Rocking it Suckers

After being out of print for years - ROCKIN' IT SUCKERS is back in a limited 10th Anniversary Edition! A classic graffiti book is once again available - with additional text and original cover. Dive into the stories of the crew that as kept graffiti alive in New York for the past 20 year s.New York in the late 80s: A city tormented by crack and violent crime. At the same time the golden age of hip hop was in full bloom, and despite the violence some found room for creativity. At this time a group of kids got together to taste the last of the city's painted subway trains, just in time to experience a new era in New York's graffiti history -- The authorities decided to clean up the city and a zero-tolerance policy towards graffiti was instituted. While many of the city's graffiti writers quit, the RIS crew was determined to keep the trains colourful and decided to wage their own war with the city. crack down from the authorities didn't only trigger the RIS crew to write more, it also made them come up with faster techniques and develop their styles, all done with the crews' characteristic arrogance and humorous touch. Soon they became one of the world's most important and influential graffiti crews.

With essays by: Duel, Fuzz One, Ghost, Ket, and Noxer, featuring the work of Bruz, Det, Ghost, JA One, Reas, Sane, Smith, Veefer and many more


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