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Off-Brand Loyalty

Back at it with that music dawgs. I somehow got the phrase Off-Brand Loyalty in my head while getting off the F train at the Delancey Street station. From that point on I knew it was a song I had to create. So that’s just what I did.

 

When All The Clothes You Purchase You Get Selected Imperfect
Stretch Dollars to Their Furthest but You Still Know How to Work It
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
When all the clothes you wear go a hole or a tear
And you Rock it like, “Yeah, that’s supposed to be there!”
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty

Verse 1
Yeah I rock Polo but it got an Extra L in
Not an Extra Large, they jus didn’t check the spelling
Got a Bathing Ape that’s afraid to use soap
But nobody gotta know, I can’t afford to look broke
Gotta stay fly, in any given situation
Rock the knock-offs, you know the cheap imitations
But, I don’t usually share this information
A little loose, what I’m wearing isn’t custom
The pants I bought, always gotta readjust ’em
‘Cause it’s missing a zipper and a button
I hit the thrift shop, don’t got diamonds in my wrist watch
Fake it ’til you make it because you gotta floss in hip-hop
I’m doin’ it like this I hit Canal Street
To get them four striped sneakers for my brown feet
The bottom of my foot looks like ground beef
I walk a lot a yo I really get around chief

When All The Clothes You Purchase You Get Selected Imperfect
Stretch Dollars to Their Furthest but You Still Know How to Work It
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
When all the clothes you wear go a hole or a tear
And you Rock it like, “Yeah, that’s supposed to be there!”
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty

Verse 2
(Excuse me is that Coogi?) It is if that’s what you see
In the Eye of the beholder like beauty
Well then sure absolutely, by the way you a cutie
Are you a model, because your Couture Juicy
At least that’s what it says on your jogging pants booty
Beg Pardon, Are those rubies in you jewelry
Struck by all that gleams, but nothing’s what it seems
Like the city never sleeps, but still the city of dreams
For every pot there’s a lid, every plot has a scheme
So you and me baby we a perfect team (You Sure?)
At least the way that I see it (is that right)
Babygirl I guarantee i (believe it)
Tell Me what you want girl I got it
Anything you need girl I promise
Shopping sprees at Neman Marcus
Girl I got these jeans at Target

When All The Clothes You Purchase You Get Selected Imperfect
Stretch Dollars to Their Furthest but You Still Know How to Work It
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
When all the clothes you wear go a hole or a tear
And you Rock it like, “Yeah, that’s supposed to be there!”
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty
You got that Off-Brand Loyalty

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Meh the Vote!

So, The Black Guy Who Tips, among my favorite podcasts, requested a logo for this idea for a political campaign to motivate people to vote in these 2016 party  primaries. This campaign is targeted at those in the electorate who feel dispassionate about any of the candidates they have to choose. from. We know we earned the right to vote through the hard work and efforts of our ancestors in the civil rights movement. So I whipped up a design.

 

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Haunted House Party

So, I’ve been looking at music submission site seeing what themes and concepts people are looking for. I came across one looking for a  halloween themed song to replace the great novelty horror song “Monster Mash.” Branching out from hip-hop and my interesting attempts at rock, I’m trying out pure dance/pop music for something that might work for a different demographic. I felt like pipe organs and violins might create a spooky atmosphere and added a chilling glockenspiel that made me think of a cartoon I saw once where  a skeleton was using it’s own bones to make a tune. Mashed that all together with heavy autotune sounds because I know my singing voice leaves a lot to be desired, added a rap an made this track, “Haunted House Party.”

Lyrics

Haunted House Party Time
Haunted House Party Time

I’m not afraid, I swear I’m not afraid
Of this haunted House
Ooh! There’s skeletons and spider webs
All throughout
Okay, I wanna leave, oh I wanna leave
But it’s not allowed
I can’t get, they saidI can’t get out
Unless I get down

Haunted House Party Time
Haunted House Party Time

Stepped on the dance floor spotted her across the room
A chick with a pointed hat flying on a broom
Bewitched by her looks, had me under her spell
Dancing on the ceiling, ’til I looked down and fell
Landed on a girl wrapped up like a mummy
Covered except for her face legs and tummy
Help her shake off some dust, shaking that thing
Had fun until she tried to wrap me in a sling
Moved on to a girl with cat ears and tights
She was the baddest girl that I saw all night
We were getting down until I had to bail
‘Cause she got mad that I squeezed on her tail
A cool costume party, masquerade ball
Release your inhibitions, don’t be afraid y’all
Creepers, creatures & monsters galore
Dressed to kill be a beast on the floor

Haunted House Party Time
Haunted House Party Time

I was scared stiff like I had rigor-mortis
Gotta get off the wall like that spooky eyed portrait
Not afraid of ghosts, aliens, bats or zombies
Now that I’m possessed and the rhythm has got me (Oh yeah)

Haunted House Party Time
Haunted House Party Time
Now that I’m possessed and the rhythm has got me (Oh yeah)

haunted House Party

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The Action Pact – Logo

Action Pact title graphic for the project. Guess what, you can get a t-shirt. I’s wear it. I’m cool, you can be cool too.

Jackson Pack

The Action Pact

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Impossible White Man

I listen to a lot of podcasts. One of my favorites is The Black Guy Who Tips, a podcast where the slogan is, “Nothing is wrong if it’s funny.” The Podcast is hosted by Rodimus Prime and his wife Karen. In the show he brings up his favorite genre of movie, a sub-genre of Action Films called “Impossible White Man.” The qualifiers for what makes a movie fit this genre are listed on this page.  A while ago Rodimus touted Olympus Has Fallen, starring Gerard Butler, as a good example of this kind of film. I finally got around to watching it and it inspired the most amazing thing! A song by me. The one below.

Lyrics

How does he do it
Is he specially trained
If it moves he can shoot it
It cannot be explained
He’s not unlikely, not just improbable
Mows down his enemies, he’s so unstoppable
Survives by any means, it seems illogical
He is the White Man, we call impossible
He is impossible
(Impossible White Man!)
He is the white man, we call impossible
(Impossible White Man!)
He is impossible
(Impossible White Man!)x4
He is impossible

IWM

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Nerd Mania

nerd mania

 

This is your good friend Chuck Spears. My friends Rah Unique and Gee2Tha and I are starting a podcast about comics, pop culture and many other wonderful things.

We’re still getting things together, but here’s the theme song in the meantime.

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Updated: Regarding the NFL Redskins

Washington-Redskins     So, since the owner of the Washington DC based NFL team isn’t backing down on changing the team name, even though the won’t renew the Trademark or copyright on the name. He feels he’s so right about this wrongheaded nonsense.  I therefore expanded the song a little to further express my displeasure with his stubborn bullheadedness.

I ain’t even full blooded, certified with sovereignty
But empathize with the mass  genocide an poverty
Now America chooses justice in their foreign policy
behaved horribly when we expanded colonies
In the nations capital football franchise
they keep nasty racial slur aggrandized
might as well be the Washington DC savages
Or the victims of ethnic cleansing practices
Wouldn’t call a team Wops, Spics, Kikes or Jigaboos
How about call them the Souix, cherokee, or seminoles
Pick any tribal nations or a positive trait
Look at the names of teams in other states
the chiefs, not so bad, Atlanta Braves pretty solid
But the name Redskins needs to be abolished
Don’t want to be called a cracker honkie, or devil,
Then Dan Silver should think about being respectful

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