"Baker 4" Premiere Photos
I started to write an intro for this post and then realized it doesn’t need one. You’re going to watch this video no matter what I have to say about it—it speaks for itself. Regardless, here’s some photos from the Baker 4 premiere this past Thursday night at the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown LA. Wait, I actually do have one thing to say about the video: All hail Baca!
By David Broach
Photos by David Broach and Atiba Jefferson
The main event
Rowan, always at work!
The Z family came out to support
Coolest of the cool right here, Spanky and Hsu
Neck warmin’ it up
Caught Lenoce scalpin’ tickets out front
Baca, Baca, Baca, Baca and Baca
J-Bone making deals
Frank, Tom and Rose
Seems like it would be easy for him to pee but Frank says it’s a little messy sometimes
This was a private event and the crowd lined up around the block! Crazy
Nate can’t wait!
Jimmy Astleford TMing T-Funk
Sebo wondering if he can get in. Go talk to Lenoce
Fucking Adrian Lopez!
Braydon Szafranski and his tongue
Atiba: “You got this, right? I’m probably gonna be really wasted ” Sorry for partying is a way of life, kids
Very well groomed, probably important people with Steve
Smooth criminals: Julian Davidson, Ethan Loy, Nick Garcia and a Cookie
Rhino always hobnobbing with the stars
Raney letting the good times roll
Rhino shooting selfies again. Pfft, millennials. Am I right?!
Dem Vegas boys came out to support Baca, Baca, Baca, Baca and Baca. Umm, Matt, what are you
looking at? I said one, two, three—cheese, man
Nuge made an impressive entrance. Right, guy on the right?
Dave Hoang… not so much. Right, guy on the right?
Comrades in arms
Ellington even makes loafers look cool! A real American hero right here
Kenny Anderson meet and greet
Skateboarding’s original “it” couple
Steam rollin’ with Dollin
Boss and lady Boss hidin’ out for a sec before the show starts
Red carpet kind of night
Baca, Baca, Baca, Baca and Boss
You better not need a caption for this one
One of Hot Rod’s finest! Formerly known as Dirty, now just Dan, with Mr. New Mexico (still known as Mr. New Mexico)
I don’t understand the universe. Skateboarding wasn’t ready for Oliver Buchanan
James Atkin, Richie Belton, Oliver Buchanan and introducing new Hellrose team rider, Rowan
LizaThe ‘Zard, keepin’ it classy
Chérie and Lannie Rhoades
Nuge always comes through in a pinch!
Photo: Andrew James Peters
Baca’s media crew: Muska Matt and Dave Hoang
Neen and Foy, all set
Clive and T-Hawk
Old crazy eyes Allen
Beagle and a bomber named Jr.
Tuan and Jamie
Big Fig, KB and Kirby
Always up to no good
Talent to stage left
Come on, Tom
Crowd is ready
Applause, applause, applause. Roll the tape!
Good fucking work, sir
Drew dipping before the quiet riot
High Funkin’ 5s
Just a little mellow, disorderly conduct. Not like last time
Cops to the left
Cops to the right
Dominick Walker, playing with fire
WGP: White Girl Privilege
It ain’t a party ’til someone gets maced
Quick Gregson spotting on the way out. Homie can roll
Now for the after black hammers… Nuge, Lizard and Neck
Nuge shows the Hollywood Hills crew how to flex
All smiles from the Kevin’s and Nuge
Ako and Javi having a blast!
DJ Beagle never disappoints
Amos, Robert and Javi loved the video
Gary and Blake were the center of the party
Zach shows Figgy his Figgy
Kevin loves Erica. We do too
Jerry giving love to Black’s owner, Beth
Lots of hand gestures going on, but the mood was good—trust me
It continued until we were asked to leave. And on that note, goodnight from Baker 4! This video does not disappoint. I suggest you watch it on repeat until you go blind. Thanks for taking the time to look at these photos while you can still see
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