TTK’s ‘Crates to Canvas’ on Frank151: Life Of A Drug Dealer

Ask anyone who knows TTK, and they’ll say that he’s just as knowledgeable about records as the most avid collector. The Brooklyn-based visual artist draws inspiration from cover art that he’s catalogued and stored away in his mind, using the vinyl as reference points for his own art.

Fellow FRANK columnist and legendary street Ricky Powell is a big fan of TTK’s work, and so are we, which is why we asked him to come onboard as a monthly contributor. Read up below as TTK explains the connection between the sonic and the visual in his column, Crates to Canvas.

For this month, my inspiration didn’t necessarily come from the crates, but from the iPod and the current state of hip-hop music. Continue to story >>

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