(AllHipHop News) Battling has always been a part of all four elements of Hip Hop. Emcees, DJs, and B-boys have competed against each other on the streets in The Bronx to large venues around the world, and now graffiti artists are being given the opportunity to face-off at a major event as well.
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Mass Appeal is partnering with Red Bull to present “The Burning of Kingston,” a live graffiti exhibition and battle. World renown graf artists T-Kid, CES, Doves, Ribs, Dero, Bio, Doc TC-5, Revolt, Dmote, Cope 2, and YES 2 will compete against each other by tagging an authentic subway car.
The showcase will also feature local vendors, live music, and a book signing by Henry Chalfant and Sacha Jenkins, authors of Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now.
“The Burning of Kingston” will take place on September 13 from 12-6pm at The Trolley Museum of New York. The event is free and open to the public.
Watch the trailer for “The Burning of Kingston” below.