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Perp Walk – Thug-O-Nomics ft. Mogadishu

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A new Dance from a couple Sound Off Records All Stars from the Beeboy Universe

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Sound Off All-Stars Video

Rough animation, just a few frames, in the tradition of Brad Neely. creator of Adult Swim’s China, IL. Only it’s just Blue Line Roughs, like a basic story board animatic. Drawn in Adobe PhotoShop, imported into iMovie.

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Chibi Beeboy

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I’ve been trying to simplify the characters of the Beeboy universe for animation purposes. This Gif gig really has me inspired so, now there are these chibi/kawaii Beeboy characters. Things like this just happen. I mean they take a while to happen, but they pop into my mind and I have to share.

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Sound Off All-Stars

Getting the Beeboy project running. Making more progress than I ever have. Now there’s a brief introductory “posse cut” with the Stunning Beeboy’s main rap antagonists. Mogadishu, Thug-O-Nomics and King Midas.

Sound Off Records is kind of like the Def Jam of the Beeboy universe. My friend @gee2tha wanted to name the label Blind Jelly, for a more direct correlation, but I think Sound Off works on many levels, it works as a military chant, it alludes to that idea that something is a little wrong, or off with how the label is so successful and finally the beats knock so hard it’s blow speakers and overload your mixers, turning your sound off.

Here’s a temporary logo for Sound Off Records, to be cleaned up later.

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And here’s the Posse Cut.

I went the usual suspects type record cover, because it was the obvious thing to do, a police line up with gangsta-ish rappers. It also doubles as a scale for the character models.

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Sound Off – 1, 2
Sound Off – 1, 2, 1, 2

Mogadishu, Mic Check – You ain’t running for your life yet?
Your pants wet and I ain’t pull out my knife yet

Sound Off – 1, 2
Sound Off – 1, 2, 1, 2

Thug-O-Nomics, Mic Check – Not a minor life threat
5-0 on deck and I ain’t even pull a heist yet

 Sound Off – 1, 2
Sound Off – 1, 2, 1, 2

King Midas mic check – Just got of my private jet
Wanna see me, better get your eyes checked

Sound Off – 1, 2
Sound Off – 1, 2, 1, 2
 Sound Off – 1, 2
Sound Off – 1, 2, 1, 2

 

 

 

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Mogadishu Video

Mogadishu is fascinating to me, so I drew him a bit more for a video for the song Gunpowder and Toast.  Below are some pieces i did for the video.

And here’s the video.

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Gunpowder and Toast

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Mogadishu – A character from the Stunning Adventures of Beeboy entered my head the other night and I started writing verses for Mogadishu. Then I made a beat, then I recorded a song, then I created an image for the song. I get carried away sometimes. Hopefully another character from Beeboy will pay my mind a visit.

So right below is the original recording, and the original cover work.

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And here’s the more recent version for both the song and the art work.

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Beeboy: King Midas and Mogadishu Logos

Just a run through for Logo Designs for the main antagonists in the first Beeboy story. Working on some art work now for a possible cover and some pin-ups to print the short story for sale around the way, maybe at local comic shops. As we know no rapper/musician/comic book character is worth much without his merch, so of course I had to hook up the villains with menacing and/or regal graphics.

For Mogadishu, as described in the story a bloodied military stencil letter M, bullet holes optional.  Showed my Lady Friend, she prefers the non perforated Mogadishu logo.

For King Midas I dug into the Pen and Pixe well and blinged him out to unreasonable levels. But it’s also there as a flat graphic for people that like to keep it simple.

Beeboy Created by Baqi Abdush-Shaheed ©

Mogadishu and King Midas Created by Baqi Abdush-Shaheed and Glenn Bryant ©

Logos TM & (C) Baqi Abdush-Shaheed aka Chuck Spears

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