Tag Archive: Buddy Esquire

How “Born in the Bronx” Changed Me

  Joe Conzo’s pictures were all black and white, but as I stared, I began to see them in color. -KeKe My name is KeKe, I am a 14 year old high school student from… Continue reading

Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop

Hip hop first became a part of the mainstream music industry in the early 1980s, when major record labels released albums from such accessible groups as Run DMC and the Sugarhill Gang. But… Continue reading

Buddy “King of the Flyer” Esquire has Died

Known as the “King of the Flyer,” Buddy Esquire was the premier show flyer artist in the Bronx during the earliest days of hip hop. Combining influences ranging from Bronx Art Deco architecture… Continue reading