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#izthewiz #izthewiztmb #ripizthewiz

28 May 2020

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In 1999 I was lightly affiliated with a magazine called While You Were Sleeping. It was created by @rogergastman and covered graffiti and pop culture among other subjects. If you were a 20 something skateboard/punk rock kid in 1999 you probably knew about this mag. Roger asked me to make some pictures of absolute NYC graffiti legend Iz the Wiz while being interviewed by absolute NYC graffiti legend Zephyr. I had watched Style Wars 50 times in my youth and couldn’t believe I was going to be in the same room as these guys. Zephyr picked me up in his car and we drove out to Queens to meet Iz. We met him at a legal wall where he was painting a piece with his wife’s name and portrait. Zephyr and Iz already knew each other and we all just hung out. Iz was super nice to me and just let me do my thing. About my thing, I was such a green, right out of art school, amateur in 1999. I wish I could shoot this story again today. I shot everything with a 28mm lens and was just winging it. The article came out and it was great. Zeph did a great job and Roger made my wonky images work well enough. Iz passed away in 2009 and I’ve always wanted to put these images out for people to see. We hung out in a room in his house that was full of graffiti supplies and photo albums. There were hard copy prints of IZ whole cars and taped together crew productions. I remember seeing a lot of SAR, CAV, and SACH pictures. There were tons of photo albums with titles like “IZ ART The greatest story ever told”. When Iz passed away in 2009 William Grimes wrote about him in The New York Times: “Iz the Wiz was a legend among graffiti artists, by almost all accounts “the longest-reigning all-city king in N.Y.C. history,” as the graffiti Web site http://at149st.com puts it. In other words, Iz put his name, or tag, on subway cars running on every line in the system more times than any other artist.” #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #izthewiz #whileyouweresleeping #graffittilegends @worse_than_sax

20 May 2020

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IZ THE WIZ - « Knowing many, Loving None, but Loving one ! » - 1988 Blackbook - 26,5 x 34,5cm . . @izthewiztmb #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #izthewizforever #izthewizrip #izthewiztribute . . . #nyc #newyorkgraffiti #nycgraffiti #nycgraff #graffiti #graffitiart #graffitimasters #graffitilegends #graffiticulture #graffitistyle #graffitihistory #graffitilovers #spraypaint #spraycanart #spraycan #streetart #urbanart #urbancontemporaryart #contemporaryart #artlovers #modernart #art #arturbain #fineart

11 May 2020

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"Dreams Don't Die" #vinnyofbc #vinnypog #old_queens_boys #dreamsdontdie #dondiwhite #zorrograffiti #museumofgraffiti #nylegends #allcitybomber #zorrourbanartist #urbanart #subwayart #craigcastleman #gettingup #kingsfromqueens #king_of_the_sevens #themasterblasters #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #sar.tmb #ciprianofreddy #duke9 #tear2

11 May 2020

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Ancient aliens #hiphopdailybombing #izthewiztmb 🙌🏼

10 May 2020

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~RB~ ~IZ~ • • • • • • #rb #rbgraffiti #iz #izthewiz #izthewizgraffiti #izthewiztmb #tmbcrew #drugskill #freights #freightgraffiti #freightporn #fr8heaven #fr8 #fr8graffiti #graffiti #graffitiart #graffitiporn #graffart #instagraff #benchingfreights #photography #12ozprophet #railart #wrbteam

04 May 2020

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LOVE THESE SO MUCH!! Thank you @cz1881 #jeffcoopmanart the writers are on point, the crusty haters are hilarious and the envelope is so dope. Thanks for making me smile under my mask😁😷🙏🏽❤ #stylewars #stickerpack #kase2 #seen #izthewiztmb #skeme3yardking #capone #corona #canadiansmakeart

02 May 2020

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This is my little tribute to another great writer who left us too early, but who left us a great artistic legacy! IZ THE WIZ🙏🏼 👑 Scroll to see #izthewiztmb #izthewiz

27 Apr 2020

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Keep the memory of the masters👑 high, never forget! IZ THE WIZ lives🙏🏼 @izthewiztmb #izthewiztmb #izthewiz

