Kanye, Diddy and Jay-Z as 17th Century Noblemen in Kai's "Now Royalty"

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Street artist Kai has a new show opening in L.A. featuring various rappers as noblemen and knights. "Now Royalty" includes oil portraits of Jay-Z, Diddy and Kanye in 17th century get-ups as well as Eminem as a medieval monk. The portraits reminds us of both Diego Velázquez and Kehinde Wiley and will be on display at Guetta Gallery (645 Martel Avenue) on May 4th, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m..

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