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Nasty Terrible TKID-170: Julius Cavero
The Nasty TERRIBLE T-KID 170: Julius Cavero, chronicles his coming of age as a poor Latino from the Bronx in the 70’s where a young boy named Julius would be forced into New York gang life.
His canvas of choice was subway cars. He would channel the anger & pain from being disregarded by society & even his family, spraying it out onto the subway cars for the public to see.
Until now the story of T-Kid 170 has been kept within the sub culture of graffiti. This film uses nearly 30 years’ worth of archived footage & never before seen home movies. The viewer is given a rare glimpse into the world of subway graffiti. You follow T-Kid into train yards all over the world, through his trials & tribulations from arrest, addiction, violence, love, and triumphs.
Follow the story of one man’s rise to becoming a legend & witness the story of someone who came from the bottom to write his name on the top. T-kid is one of few, who have left their mark on the history of graffiti, coming up in the golden age of Hip Hop & becoming one of the leading figures in the emerging New York graffiti scene. His style, 3-D letters and unique characters have been a source of inspiration for many other writers from all four corners of the globe.