Cey Adams

Visual Artist

Cey emerged from the downtown graffiti movement to exhibit alongside artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

At Def Jam Recordings, he co-founded the label’s in-house design firm, creating identities, album covers, logos and campaigns for Run DMC, Beastie Boys, LL Cool J, Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z and more. He co-authored DEFinition: The Art and Design of Hip-Hop, and designed Def Jam Recordings: The First 26 Years of the Last Great Record Label.

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