Wednesday, July 25, 2007

The Beautiful Struggle

I don't remember when or how ended up buying Mos Def and Talib Kweli's Black Star album, but it was definitely altered what I was listening to. At first, Kweli seemed like a capable emcee whom I had to sit through in order to hear Mos Def rap. But soon, I grew to appreciate the content of his rhymes and his skill on the mic.

These days, I'm listening to Kweli more than I am to Mos Def (until Mos gets all that sub-par rock music out of his system).

So here's Talib Kweli, in a bit of a simpler style than usual.

I actually drew this twice. The first time, just as I was putting down the finishing touches, the power went out in my apartment. Four minutes later, it was on again. But the piece I had been working on was gone forever. There's something to be said about good ol' pencil and paper.


© said...

well.well.well. look WHOs got a Bee-Elle-Oh-Gee! ;)

steal my layout? well, if u'd dig deeper... u'LL fiNd- i have a myspace page tew! ;D (u'LL want to steal THAT layout)!

good seeing u, mister! =) i've missed you, bad.


Rick Cortes said...

Yay, Celia!

:) :) :) :) :)

Gerald said...

I couldn't agree with you any more. I felt the same way with Talib on Black Star.