23 Apr 2020

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So the story about my #ALLCITY is key because the changing of the lines colors was indicative of #graffitibombers. Judge 🔜#mayorkotch held off changing the color of the five and D lines from orange to green lines when the last of the #redbird5 ran. Kotch gave the last red bird cab to #izthewiztmb and #iz chose @cap_artist_bronx and I to bomb it with him. This was the transition from #nycsubway #graffiti to #freightcar #aerosolart. After wh hit the 5🔴 we went to the shipyard. All in one night. -cap2 #tc5 ... this color change messed up @tkid170 ‘z all city 125 color skeme I got my 5 in on the last roll 🎲🎲🎲 that’s my #ceelotrio two greens 🌳💵and a red💃🏽 #456thedefjam #graffitihistory

21 Apr 2020

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So the story about my #ALLCITY is key because the changing of the lines colors was indicative of #graffitibombers. Judge 🔜#mayorkotch held off changing the color of the five and D lines from orange to green lines when the last of the #redbird5 ran. Kotch gave the last red bird cab to #izthewiztmb and #iz chose @cap_artist_bronx and I to bomb it with him. This was the transition from #nycsubway #graffiti to #freightcar #aerosolart. After wh hit the 5🔴 we went to the shipyard. All in one night. -cap2 #tc5 ... this color change messed up @tkid170 ‘z all city 125 color skeme I got my 5 in on the last roll 🎲🎲🎲 that’s my #ceelotrio two greens 🌳💵and a red💃🏽 #456thedefjam #graffitihistory

21 Apr 2020

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Untitled Artist: IZ The Wiz Handle: @izthewiztmb Year: 1983 Medium: Pen and marker on paper Dimensions: 6” x 9” AWB Collection ——— #awb #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #izthewizrip #izthewizforever #art #fineart #streetart #streetarteverywhere #graffiti #graffitiart #graffitiartist #artwithoutboundaries

17 Apr 2020

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In loving memory of Michael “Iz the Wiz” Martin. Graffiti legend and pioneer. November 8, 1958 – June 17, 2009

07 Apr 2020

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👑 IZ THE WIZ...TMB The Master Blaster...Rest In Peace #GraffCinema #IzTheWizTmb #Iz

02 Apr 2020

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Blackbook session special dedication to Master IZ THE WIZ @izthewiztmb TMB RTW TPA -R.I.P- . by BETO Beto Landsky 156 TDS ROC TGO . . #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #tmb #graffitilegends #nycgraffiti #graffitinyc #stylewars #subway #subwayart #subwayartist #blackbookgraffiti #newyorkcity #kingsofgraffiti

30 Mar 2020

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Lots of stuff, but never too much! Scroll to see #mark198 👑 @leequinones #leequinones👑 @crashone 👑 @minonetruelegend 👑 @sharpbutters 👑 @riff170 👑 @coco144 👑 @dazeworldnyc 👑 @marthacoopergram 📸💡 @dusterua 👑 @carlosmare 👑 @noc167👑 #king2 @jonone_156 @tarajiqueen #izthewiz #izthewiztmb @kit17_mgsbronx #ronniecutrone @_mission_graffiti

13 Mar 2020

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#tbt Urban Exploring #ripizthewiz #izthewiztmb #sachtmb #sartmb #iketmb #senttmr #sainttmr #tmrbros #pesttmr #tmris #croris #djfrankiebones #dam #colt #pfxtc #zu718 #ques718 #vinnytmb #oqb #spbfb #urbanexploration #crazygod127 #nocompboys

20 Feb 2020

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Small and nice tag, directly from his personal album. The 👑 deserve to be remembered and named often. Respect🙏🏼 #izthewiz #izthewiztmb @izthewiztmb

22 Jan 2020

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Untitled Artist: Iz The Wiz (1958-2009) Handle: @izthewiztmb Year: 1983 Medium: Pen and colored ink on paper Dimensions: 6” x 9” AWB Collection ——— #awb #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #izthewizrip #izthewizforever #graffiti #streetart #graffitilegends #collection #art

