Johan Kugelberg

Buddy Esquire: King of the Hip Hop Flyer RIP

Johan Kugelberg | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Johan Kugelberg

ddy started writing graffiti in 1972, tagging, collecting the tags of others in black books and steadily advancing his craft as a draftsman. He made his first flyer in the summer of 1977, for a neighborhood block party. The following year Buddy designed his first flyer for a hip hop jam.

The Shaggs

Johan Kugelberg | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Johan Kugelberg

The Shaggs have at this point taken their place in the pantheon of folk art, as exemplified by Philosophy of the World, their privately pressed 1969 LP, a notorious work, sometimes ridiculed and held up as an example of absurd ineptitude, more often celebrated as a naïve musical narrative created outside of the norm of influences and cultural reference.

Pussy Riot and the Legacy of Punk

Johan Kugelberg | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Johan Kugelberg

The riot girls taught us that young women inside a counter-culture movement don't necessarily get heard until they grab the microphone.