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Graffiti Rock and the Hip Hop World

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Produced by:
Richard Bencivengo  Search this
Directed by:
Clark Santee  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Holman, American, born 1955  Search this
Run-D.M.C., American, 1981 - 2002  Search this
Shannon, American, born 1958  Search this
Kool Moe Dee, American, born 1962  Search this
Special K, American  Search this
New York City Breakers, American, founded 1982  Search this
DJ Jimmie Jazz, American  Search this
Medium:
1 inch Videotape (a): metal on polyester;
Original Videotape Reel (b): plastic;
Original Videotape Box (c): plastic
Dimensions:
Duration: 29 Minutes
Type:
videotapes
Place filmed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Caption:
A master videotape of a television dance and music show Graffiti Rock and the Hip Hop World hosted by Michael Holman. The video features performances by Run D.M.C., Shannon, Kool Moe Dee, Special K, the New York City Breakers, and DJ Jimmie Jazz.
Description:
A master, 1 inch videotape (a) of a television dance and music show Graffiti Rock and the Hip Hop World hosted by Michael Holman. There are performances by Run D.M.C. ("Sucker MCs," , Shannon, Kool Moe Dee, Special K, the New York City Breakers, and DJ Jimmie Jazz. The studio set consists of raised platforms around a dance floor, and there are young people dancing throughout the show. Holman interviews some of the studio dancers about music and fashion.
Consists of: Master 1 inch Videotape (a), Original Videotape Reel (b), Original Videotape Box (c)
Master 1 inch Videotape (a): A master 1 inch videotape recording of the television dance and music show Graffiti Rock and the Hip Hop World hosted by Michael Holman.
Original Videotape Reel (b): A plastic videotape reel.
Original Videotape box (c): A gray plastic box with a blue SONY label. The label has white lettering that reads: [SONY / Video Recording Tape V-16 / HIGH BAND MASTER TAPE]. On the spine of the case there are two stickers. A large red sticker with black print has information about the contents and make of the videotape reel. A small white sticker written in by hand in ink reads: [L-5863].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Break dancing  Search this
Dance  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.31.1.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd558c3530a-de1b-4c55-9aa5-56fe073a9b2f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.31.1.1abc