Aliases: KASA, JADE 161
Started: 1984 Primary affiliations: KTC, MPC Local origin: Bronx, NY
Main lines: 2s, 5s, 6s
DES started his writing career in The Bronx in the mid 1980s. He wrote primarily on the exteriors of 2 and 5 lines of the IRT division. He diversified his painting style between standard straight letters such as blockbusters and more complicated wild styled letterforms. He wrote for a variety of crews including the Morris Park Crew (MPC), Kings, taking Control (TKC) Subway Vandals (SV) and others. Through out his career he teamed up with a variety of writers including CAVS, ELF, MANNY MPC and MKAY. By the late 1980s DES concluded his career on the subway. More on DES in the future.
DES MPC interview conducted in October 2002 by @149st.
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