News Out of Texas

March 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm

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News was put on my radar about 7 years ago, and I was amazed I didn’t already know who he was because his graff was so fresh. Since then he has continued to grow his style and skills, and keep his work and numbers game up! It was a pleasure to showcase this Texas writer, and I hope you all enjoy his work as much as I do, enjoy!

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Neighborhood Love:
1. What neighborhood did you grow up in and what neighborhood do you represent now?
News:
1.  I grew up in a small south Texas town that borders Mexico. I feel like I have a duty to represent not only my neighborhood but the whole culture of South Texas.
NHLV:
2. Can you talk about your start and graffiti, how you began painting?
News:
2.  When I was in elementary school, I bought a book that teaches you how to draw and I was hooked. Then when I started high school, I became more intrigued with throw ups and tags that I just began going out on my own.
NHLV:
 3. I know for some people skateboarding led them to graffiti, or hip-hop music lead them to graffiti, can you talk about what you’re early influences that brought you to graffiti were?  And was there any person or persons who had a influence on your graffiti in the beginning?
News:
3.  Yup…Skateboarding was definitely the gateway. It really gave me a chance different parts of my town. What I discovered was breakdancers were also graffiti writers. I was amazed how they got up around town.
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NHLV:
 4. I know Texas is really large state can you tell me about graffiti in the area that you come from and your party Texas as compared to the rest of it and maybe the rest of the country?
News:
 4. The great thing about Texas is that all the major cities have their own history and devoted writers that are in for the longevity. I feel that Texas is unique because we are in the center- there is a definite mix of style between east and west coast.
NHLV:
 5. I’ve seen your style change quite a bit in the last few years ,how would you describe your style?
News:
 5. I’ve always enjoyed wildstyle. I feel that represents who I am as an artist- all in! However, the past few years I’ve been focusing on letter structure and developing clean lines. Now I feel at a good point to start incorporating my wildstyle again.
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NHLV:
 6. What’s your next step , what do you think that you would like to see your graffiti go, or your artwork go in it’s next stages?
News:
 6. I would like to do more gallery showings and create a line of gear. I’d also like to travel to more crew meets, shows, and ultimately put together a book dedicated to our crew.
NHLV:
 7. Can you talk about some of your favorite cities that you’ve painted and what made them your favorites?
News:
 7. San Antonio is my favorite city. Their is a lot of talent and good consistent amount of traffic going through town. I would have to say Austin is up there too. They’re some solid writers who give it their all day in and day out. It’s very inspiring.
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NHLV:
 8. Do you have any plans for 2017 upcoming projects?
News:
 8. I think the next logical step is to move to a bigger town. More opportunities to paint and easier access to get to more shows.
NHLV:
 9. Is there any kind of dream project you would love to do if money wasn’t an object, like if you had some crazy sponsor for a project?
News:
 9. I would love to put together a crew and travel across the country. Maybe a dope RV covered in our work!
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NHLV:
 10. Last I wanted to say I think that you are a super fresh graffiti painter I thought that for a while I want to thank you from neighborhood love for doing the interview. Last is there any shout outs or anything you’d like to talk about, thanks again.
News:
 10. I would like to thank Neighborhood Love for this opportunity. I want to give a shout out to CBS, LAWS, and all the friends who show up up at the wall and shows I’ve been apart of. Your support is what inspires me to keep on going.