‘King Of Style’ Kase 2 Remembered

Today, Hip Hop mourns the loss of one of its founding pioneers, Jeffery “KING KASE 2″ Brown. Kase 2, as he was also referred to, was known as the “King Of Style” in the world of graffiti art. Featured in the classic Hip Hop documentary Style Wars, Kase 2 will be forever remembered for his elaborate artwork and overwhelming confidence in his abilities.

DJ Kay Slay, also featured in Styles Wars film, tweeted earlier today (August 14) in the memory of Kase 2. Kay Slay also said via his Twitter account that Brown succumbed to cancer although official reports have yet to surface. Even with one arm, Kase 2 and his style was inimitable although many tried to emulate his epic work. Below is a tribute to Kase 2 from his protege Edwin “King Phade” Sacasa. Read more…