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Rap Quotes Street Art

The existence of RapGenius.com is proof that people love the art of wordplay in hip-hop. Fans have a craving for decoding every single word that their favorite artist is laying down on wax, and we definitely understand the curiosity. Just off the strength of that, New York City-based artist Jay Shells’s Rap Quotes series became an instant success. Shells took classic rap quotes that call out well known locations like the park Big L raps about on "Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous,” put them on road signs, and placed them on the actual block referenced in the song. If you’re ever in New York City or Los Angeles, we definitely recommend going to visit a few of these.

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