TOBE + TARIQ + ROYCE = FATHER FIGURE


'Bout to go for my daily walk.  But first, here's new Tobe Nwigwe, featuring Black Thought and Royce Da 5'9".  You're welcome.

Stay Strong, fam

 

Speaking of Album Covers...


Eye Traveler's beat tape Joyous Sounds & Other Spells (with dope cover art and poster by me) is out now on multiple platforms!

Rejected Album Cover Gets A New Lease On Life

Y'all know how much I LOVE drawing album covers, right?  So I poured my heart into this one and it got rejected...

LEON Creator Jamar Nicholas Inks 3 BOOK DEAL!!



According to the fine folks at Publisher's Weekly, that dude Jamar Nicholas (Detective Boogaloo, Fist Stick Knife Gun, LEON: Protector of the Playground) has landed a 3 book deal for his kid hero Leon!

#NowPlaying- "THE BATTLE" by MURS + 9TH WONDER


I just found out that MURS and 9th dropped a new limited vinyl pressing of BRIGHTER DAZE, so I took a break from spinning old school jawns and love songs to share this brand new video for the boom bap banger BATTLE!

The New WandaVision trailer, and My Hopes for the Upcoming Disney+ Show


Although I haven't been all that enthused about the post-Thanos MCU news and gossip that has been leaking during the pandemic, I am fully onboard for the upcoming Disney+ exclusive WandaVision

Check out this new WandaVision trailer:

Four words- DAN!!! LISH!!! ART!!!! BOOK!!!

  

 
If you don't know who Dan Lish is... Just kickstart his new artbook on my recommendation and thank me later...

Apocalypse, Nah?


Last year I remember saying that Australians feel like it's the end of the world.  2020 is on that "hold my beer, America..."

My Idea for a New X-Men Spinoff by Sophie Campbell

BECAUSE NOBODY DEMANDED IT, Here's my idea for a new X-Men spinoff:

#nowPlaying COLORS by Tobe Nwigwe

(this post was originally written in September of 2018, but was stuck in draft mode, so when I found it, I decided y'all needed it in ya lives...)
The new danger in my headphones right now is that dude Tobe Nwigwe ("WEE gway"), a young dude who shows that hip hop is in good hands...

"A Comic About Cats and Magick" by Eric M Esquivel

I love cats.  I don't own one, but that's okay.  I love lots of people that I don't own.  Anyways, here's a comic that I just swiped from Eric Esquivel's Twitter thread. 

Mike Hawthorne Talks conventions, His new memoir, Spidey influences, Deapool, and more


"I came full circle: From not being able to get gigs because I wasn't good enough, to not being able to get gigs because I was too good."
-Mike Hawthorne

Happy Birthday Anthony Harris!


Massive birthday shout out to my dude
Anthony Harris! Anthony has been incredibly supportive of everything we do here at GhettoManga, and is an unique indie cartoonist in his own right.

WATCH THIS- "Entrepreneur" by Pharrell & Jay-Z

That dude Jason Reeves of 133Art dropped this Pharrell Williams/Jay-Z video Entrepreneur on my timeline yesterday, so I had to share.

#NowPlaying EAT by Tobe Nwigwe, His Baby Mama An Nem

"Was broke, but now I ball like a skinhead.

You only get one shot. That's what Slim said..."
-Fat Nwigwe
#SheGoHard

SOLD OUT

 

A Few Words About DO IT AGAIN by Smooth Ice

I don't know why, but I couldn't get the hook from DO IT AGAIN by Smooth Ice out of my head this evening.

So after turning in the first draft of a tee shirt design to the client, I rewarded myself by finding it on YouTube.

Piskor and Rugg talk about Super-Prolific Evangelical Cartoonist Jack Chick

Ed Piskor (Hip Hop Family Tree) and Jim Rugg (Street Angel) return to talk about the career of evangelical propaganda cartoonist Jack Chick, whose Chick Tracts 
are by far the most successful indie comics ever made.

I colored this old sketch on Sunday.


 

Hey fam,

This sketch below is the kind of thing I draw when I am bored, depressed, or otherwise feeling some kinda way.

It has no inherent meaning, but feel free to invest meaning of your own...

If you could relive any day from your life...

I was scrolling the timeline Wednesday morning and one of my friends (don't remember who) posted this question:

Now Playing- STREET UNIVERSE by Napoleon Da Legend + Giallo Point

One of the best emcees I have heard in the last ten years, Napoleon Da Legend returns with the kinda shit talking conscious lyrics that we took for granted in the nineties.  

His new jawn STREET UNIVERSE teams him up with soulful UK beatsmith Giallo Point.

The Answer Talks Cartooning, His College Coach, Being a Trend-Setter

Everybody knows Iverson is my favorite ball player, so it makes me happy to see him draw a caricature and hear him talk about being a cartoonist.  I mean, this interview is just about him in general, but I love the guy...

Ninja-G is the hero we need right now.

I have long pushed the idea that many of the world's problem would be best solved by ninjas
Proof: I was feeling bad about all the things today, then I saw this black female ninja with an afro and now I feel better.

"Look At All These Slave Masters Posing On Your Dollar (Get it)"

I'm working hella hard to catch up on my freelance work, and listening to music to keep my brain humming. A few minutes ago, I checked out the new Run The Jewls video JU$T (f/Pharrell Williams and Zack De La Rocha)...

Person Woman Man Camera TV.  Are you ready to comply?


Hip Hop and Comics: Cultures Combining Flier


I just got an email from pop culture historian/journalist, DJ, and self-identified Hip Hop and Comics guy Patrick Reed, who is moderating a star-studded Hip Hop and Comics: Cultures Combining panel for San Diego Comic-Con's virtual convention next week. 

I'm excited to share the flier he sent me below.

"Dungeons & Dragons" Live Action NETFLIX Trailer! (Not really)



Oh my Dungeon Master... So I was just scrolling Facebook and saw what I was ready to assume was a legit af Dungeons & Dragons cosplay squad when I found out it was actually the cast of a Brazilian car commercial...

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