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Published by:
Miller Publishing Group, LLC, American, founded 1997  Search this
Edited by:
Mimi Valdés, American  Search this
Photograph by:
Matthias Clamer, German American  Search this
Sandra Rose  Search this
Written by:
Karen R. Good  Search this
Subject of:
André 3000, American, born 1975  Search this
Big Boi, American, born 1975  Search this
Outkast, American, founded 1992  Search this
Earl Stevens, American, born 1967  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D (Closed): 10 13/16 × 8 3/8 × 9/16 in. (27.5 × 21.2 × 1.4 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 10 13/16 × 14 9/16 × 2 9/16 in. (27.5 × 37 × 6.5 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
July 2006
A July 2006 edition of Vibe magazine featuring a close-up, color image of the members of Outkast, André “André 3000” Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton, against a blue background. André 3000 is depicted on the left from the chest up. He is wearing a tan colored jacket, a straw hat, and dark sunglasses. On the right is Big Boi, also depicted from the chest up. He is wearing an orange jacket and an orange baseball cap with the Atlanta Braves “A” logo on the front. The two men are facing each other, with their heads turned towards the viewer. The main cover line is printed in white type centered in the bottom third of the cover and reads, [OUTKAST / ARE THEY HIP HOP’S / GREATEST GROUP?] and refers to a feature article titled, "Back to the Future," written by Karen R. Good. The mast head printed in orange type across the top of the cover, [VIBE], is partially obscured by André 3000’s and Big Boi’s heads. Along the top edge of the front cover is a second cover line printed in orange and white text that reads, [SUPREME: 50 CENT’S ARCHENEMY FIRES BACK] next to a small head shot of E-40. Below are additional cover lines in printed in orange and white text that reads [NICK CANNON JADA’S WICKED WISDOM HYPHY FOR DUMMIES]. The price, date, and magazine website information are printed above and below the barcode in the bottom right corner of the front cover. The back cover is a full page advertisement for McDonalds. The magazine is one hundred and fifty-six (156) pages.
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rhea L. Combs
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Vibe Magazine
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National Museum of African American History and Culture