from the golden era all the way through to the rise of the ringtone, he has stayed on top of his soapbox preaching the gospel of hip hop. a mentor and disciple of all four elements, perhaps no other individual has poured more of themselves into cultivating and sustaining the game.
Archive for November, 2009
he drew inspiration from a sense of belonging and a strong social conscience that can be seen in an oeuvre that captured the triumph of americana. boys and girls coming of age, men and women coming to the realization that they are living the dream they were promised. blessed with the rare gift of showing people the pride that they have in everyday life.
true mastery over the spoken word. a harrowing account of loss, courage and redemption.
his contributions to the game can be seen on any neighbourhood court. putting the ball between his legs, the no-look pass, he engineered a new standard of fundamentals that have changed the face of the sport. fittingly his last chapter was written on the basketball court, the setting in which he found so much joy and created an integral legacy to the game.
this master of mise en scene celebrates the whimsical ingenuity of a child.
loyal. relaxed. unique.
recognized for giving form to the skinny silhouette. without him, will dior homme be a ghost haunting the corridors of mens fashion?