Street Performer In New Orleans Pulls Awesome Transformer Tricks

ryanhamlinPublished: October 22, 2014Updated: October 23, 2014316,559 views
Published: October 22, 2014Updated: October 23, 2014

Street performers tend to pull out many awesome tricks and mesmerize the crowd around them. People love seeing these talented humans as they’re putting quite the show in public. Everyone, especially kids are very interested and captivated by these acts.

NOLATron, as he likes to call himself is one hell of a street performer. He transforms himself from a kid-size power car into a human-machine that resembles Bumblebee from the popular movie ‘Transformers’. His real name is Joselyn Paige and he is a 28-year-old street artist who was spotted first in Michigan city.

After moving to New Orleans, Paige became homeless and he somehow got a job at the Margaritaville restaurant. But he eventually got bored and quit his job. Inspired by the street performers in the city, he decided that he would do the same for living. He says ’If I could do this for the rest of my life, I would’. On his best day, he earns around 700$ in tips.

Joselyn told the media that driving as a car, has brought him a lot of cramps and painful knees at the end of the work day. While most of the kids meet his transformation with gasps and fascinations, there were few of them that get pretty scared. His amazingly detailed and functional costume has cost him about 800$ to make.

Take a look at this street performer in New Orleans, Louisiana who shows off his incredibly realistic Transformer costume. It's even fully motorized as well! How cool is that? Maybe he will inspire other people to make such costumes and try their luck on the streets, who knows!

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