T KID 170
Started: Approximatly 1974 Primary affiliations: TNB, TVS, TAT, KD Local origin: Bronx, N.Y.
Main lines: 1s,2s,3s,4s,5s,6s
T KID started writing in The Bronx during the mid 1970s. Influences like PADRE provided an excellent foundation for this future style master. By 1979 he was a consistent presence on Broadway (IRT 1 Line). He later expanded to make his mark on the 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 IRT subway lines.
T KID became famous for his unique lettering and illustration style. In addition to being admired for his artistic ability, in the early to mid 1980s he gained a reputation as being one of the most feared writers of the time. The crew The Vamp Squad of which T KID was a member allegedly robbed and beat many writers who crossed their path.
This time period was also a creative peak for T KID. He along with writers like BOOZER, KEL 139, SHY 147, RIN and SHOCK 123 created countless wild style whole cars on the IRTs. T KID also produced many paintings for his own crew The Nasty Boys.
In the late 1990s T KID made a come back on the streets of New York City. He has participated in the creation of many breathtaking murals through out the city.
T KID's lettering style has influenced many writers both from New York City and across the globe.
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