You got to be a pioneer in this sh*t. And, that's exactly what Justin Bua has been. A leading voice in the urban portraiture movement, Bua has painted legends from Jay-Z to Mix Master Mike (seen above). His latest achievement is the fabulous The Legends Of Hip Hop, a book compiling 50 portraits and including a forward by Chuck D himself. Click the thumbs for examples. That Easy E joint is ill. [MyModenMet]