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15. I’ve been involved in graphic design since “HOPE” fashion was dope fashion.


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14. I’m a combination of pop culture references, nostalgia, and left-field imagination.


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13. As a hip-hop head, I collect Complex magazines.


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12. Work-wise I’m constantly underestimated, but when I’m unleashed you’re left dazed and amazed. (This list is a good example of that, hopefully).


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11. I’ve been involved in the design, marketing, and promotion of local streetwear brands, such as Virginiabased clothing line Dirgy Styles (above).


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10. I enjoy the solitude of critically thinking of every aspect when it comes to crafting out a design that teaches and intrigues the audience.


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9. I love collaborating and coming up with creative ideas and products that create a funny memory through the process and final result as well.


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8. I’m not afraid to say that some of my best creative ideas and overall conversations have come from talking to myself.


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7. Like my last name, I keep my mind and my wardrobe SHARP.


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6. I’ve been a contributing design intern in advertising campaigns for NY agencies such as McCann NY (with Lucky Charms above) and R/GA.


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5. I’ve designed logos, flyers, and CD covers for local hip-hop organizations.


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4. I LIVE for the culture Complex covers day in and day out and seen several of the artists featured on their site. (Clockwise from top left: Chance the Rapper, Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean)


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3. Along with going to these concerts, I have also designed unofficial memorabilia for the artists (buttons and stickers) and given them to them at the concerts.


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2. I not only value what Complex covers daily, I’ve been able to be experience the culture first-hand and been inspired from it to create and add more to the culture.


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1. I’VE GOT AN NY STATE OF MIND TO DESIGN! (I’ll give credit to Nas for that rhyming)


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