“Pen & Pixel: Defining the Visual Style of Southern Hip Hop”


Pen & Pixel churned out thousands of covers in the 90s and early 00s for dirty south record labels like No Limit, Cash Money and Rap-A-Lot, defining the visual style of southern hip hop with its over the top, diamond encrusted covers. Noisey follows Shawn Brauch, the founder & head designer, from their rise to success, trailblazing digital desktop publication before anyone, and it’s fall from dirty south fame.

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