Rhymezlikedimez aka Robin Velghe (Belgium, °1994) is an interdisciplinary visual artist from Belgium whose work spans across digital and physical mediums.
Born with a passion for drawing, Velghe always loved fusing the feeling of listening to music with the visual layer of his illustrations. What started as a hobby and love of music has turned into a full-time profession, over 7+ years becoming a globally-recognized visual creator.
Rhymez has been highly sought after by all the major record labels, collaborating and creating visuals for international music icons such as Lil Uzi Vert, Dua Lipa, Wiz Khalifa, Anderson Paak, as well as brands like Apple, Tidal, and Beats by Dre, to name a few.
Rhymez has continued to develop his work across multiple mediums and industries including fine art, fashion, and NFTs. In the web3 space he collaborated with designer KidSuper on a collection that debuted at Paris Fashion Week, he launched collections with Playboi Carti, Chad Hugo of N.E.R.D/The Neptunes and more.
To date, Rhymez has amassed nearly half a million followers across platforms and billions of impressions worldwide.
In the past year, Rhymez has grown his presence.
He first premiered his first solo art exhibition “Meet Me On Cloud Nine” at Miami Art Week ‘21, later bringing an immersive version to Paris Fashion Week SS22.
In the summer of ‘22, he premiered his latest exhibition “Seeing Sounds” in New York during NFT.NYC.
In the fall of ‘22, Rhymez premiered his immersive lighting sunset installation at ComplexCon where Puff, the protagonist in the Rhymezlikedimez universe, is portrayed in the form of his first lifesize sculpture. After ComplexCon, there’s the release of its newest acrylic painting called “Prolific”, going on display at Scope, one of the largest fine art exhibitions in the world.
Simultaneously, Christie’s auction house is having a web3 auction with the digital version of “Prolific”.
“Rhymezlikedimez creates the visual answer to the feeling you get when listening to your favorite summer song. He paints a magical universe where the powers of music and illustrations collide.”
Haute Living: https://hauteliving.com/2022/03/artist-rhymezlikedimez-robin-velghe/709472/
Hot New Hip Hop: https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/333566-playboi-carti-to-launch-die-lit-era-nft-news
Office Mag: http://officemagazine.net/meet-me-cloud-9
High Snobiety: https://www.highsnobiety.com
It's Nice That: https://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/nxworries-lyk-dis-video-andy-baker-robin-velghe-anderson-paak-knxledge-animation-010618
De Morgen: https://www.demorgen.be/nieuws/de-hiphop-en-kunstwereld-smullen-van-deze-belg~be2e32ff/
Knack Focus: https://focus.knack.be/uncategorized/de-cultuurtips-van-illustrator-rhymezlikedimez-opgroeien-in-het-skatepark-van-lendelede/
Radio 1: https://radio1.be/lees/ik-wil-mijn-eigen-wereld-creeren-met-mijn-illustraties