UPDATE: 10/04/2016

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THE NEW LOOK OF BLACK BOOKS

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The new look of Black Books is “WALLS”.   Over the course of the last year Jay Michael has been on a personal mission to create the world’s best graffiti black book. Having never been fond of traditional blank sketchbooks, Jay set out to create one of his own! This book, made by writers for […]

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CALIGNOSITY: AN URBAN ART SHOW

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Calignosity: An Urban Art Show Silika and The City Slums will be throwing another art show downtown Tacoma. We will be featuring art work from Joeski, Gee Gee, and Woesr. The doors open at 6 PM and closing at Midnight (after party at 1120 building hosted by FameTakers). All ages until 8 PM, donations at […]

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THE CITY SLUMS: GRAFFITI IN THE NORTHWEST VOL. 1

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Graffiti in the Northwest. Update as of 10/3/16: We have raised 70 through GoFundMe.com which doesn’t seem like much but its a good start. Thank you to everyone that has donated money and stay tuned because we will be posting more updates here at The City Slums. YEE! Graffiti immortalized: Graffiti in the Northwest has […]

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GRAFFITI CLOTHING: Limited run T-shirts.

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Graffiti Clothing: As a graffiti writer, working in an industry where creative outlets are rewarded rather than looked down upon was a goal in life. Unfortunately there isn’t always an over abundance of creative jobs for graffiti writers and creative personalities unless you make your own. So, graffiti clothing was born. Now we are hiring you […]

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Throw Back Thursday: Artist Update 03/10/2016

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Graffiti Interview with Dkon One on The City Slums

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Graffiti Interview with Dkon One. This #TBT graffiti interview was written in the early 2000’s by our man Drastik. The City Slums sat down with Dkon and really got an in depth look into what this graffiti writing mad man was all about. TCS: How long have you been writing graffiti? Dkon: About 6 years. […]

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100 Deep: The Relaunch Of The City Slums

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100 Deep: The City Slums Relaunch Party. For those of you who may know The City Slums was and still is the longest running chronological record for graffiti here in the Northwest. So please join us at 100 Deep for it’s rebirth on Friday, February the 26th. The good folks at Fame Takers, Silika, Ironlak, […]

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Niles Rockwell: Throw Back Thursday Interview

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Niles Rockwell Throw Back Thursday Interview. This #TBT interview is featuring Niles Rockwell. Niles is based in Tacoma, WA and has been an active graffiti writer for a number of years. If you know him and his work then you’re probably familiar with the north end streets of Tacoma which are littered with his artwork. […]

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City Slums: Rebirth of Northwest Graffiti

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The City Slums: Rebirth of Northwest Graffiti What’s up, Northwest!? It has been a while since the site has been down and a lot has happened since then. For instance, some of you may not even know what The City Slums is or maybe have only heard of it. That means you’re a young go get’r […]

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