HICKIES Get To Know Paly Arzu, AKA ShrugBXLife

What are you currently excited about?

The art movement going on. A lot of artists are now getting the attention that they need. The movement is pushing a lot of people to make a name for themselves.

What was the last present you gave?

A mustache Labbit for one of my best friends. She was really psyched about it.

What is the craziest thing that ever happened to you?

Back when I was doing graffiti a lot, I was with a few friends doing a piece at Brooklyn City Hall. One of the vandal squad teams saw us doing it and chased us from BK Bridge City Hall for about 10 blocks. It was pretty intense. I’ve never run that hard in my life, I thought I was going to faint.

Mac or PC?


Name something from this world that could come from another planet? 


What is your favorite pair of kicks you have ever owned?

Nike SB’s Stefan Janoski’s

What is your most useless talent?


An invention you wish you had come up with

The Red Party Cups

What do you keep on your nightstand?

My iPhone and comic books

If you could change something from this universe, what would that be?

Stop paying for bottled water

For fun, here is a video of Paly skating around Williamsburg with HICKIES in his kicks.

Be sure to check out Paly on Instagram and Facebook, both handels are ShrugBXLife. Trust us, you will love and enjoy his artwork