Graffiti Vet Jersey Joe did a great write up on the term ‘old school’, its use, how loosely its thrown around & a measure of standard if any. A real kool write up, if you have a minute check it out – urban culture & its roots at its finest.
“For me “Old School” is a term for writers from the 1970s. It is a term for writers that by 1980 had already quit and moved on. Today I still use the term to mean the same thing and the same time period. I am not old school.”
“The term “Old-school” refers (in my opinion) to the early developmental generation of any given thing, I dont feel its relative to an individuals personal timeline but the accumulative “thing” as a whole.”