EASY in Mass Appeal

Monday, August 5th, 2013

I used to write my name on other people’s property. I’ve been mostly retired from street bombing (I won’t pretend I was an artist) for years now, but I still casually follow graf and it will be embedded in my soul forever. I’m in my 30s with kids now and most people I know to this day still call me “ESKAY” which is a variation of the tag I wrote for so many years.

EASY is a legendary NYC street bomber who was one of the true kings of the 5 boroughs in the 80’s and 90’s. At some point during this period (late 80s early 90s) him and his partner, the late and equally legendary JOZ, came through my hometown of Yonkers on an epic bombing spree that me and some of my friends who grew up writing still talk about to this day. They came straight up South Broadway, the city’s main strip, and destroyed store gates and walls on both sides of the street, all the way to Getty Square at the center of town. Back in those days, the buff was slow and those tags ended up running for years. As a young kid discovering graf in the late 80s, I can’t begin to tell you how influential that one bombing run was on me.

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