ART: Justin Bua - Legends of Hip-Hop Exhibiton Tonight

Justin BUA: Legends of Hip-Hop
Celebrating Urban Culture and The Legends of Hip-Hop

One-Night Exhibit: Friday, November 12, 2010

House of Art gallery is pleased to present Legends of Hip-Hop, a solo exhibit of the art of Justin BUA, the author of The Beat of Urban Art and Legends of Hip-Hop (2011). The gallery will be showing original paintings of BUA's Hip-Hop greats. He will also be unveiling his most recent paintings, "Biggie", "Jay-Z", "Nas" and "Slick Rick". "Biggie" is also a limited edition giclee print available exclusively at House of Art.

BUA’s art represents the lives of the revered and the marginalized, the heroes and the underdogs of his time—New York City during the 1970s and ’80s. In his second book, Legends of Hip Hop, due out in 2011, BUA will delve deeper into the history of Hip Hop and pay homage to the greats of the culture.

BUA says of his art, “My work portrays the underground urban world - its music, dance, politics, history, emotion, and cultural importance – artwork for the people, of the people and by the people. Like Rembrandt and Goya’s depictions of both the aristocracy and the outcasts of society, I document both the icons of my time and society’s marginalized, each, with equal reverence. It is not only a statement about the ghetto economies and the plight of those living in the projects, but the will, the creativity, and the rich culture that has been born from the inner-city. I celebrate the urban experience.”

House of Art is located at 373 Lewis Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 1123. The gallery hours are Wednesday-Friday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon to 7 p.m.; and via appointment. Catalogue and digital images are available. Private viewings are available upon request. RSVP contact Richard Beavers at 347-663-8195, email: rbeavers@nychouseofart.com. Web site: www.nychouseofart.com


THIS WEEKEND Celebrate the 37th Anniversary of The ZULU NATION & 36th Anniversary of Hip Hop Culture

Thanks to TOOLS OF WAR for the info:

Hosts: GrandMaster Caz & Mick Benzo

DJs for the Anniversary Weekend include: The Original Jazzy Jay, TC Izlam, GrandWizzard Theodore, DJ Rockin' Rob, DJ Chuck City, DJ Tony Tone, DJ Johnny Juice, DJ Ready Red, Cutman DL LG, DJ Mark Luv, DJ Flawless, DJ Melstarr, DJ Vicious, Jazzy G, DJ Love Kid + Lots of vendors including GrandMaster Caz and Tools of War will have items for sale and food is almost always available for purchase.

Friday, November 12, 2010 @ Gaucho's Bronx NYC
Afrika Bambaataa piece by SPICE (2010) Chubb Rock, PMD, Jimmy Spicer, Just Ice, Black Rob
plus Soul Flower, A Prime, Ras Kofi Methuzelah and DJs.
9pm-? All Ages! @ Gaucho's Gym 478 Gerard Ave. Bronx NY 10451. (behind Hostos College betw. 146th & 149th) 2, 4, 5 to 149th & Grand Concourse or try hopstop.com for directions. $20 w/ Flyer or $15 w/ Zulu or Moorish ID or $30 day of without flyer. Print out one of the many UZN 37 flyers at zulunation.com

Saturday, November 13, 2010 @ Hip Hop Culture Center - Harlem NYC
Afrika Bambaataa piece by SPICE (2010)Cold Crush Brothers, SoulSonic Force, Crash Crew, Son of Berzerk, T-Ski Valley, Ultramagnetic MCs, Big Daddy Kane
Marc Live, Jessie West, Halflip, DJ Johnny Juice, Brothers Fantastic, Stik-E In The Hoods, Smooth da Hustler, Trigga Da Gambler and DJs! 9pm - ? All Ages. $20 w/ flyer. $15 w/ Zulu/Moorish ID. $30 w/out flyer. Hip Hop Culture Center in the Magic Johnson Theater 2309 Frederick Douglass Blvd. 2nd Fl Harlem NYC 10027. A C B D to 125th or try hopstop.com

Sunday, November 14, 2010 @ S.O.B.'s NYC
Afrika Bambaataa piece by SPICE (2010) X-Clan, Brother J, Isis, YZ, Paradise, Rakaa, Roxanne Shante, Large Professor, Grand Puba, Sadat X, DJ Tony Touch, PMD,
plus Kid Jazz pka J Swagga, Super Hero's, Billy Ray, Jasiri X and more! 9pm-? S.O.B.s 204 Varick St. @ West Houston New York City 10014. sobs.com $20 w/ flyer or $15 w/ Zulu or Moorish ID or $30 without flyer.
1 train to Houston or try hopstop.com for best directions.

VIDEO: Point Dot Period's ZEPS' Oslo Chronicles

ZEPS is an alumni of THEZROHOUR and he left NYC last year for Norway to spread that BK love. This is a brief video diary of some of the sights and sounds..

New BEKAY "T.I.N.A.: Things I Never Asked4"

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DA KREEK Announces Turkey Giveaway for Families in N.E. Ohio

All Honesty in association with Other Businesses/Companies/Organizations will be conducting a Turkey Giveaway to help ease the burden of economic woes throughout these struggling times for families. Our goal is to provide turkeys for 500 families through N.E. Ohio, which we strongly feel, is attainable through our community assistance. For mutual benefit we have developed four packets that will help attain the primary goal of helping 500 families, while enhancing individuals/company awareness for your generosity.


$15.00 - Will sponsor one family

$30.00 - Will sponsor 2 families

$75.00 - Will sponsor 6 families

$100.00- Will sponsor 10 families

*Sponsorship of a family will include 1 turkey (sizes may vary) and also various canned or boxed goods (such as potatoes, green beans, stuffing, corn, peas, etc.) Family size is based on the average family of four.


We ask for all money to be turned in by Saturday November 13th, 2010 (WE ACCEPT ALL PAYMENTS BUT RECOMMEND MONEY ORDERS)

If you choose to provide the turkeys or any other form of food instead of cash, we ask that you guarantee your promise and that we are able to pick your offering up from your location Saturday November 13th, 2010. Canned or boxed goods such as vegetables, stuffing, etc. are being collected by C.A.E of Canton. In advance, we would sincerely like to thank you for your offerings and donations, and we look forward to having a successful event for such a great cause.


Date: Saturday November 13th, 2010
Time: 6-8 pm

Location: Club Earth
1295 Old River Rd.
Cleveland, Oh 44113

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