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Manufactured by:
Akai Professional, founded 1984  Search this
Used by:
J Dilla, American, 1974 - 2006  Search this
Designed by:
Roger Linn, American  Search this
Medium:
plastic, rubber, metal
Dimensions:
4 7/8 × 17 3/8 × 15 3/4 in. (12.4 × 44.1 × 40 cm)
Type:
electronic instruments
Place used:
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2000
Description:
An AKAI MPC 3000 Limited Edition integrated rhythm machine, drum sampler, and midi sequencer used by record producer and artist J Dilla. The machine consists of a black plastic box with a small screen in the upper left corner, multiple key pads, and a vertical design of black musical notes along the left, center and right of the box. Grey type at the top of the machine reads, [AKAI/professional/Roger Linn/INTEGRATED RHYTHM MACHINE 16 BIT DRUM SAMPLER/MIDI SEQUENCER]. Gold plaque above the type reads, [Limited Edition/MPC3000/EDITION NO. 0449].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Maureen Yancy
Object number:
2014.139.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5250299cc-baec-429a-8d79-390266066e6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.139.1