Today we are experiencing a cultural revolution and although in prior rushes we had an influx of migrants that contributed to its development, this one is internal and champions the native as the major benefactor.
Since the war of conquest when California was annexed into the United States and the village or pueblo of Los Angeles began its transformation into a city, it began its developmental process through an extreme scattered detachment of people.
If you ever run into Big Sleeps on the mean streets of Los Angeles, you might be somewhat intimidated. He specializes in regional cholo lettering, a Los Angeles nativist tradition with its roots in gang culture dating back to the 1940s.
Several graffiti writers were approached and given an opportunity to go to the Getty Research Institute and examine the rare manuscripts, and to grant them the opportunity to be a part of the entire process, from birth to execution.