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Pimp C said that the reason why rappers - particularly black rappers - like to wear jewellery, is because we come from a long line of kings in our African ancestry (Popularised on the Jay Z - fuckwithmeyouknowigotit intro).

Cecilia Azcarate ( @ceciliaazcarate ) takes this even further, as she explores the invisible link between Hip-Hop and art before the 16th century.

In her Tumblr Project B4XVI, she puts photos of our favourite current artists, beside pre-16th Century paintings and sculptures… The similarities are outstanding.

See for yourself, and check out Azcarate’s tumblr page and Twitter.

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