Friday, October 24, 2014

New Hanksy Work - "Eazy-E Bola"

Posted with the caption "Straight Outta Congo,"(bad geography Hanksy)  a play on the NWA hit "Straight Outta Compton," Hanksy’s latest work is topical; in fact it’s THE topic of the moment as newspaper headlines throughout NY had one thing to say this morning, Ebola has hit NYC.  The artwork depicts the late rapper, in the form of a strain of the Ebola virus, holding two guns next to a bottle of prescription pills. Hanksy calls the piece "Eazy-E Bola."

The art was pasted on the corner of Division and Canal Streets in Chinatown.

"Don't get me wrong, Ebola is like hella serious omg," the artist told ANIMAL. "But American media just loves to sensationalize things." 

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