27 March 2013

Artist Turns Rap Lyrics Into NYC Site-Specific Street Signs

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In his on-going street art project called ‘Rap Quotes’, artist Jay Shells turns selected rap lyrics into NYC site-specific street signs.

Shells first selects lyrics from rap songs that reference specific street corners and locations in NYC—after which, he creates the signs and installs them at their mentioned location.

In the video below, Shells explains the project and process behind it.

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[via Jay Shells, image via The Rap Quotes and Animal New York]