Askem is a London-born artist. Primarily self-taught, he developed his techniques in surrealism and contemporary modern art totally native to the art world and unsure what path he was taking and After producing an immense body of work Askem took time out to completely to appraise what and where he wanted to go with his craft. Askem returned with a re invented style of art and indeed subject matter by producing a portfolio of work focussed on Hip Hop, The DJ’s, MC’s The Movement and Culture.
Inspired visually by Dali, Hergé & Warhol, musically by all of the icons he now delivers in a style of art that he self-entitles ‘Art You Can Hear’
.This body of work now stands as the largest on Earth with Over 500 Pieces and Growing, Something of Major Cultural and Historical Significance
Askem has produced work for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Members Public Enemy, Artists Chuck D, Big Daddy Kane, Masta Ace, Mellow Man Ace, Money B, Bumpy Knuckles, CL Smooth to Name a few of Hip Hop’s Best to Do It.
Big Daddy Kane Calls ASKEM ‘The Michelangelo of Hip Hop’
Chuck D Calls ASKEM ‘The Leroy Niemen of Hip Hop’ ‘A Graphic Beast’

Official Artist of The Double EMMY nominated ‘Take Back The Mic’ TV Series.

Askem is the Principle Artist on the 2017 Amazon Bestseller ‘This Day in Hip Hop & Rap’ By Chuck D

Askem Website www.a5kem.com
Twitter @a5kem

  • Joined: September 2018
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