“.clout and notoriety are more important to me than cash and gold.” Interview with artist Louis Wheeler Every II

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Louis Wheeler Every II AKA

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Interview:

What do you do? I draw, paint, sculpt, dj, produce, direct, network, finance, and distribute…various media and platforms….I would consider myself a artistic director

Any major credits I should list?
dave chapelle (comedian) = sculpture & drawing
DJ trap-a-holics (disc jockey) = drawing
DJ THIS JUST IN (disc jockey) = paintings, drawings, dj back drops
DJ CRIZZLY (disc jockey) = painting
DJ ANTIK ONE (disc jockey) = sculptures, paintings, drawings
DJ AFTERTHOUGHT (disc jockey) = paintings
MR. Dibbs (disc jockey/producer) = sculpture, painting
Leigh Silvers (street artist) = painting
OG BEN NAZ (street artist) = drawing
A.C.E.O.N.E. (Master of Ceremonies) = graphic design, paintings, drawings
RIFF RAFF (Master of Ceremonies) = painting
7UCKEY SE7EN (Master of Ceremonies/Producer) =paintings, graphic design
LIL PUMP (Master of Ceremonies) = painting
LORD BIINGO (Master of Ceremonies/Model) = graphic design, photography, video, paintings, artistic direction
GURUWVLF (Master of Ceremonies/producer)
Hooligan Chase (Master of Ceremonies) = Graphic Design
Slim Jesus (Master of Ceremonies/Model) = painting
J WALK (Master of Ceremonies/Model) = painting
YND ZIGGY (producer) = drawings
NPA MUSIC (producer) = drawings, graphic design
Session 193 (producer) = customization, drawing
ATTACK ON BITIN’ (Break Dance Competition) = sculptures (trophies)
Facebook group 2017 Meme’s = graphic design, writing
Facebook group STICKERTOPIA = stickers, illustration, video, drawing, and moderation
J. R. Bob Dobbs Church of the SubGenius (religious organization) = paintings
CHEESE CAKE FACTORY (charitable fundraising commercial business)= painting donation
BOMF (charitable fundraising homeless running initiative) = paintings
FRANK 151 (chief keef issue) (Publication) = illustration (drawing)
THE NEW RICH KINGS (hip hop group) = paintings
KV&M$ Klassic (hip hop group) = paintings
MIGOS (hip hop group) = painting
MARLON BROWN (NFL player) = painting
@kingg_floss (viral star) = sculpture, poster, apparel

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How did you get connected with Hooligan Chase? Riff Raff or any of your other credits? 

I contacted hooligan chase through Instagram after hearing CHASE COWBOY for the 1st time

I gave a 3ft. X 4ft. Fine art painting to riff raff at one of his INDIANA shows…he tweeted the painting…which got me a commission from DENVER BRONCOS MARLON BROWN & RIFF RAFF DJ AFTERTHOUGHT….I network, post, travel, meet….I JUST DO IT

Where do you get this confidence? its not money or I would have quit a long time ago…….recognition is where I get my confidence

What is one food that you do not hate, but you could live without for the rest of your life? Caviar

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Do you use a particular software?

Photoshop, i movie, garage band, 1080 p high resolution camera

How old are you? 34 yrs. old

Where are you from? Born In SAN DIEGO, raised in INDIANAPOLIS

How long have you been designing album / mixtape / song covers? 
since 2001

How did you get into the game? 
a lot of footwork and being in the right place at the right time

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Who are your biggest influences? 
TREY SCALES, SALVADOR DOMINGO FELIPE JACINTO DALI i DOMENECH, SHEPHARD FAIREY, ELON MUSK, DAIM, GREG ‘crayola’ SIMPKINS, IVES KLEIN, HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Want to give any shootouts? KG PRODUCTIONS, 7uckey Se7en, FRANK HONEST COMPANY, STRONG ROOTS RECORDS, JUST DUE RECORDS, INDY MOJO, TKE, THE ART BANK, ROBERT JUSTIN COWAN, THE70u15

What is something about you people would be surprised to know? 
my imbilical chord was wrapped around my neck at birth…i had to be delivered early

What do your designs cost? 
varies project to project….clout and notoriety are more important to me than cash and gold……please don’t hit me with the word “exposure” you will be blocked……i wanna work with people who are driven and focused…here today gone tomorrow industry fakes i honestly do not have the time for/ or you will pay for me to push other projects aside and focus on yours…..i don’t do goofy 5 hour graphics….my works are pieces of art hard to imitate

Who are the favorite artists you have worked with? 
7uckey Se7en

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