What was the purpose of the first 30 seconds of this video? To show Roid can take an excruciatingly long time to do a tag? It seems to be almost exactly what ‘graff’ companies claim to hate, the misuse of a sub-culture for commercial gain. Heres how I imagine it went down:
7th: Roid, after you’ve finished painting all day with you’re free paint, we’ll wait for it to get dark, and we’ll give you a ladder, just nip up and do a reach will you? It’ll look like we still have a slight affiliation with the subculture we came from, you know, show the kids we’re still cool and they should buy our products. Oh and show your face, our surveys have shown that people find you more relatable, people from all age groups can resonate much easier if they see your face. And don’t worry as soon as it’s on the internet you’re immune from prosecution because you’re a celebrity.
It’s ridiculous, as soon as graffiti is removed from it’s true setting, illegal and purely for the self, it loses the privilege of calling it’s self graffiti. There is no graffiti companies, just companies utilizing a medium (some better than others) to sell you shit you don’t need.
Donate your ‘I’m a graffiti writer and I just don’t care’ T-shirt money to BNE Water Foundation. A much better cause.