PAWN 

 

-ideas for ideas. 

 

We ask each artist to outline what inspired their collection.

 

A visual explantation of the art that moved them.

Each article aims to explain the inspiration by having each artist choose one song a piece. 

Featured Artist:

Post Malone

Track:

Feeling Whitney

Text: Damon Isley

Visuals: Ginger Brown 

The music that inspired us + them. 

A visual interpretation of one the most riveting tracks and what it means to us. 

We collected a series of images, text, and colors that outline my favorite parts.

No rights owned. All belong to the individual artist. 

Formally known as Youth Lagoon.

 

The song kicks off with; 

Posts guitar strum

a quick flash of Johnny Cash's

A Boy Named Sue.

hook

[ Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh
 Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh
   Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh-ooh ]

 

Tones of the hook are

reminiscent from

Sympathy for the Devil.

whitney.

like DJ screw; who pushed

chopped & screwed

into the mainstream

 

Acoustic guitar over rap

the johnny cash of this rap shit

A visual interpretation of one the most riveting tracks means to us. 

We collected a series of images, text, and colors that outlines our favorite lines.

No rights owned. All belong to the individual artist. 

Formally known as Youth Lagoon.

Featured Artist:

Youth Lagoon

Track:

17

Text: Damon Isley

Visuals: Ginger Brown 

The music that

inspired us + them. 

 

The piano starts the song instantly

brings out a sense of eeriness.

painting of child by the lake

painting of child by the lake

painting of child by the lake

the connection between the song 

and my take;

the day before adulthood

17 paints memories of childhood

just like 'disarm by the smashing pumpkins'

& the kick ass album cover

david gilmour, guitarist for pink floyd

pictured  above with his first born. 

every other line sounds out of

a pink floyd song

set list @ the social 2012

Paranoid Android

'A perverse look into the imagination'  

--- Artist unkown.

my 17 yr old self is iggy pop in the 70s.

'Down the street' ,'1969', 'i wanna be your dog', etc. 

1974 new york, esther friedman and iggy pop

bowie and iggy pop came up  together.

recording in a compound in brelin, germany during the early 70s

(very david bowie) 

\\'Down the street' ,'1969', 'i wanna be your dog, etc'

the sweet emotion(s) at 17

fear

pleasure

happiness 

(ref. line below) 

-------  at seventeen

16 blocks that way and 16 blocks that way

52 fridays spent doing everything.  

at 17 you can pen a classic.

'the infamous' 1993

prodigy and havoc

of mobb deep

you can start anything:

even a clothing store/photo studio/record shop/magazine/halloween store

minus-us

painter / singer / model 

crystal

will tell you

The Man

Featured Artist: Earl Simmons or DMX 

Track: Slippin'

Text: Damon Isley

Visuals: Ginger Brown 

The music that inspired us and them. 

A visual interpretation of what one the most riveting tracks means to me.

We collected a series of images, text, and colors that outlines my favorite parts.

No rights owned. All belong to the individual artist. 

Prayers to D.

The tortured artist.

 Like a thesis written by any great scholar. 

Earl  took you there;

moments of addiction,

 Foster homes in Yonkers,

  to his perseverance,

and his lapse. 

 

Dmx  paraphrases  philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

in the first line

Dmx  paraphrases  philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

in the first line

Intro: See, to live is to suffer but to survive… Well, that's to

find meaning in the suffering.

[ He who fights with monsters might take care lest he

thereby become a monster.And if you gaze for long into an abyss, 

the abyss gazes also into you. ]

[ He who fights with monsters might take care lest he

thereby become a monster.And if you gaze for long into an abyss, 

the abyss gazes also into you. ]

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsches' vision set on

questioning our own world and beliefs.  

[ Be that seed that doesn't need much to succeed
Strapped with mad greed and a heart that doesn't bleed ]

[ Be that seed that doesn't need much to succeed
Strapped with mad greed and a heart that doesn't bleed ]

During the late 90s is when DMX flourished into a mega star.

His misfortunate molded his art.  

 :

'A man alone' by adam. & the portrait by kakd frame loneliness at any stage in life. 

:

The entrance to the taylor homes, harlem 1995

covered head to toe in goat blood

One of most the iconic album covers 

Dmx the artist

VERSE III

Slippin' reminded me of skdkd which The Japanese Artist, kakak painted a boy lost 

A mans success

A mans success

Earl Simmons

:

Showed all of his sides that made him human.

He showed us how to fight by showing us his scars.

A great.

" Your life only means something, if has to do with whats right

and then, even then, it only means as much, as what you stand for."

-DMX

[ Wasn't long before I hit rock bottom talkin' shit,

was like, "Damn, look how that rock got him ]

[ Wasn't long before I hit rock bottom talkin' shit,

was like, "Damn, look how that rock got him ]

Track 16

Prayer III

flesh of my flesh, blood of my blood

Track 1

flesh of my flesh,

blood of my blood.