There’s something infectious about Stevie Williams’ confidence. It’s a natural, effortless self-assurance that borders on cocky, but never crosses that line.
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As part of Chapter 51: Leaders, artist and skater Danny Minnick talks to human rights activist General Dogon about his work with the Los Angeles Community Action Network.
Frankie became an NYPD narcotics detective, and a highly decorated one at that. Only ten years on the job and he’s now retired with honors.
For Chapter 51: Leaders, we spoke to Kiji about how he got his start, and what advice he has for young illustrators looking to get to where he is now.
The idea to start Nikita shows the scarcity of women skateboarders as Heida herself had difficulty buying skateboarding apparel.
Velasco herself didn't envision a career in politics, but was prompted to running for office after her 2010 return to her home state. If the name sounds familiar, it’s probably because you recognize her from her previous contributions to FRANK’s Chapter 51: Leaders book.
Having posted up in China for several months now, Gallegos has kept a sharp eye out for local influence, including calligraphy and anime, with some dynamic results.
AYC may be a relatively new brand, but it highlights streetwear’s increasing emergence onto mainstream fashion’s radar. Stevie and his crew keep their street credibility though, as they’re frequently seen rocking their own tees or hoodies while tearing up emptied pools and half pipes.
There’s a saying in Hollywood that goes something like, “It takes ten years to make an overnight star.” The further you dig into other industries, the more that sounds like a universal truth.