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Photograph by:
Ricky Powell, American, born 1961  Search this
Subject of:
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, American, born 1964  Search this
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 7/8 in. (27.8 × 35.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 × 12 in. (20.3 × 30.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
1987; printed 2003
A black-and-white photograph of D.M.C. (Darryl McDaniels) riding in an ice cream truck in Hollis, Queens. McDaniels is pictured crouching in the open doorway of the truck, wearing a white paper hat and white jacket over an Adidas track jacket. He also wears sunglasses and white Adidas shoes. He is smiling and holding a cigarette in his left hand. The photographer has inscribed and signed the photograph just below the image.
African American  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ricky Powell
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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