May 27, 2024

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Will Power Pays Homage to Hip-Hop Culture in Chilltown

Will Power Pays Homage to Hip-Hop Culture in Chilltown

For various weeks beginning in late Could, Will Electrical power brought his large adore of hip-hop and splendid capabilities to the 150-foot tunnel along New York and Ravine Avenues in Jersey Heights. Doing work in collaboration with observed hip-hop documentarians Ernie Paniccioli, T. Eric Monroe and David Corio, Will painted a momentous mural spending homage to 45 hip-hop icons and to the photographers who so brilliantly documented them.

Captured above at the entry to the Hip-Hop Tunnel is the late famous Tupac Shakur — centered on a image by T. Eric Monroe. Many shut-ups from inside of the tunnel observe:

Snoop Dogg, closer up initial photograph, the late Chi Modu 

The late Major L original photograph: T. Eric Monroe

Slick Rick original photo, Ernie Paniccioli

Lauryn Hill initial photo, Ernie Paniccioli

Massive Daddy Kane initial image, David Corio

Rakimauthentic picture, David Corio

Sponsored by the Jersey Town Mural Arts System, the hugely outstanding mural — witnessed by 1000’s each day as they journey in and out of Jersey Heights — is a breathtaking tribute to hip-hop culture.

Images by Lois Stavsky