ABOUT THIS STATUE
“Through their artistry, [the Elements of Hip Hop] symbolize and evoke unity, brotherhood, and positivity.”
Sideshow presents The MC Statue, created in collaboration with artist BUA as a spirited addition to the Elements of Hip Hop Statue Collection.
BUA’s Elements of Hip Hop series celebrates the archetypal heroes of the Golden Era of Hip Hop, representing art, MCing, DJing, and breakdancing. The MC is a crucial figure in the history of this musical culture, captured here in BUA’s vibrant and energetic art style as a highly detailed three-dimensional collectible.
The MC Statue measures 11.5” tall and 7.5″ wide as the intrepid entertainer rocks the microphone, spitting rhymes and stepping to the beat of his stereo system. This fully sculpted collectible utilizes a unique forced perspective sculpt and dynamic paint applications to bring BUA’s original illustration to life. As the Master of Ceremonies, The MC stands front and center as a tribute to those Hip Hop wordsmiths who captivate the crowds with lyrical creativity, adaptability, and unwavering energy.
The B-Boy Statue measures 10” tall and 13″ wide, utilizing a unique forced perspective sculpt and dynamic lighting in the paint application in order to bring BUA’s original illustration to life. Immersed in the Hip Hop lifestyle, the titular B-Boy breaks it down on his cardboard floor, spinning windmills as he hones his physical craft. The B-Boy Statue includes a proximity boombox display piece that can be placed anywhere alongside the dancer to create a vivid scene of action, passion, and boundless energy.
The Artist Statue measures 10” tall and 7.5″ wide as a graffiti writer prepares to make his mark on the side of a subway car. This fully sculpted collectible utilizes a unique forced perspective sculpt and dynamic paint applications to bring BUA’s original illustration to life. He stands with feet planted firmly between the tracks as he brandishes his tools of the trade, from bolt cutters to canisters of spray paint. Stained with an array of colors, The Artist’s clothes and gear tell the story of his fearless pursuit of self-expression as entire cityscapes transform into canvas for his creativity and identity.
The DJ Statue measures 10″ tall and 10″ wide, utilizing a unique forced perspective sculpt aided by dynamic lighting paint techniques to bring The DJ off the canvas and onto your shelf. Working tirelessly at his turntables, The DJ spins vinyl and manipulates the mixing board to scratch out his own signature beat. He stands as an homage to the musical innovators who pioneered Hip Hop culture through experimentation, dedication, and collaboration. From head to toe, The DJ is equipped with the tools of his trade, spinning an artistic legacy celebrated through generations.
- Sideshow Collectibles
- Joe Menna (Sculpture)
- Justin Bua (draft)
- Bernardo Esquivel (Farbe)
- The Sideshow design and development team (design) (development)
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