Props to HaringDMC for his ill MCA Tribute skateboard, currently in a gallery… And here is the preliminary drawing that appears on the tail:
An extension of the phrase “cool as a cucumber.” Cucumbers are able to retain high water content because of their thick skin. Everything surrounding MCA is hot, which makes him even cooler by comparison…
Just as Frank had attempted to compensate for his emotional numbness using Viagra, he extends the idea to autotune. Modern corrections (“pitch corrected”) fail again and his voice still sounds “computed,” lacking any depth. Essentially science and technology can’t help his very human emotions.
Frank was trying to be someone he wasn’t. His “emotions” were dictated by what he thought the world wanted to see. They were computed (fake) rather than natural.
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