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when did graffito go mid-west?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by newyuckshity, May 23, 2002.

  1. newyuckshity

    newyuckshity Guest

    i was just curious when graffiti blew up so hard. kids been doing their thing in germany for a little bit but when did every little town in middle america have a scene.
    kids coming out of the wood work. i traveled a bit in 94 and didnt see shit in atlanta virginia or the carolinas, never mind omaha or that huge texas freight explosion.

    i know the internet etc, but there has to be more reasons.

    opinions please.
  2. WITS

    WITS Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2002 Messages: 366 Likes Received: 0
    For one of the largest cities in the country this Houston is pathetic when it comes to graffiti. Not much of anything is up here. Lots of freights though... because they're easy and people are afraid of getting caught. hahah... I'm an asshole.

    Oh no! I have divulged the secret location!
  3. whoami

    whoami Guest

    Shits been running here for a pretty long time...
  4. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    well, in kc...it's been an odd immigration of writers from elsewhere, mostly. people come through here, drop their peace and move on. most of the biggest influences here have been from other places. and i guess that has influenced the people that live here. dalek - richmond, scribe - boston, vizie - tx. i think okae is from somewhere else. and probably most importantly east from nyc, at the beginning of all that att shiz.

    anyway, i'm not going to pretend to know more than i do about the history and whatnot. but that's what i know about this city.
  5. WITS

    WITS Member

    Joined: Apr 17, 2002 Messages: 366 Likes Received: 0
    I didn't really say anything about when graff started popping up here.. Ummm. I don't really know. I guess i first noticed it in the late 80's/early 90's. There wasn't much though. No one really going all out around the city and shit as far as I could tell until at least halfway through the 90's. But it still sucks here basically. Lazy mofo's.

    PS.... We haven't forgotten about that shit you dissed M and P... It's coming back around!
  6. railroadjerk

    railroadjerk Guest

    fizm cool out on being the kc historian around here bro, it doesnt come off real well...

    on that note, i saw your van in westport the other day, by zowies...fun stuff.


    Joined: Apr 19, 2002 Messages: 34 Likes Received: 0
    mid west graffiti

    when did it come? uh im still waiting for that to drop.
  8. metallix

    metallix Elite Member

    Joined: Oct 7, 2001 Messages: 2,955 Likes Received: 1
  9. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    alright. most of the shit i say about kc or whatever, already got blown up by that article last year or whenever. or is otherwise common knowledge to anyone here. if you're suggesting cops are gathering info, they've got to know all that by now if i do. anyway, it's all good. just trying to say a little bit about the...migration of style.

    and i'm about to redo that van, or let someone else do it, email me if you want to. fem might too. i think i'm going to start redoing it every month or two if i stop being lazy.
  10. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    i just realized that this thread title says "graffito." GRAFFITO!

    sounds so much more fun!
  11. mizery

    mizery Guest

    i thought east was from chicago?
  12. fizm

    fizm Member

    Joined: Apr 9, 2002 Messages: 573 Likes Received: 0
    maybe, heh, i'm just going from memory. he brought that new york style, that's for sure...
  13. mafIAkilla

    mafIAkilla Guest

    there isnt graffiti in the midwest. a2m,mayhem,att,and kms are made up crews that dont really exist. all the graffiti you see "from the midwest" is actually done with a brush by an underground art school graduate organization that obtains money by kidnapping young heiresses (they are the ones that kidnapped patty hearst). do not believe the lies.....
  14. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    canadas been experiancing graffiti since the 70s.
  15. newyuckshity

    newyuckshity Guest

    aww are you still sore from what i said about your thread?
    or did i?
    i cant keep track of all my jocks.

    well i dont know about all that......
    i have painted with COSOE and he is the FIRST writer out of canada.
    when he started writing and the reasons he writes...well i will let him tell you himself.


    everyone elses thanks for posting i am getting it piece by piece