Posts Tagged ‘Tribute’

BMW Art Cars

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The BMW Art Car project began when french racecar driver, Herv√© Poulain, asked friend and artist Alexander Calder to paint his own personal car, a BMW 3.0 CSL. ¬†Poulain went on to race the car in the classic 1975 Lemans endurance race. Seeing the car at Lemans sparked the interest of BMW group which led to an official Art Car program that has commisioned 17 works over the years. Artists include David Hockney,¬†Jenny Holzer,¬†Roy Lichtenstein,¬†Robert Rauschenberg,¬†Frank Stella, and¬†Andy Warhol.¬†¬†Some examples after the jump…

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RIP Tupac DJ Wicked Tribute Mix

Monday, September 13th, 2010

My DJ mentor and friend Joe Miranda aka DJ Wicked, posted a tribute mix for his radio show in honor of the late Tupac Shakur. More about DJ Wicked here. Enjoy!

Download HERE

JPeriod + Spike Lee = Michael Jackson

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Spike Lee teamed up with the ‘King of Mixtapes,’ JPeriod, to put out a tribute to Michael Jackson in honor of his Birthday Bash in Brooklyn last week. The mix is a free download off of JPeriod’s site. There are a bunch of classic mixtapes on his site, most notably K’Naan’s ‘Messengers’ & Q-Tip’s ‘The Abstract’ Both are available on¬†free and are certified classics.

Download JPeriod’s MJ Tribute HERE

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