STUSSY WORLD TRIBE 3 OF 3
A PHAT, PHUNKY LOOSE COLLAGE OF HOW THEY LIVED BACK-IN-THE-DAY
Born & Raised in Los Angeles, Mister Cartoon was Introduced to design through his rudimentary career as a graffiti artist in the 80’s. He has since found his calling in hip-hop culture through the creation of tattoo art, magazines, album covers, backdrops for music videos and TV shows, and the trunks of lowriders. His style of art and fine line tattooing was invented in the prison system but was popularized on the street in the 70’s. His artwork revered, Cartoon is a member of the Soul Assassins family of artists.
U.S. magazines that have featured Cartoon’s work include Rolling Stone, Details, Detour, Vibe, XXL, Hustler Source, V America, Lowrider, Fine, Burst, H Magazine, Tokion; and the UK magazines Loaded and FHM. Cartoon has done album covers, logos and or advertising material for Snoop Dogg, D12, Eazy E, Clipse, Cypress Hill, Shady Records, Stussy, Supreme, Tribal Streetwear, Black Flys, X- Large, and Joker Brand Clothing. His intricate art has been inscribed on the bodies of Eminem, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre, Lloyd Banks, Mobb Deep, Cypress Hill, Method Man, Beyoncé, Fat Joe, and Kanye West. He has exhibited in LA, NY, Tokyo, and London. Most recently at Nike’s Blue house in Venice, CA. Where he broke the style barriers with the first ever, limited lowrider Nike Cortez’s and AF1’s. To be release at the end of 2004 throughout 2005.