and these Rappers admiring and loving my art work I did for them. I want thank my boy Nat Prinzi for putting on to the project and showing me love and also Tuff City for letting use the space to make this happen. Here some preview pics. Wall Pics and Video coming soon.
Yes indeed doing up again @ Tuff City with my homie Sye. Tc5. All dough we didnt come up with an idea on what we was going to paint, We was still able to come off with some nice piece on the white elephant. Enjoy the pics.
Paint Straight® is a Restorative Justice Program for youth charged and convicted as vandals. Paint Straight® was created by
Tynneal Grant and is facilitated by Ralph "Tatu", Tynneal and other supporting staff. Xmental University operates Paint Straight® programming in conjunction with the New York Department Of Probation. The program curriculum is designed to rehabilitate young minds about respect, art, history and law. Through our programming, we provide the youth with precise education and opportunity to make positive and responsible decisions with their artistic talent. Paint Straight® also serves as a Prevention Program in regards to safety, drugs and violence. Paint Straight® uses a very define Hip Hop Pedagogy when delivering the rehabilitative message of each session and today I was happy and bless to share my life experience of all the down dark side I when though with dealing with the prison system I had to face with my graffiti crimes and show them the positive factor that graffiti can bring without them getting lock up or in trouble due to doing illegal graffiti. Members that also spoke:
Doves, Chino and Queone Martin(founder of "Carter Magazine"A hip hop based magazine.
It was a great session as a reporter and photographer from the Dailey News reported on our program.