If you’re not familiar with Liu Bolin, he’s an amazing visual artist from Beijing, China. He is often known as “The Invisible Man” because he’s usually the subject of his own work and is a master of seamlessly blending in with almost any setting.
There are a number of reasons behind the fact that I’ve been a big Kanye West fan since 2001.
One of the reasons that I love Kanye’s music is because he always presents it using a variety of mediums and platforms and he always does it in a super-creative way.
Last night, he debuted his “New Slaves” record in the form of videos simultaneously displayed on the exterior walls of 66 buildings all over the world, in cities like New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Paris and Berlin.
The short film featured below shows some very rare color footage of London in 1927. The film was shot by an early British pioneer of film named Claude Frisse-Greene and he essentially made a series of travelogues using a color process that his father created.
Women are still an inadequately represented minority in Hip-Hop culture and it’s unfortunate, because there are a lot of super-talented and passionate female MCs in Toronto, throughout Canada and all over the world.
The fact that Nicki Minaj is pop culture’s point of reference for female Hip-Hop illustrates the short-sightedness and ignorance of the average pop music consumer.