10 Jan 2020

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A Young dirty cat in the #graffiti game with the late great IZ THE WIZ.. always talking to the great one's asking to get my book signed and asking questions about graff. Another OG I look up to @zephyrgraffiti thanks for sending the photo brother blessings 🙏🏾 rip #izthewiztmb #movie #legend #lovingmystyle

29 Nov 2019

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~RB~ ~IZ~ • • • • • • #rb #rbgraffiti #iz #izthewiz #izthewizgraffiti #izthewiztmb #tmbcrew #drugskill #freights #freightgraffiti #freightporn #fr8heaven #fr8 #fr8graffiti #graffiti #graffitiart #graffitiporn #graffart #instagraff #benchingfreights #photography #12ozprophet #railart #wrbteam

16 Oct 2019

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~RB~ ~IZ~ • • • • • • #rb #rbgraffiti #iz #izthewiz #izthewizgraffiti #izthewiztmb #tmbcrew #drugskill #freights #freightgraffiti #freightporn #fr8heaven #fr8 #fr8graffiti #graffiti #graffitiart #graffitiporn #graffart #instagraff #benchingfreights #photography #12ozprophet #railart #wrbteam

11 Oct 2019

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A blast in #oldarcadecardiff #pulse #reevilomar #ronnyoner #tidy #paint #cheers #cardiff #wales #izthewiztmb #umxs #kacer171 #raskdrogheda #safe #safe #gazmac #onersigns

15 Sep 2019

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#pulse #reevilomar #ronnyoner #tidy #paint #cheers #cardiff #wales #izthewiztmb #umxs #kacer171 #raskdrogheda #safe #safe #gazmac #onersigns

15 Sep 2019

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SACH & IZ (R.I.P.) found in the Sunnyside yard mid-90's #graffitilegends #graffitiart #graffiti #nycgraffitiart #nycgraffiti #nycgraff #graff #90snycgraffiti #90sgraffitiart #90snycgraff #90sgraff #freightgraff #freightgraffiti #freights #fr8benching #benchingtrains #sachsoon #sachtmb #izthewiz #izrip #ripiz #ripizthewiz #izthewiztmb #izthewizrip #hardcopies #saxone #🎷

04 Sep 2019

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IZ THE WIZ (R.I.P.) Photo courtesy of the SMOG ROT collection #graffitilegends #graffitiart #graffiti #nycgraffitiart #nycgraffiti #nycgraff #graff #subwaygraffiti #subwayart #subwaygraff #subwaygraffitiart #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #ripizthewiz #izthewizeip #saxone #smogrot #🎷

30 Aug 2019

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➡THE LEGENDARY IZ THE WIZ #RapDelites #RILLHIPHOPLIVES™ ➡IZ THE WIZ TMB Via: @briannobili #GraffCinema #IzTheWizTmb #IzTmb #Graffiti #Writer #Bomber #Legend #Interview #InAction #IzTheWizRtwow #TheMasterBlaster #RipIzTheWiz #TuffCity #BronxNy #IzTheWizTop #KnowYourHistory #NycTrainEra #Nyc

19 Jun 2019

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➡THE LEGENDARY IZ THE WIZ #RapDelites #RILLHIPHOPLIVES™ ➡IZ THE WIZ TMB Via: @briannobili #GraffCinema #IzTheWizTmb #IzTmb #Graffiti #Writer #Bomber #Legend #Interview #InAction #IzTheWizRtwow #TheMasterBlaster #RipIzTheWiz #TuffCity #BronxNy #IzTheWizTop #KnowYourHistory #NycTrainEra #Nyc

19 Jun 2019

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➡The LEGENDARY IZ THE WIZ #RapDelites #RILLHIPHOPLIVES ➡IZ THE WIZ TMB Via: @briannobili #GraffCinema #IzTheWizTmb #IzTmb #Graffiti #Writer #Bomber #Legend #Interview #InAction #IzTheWizRtwow #TheMasterBlaster #RipIzTheWiz #TuffCity #BronxNy #IzTheWizTop #KnowYourHistory #NycTrainEra #Nyc

