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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Kelvin Harrison Jr. To Star In Jean-Michel Basquiat Biopic ‘Samo Lives’

"The complexity and richness of his experience as an artist and child of the African diaspora has yet to be dramatized in the manner it deserves," said director Julius…

Basquiat’s Friends Slam Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s Tiffany & Co. Campaign

"They wouldn't have let Jean-Michel into a Tiffany's if he wanted to use the bathroom," said Stephen Torton, Basquiat's former assistant.

The Life Of Basquiat Will Be Turned Into A Broadway Musical

A new musical centering renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is in the works for Broadway, Deadline reports. The new performance will be composed by The Late Show with St…

Sean John Launches New Capsule Collection Featuring Visionary Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Diddy’s iconic fashion brand, Sean John is reportedly turning 20 this year. And in celebration of this huge milestone, the brand has reportedly teamed up with a…

8 Influential Haitian-Americans You Should Know

When it comes to Haiti, President Donald Trump and company have tried their hardest to lessen its cultural value. While depriving 60,000 refugees of asylum and barring…

Zoë Kravitz Explains Why She Isn’t A “Black Artist”

Zoë Kravitz has often shared her thoughts on race and the perception of people of color in Hollywood, but the actress faced criticism after a post on social media…

A Brief Survey Of Basquiat’s Boxing Heroes, Including Muhammad Ali

Those familiar with Jean-Michel Basquiat shouldn’t be surprised that the gone-too-soon graffiti-cum-Neo-expressionist used boxers as a recurring theme. Born in Brooklyn…

Neff Presents New Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection

Neff, the lifestyle apparel and accessories brand that’s known for their one-of-a-kind collaborations has announced its brand new collection inspired by the late, iconic…

The 13 Best Basquiat References In Rap

August 12 marks the 25th anniversary of the death of influential artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The Haitian-American painter has become a much larger figure in the art…