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1XRUN X Ricky Powell X Toofly Print

December 12th, 2018 | Category: Art & Design,Hip Hop Culture,Pressed

The 1XRun X RickyPowell X Toofly collab has dropped! It is so much fun to draw and illustrate on top of photography, especially images by the legendary Ricky Powell who’s street photography of Hip Hop artists, and New York City life over the years captured captured classic moments in time. Check out sneek peek at the 3 embellished workscreated for the project featuring Rakim and LL Cool J.¬†Mutual Respect is a Beautiful Thing! Thank you Ricky for the invitation to participate in this series. I absolutely love it!

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Ricky Powell 1X Run Toofly

Toofly 1X Run Ricky Powell LL Cool J

Toofly Ricky Poweel 1X Run -1

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September 04th, 2017 | Category: Graffiti / Street Art,Hip Hop Culture,Pressed,Travel,Video

During the #Grafiteras trip in Oakland I got word that our Crewest Studios locked down a few walls for our team to paint in Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles. The timing couldn’t have been better! I was already in the states and client just had to make the flight switch. My schedule was open and ABC studios covered all expenses. Gotta love when those gigs come in because the hotels are fly, transport is taken care of, and you can work with quality materials and hire a your team. The mission to rock a fun, and colorful letter piece that captures the essence of the show and characters. Hip Hop is a huge element in the series #TheMayor and I drew from the culture that bred me. This was my second time in Atlanta a growing and booming city. I love how green it is too! ¬†The heat not so much. Not too long ago my family moved here and I was so happy I got a chance to see them once job was complete. It was an awesome trip and job! —- Thank you ABC, Crewest Studios, Richie, Sean, and Paul for all your help on this wall. Shout out to The Mayor premieres October 3rd on ABC!

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Sean is working on a video of the piece, you tube link soon!

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#Represent #TheMayor

The Marriott Atlanata Toofly

The job perks. After them long and hot days at the wall hitting the pool was a must! The Marriott hotel was amazing!

Atlanta Toofly


Last time I was in Atlanta I flew in did a job and flew out. I did not get a chance to check out the street art scene. Once job was approved I hit the streets in search of walls, Atlanta has some great spots! Would love to return and paint at one of their festivals.

Atlanta Family

Thank you Atlanta! Thank you family! Till next time…

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October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Ecuador,Pressed


October 11th, 2014 | Category: Pressed

Catching up on my press posts before the LA, NY, and MIAMI grind kicks in! Here’s a very nice interview on the Fall Issue of The Experience Magazine. Love the title “FROM DOORKNOCKERS TO FEATHERS”¬†¬†thx guys! Check it out online digitally.

Experience Magazine Toofly

Toofly Interview Experience Magazine

Toofly Magazine Interview

Toofly Interview 2 EM

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October 11th, 2014 | Category: Community,Pressed

Celebrating #HispanicHeritage all day everyday. Thanks for the shout Sound of Art 

SoundofArt Toofly

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June 30th, 2014 | Category: Community,Ecuador,Graffiti / Street Art,Pressed

Now that I am back in Ecuador I can get started on a few other projects + take a nice break from the busy bee mode of the NY grind. I was invited last weekend for the magazine launch of Ecuador’s first official graffiti/street art magazine VISCERARTE¬†”revista de arte urbano” -¬†¬†The folks who run the magazine have been clicking away at many of the graffiti events in Quito I’ve attended. I met them earlier this year when Abusa Crew was in town. They are a lovely couple Alex, and Eli who’s love for the urban artform in their city has turned into a print project all their own. I want to give a special thanks to them for taking on the publishing world here in Quito to help document the movement through words, and photography. There’s some nice things going down in this city it’s nice to see it unfold in person. Here’s some flicks of the magazine launch at El Centro Contemporaneo in Quito. Participating artists like La Ratona, Jason, Bonice, Enaone and more…


Viscerarte Afiche

Toofly Spraycans

Toofly Viscerarte

Museo Contemporaneo Quito

Viscerarte Mag

Toofly Live Art

Toofly Viscerarte-4

Bonice Quito

Viscerarte en Vivo

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La Ratona

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Toofly La Ratona

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Toofly Viscerarte


Photo by David Parra ©2014

Viscerarte Logo

Quito Crew

Gracias a todos! Seguimos adelante con el amor por el arte urbano para pintar lindas paredes en nuestros barrios y reunir a nuestros pueblos.

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February 01st, 2014 | Category: Events,Pressed


Outdoor Gallery Book TOOFLY


Sneak Peek!

TOOFLY street works make an appearance on a new book dropping soon! —-> OUTDOOR GALLERY NEW YORK CITY by Yoav Litvin documents the vibrant and diverse street art of New York City. Because outdoor art is ephemeral and constantly changing, it is necessarily current and relevant. Outdoor Gallery pays tribute to this dynamic and countercultural artform. The book features 100s of pieces of art by 46¬†different artists. The photographed works are accompanied by the artists‚Äô thoughts on New York, the current state of street art, the future of this dynamic medium, and their own work and processes.

