stay-high

Rest in power: Stay High 149

Beginning in 1971, Wayne “Stay High 149″ Roberts started tagging up the insides of trains with his name. He would do so until 1973 as a messenger for the world trade center in NYC. Later he would change his name to “Voice of the ghetto” after a run in with the law in 1973. Little did he know he would become the graffiti icon that he is today. Stay High passed away on Monday and although he will be gone he will never be forgotten. Definitely one of graffiti’s true legends.

His bio can be read HERE.


 

 

Share this article!

Login Now

  • (Have a forum login? Use it!)
  • Remember Me?
Forgot your password?


Registering gives you access to community discussions, exclusive offers, and the latest news here at The Bboy Spot. Don't miss out!
P.S. If you already have a forum login, you're already registered!