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What if Your Favorite Rapper Were a Reincarnation of an Art World Luminary?

While we were working on this piece, our buddies at Pigeons and Planes published a piece called “Young Thug is Rap’s Andy Warhol.” We’ve all heard the in-vogue tendency to roll-call fine artists in rap (Hirst and Condo, Warhol and Basquiat, Picasso and Pollock all get shoutouts), but what if we took a moment to discuss which of today’s sonic artists embody the spirit of visual artists of old? Here’s what we were thinking.

Images: Greg Harris

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