Planet Hip-Hop: Piecebook Battle, Paris

Sacha Jenkins and David “Chino” Villorente co-hosted the “Piecebook Battle” @ Fondation Cartier in the Montparnasse district of Paris. It was very cool. Despite the intermittent rain, the crowds came through all day to support the 15 contestants and four finalists chosen by the hosts and my mellow JonOne 156 (Dominican Power!). The Contestants had an 1 1/2 hours to …

Helenbeck Gallery Whole in the Wall Show Opening

The opening was hot. I am still processing the show which features tons of important artists. I’m going back (several times) to spend time with the pieces I enjoyed most from Lee Quinones, Ikon and JonOne. Here are some of snapshots Joe Conzo and I took from the opening party, in where pizza and brownies were served as appetizers (alas, …