Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Public Talk with Guy Picciotto and myself

I will be having a talk and book signing event down at the Miami Book Fair this Saturday.

At 12 noon I will be signing copies of my newest book TOGETHER FOREVER.

At 3:30 I will be joined by Guy Picciotto of Fugazi to talk about the re-released FUGAZI book "Keep Your Eyes Open"

for more event information click HERE.

Monday, November 18, 2019


I will be having a public talk and book signing at Barnes & Nobel on Union Square. Come get the new book and stay for the talk and get your book signed if you want. DMC and Chuck D. will be there for the talk and quite possibly some other contributors to the book may be in the house.

Get advance book/pass before it sells out here:

"Extra Strength Posse 1987"

Friday, November 15, 2019

Chuck D. of Public Enemy

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PUBLIC ENEMY - CHUCK D. - Jail Cell in Hell's Kitchen 1988. This photo was taken a week or two before, the 2nd album cover, IT TAKES A NATION OF MILLIONS TO HOLD US BACK. I'm proud to have been a part of that album. . Besides being a dope photo I am posting this one today because Chuck, DMC and myself, after a discussion about the work, will be signing copies of my new book “TOGETHER FOREVER” this coming Monday at Barnes & Nobel on Union Square in New York City. Why will Chuck be there you ask? Because he is a huge Run-DMC & Beastie Boys Fan and supporter, and he wrote the final essay in the book! . . The event is free to anyone who buys a copy of the book, you can get advance tickets by going to To assure your place a seat and a book! . . (Now to continue a little with the story of this photo) We had to do a re-shoot because Flavor actually didn’t make it to the photo session since he was actually incarcerated for some minor offense. So we made a few photos like this one and rescheduled. At that LP cover session, Flavor was very uncomfortable during the shoot as one might imagine, some one who had actually been in a cell recently might feel. . IMHO “It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back” is the greatest hip hop album ever! . . this photograph was first published in my book FUCK YOU HEROES (out of print) and is also in my book MY RULES printed bigger and better than ever (and still in print). . ... #Inspiration #integrity #DefJam #PUBLICENEMY #BlackSteel #ChuckD #S1Ws #FlavorFlav #hipHop #GoldenEra #ExtraStrengthPosse #itTakesANationOfMillionsToHoldUsBack #Punk #art #composition #character #attitude #Historic #film @mrchuckd_pe @kingdmc

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Monday, November 11, 2019

T-shirts and Hoodies Available Now

Very rare i allow my work on apparel, but i like the graphic renditions Shepard does with my photographs and I think they work much better on cloth than actual photos. Stoked they did this!

from OBEY:
In celebration of legendary photographer GEF's new book release Together Forever, Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman have collaborated once again to create illustrations based on iconic photographs of RUN-DMC and Beastie Boys from the newly released book for OBEY Clothing. Together Forever symbolizes two groups working together. In a time of such divisiveness it’s a great reminder that there doesn’t need to be a racial divide. Exclusive pre-order available at the Obey clothing site, for the Together Forever collection.