Autobiographical Book ‘My Life’ by NYC Graffiti Legend, James Top

NYC Graffiti Legend James Top: My Life

Once a year, the who’s who in street art gather for two-days in August to paint and play. The music is loud, spirits are high, and incredible murals are created. The Graffiti Hall of Fame stretches between 106th and 107th Streets, alongside the elevated Metro North train on Park Avenue in El Barrio. Known to Street Artists since 1980,  and now a tourist destination, it is rarely open (except by private tour) to the public. But once a year, James Top, Executive Director of this iconic Wall, invites the public to watch the magic.

2020 was a difficult year for art, with most group venues closed to public gatherings. Top was forced to skip a year of this annual celebration, but put this time to good use in writing. His book, My Life, is now available.

NYC Graffiti Legend James Top “MY LIFE” is available for purchase by emailing:
The book listing price is $30 USD add $10 shipping in USA or add $30 USD outside USA.  He will sign book to you, please send your mailing address. The book will be shipped to you USPS asap.

Front cover photo By : Jamel Shabazz
Back cover forewords by : Henry Chalfant
additional inside words by : Eric Deal of @149 & Hip Hop Icon : Ralph Mc Daniels
Payment : Cash App : $jamestop1 or PayPal :

Looking back at the 39th Edition in 2019 and the 38th Edition in 2018

Looking for more Streetart? While you’re Uptown, check out Uptown GrandScale     ~ Newly restored Keith Haring’s Crack is WackThe El Barrio Guerrilla Wall ~ #EducationIsNotACrimeThe Audubon Mural Project in Hamilton Heights ~ Take the train Downtown and stroll through The Mural Project ~ Go online to visit what we called Graffiti in the Sky, on the 69th floor of 4 World Trade ~ and Murals…Murals…Murals…. all around Town.

Back in El Barrio, read about East 125th Street, a Work in Progress?

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