DJ Q-Bert Unveils First Fine Art Piece, The ‘Diskstroyer’

A little over a week ago, the legendary DJ Q-Bert released his first foray into fine art, exclusively through When Art Imitates Life (W.A.I.L.), the art imprint spearheaded by MTV’s Sway Calloway and King Tech of the World Famous Wake Up Show. The deejay, known to many as “the Jimi Hendrix of turntables”, pays homage to the album art for Hendrix’s 1967, Axis: Bold As Love, and sprinkles 50 hidden elements throughout the piece…
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DJ Legend, Q-Bert, Teams Up With WAIL For Fine Art Collabo ‘Bold As Scratch’

Urban art imprint, When Art Imitates Life (WAIL), deals in music visionaries creating visual art collections. Following projects with the RZA and Hieroglyphics, on February 19, WAIL will officially unveil “Bold As Scratch”, their artistic collaboration with the legendary DJ Q-Bert, world-famous on the turntables and for his skilled turntablism. Conceptualized and created behind closed doors in San Francisco by Q-Bert, hip-hop photographer Trevor Traynor…
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Hieroglyphics Unveil ‘The Valley Of Kings’ Fine Art Piece With WAIL

They replaced George Washington and his militia with RZA, GZA, Old Dirty Bastard and a legion of ninjas in “Victory Or Death”, the limited edition fine art piece the Village Voice called “The finest painting of 2010”. And this week, When Art Imitates Life (WAIL), the trailblazing art label founded by King Tech of the Wake Up Show and MTV’s Sway Calloway, unveils “The Valley Of Kings”, a new project created by Bay Area legends, the Hieroglyphics…
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