A New York City-based artist is reclaiming his childhood and infusing it with cannabis culture in his art.
Jdel was raised in a Jehovah’s Witness household during the height of New York City’s crack epidemic. As a kid, there was so much that he was allowed to do or places that he wasn’t allowed to go to, but he found comfort in cartoons and drawing.
“I think a lot of the gravitation towards art came from just being bored,” said Jdel. “I grew up inside of a Jehovah’s Witness household. Around that time, the 80s and 90s, crack was running rampant around us and there was a lot of excitement when we left the house.”
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