80 Blocks From Tiffany’s

Joey Piazza put me on to this.

“This 1979 documentary film focuses on gangs such as the savage skulls & nomads who occupied areas of the South Bronx. Perhaps even more compelling is considering that the backdrop and social conditions in this film are a ‘far cry’ from the lifestyle being promoted through disco music and film. Perhaps this answers questions to why many people took preference over the funk records which arguably pathed the way for Hip Hop culture.”

Check out part 2-8 after the jump.


Cope2 / Revok

New York’s Cope 2 and Revok from Los Angeles (2 legends) recently got together for some painting in the Bronx. This thing was presented as a “battle”, but neither of these guys have anything to prove. This was all for fun.

Photographer Ruedione was on hand and has a good series of photos on his site from the day. Check those HERE. These photos are better than any video I’ve seen from this day.

Via – TWBE