1. Jean-Michel Basquiat grew up in New York
2. His parents were from Haiti and the Puerto Rico
3. He Spoke 3 languages: English, Spanish, and French
4. From the age of 6 he was a member of The Brooklyn Museum
5. Blondie was an early fan, purchasing a painting for just $200
6. In 2017, one of his paintings sold for a record breaking $110.5 Million!