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AJ40.3coverJanuary 09, 2015: Tempt and the Asian American contribution to Hip Hop culture covered in UCLA’s Amerasian Journal. Shout out to Mary Kao and author Ben Higa. Check it out here:
http://www.amerasiajournal.org/blog/?p=2558

Tempt Writes For Vice

Tempt wrote an article about diet and ALS for Vice back in June 2015. Read it here:https://munchies.vice.com/articles/i-credit-veganism-with-helping-me-recover-from-being-paralyzed-by-als

1545121_753492994732896_7088971798568442308_nJanuary 19, 2015: We highly recommend that everyone go find this new book by Mick Ebeling, entitled NOT IMPOSSIBLE: THE ART AND JOY OF DOING WHAT COULDN’T BE DONE. It’s about helping others with technology using unconventional thinking. Click this link to hear excerpts from the book, including one about your boy Tempt as read by Shepard Fairey:

http://notimpossible.com/#shepardfairey

serveimageBack in 2014 Tempt’s friends Eyer, Gorgs, Kozem, Tanner and Swank painted a tribute mural to Tempt at the El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA). Read about it here:

“Scratch” at El Segundo Museum of Art

and here:
https://www.kcet.org/…/esmoa-getty-research-institute…

LA Weekly article on Tempt, from June 2013. Shout out to Javier Cabral. Check it out here:  http://www.laweekly.com/arts/tempt-one-the-paralyzed-la-graffiti-artist-who-draws-with-his-eyes-tells-us-about-his-new-documentary-4179865

image_1362626330584500Back in 2013 Tempt and 100+ Los Angeles artists contributed to the Getty Museum’s permanent collection. Check it out here:

https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/graffiti-scrolls-enter-the-gettys-canon

and here:

http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/getty-voices-graffiti-black-book/

and here:

http://www.getty.edu/research/special_collections/notable/la_liber_amicorum/index.html

Friday Spotlight

Tempt made the Friday Spotlight in Juxtapoz Magazine on March 01, 2013. Here’s the link:

http://www.juxtapoz.com/graffiti/friday-spotlight-tempt

Tempt Trailer

Check out the trailer for the 2011 film GETTING UP: THE TEMPT ONE STORY here:

Eyewriter Documentary

Back in 2011 Mick and Caskey Ebeling of the Not Impossible Foundation produced and directed GETTING UP: THE TEMPT ONE STORY. Check out a review by reknowned NYC style writer Mare139 here Continue Reading »

Tempt ‘Zine

temptzinepreview8Eye One SH STN, founder of LOST graffiti zine, published a cool lil’ limited-edition b+w xerox zine of Tempt’s handstyles back in 2010, taken from Tempt’s 90s blackbooks. Here’s an excerpt:

http://www.eyelost.com/eyeoneblog/index.php?itemid=639

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