Some of the artists profiled in Outdoor Gallery- New York City include: Toofly, Roycer, Shiro, Free5, Cern, Sofia Maldonado, Bishop203, ChrisRWK, The Yok, Sheryo, and more. Books will be available at the MOMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Guggenheim Museum.

February 22nd – March 1st 2014
17 Frost St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Opening: february 22nd 6-11PM

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February 25th, 2013 | Category: Fashion,Pressed


TLG Magazine Issue#6 drops this week in the UK! Make sure to get your copy. TLG Magazine is the first magazine in the UK to promote underground arts & culture from a female perspective. Support the mag and check out the sneak peak at my latest Toofly interview. Thank you TLG!

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YA HEARD! Podcast with TOOFLY.

September 10th, 2012 | Category: Community,Hip Hop Culture,Pressed,Video

had a great conversation with the folks at YA HEARD! podcast show, a few nights ago, via Skype. I love that I can connect with the peeps across the country and still have a great time chatting it up. Thanks for the invitation Ritzy, Kano, Sket One, and Mr Shane. The podcast is up with my words on Graff, Art, Hip Hop, Younity, and life in Ecuador. “Covering everything form the streets up!” ENJOY!


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February 14th, 2012 | Category: Events,Graffiti / Street Art,Pressed,Uncategorized

Hello world!!! Sorry I’ve been out of touch for a bit. More news about that soon, but first I want to give you guys a little update on the new book release I ‘m taking part in for March 2012. I’m pretty excited about it because I have the opportunity to work with a wonderful team of publishing professionals + come together for a really fun stop animation mini movie with photographer Hank O’ Neal. I’m also super excited that I will be painting live in NY at the end of March for the book release event. More details about that soon. Sending Hank, Ken, Benjamin, and Amit a big ((( THANK YOU ))) See you guys soon!!!

Juxtapoz Magazine Book Review.

One of the dopest book covers I have ever been part of:)



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July 13th, 2011 | Category: Pressed

Toofly Brooklyn Bodega

Photo by Jay Maldonado © 2011

Toofly Brooklyn Bodega Interview for the “Under The Influence” exhibition by Navani Otero – thx girl!

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April 13th, 2011 | Category: Day in the Life,Pressed,Uncategorized,Video

Whoa…did I make it on the latin network? Univision interview airing on Thursday morning nationwide over 100+ cities. ( “Despierta America” 7am-10am Channel 41) Many of us grew up with this channel because our abuelas, mamis, and tias watched their novelas, our abuelitos, papis, and tios caught the futbol. Occasionally we all sat around to watch that silly man Don Francisco on Sabado Gigante too. My family has come a long way. This one is for you Papito lindo!


Shout out to Meres at 5Pointz for letting me rock the interview session and do a little live painting for the piece. THANK YOU! and big ups to Shana Louallen for rocking the PR and taking behind the scenes flicks:)

Gracias Linda y Cesar! The interview was lovely. Can’t wait to see it! eeeeek….

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November 10th, 2010 | Category: Pressed

Oh snap!!! Guess who’s gonna be on LatiNation this weekend! 100 cities nationwide check your local TV listing for time and day. NYC folks American Latino TV/LatiNation airs Saturday on Fox 5. ((( Episode 707 )))
It will Re-run January 8-9, 2011


Shout out to my Ecuadorian hommie Pablo for shooting the piece at 5 points and to Friends We Love for linking us up!  You guys rock!!!

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October 07th, 2010 | Category: Fashion,Hommies,Pressed

Finally going through all the messages I missed while I was away. Shout out to my homegirl Amanda Lopez for sending me the exclusive Girls Got Kicks flick she took at the Secret Garden last summer. Niceeeeee! I can’t believe it’s been a year since I linked up with Lori and Amanda over some rice and beans in bushwick to discuss their book project. I hope the info I was able to share in making their own book was helpful. So proud of you ladies!!! Can’t wait till it drops. Pictures are looking tiggggght….

Toofly_Amanda Lopez

Female Sneaker Fiend

Happy to have been part of the FSF fam from the jump. Logo design by yours truly:) For more info on the project and to see what the ladies with kicks are up to worldwide log in to Female Sneaker Fiend


Summer photoshoot steelo…

Artist, breaker, Younity artist Jen One!

Miss lady GDK! Mama Clothing/ M.I.S.S


Check out more flicks, and the full interview on SNEAKER FREAKER for all details of this book! It’s gonna kicks ass. Shout out to all the fly ladies blessing rock’n the photos, I’m very proud to see you all continue to make moves and stay true:)

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August 25th, 2010 | Category: Pressed,TOOFLY SHOP NYC,Younity

The September 2010 issue of Latina Magazine has dropped! Woohoo nice way to kick in the fall season:) Shout out to journalist Lynda Lopez, and Photographer Roxana Marroquin for attending the Afro Punk Festival to take this this dope shot and have a nice little sit down for the interview. Happy to be part of the “Making us Proud” section. I love it. Thanks ladies!!!



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