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Designed by:
Eddie Ed, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Nubian Productions, American  Search this
Subject of:
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957  Search this
Kool DJ Red Alert, American, born 1956  Search this
DJ Jazzy Jay, American, born 1961  Search this
Soulsonic Force, American, founded 1980  Search this
Cosmic Force, American  Search this
T-Connection, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/16 × 6 7/16 in. (21.5 × 16.3 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted:
Bronx, New York City, Bronx County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980
Description:
A flier for a hip-hop event at T-Connection in the Bronx, New York, on October 11, 1980, designed by Eddie Ed. The flier is printed in black ink on yellow paper and features text in multiple styles of hand-drawn lettering within a thin single line border. At the top is [Nubian Productions Presents a / Tribute to Ronski, Patrick + Dave/ T-Connection Disco] followed by the address, date and time. The center of the flier has the event performers: Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Jazzy Jay, DJ Red Alert, Soul Sonic Force and Cosmic Force. This is followed by cover pricing information and at the bottom, a rectangular box labeled "The Message" that reads "Always have respect for self and you will accomplish more better in life, with the respect of others." Along the very bottom edge is "Another [graphic drawing] Cosmic Laser Production!" There is no printing on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Design  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.54.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse, C 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b8f51cea-7552-4105-bc8a-a39f650d45ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.54.1.2