We got 99 problems but this episode of "Why We Create” definitely isn't one of them.
For EP. 9 we sat down with UK based Illustrator, Animator and Hip-Hop appreciator, Ali Graham. Ali is best known for his adorable and wholesome illustrations of some of the greatest hip-hop legends of all time.
From his early years creating webcomics to one of his most popular series "99 problems", Ali's love and appreciation of hip-hop has carried his careers to new heights. Ali’s illustrations are a hilarious and tongue and cheek interpretation of what many would consider NSFW rap lyrics. By filtering these descriptive lyrics through the lens of innocence and all-around wholesomeness, Ali’s characters rank, on the overall scale of cuteness, somewhere right around the level of Muppet Babies.
Now that those 99 problems have been tackled, you can find Ali crafting Lil Ye Land, a wholesome universe that takes our lil baby Kanye on a series of adventures. (you can play it here ‘CLICK’) . Its as if the hip-hop world collided with Super Mario, and of course tossed in some special cameos.
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You can also find his work, prints and of course the link to download and play Lil Ye Land here: Ali Graham Link Tree
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