Preface by Henry Chalfant * Introduction by Sacha Jenkins * Interviews with twelve graffiti writers: Bill Rock, Breeze, Daze, Jon One, Kel, KR, Lady Pink, Sak, Sharp, Skeme, Spin and Team.
The story of the birth of the New York subway graffiti movement in the words of the legendary graffiti artists who were at the heart of the scene
Henry Chalfant is an American photographer and videographer well known for his work on hip hop culture. He is the author of Spraycan Art, and his world-renowned documentation of the artists of the New York subway was memorialized in the most successful book on graffiti ever published, Subway Art, published by Thames & Hudson. Sacha Jenkins is a former New York graffiti writer turned journalist whose books include the Piecebook series of graffiti drawings. He is the co-founder of the seminal hip-hop magazine ego trip, as well as co-author of the best-selling biography of Eminem, The Way I Am.
'Lively stories excitingly told ... a thorough account that avoids the trap of being over-academic' - Art Book Review