New York based Keystone Design Union was retained by Hennessy Cognac to develop a series of five custom art bottle with innovative artists and entertainers under the moniker of Blending of Art.
Representing Philadelphia and the legendary Roots Crew, Questlove’s Grammy-winning resume as one of hip hop’s most acclaimed producers and drummers was transformed into an iconic new bottle design. Working with New York’s mercurial designer, typographer and artist Aerosyn-Lex, the duo celebrate the most iconic record labels in music history.
Q-Tip’s legendary status as he leader of the classic hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest is unparalleled. Graced with one of the most unique voices in rap music, for 20 years the New Yorker has ruled with creativity and originality. Collaborating with North Carolina’s Spaceknuckle – the acclaimed artist whose own cutting edge vision pushes the boundaries of dark, stark graphics with added soul – the duo celebrate heritage whilst staring down the future.
Los Angeles club music muse Steve Aoki, the globetrotting Dim Mak Records label head, DJ, producer and promoter is responsible for reinventing LA’s dance party scene. Paired with graphic artist and animator Laundry, aka PJ Richardson, a fellow LA peer, the duo have created within a whirlwind of hyper color and West Coast inspiration.
“Kid Sister V.S. Fafi”: Celebrated as one of the scene’s most unique new female artists, Kid Sister’s acclaimed blend of electro rap and new wave pop has taken her from Chicago to the world. In Paris she met Fafi, the legendary female graffiti artist infamous for her vibrant, bold and sexy Fafinette characters. Together, Kid Sister and Fafi represent a game changing female attitude for a new generation of artists.
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