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The Hip-Hop Chronicles Presents: Baltimore City Mural Web Series- Artist Ernest Shaw

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Mike Nyce, host of WEAA’s Hip-Hop Chronicles, explores the history, art, and culture behind the many vibrant murals painted around Baltimore City.

(WEAA)— Meet artist and educator, Ernest Shaw.

The West Baltimore native has painted numerous murals around Baltimore City and across the globe that highlight the beauty and complexity of Black culture.

During his interview with Mike Nyce, Shaw shares the inspirations behind his powerful paintings, takes us back to his first mural in 1999, opens up about his fear of heights and recounts his enlightening experience painting in South America.