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Photograph by:
Charlie Ahearn, American  Search this
Subject of:
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 7/8 × 19 13/16 in. (40.3 × 50.3 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1980
Description:
A color photograph of Sharon Green, also known as MC Sha-Rock. Sha-Rock wears a green sweatshirt with yellow letters that appears to read "I'm Sha-Rock an I can't be stopped." She is looking away from the camera with her arms held in front of her at waist-level, her hands appear to be mid-snap. An inscription on the back by Bill Adler identifies the subject, location, date and photographer.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Identity  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:
2015.132.20
Restrictions & Rights:
© Charlie Ahearn
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd525a222d1-3366-4409-b444-fbe067353e4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.20