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5 African American Artists Not Named Jean-Michel Basquiat
William Tolliver
William was born in Vicksburg, Missisippi in 1951, and although his mother worked in the cotton fields by day, she still managed to rear and educate her fourteen children.
To stimulate their learning his mother often engaged William and his older brother in drawing contests...
New Basquiat Film Features Fab 5 Freddy, Nelson George
Iconic visual artist Jean-Michel Basquiat holds a unique place in early hip-hop history. While he never picked up a mic and rapped (he was more of an art noise guy), Basquiat was good friends with hip-hop historian Fab 5 Freddy and famously designed the cover and executive produced Rammellzee and K-…