On Saturday, August 6, 2022, LL Cool J will be hosting the first annual Rock The Bells music festival in Queens, New York, celebrating old school hip-hop and culture with headliners such as Busta Rhymes, Ice Cube, Lil’ Kim, and Rick Ross.
To showcase the entirety of the line up, renown illustrator, Sanford Greene, is creating a limited edition “Marvel-Style” graphic.
Sanford Greene is an acclaimed, Black, graphic novelist in the Marvel Universe whose recent work includes the hit Marvel series Power Man and Iron Fist as well as covers for Black Panther and Luke Cage.
Greene has collabed with Rock The Bells music festival and is doing a limited edition poster (not for sale) highlighting all of the festival’s headliners with others including Fat Joe & Remy Ma, Jadakiss, Scarface, Trina, N.O.R.E, and more.
About Sanford Greene
Sanford Greene has worked professionally in the illustration and related industries for over 18 years.
Working for mainline publishers such as Marvel, DC, Dark Horse and Image Comics. He helped reshaped the Marvel Comics characters “Powerman and Iron Fist” as well as illustration work for “Black Panther” and “Luke Cage” published by Marvel Comics.
You can see his most recent work from the Eisner and Ringo Award winning “Bitter Root”.
An action/horror fantasy set during the Harlem Renaissance, published by Image Comics, “Bitter Root” is slated to become a film produced by Ryan Coogler, the director of the acclaimed “Black Panther” and directed by Oscar Award winning Regina King.
Sanford also has won the 2020 and 2021 Ringo Award for outstanding artist.
About Rock The Bells
Rock The Bells is a global platform elevating Hip-Hop culture from its roots to modern-day.
Founded in 2018 by LL COOL J, Rock The Bells focuses on content, experiences, and commerce that honor the timeless elements of Hip-Hop (MC’s, DJ’s, B-Boys and B-Girls, Writers [aka graffiti artists], etc.) that drive mainstream culture today.
Visit them at www.rockthebells.com, stream LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio on SiriusXM (Ch. 43), and follow them @RockTheBells.