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get out of the spotlight.

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Wilt, Mar 22, 2002.

  1. Wilt

    Wilt Guest

    why is it that some writers get crazy popular and sometimes,in my opinion, their work is wayyyyyyyyyy over rated?im not saying im god of freights or anything..but i feel that i definitely produce some quality work...SOME...and there are tons of other cats like that...way better than me that get no props...why do they not get posted on here?what is your opinion?any over rated writers you can think of that get more of the spotlight than people who maybe deserve it more?thoughts please.
  2. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,578 Likes Received: 3
    yeah shit happens , but the only thing ya can do is go out and crush shit yourself
  3. CAPS

    CAPS Member

    Joined: Oct 23, 2001 Messages: 658 Likes Received: 0

    well wilt it has to do with you wanting fame and promoting yourself or maybe the freights you paint just don't go where you would like them to.

    My thought anyway.

  4. Wilt

    Wilt Guest

    actually i was just using myself as a quasi example...but in the back of every writers mind..fame is an issue
  5. SEone

    SEone Member

    Joined: Dec 30, 2001 Messages: 477 Likes Received: 1
    Being in the right place at the right time is a key factor. If nobody see's ur shit they can't catch a flick of it and post!
  6. ulcer

    ulcer Member

    Joined: Jul 23, 2001 Messages: 326 Likes Received: 0
    It's all about politics. It's who you know, it's who's ass you kiss. This site doesn't help the whole jocking/shit talking thing too much either, no offense. I've seen some pretty shoddy shit get by in my time, and personally, I think the whole thing is gay, but fuck it. If you want to get famous, meet writers in positions of authority and shmooze your ass off, with a quiet dignity of course, talk about other shit as well, hide your hand and don't let them know that you are using them for press. Don't talk shit about other people, just keep out of stupid arguements, shit gets around and it may hinder you from getting further. Get into a big city where people will see your work, or push your shit some other way. Work hard on your shit so if you do get press, it is worthy. Keep your shit simple and distinct...basic stylee chiseltip and softletters with two or three tone fades with punchy colour overlays in the fill. A distinct outline and 3d shades which match the outline colour. Commodify your work so when people see it they recognize it, and get up hard. Keep a style stratedgy. It's the whole style of Kaput, Cameo, Awe Can 2 and many other rediculously famous writers. The real way to do anything of course is to build shit yourself. Nobody says you have to jock some self centered asshole to get your work in a mag, start your own and crush those fuckers, jock yourself. That's all I can share with you, my son. P.S. even if you do get shit in magazines you will still hate the scene and it's politics, people will still talk shit, so give up now and save yourself.
  7. colt45oe800

    colt45oe800 Member

    Joined: Feb 15, 2002 Messages: 828 Likes Received: 0
    i hate this bullshit about fame... just go out and enjoy it... if you started for fame you should go to hollywood.... enjoy throwing your outline all around of the city fuck it man drink a 40 and tackle the city
  8. fiberoptical

    fiberoptical New Jack

    Joined: Apr 26, 2001 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0
    I think there are a lot of peripheral people in the writing world.Al ot of people who are not writers currently, but have a big hand in the production of events, magizines, websites, books, etc...and these people are not the best at judging who is dope and who is not..therefore you get a lot of people getting mad coverage, yet the quality is sub standard. And these are the people who are super "cool"...these writers lick a lot of booty hole, socialize with all the other "cool" writers and thus get coverage and or fame...but fame for writing is worth what? In my eyes..I walk streets in cities to know who is dope..to know who to ask about...to jock and give props to...the magizines, videos, webistes, etc..have politics and social issues behind them..where as the streets tell the real fucking deal..there is no being cool to dude so he wants to publish your flix, there is no lies ...you know who has a ghetto pass and who doesn't....and as far as I am concerned..writing is an anti social behavior in general...and half of the graff market place involves a whole bunch of wanna be's and a few dedicated heads...I ain't trying to be cool with everyone, anyhow...I will let my graff speak for itself...and if you see it...cool..if not..oh well...I did this shit for me....there are people in my city..who have mad fame...and many people on here jovk the fuck out of them...but they are stamp lickers....they paint one piece and send that fucker out all over the damn planet..post it up in the Bench...and act as if it some stellar fucking event...to me...that is whatever....You walk my city and you will know who wrecks shop..and you will know why you don't see so and so's tags anywhere..yet the impression given by the mags, etc...is that they are mad up....bullshit....

    ..I am not trying to get so and so in wherever he may be to judge what I got going...I am on my own trip..
    ..I would rather paint a wall in the cuts..where 5 people may ever see it..and only 2 realize that I did it...and beyond that...it is all in my photo book.....
    Depends all on what you are going for..The chosen few know who gets down...and if you stick in it long enough..you won't need any mags or any of it to get what it is referred to as fame....you only get 15 minutes anyhow...and graff is a lifetime.
    If you understand marketing..people will consume and jock whatever it is that everyone else thinks may be cool, or whatever...and graff is no different....the spotlight has blinded a many..and has never shined on many, many more....


    the streets don't lie.....mags and the web do....as do I.....

    don't believe the hype....
  9. whoami

    whoami Guest

    Some people look for the spotlight while others dont give a shit........I dont give a shit.......But I dont care if others do.
  10. Ted Wakowski

    Ted Wakowski Guest

    The secret to getting "coverage" is sexual favors. What you don't realise is that 95% of famous writers exchange flik publication for receptive anal sex, and other questionable acts. It's true. Word on the street is that elite, exclusive graffiti magazines will grant you unlimited exposure in return for any one of the following:

    -Prostate milking
    -Salad tossing
    -Deep throat
    -Nostril fingering
    -Anal tearing
    -Self-induced vomiting during intercourse

    Any time I see a famous writer up in a magazine I simply grit my teeth at what bizarre form of perversion they had to endure to procure such a comfortable spot in the limelight. Rumor has it that, to get a silver panel piece in heavy rotation, **** once took 4 cocks in his mouth at once while straddling the gear shift of a riding lawn mower to the tune of Lenny Kravtiz' "American Woman."
    The horror!
  11. Fabo 2

    Fabo 2 Guest

    There are a lot of toy shits about who get recognition because there mates are good.
    This makes me sad.
  12. zen

    zen New Jack

    Joined: Sep 20, 2001 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    i know i cant talk, but i think can 2 sucks. his style is recycled seen sketches and his characters are simple and dry. i mean. hes got technique comming out of his ears but really. i could never see how this guy became an international name. I am also more puzled by the fact that his illegal stuff is so dope, but his legal stuff sucks. but every one sees the legal work and says oh goodie.

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  14. hex

    hex New Jack

    Joined: Dec 24, 2001 Messages: 62 Likes Received: 0
    yer jus enjoy it and if u get a bit of fame while your at it thats good