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Designed by:
Eddie Ed, American  Search this
Subject of:
Funky 4 + 1, American, 1977 - 1983  Search this
Soulsonic Force, American, founded 1980  Search this
Mr. Biggs, American  Search this
Kool DJ Red Alert, American, born 1956  Search this
DJ Jazzy Jay, American, born 1961  Search this
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957  Search this
DJ Baron, American  Search this
DJ Breakout, American  Search this
Lisa Lee, American  Search this
MC G.L.O.B.E.., American  Search this
Pow Wow, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 × 5 3/8 in. (21.6 × 13.7 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 Nubian Productions' "Super Jam Throw Down Disco" at the Bronx River Center on Saturday, November 15, 1980, designed by Eddie Ed. The flier is printed in black ink on whitepaper and features text in numerous hand-lettered fonts and an illustration of a Zulu Nation warrior figure at the bottom right.
The flier text begins with the event title and then lists the headliners and other performers, including: DJ Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Jazzy Jay, DJ Red Alert, Soul Sonic Force, Mr. Biggs, Pow Wow, Lisa Lee, Globe, Cosmic Force MC’s, DJ Breakout, DJ Baron, The Funky 4 Plus 1, Trecherous 3 MC’s, and DJ Grand Master Jaz. This is followed by a list of "invited MC's" and the venue, date, and cover information. On the right of the flyer is a drawing of a male figure holding a spear and Zulu Nation shield. By his leg on the right printed vertically is “BRETT BARNES / Soul Brothers / Flyer Production”. In small, fine, black print along the far vertical right of the flyer is a dedication, “from Bambaataa. . . to Popeye, Johnny, Dyrone and Zulu Queens”. Along the bottom edge is [ANOTHER / EDDIE-ED DOOII FLYER PRODUCTION 1980 TO TRACEY W.]. There are no markings on verso.
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:
2020.54.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and 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
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d38154fb-2726-4ab1-af46-9581d34de32f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.54.6