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Illustrated by:
B. Hicks  Search this
A. Riley  Search this
Subject of:
The Herculords, American  Search this
DJ Kool Herc, Jamaican American, born 1955  Search this
DJ Clark Kent  Search this
DJ J.C., American, 1961 - 2022  Search this
Busy Bee Starski, American, born 1962  Search this
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957  Search this
Universal Zulu Nation, American  Search this
Afrika Islam, American, born 1967  Search this
Mayberry Crew, American  Search this
DJ Charlie Chase, American, born 1959  Search this
The Chase Crew, American  Search this
Police Athletic League, American, founded 1936  Search this
The A&D Crew, American  Search this
Owned by:
DJ Kool Herc, Jamaican American, born 1955  Search this
toner on paper
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
Place captured:
Bronx, New York City, Bronx County, New York, United States, North and Central America
September 1979
A photocopied flier for a hip-hop event held by P.A.L. Productions in the Bronx, New York. The black-and-white horizontal flier was designed by B. Hicks and A. Riley and features a hand-drawn illustration of four people in a moving car, with the front passenger hanging outside the window with fliers in their hand saying [GOTTA GIVE / OUT FLYERS/ FOR THE P.A.L!]. The flier has a P.A. L. (Police Athletic League) Teen Council and P.A.L. header. The black text reads: [P.A.L. Teen Council / P.A.L. PRODUCTIONS, / PROUDLY PRESENTS / HERCULORD’S / KOOL HERC / d.j. / CLARK KENT / DJ&MC”JC” / DJ AFRICA / BA,BATTAA AND THE / ZULU NATION & DJ ISLAM / and / the funkmachine / D.J. CHARLIE CHASE / and THE CHASE CREW! / ALSO busy bee STARSKI / 3$ for all 9pm until / Sept. 7, 1979 /]. On the left edge along the margin is: [T. RILEY, BUDDAHMAN, WILLIE “D,” KATHY DAVID “D,” EVIE EV, T. JEFFERSON, “MY MELLOW PHADE 2!”]. On the bottom edge is: [DIRECTIONS: 2, 5 train to 149th 3rd Ave, transfer to 55 BX to 183st. / or 36, 29, 55, 41 BX to 183 WEBSTER AVE / THE A&D CREW “79” ROCK ON! by ”B.HICKS&A.RILEY 79.””
African American  Search this
Break dancing  Search this
Communities  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Typography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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