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life according to Ortega

When Ortega called me to say he’s working on a new album I was excited, I knew he’s cooking up something serious. When we first started working together he was a new player in, a local rap prodigy, now he’s one of the leading rappers in the game, and in the past ten years he’s been everywhere, on every small and big stage in the country, shows abroad, television, radio, solo performances and collaborations with the biggest names in the underground as well as mainstream musicians.
this weekend he’s celebrating the release of his new album with guests in a killer show that I’m personally very excited about
1480767_10154390144167662_5936973575035883557_nalbum artwork by Tom MelnickBPX_3432BPX_3477BPX_3509BPX_3516BPX_3525BPX_3549BPX_3660BPX_3667BPX_3677BPX_3701BPX_376010151377_10154374313442662_8643465513241939662_n
show poster by OdemBPX_3707
you can hear the whole album on youtube:

or on bandcamp
check out his artist page on facebook
and old pictures we took along the years:
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and also check out these kickass videos:


helvetica in hebrew

yesterday, after i posted the “raps” post, i got in the mood to get more involved with this pe’er project, so i made this graphic:

of course i don’t have a font in hebrew i like working with, and more than that, a font that would work well if i’m writing also in english. so i started playing around with the helvetica letters and Im actually pretty happy with this.

and then i thought i should try doing the whole alphabet, and that was today’s mission.
i started out, got a first draft, sent it to my friend, feedback was good, but he was right, it needed more work, and more work it got. and here’s what i came up with:

check out the peer is rap project page https://www.facebook.com/peerisrap

and listen to the raps here http://peerisrap.bandcamp.com/

the hand with the mic was inspired from a picture i took of Cohen@Mushon

that was also featured in this blog in the “taken in the dark” post

and of course on barangapix

if we’re already linkin’ … check out cohen@mushon