Art comes in many forms, and graffiti or street art is one that stands out in the open for everyone to enjoy.
Today we feature 5 inspirational pieces by one of the most famous graffiti artists in Nairobi, the #Bankslave.
I am sure you have seen his signature somewhere in this city.
Feast your eyes and tell us where you saw these wonderful, timeless pieces that celebrate great men.
#1. Eliud Kipchoge
Eliud Kipchoge EGH is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in the marathon and formerly the 5000 meters. He is the world record holder in the marathon with a time of 2:01:39, set on 16 September 2018, at the 2018 Berlin Marathon. His run broke the previous world record by 1 minute and 18 seconds
#2. Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed “The Greatest”, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century and as one of the greatest boxers of all time
#3. Nipsey Hussle
Ermias Joseph Asghedom (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019), known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper, activist, and entrepreneur.
#4. Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela, who led the emancipation of South Africa from the white minority rule and served as his country’s first black president.
#5. Mekatilili Wa Menza
Mekatilili wa Menza was a Kenyan woman leader, who led the Giriama people in a rebellion against the British Colonial Administration and was politically active between 1912 – 1915.