Category: Artwork

MRC Interview Coffeeshop & Artspace Owner of Gallery K

  Gallery K is a unique art space where its owner understands the game…exhibits art for art and artists sake, knows the power and art of coffee and takes its making a cup of java as serious as Einstein’s formula matics. Welcome to the mathematics of Gallery K.. MRC INTERVIEWS GALLERY K OWNER Q. MRCPROMO: Hello Will, what’s good.. where are you from and where do you reside now? A. WILL: I’m from a small blue collar town in Colorado, now in live Louisville Ky. Q. MRCPROMO: What exactly is Gallery K and who’s idea was it to open?...

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Nosferatu By P.H.A.S.E. 2 MRC Exclusive Interview

Image of Jakuan of 360 Toy Group figure customized Nosferatu by P.H.A.S.E. 2 P.H.A.S.E. 2 EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Q. MRCPROMO: What is Nosferatu? A. PHASE2: Actually with P its a vampire, big up to Lon Chaney senior the man of a thousand faces but in this case with an F.. It’s a vinyl figure of a character of Futura 2000. This particular model was sculpted by the daddy of the urban vinyl movement.. Jakuan 360 of 360 toy group. Q. MRCPROMO: How do you come up with the ideas for customization? A. PHASE2: Well first off I’ve always liked Fu’s...

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Mythconceptions of A Culture The Facts PT. 2 by P.H.A.S.E. 2

Here in this part 2 series P.H.A.S.E. 2 takes time to explain some of the myths and misconceptions represented in popular B-boy / B-girl culture today: These are the facts… Graffiti is some social term that was developed (for the culture) somewhere in the 70s. (IZ THE WIZ) Writing is indeed a movement. Throughout most of its existence many writers’ signatures have possessed qualities and characteristics unto itself and not conforming to the “basic way” of writing. This has been accompanied with the masterpiece, the mastering of spray paint the ongoing creation of style, and evolution of the letter....

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Mythconceptions of A Culture The Facts PT. 1 by P.H.A.S.E. 2

* Graffiti pl. (from Italian graffiare, “to scratch”) 1. A scribbling on an ancient wall, as in Pompeii 2. A drawing or writing scratched on a wall or other surface The Break Down: Let us focus on the word “graffiti,” a term commonly used in reference to “Aerosol Culture” the multifaceted movement which evolves around the use of the aerosol paint can.. and to “writing’ (one of its many aspects as well as the source from which Aerosol Culture originated). Undoubtedly, from the very beginning and quite officially, writers referred to themselves as “writers” and what they did as...

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The Wynwood Walls – P.H.A.S.E. 2

About The Artist: From New York City, the artist known as P.H.A.S.E. 2. is a first-generation writer with roots in the subway art movement and the larger hip hop culture that developed in the Bronx in the 1970s. He pioneered the “softie” bubble letter in 1972, which made up the earliest subway masterpieces, and provided the foundation for many other letter styles introducing arrows, curls, twists and other connections. As an innovator of what he calls “wild lettering,” P.H.A.S.E. 2 was prolific on the New York trains. He was also an important cultural connector, and he designed many of...

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Fortified Gumbo Mixtape ~ MRC Promotions & Big Noise Entertainment Compilation

  The Fortified Gumbo Mixtape is chalked full of tight emcee’s, hip-hop music and producers from all around the world. The project is hosted by Pace Won from New Jersey and Trini Bandit from Trinidad. Production for the intro, skits and outro are done by Ghosttown from Europe. Arrangements, mixing and mastering by Noiseman from San Jose California. The lineup is definitely on point! Artists and producers on the project – DJ Lord Ron form Los Angeles and C-Rayz Walz from Bronx NY. Emcee Nemesis out of Virginia, Tone Spliff from Utica NY and Krumbsnatcher from New York. Mix...

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GZA Liquid Swords Album Re-Issue “The Chess Box” (2 Audio CD’s & Chess Set)

In the mid-’90s, Wu-Tang mastermind RZA crafted a distinctive soundtrack in his basement studio in Staten Island. This haunting landscape of dusty samples, sharp snares and menacing urban gloom – culled from the Japanese film Shogun Assassin as well as wide-ranging R&B and funk sources – would soon become a pillar of hip-hop history in the form of GZA’s 1995 sophomore classic, Liquid Swords. Considered by many to be one of the greatest Wu solo albums of all time, it’s withstood the test of time. To this day, you can listen to it from top to bottom to appreciate...

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EAST 3 Mural Writer & Aerosol Artist (B-Boy) Extraordinaire

  East 3 is a life long “Writer” and Hip Hop practitioner from Hawaii since the 1980′s. In 1988, he met and began studying under his mentor, the legendary P.H.A.S.E. 2 (NYC). Currently East 3 works closely with Mighty 4 youth non-profit to help strengthen the youth in numerous states and cities. Q. Big Noise: Your first art memory or experience was? A. EAST3: My mom was a fashion designer and I recall watching her do her drawings and patterns and I used to doodle on paper. I started out drawing animals. Then as I got older I started...

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Celebrity Poster Art Prints by Jonas Lynch Now Available At Big Noise MPC

Famous celebrities and hip-hop icons are captured and brought to life through artist Jonas Lynch, now available at Big Noise MPC. Notable celebrities / icons such as; Afrika Bambaataa, Bob Marley, De La Soul, Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Erykah Badu, George Clinton, Guru, Ice T, J Dilla, KRS One, Martin Luther King Jr, Murs, Raekwon The Chef, RZA, Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli. Hailing from the Sacramento area Jonas Lynch brings true soul and emotion to his artistic creations. Digitally reproduced on high quality semi-gloss card stock these 16″ by 12″ Art Print Posters are ready for framing or...

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“Fly Wood Creations” Artist Chain & Gazo

  Constructed from reclaimed plywood, turntable frame idea and design by artist Chain, woodwork cutting & building by artist Jason “Gazoo” Allen pictured above, are indeed nice. Classic turntable and mixer adorned with stunning images of DJ Premier and Pete Rock. Original era ghetto blaster, recreated with meticulous proportions, embellished with iconic images of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur salutes hip-hop history. About Chain: Her Japanese name is Shinobu Fukuda, and her Korean name is In Cha. She is a third generation Korean Japanese born in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. She was raised Korean until 18 years old because Japan...

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Original Hip Hop Flyer Messiah & Five Element Ninja P.H.A.S.E. 2

Throughout the last few decades… of the countless folks whom have contributed to the hip-hop art-form or the so called collective known as “The Culture”, there have only been a few individuals who have been influential in their own right. One of these individuals goes by the name P.H.A.S.E. 2. He has been putting in work since before day one and is responsible for some of the fashion, dance & aerosol trends that are hip hop. We recently caught up with the five element ninja-style assassin for an interview. MRC INTERVIEWS P.H.A.S.E. 2 Q. MRCPROMO: What’s your background in...

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Korean Japanese Artist CHAIN ~ BNR Interview

Her Japanese name is Shinobu Fukuda, and her Korean name is In Cha. She is a third generation Korean Japanese born in Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan. She was raised Korean until 18 years old because Japan does not allow their citizens to have more than one citizenship. She changed her citizenship to Japanese when she was 18 years old. Since then, she has been using her Korean name “CHAIN (Cha In*)” as her artist name to remember that she still has Korean blood. We recently caught up with Chain for an interview. Q. Big Noise: What age where you and...

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