Years: 1980s - Present
Notable works: Logo for The Source

Dave Scilken, who was the art director at Jive Records, took James under his wing and started him on a career of designing graphics. With Scilken's help, James worked for a number of freelance projects. Most famously, he was commissioned to create the logo for The Source magazine. He would go on to do commercial art for companies like Adidas and the Cartoon Network.

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