Fallen Rapper Pez Prototypes

by The Scarlet Harlot on June 7, 2005 · 1 comment

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Interesting to see these up close, even more entertaining to read the correspondence on the site that this person sent to Pez Inc.

(I can’t seem to get around it, the home page has small small cartoon nudity)

Here’s some idea of how it went from the site…

Dear Sir:

Pez, though of Austrian origin, has long been a producer and custodian of American icons. As a sculptor who works with American cultural themes, your contribution toward our national heritage has greatly inspired me over the years. Within the great variety of Pez dispensers produced since 1952 there has been little representation of African-American culture (save the “Psychedelic Eye with Black Hand” and the “Misfit Witch with Brilliant Black Head”). It is with this in mind that I present to you the “Fallen Rapper Series.”

The enclosed prototypes include the rappers Biggie Smalls, Eazy-E, and Tupac Shakur. Each of these deceased musicians has been an important contributor to the evolution of Rap music, furthermore, each has given their life for their art. These small memorials will act as reminders of our diverse heritage and pay tribute to what is perhaps the most innovative form of contemporary American music.

Go to the site to read more. Actually, the whole is pretty entertaining.

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  • The Scarlet Harlot

    I agree, I would love to see Pez step out and start catering to an older crowd and make an adult version of their dispensers. Something a little more edgy.

    Great find with those sites. Do you know that some of the older Pez can be sold for lots of money. Just keep that in mind for any of you who have some from way back when. You could Ebay it and pay some bills if you have to.

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