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Photograph by:
Raymond Boyd, American, born 1958  Search this
Subject of:
Run-D.M.C., American, 1981 - 2002  Search this
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, American, born 1964  Search this
Rev. Run, American, born 1964  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 9 3/4 in. (35.4 × 24.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 8 3/4 in. (33 × 22.2 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
August 1984; printed later
A black and white photograph of DMC and Run reading Rock and Soul Magazine backstage at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. DMC wears a leather jacket and holds the magazine; Run wears an argyle sweater with his hands in his pockets. Both wear dark-colored fedoras. On the back of the photograph is the subject and photographer's name written by Bill Adler.
African American  Search this
Education  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Mass media  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:
© Raymond Boyd
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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