James Top better known as “The People’s Graffiti Artist”. James started his art career in the ENY section of Brooklyn as a founding member of “The off partners or [top crew]. This legendary crew would dominate the IND & the BMT subway lines from the mid to late 1970’s. Today, he is an art consultant to many area schools, youth based & non-profit organizations. James Top takes great pride in expressing the African American experience on canvass and community murals. James Top is a father & a Harlem resident.