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Photograph by:
Julia Beverly, American, born 1981  Search this
Subject of:
Chingo Bling, Mexican American, born 1979  Search this
Pitbull, American, born 1981  Search this
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 14 1/16 in. (27.8 × 35.7 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 15/16 × 13 7/16 in. (22.7 × 34.2 cm)
chromogenic color prints
Place captured:
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
February 19, 2005; printed later
A color photograph of the rapper Chingo Bling on the set of Pitbull's "Toma" video shoot at Opium Garden in South Beach, Florida. He is standing center, facing the viewer. He is holding a bobble head doll of himself in his proper right hand and pointing at it with his proper left hand. He is wearing a black Stetson hat, aviator sunglasses, a black tee-shirt with and image of himself on the front, and a silver colored medallion on a chain with his name [CHINGO / BLING] on the front. He is standing in front of a low wall lined with potted plants. There is a man in a black shirt standing in the background. On the back is an inscription written by Bill Adler with the subject, date, and photographer's name.
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Gesture  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Latin hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Julia Beverly/Ozone Magazine
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture