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HiArts Kicks off Fall With DMC Comics “Released” Exhibit

HiArts, formerly the Hip Hop Theater Festival, serves as a vessel for furthering the advancement of hip hop by supporting creative and innovative work used to push the culture forward. On October 7, NYC’s HiArts will unveil their latest exhibits, beginning with “Released.”

The exhibition is curated by Carlos “Mare 139” Rodriguez and Edgardo Miaranda-Rodriguez, and takes a look at the artwork behind DMC Comics. The exhibition will provide viewers with an alternate depiction of the urban sphere of yesteryear, telling a tale that blends traditional comic book elements with a new look at the pressures and anxieties of 1980s NYC while dropping knowledge on how we got to where we are now. The people did it with the help of a hero, and that hero is DMC.

Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels experiences in life and his music career inspired him to take a break from devastating mics to battle social injustice and support education. He found that with comic books he could reach folks just as much as he did with his lyrics.

D.M.C. has always been a fan of comics growing up; they were his escape into a fantastical world of superheroes vs villains and good vs evil. It was his affinity for comic books that would develop into a love for the art and artists of the comic book community. These stories helped shape his reading skills and imagination, ultimately leading to his transformation into D.M.C., one third of the world famous rap group Run-D.M.C.

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The exhibit opens October 7 at NYC’s HiArts, located at 304 East 100th Street off of 2nd Ave in Manhattan.

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