TooFly Spotlight...Will Kay

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Will Kay may not be a name you are familiar with now, but his work is. In 2007 the East London artist and graphic designer created the infamous 'Grime Scene Poster', which featured notable and key figures within the music genre [Dizzee Rascal, Wiley, Kano, Bashy etc.]
Without any support or backing from investors or galleries, 'The Grime Scene Poster' became, and still is, a bestseller on UKRecordshop.com.


The Bestselling Grime Scene Poster

After the success of the poster, Will has gone onto several projects including work as the official graphic designer for top UK female MC, No.Lay and his soon to be released clothing line; Odd Kingdom™. His work stands alone for its originality and pure raw style; much like the man himself.



'Lion Heart'


'Cooler Than You'


Grime Artist JME

The use of a fine or broadmarker pen to create his subjects is becoming a noticeable trademark of Mr Kay's work and will also feature in his new project entitled; Legends by Will Kay.

A collection of 14 artistic drawings, based upon historical Black figures such as; Mae Carol Jemison, Malcolm X, Kwame Nkrumah, Pelé, Bob Marley, Aretha Franklin, Angela Davis, Huey Newton, Nelson Mandela, Rosa Parks, Afrikan Bambaata, Stevie Wonder, Billie Holiday and Muhammad Ali.

People who have not just influenced the artist but the world we live in.

'The mission behind this exhibtion is to educate and inspire all who see it...'

- Will Kay

Each image is accompanied by a description of how these heroes and heroines have contributed to the benefits we enjoy in our society today.

I've had a sneak peek at a few pieces and not only is it visually impressive its also thought-proving, I can't wait to hear and see the public's reaction to this. You can see more of Will's work on his myspace: www.myspace.com/willkay

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