“The Lost Tapes” represents Justin’s full-length feature debut; it is a visual account on the current state of hip hop: in its community, in its industry, and in its overall culture. Justin follows practitioners of hip hop’s founding elements-MC’ing, DJ’ing, break-dancing, graffiti, and knowledge, wisdom and understanding-to get an accurate assessment on where these elements [...]
“The Grey Movie” was conceived as an chronological account of The Organization, a loosely knit student-based activist movement in the early-to-mid 2000’s that formed as a reaction to the policies of the American establishment under the Bush Administration, from the violation of free speech and pervasive illegal surveillance under the Patriot Act, to the widely [...]
Justin had met the spoken word poet and actress Naima Yetunde Ince while the two were both attending SUNY Purchase. In 2008, Naima reached out to Justin to make a documentary on her first one-act play, “Men Always Leave”, which she wrote and directed. Essentially what she asked of Justin was to document the process [...]
Baeble Music is an online destination for free live music. Founded in 2006, Baeble lays claim to an ever growing library of full-length concerts from today’s up and coming artists, enabling those from outside the largest markets to share in a unique live music experience of their favorite emerging bands. Justin was brought on as [...]
About Justin Thomas
As a teenager, Justin displayed promise in the medium of oil paints and charcoal illustrations, his portfolio enabled him to be accepted into the School of Visual Arts at SUNY Purchase College as a graphic design major.