No Limit Funk: FunQest
R&B, hip-hop, soul, and funk — his style lets music be the muse. Before getting into street art, he pursued life as a singer, but gave it up when he came to Harlem. He joked that he could not compete with the local scene. “The quality is so high!” But to FunQest, East Harlem is home, and it is where he wants to create. As a street artist, he has worked with organizations like the 100 Gates Project and East Village Walls, painting low in the Lower East Side and up in the Bronx, but the heart of his work remains in Harlem. FunQest lamented that much of the uptown scene has moved to the Upper East Side, but his ambition is to be part of the movement to rejuvenate a new artistic renaissance. "I want to shine in Harlem."