19 Jun 2019

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IZ THE WIZ TMB Via: @briannobili #GraffCinema #IzTheWizTmb #IzTmb #Graffiti #Writer #Bomber #Legend #Interview #InAction #IzTheWizRtwow #TheMasterBlaster #RipIzTheWiz #TuffCity #BronxNy #IzTheWizTop #KnowYourHistory #NycTrainEra #Nyc

18 Jun 2019

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#nycgraffitiart #rollingthunderwriters #t1gnd #newyorkgraffiti_com #chrisfreedompape #instaseen #alanket #drrevolt #riskrock #izthewiz #wildstyle #nonielsmeulman #subwayart #metalmaned #ces4wish 1982 GRANT Studios NYC: while You were sleeping cuddled to your pillow....CC Flat Whole Car TTB #futuradosmil #izthewiztmb #sachtmbrtw #quiklin

03 Feb 2019

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🙏🏽 We Do It For You! #munikss #ripboer #nekstmsk #izthewiztmb #kase2 #dreamtdk #serchuti #lumerck #heckxmen #ripdemz #RESTINPAINT #spraycation2018 #graffiti #livelifetothefullest 🕯

08 Dec 2018

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Friday Freights...some gems I caught in the Sunnyside Yard in the mid-90's #graffitilegends #graffiti #graffitiart #graffiti #hardcopies #nycgraffiti #nycgraff #saxone #🎷 #izthewiztmb #izthewizrip #pinksmith #pinktc5 #sanesmith #smithsane #sane182 #smithtds #cyclesports #cycleimok #bigpoem #detris #zephyr #hushsportscrew #hushtfp #freightgraff #freights #fr8heaven #freightgraffiti #fr8benchin #freightbenching #benchingfreights

30 Nov 2018

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Happy Birthday IZ THE WIZ (RIP) Queens NY Mid-90's #graffitilegends #graffiti #graffitiart #graffiti #hardcopies #nycgraffiti #nycgraff #saxone #izthewiz #izthewizrip #izthewiztmb #🎷

09 Nov 2018

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Sorry to be double posting on this one, but thanks to @_swiftone_ I now get to see this photo with an IZ TMB fill in next to it. IZ The Wiz (IZ) was one of my old school hero’s in graffiti and a true legend of New York. I’ll always be grateful that I had the pleasure of meeting him in person. Thank you Swift. 📷 @_swiftone_ (reposting) . . . . . #hope169 #iztmb #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #graffiti #graffitiart #oldschoolgraffiti #marchope #streetart #fklane #franklinklane #queensgraffiti #queensgraffitilegends #swiftone

31 Oct 2018

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SHOTCALL Style Writers Remembers... Legendary Krylon King 😎🙏 Micheal Martin Aka. 🌇⚔️ ▶️▶️ IZ THE WIZ ◀️◀️ 👑📸 @worldofhiphopculture 💦 “Pay Homage To Great Subway Artist” #queens #queensnyc #izthewiz #graffitiking #kyrlon #kyrloncans #newyorkgraffiti #newyorkgraffitibooks #rarephoto #photooftheyear #1999 #newyorkhiphop #wholecarwednesday #ripizthewiz Shout 2 #izthewiztmb #shotcallgalleria #subwayartists #shotcallstylewriters #stylewriters #shotcallproductions ⚔️🚋🔥👑🔥😎🌇❤️▶️🌈💦

04 Sep 2018

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IZ on the UWS of NYC, 1980. Folks throw around the term "Legend" far too much as it should be reserved for the chosen few... #respect #izthewiztmb #allcity #uws #rip #graffiti #tmb #rtw #nyc #goldenyears #legend

16 Aug 2018

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IZ THE WIZ.TMB. Thousand Island Bait Store Bathroom. #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #ripizthewiz #DOA #DOA_NYC #DOANYC #makeart #bnw #graffiti #nycgraffiti #instablackandwhite #brooklyngraffiti #streetphotography #streetart #blackandwhite #brooklynstreetart #streetartnyc #graffito #graff #blackandwhitephotography #NYC #artlife #paint #graffitiart #urbanart #art #getinspired #Brooklyn

