It's official: Carmelo Anthony is not playing around when it comes to his art collection. Earlier this week he was hanging out with Mr. Brainwash, now we see that he just bought a few pieces from young painter Hebru Brantley, including the NWA-inspired piece above. For those unfamiliar with Brantley's work, at Art Basel last year he sold and hand-delivered a $20,000 painting to Jay Z and Beyoncé, so Melo is in good company with this purchase. We will never doubt him again (off the court).

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