Yonkers, NY – October 30th, 2023 – Yonkers Arts and the Mulford Corporation present “Let Me Fly,” a DMX Tribute exhibition celebrating the life, music, impact, and enduring legacy of the legendary rapper DMX. The exhibition, curated by Ray Wilcox of Yonkers Arts, opens on November 3rd at the Yonkers Arts Project Space and Gallery.
“Let Me Fly,” a DMX Tribute exhibition is a continued celebration of DMX’s life through artistic expression artists based in and around Yonkers. The exhibition features a collection of photo images and mixed media pieces anchored by professional photographer Shareif Z, also from Yonkers, whose featured images encapsulate almost two decades of DMX’s career. “Let Me Fly,” a DMX Tribute exhibition is also thankful for the donations from show partners Def Jam and the Timberland company.
The idea and title of the exhibition, “Let Me Fly,” comes from one of DMX’s more personal songs featured on his iconic debut album, “It’s Dark and Hell is Hot.” The song serves as a cathartic outlet for him to express his pain and need for redemption. An introspective testimonial of struggle and resilience The desire to be free, to fly, or to just give him five (bleeping) minutes to breathe. The exhibition is DMX’s story told through his own words via song lyrics, interview quotes, and general information.
“Let Me Fly”, a DMX Tribute exhibition is sponsored by the Mulford Corporation under the direction of Municipal Housing Authority CEO Wilson Kimball, the City of Yonkers, Arts Westchester, Yonkers PBA, and Yonkers Arts. It will be showcased at the Yonkers Arts Project Space from November until February.
Registration is required for reception. Entrance to the exhibition is 100% free to the public. Opening Reception Registration Link.
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