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BOSTON’S FINEST

March 23, 2011

Boston’s Finest is the second painting in my underground Hip Hop portrait series called Kings of the Underground which pays tribute to the finest MC’s and Beat-makers in the underground hip hop scene. The second painting features lyricist, Mr Lif, who hails from Boston, Massachusetts and is known for his politically charged rhymes as a means of educating his fans and bringing Hip Hop back to its roots…music with a message, which acts a voice for the people who have none!

Below is a step by step work in progress of how I went about creating this portrait.

Cheers

Rayaan Cassiem – BlkOps Creative

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Final Image

Copyright © 2011 Rayaan Cassiem



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4 Comments leave one →
  1. March 23, 2011 3:02 pm

    I really like this portrait. Some of the build up stages are pretty cool on their own too.

  2. March 23, 2011 3:06 pm

    Thanks Elaine. I really appreciate it. Enjoy your day

  3. March 23, 2011 4:39 pm

    Nice one! I like the background of the final.. Always great to see the build up!

  4. Rayaan Cassiem permalink
    March 24, 2011 6:19 am

    Hi Pete. Thanks so much for your kind comment. Much appreciated. Cheers

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