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Friday, November 10, 2006

Stash and Slick present "RUST IN PIECE" | Event photos!

This past Thursday marked a historical exhibition for two of today's and yesteday's most influential graff artists. Connecting the bridge between NY and LA, Stash and Slick created a nice flow of art, multimedia, music, drinks, goodie bags and good friends. All going down in the back gallery over at Melt Comics. If you need your comic fix, this is the place to be. Toys, comics, vintage posters, vintage collectables and even $1000 dollar toddler Nike leather jackets... this place has everything you can possibly imagine.

SecretEmpire was on hand to take part in the celebration and to snap some photos for Rime. Tons of people showed up and the event was a huge success.

Peep the flyer for location info. Show runs from November 9 - December 22, 2006.

Enjoy the flix...

The place to be this past Thursday night and every night. 7522 Sunset Blvd. (323) 851-7223

Opening ceremonies...

Stash laser skate decks; only 30 made. Guess who picked one up and got it signed by the master... that sucker is going on the office wall!

Rust In Peace...

more Stash crazyness.

Now that's what I call a Top to Bottom... Slick's wall of art!

more Slick art...

Slick tags...

More Slick...

this one is bananas!

Stash keeps em' coming...

more Stash art. Rust cans on canvas...

Stash in neon... for sale too!

more Stash art.

and speaking of... Stash with Erth1 (SecretEmpire).

another of Stash's creations...

Crowd shot.

Money Mark and the gang gettin funky wit it!

Doin it big! Slick and Danny Boy.

more Slick tags... each one is sick! This cat has style for days...

more Slick tags...

and yet another. Slick did at least 50 different tag styles. Amazing!

Open bar makes for a great night!

more Stash art.

Greedy Genius crew in the house.

another crowd shot.

Players paradise... Erth, Slick, Danny Boy

Blokhedz in the house. My old neighbors from Culver City reppin for the cause! Madd Twinz doing big things. Make sure to peep the Blokhedz comic.

It's a wrap.

Much respect to Stash, Slick, Tina (A Dope Dist.) and Melt Comics.

Support the cause:

Sunday, November 05, 2006

Movement: Hip Hop in LA | Art show photos

Friday evening served as a night of art, culture and hip hop in LA history, and we had SecretEmpire's very own Pat Martinez involved with the event showing his Tupac piece. With LA talents showing art ranging from traditional paintings, graffiti, photography, installations, video and even chocolates... the city can sleep a little easier knowing hip hop in LA, after all these years, has had a positive effect on the city and its' youth.

A big thank you to the Department of Cultural Affairs for the City of Los Angeles. They put on a very fresh event featuring historical artifacts from LA's extensive history in Hip Hop and Rime Magazine had the honor to be a sponsor. SecretEmpire was on hand taking photos for Rime.

Special shout out to all who participated: Marcus Anthony, B+, Chaz Bojorquez, Greg Bojorquez, Raul "Frame" Gamboa, Ben Higa, Abraham Kalili, Kazz B, Kofie, Jonus Lara, Man One, Patrick Martinez, Mathew McDaniel, Mear, Eriberto Oriol, Estevan Oriol, Relic, Retna, Tempt One, Saber One, Sherm, Eric "Cre8" Walker and Ani Yapundzhyan.

Here's some photo's... enjoy!

* If you are interested in Pat Martinez's art or would like to book him for an art showing, please contact:
Erth1 | SecretEmpire - erth1@secretempireagency.com