06 Jul 2018

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THE MASTER BLASTERS #izthewiztmb #graffstars

29 May 2018

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Iz the Wiz TMB . #izthewiz #izthewizrip #izthewiztmb #graffiti #themasterblasters #artcrimes #spraystreet

18 Sep 2017

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Iz the Wiz (The Master Blasters) - NYC

14 Aug 2017

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#Bhizio35 #graffiti #artist #art #arte #wg #wargiving #mcb #madridcitybreakers #rw #rudewriters #graffitilife #oldschool #hiphop #hiphoplife #hiphoplifestyle #illustration #rockthehood #2017 #taiwanart #competition #izthewiztmb #biz #streetart #university #dayfordreams #台灣 #台北

09 Aug 2017

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And then there was Iz the Wiz @izthewiztmb #TMB #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #izthewiztribute @graffitithecity @graffitiusa @graffitimash @graffitistreet @graffitivogue #graf #graff #graffiti #graffitiart

21 Jul 2017

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Heat & Iz the Wiz (The Master Blasters) - NYC (Photo courtesy of GetonE) #aerosol #graff #graffiti #graffporn #ggb_app #graffitiphotography #graffitiphotographer #instagraff #instagraffiti #izthewiz #kingshit #kingsofgraffiti #nycgraffiti #newyorkgraffiti #oldschool #oldschoolgraffiti #piece #paint #urbanart #urbanwalls #usagraffiti #wallart #wallporn #worldwidegraffiti

08 Apr 2017

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#ripizthewiz#izthewiz#izthewiztmb#tmb

17 Jun 2016

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Never Forget... #ike327 #CrazyIke #CLICK2 #IZtheWIZtmb

26 Dec 2015

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#izthewiztribute #tmb #malikimok #malik156 #156allstarz #masstransition #izthewiz #izthewizrip #izthewiztmb @kcavs photo credit Portrait by @izzyinks

15 Jun 2015

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A true legend, Iz the Wiz @izthewiztmb #izthewiz #iz #ripiz #masterblaster #tmb #izthewiztmb #izthewiztribute #nycbombing #kingofgraffiti #grafflegend #bronxgraffiti #oldschoolgraffiti # #artboundcommunity #comicbookportraits #comicportrait #illustration #cartoonportrait #illustrationartists #graffitiportrait #instaportrait #portraittattooflash #tattooflash #headshotart #headshotportrait #headshotillustration #art_inventors #rotherham #rotherhamart #rotherhamartist #rotherhamillustrator

04 Jun 2015

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#Izthewiztmb

21 Dec 2014

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The other half of the "Izzy"/"Lil Bandit" (aka Midg)on a RR layup in Queens.

05 Nov 2014

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07 Aug 2014

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IZ "IZTGEWIZ" TMB SIC 1995 F.K.LANE #iz #izthewiz #izthewiztmb #tmb #SIC #graff #graffiti #nycgraffiti #nycgraff

19 Jun 2014

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A IZTHEWIZ DONE BY IZZY. Go Check out his page @izzyinks if you want to see some dope art work... #izthewiztmb #izthewiz #iz #tmb #izzyinks #art #drawing #drawings #walls #tuffcity #tuff_city #graffiti_art #graffitiart #graffiti #graff #nycgraff #nycgraffiti #nycgraffart #paint

17 Jun 2014

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IZ the Wiz #pitkin#grant #layups #brooklyn #streets #kings #learnniggas #streetlife #tags #throwback #throwups #thecitythatdontsleep #newyork #graph #graffiti

15 Nov 2013

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Iz the Wiz 1976 #grant #graffiti #tags #kings#graffaddicts #throwups #thecitythatdontsleep #throwback #newyork

15 Nov 2013

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Throw it waaaaaay back... 70's Shorty116 x #CrazyIZ. #IZTheWizTMB rip photo unknown

09 Aug 2013

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#IzTheWizTmb, Qk #QuikTmb #BeepOne

15 Jul 2013

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Izzy by #IZtheWizTMB rip. guessing late 80's maybe even early 90's

17 Mar 2013