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Flier for a rap battle in the Bronx designed by Buddy Esquire

Designed by:
Buddy Esquire, American, 1959 - 2014  Search this
Subject of:
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958  Search this
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
Melle Mel, American, born 1961  Search this
Mr. Ness, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 8 1/2 in. (35.6 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.219.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd5bfb27354-d9d9-483f-a79a-694d6e35df82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.219.4
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Photograph of Sha-Rock, The Valley, NYC

Photograph by:
Charlie Ahearn, American  Search this
Subject of:
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15 7/8 × 19 13/16 in. (40.3 × 50.3 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Identity  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.20
Restrictions & Rights:
© Charlie Ahearn
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd525a222d1-3366-4409-b444-fbe067353e4e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.20
Online Media:

Black t-shirt with a photograph of MC Sha-Rock owned by MC Lyte

Created by:
Sedgwick & Cedar, American, founded 1973  Search this
Owned by:
MC Lyte, American, born 1971  Search this
Subject of:
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W: 22 x 13 in. (55.9 x 33 cm)
Type:
T-shirts
Date:
1990-2010
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of MC Lyte
Object number:
2011.118.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59df4f3f9-28fb-46df-990e-006bb31cd3d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.118.7

Flier for “Ecstasy Garage Disco” designed by Buddy Esquire

Designed by:
Buddy Esquire, American, 1959 - 2014  Search this
Distributed by:
Jazzy D Productions, American  Search this
Subject of:
Brothers Disco, American  Search this
DJ Breakout, American  Search this
DJ Baron, American  Search this
Funky 4 + 1, American, 1977 - 1983  Search this
Keith Keith, American  Search this
The Voice of K.K., American  Search this
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
MC Jazzy Jeff, American, born 1962  Search this
Lil' Rodney C!, American  Search this
The Cold Crush Brothers, American, founded 1978  Search this
DJ Charlie Chase, American, born 1959  Search this
Angelo T. King, American, born 1959  Search this
Prince Whipper Whip, American  Search this
Dot-A-Rock, American, died 2015  Search this
Mr. Tee, American  Search this
Easy A.D., American  Search this
Ecstasy Garage Disco, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 15/16 × 7 5/8 in. (25.3 × 19.4 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 17, 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.38.1.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5eda58927-f8df-4811-9a60-825d8971f2fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.38.1.12
Online Media:

Flier for “The Final Countdown - The Battle, Cosmic Force vs. The Funky 4”

Designed by:
Eddie Ed, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Nubian Productions, American  Search this
Subject of:
Cosmic Force, American  Search this
MC Ice-Ice, American, died 2012  Search this
Lisa Lee, American  Search this
DJ Chubby Chub, American  Search this
Prince Ikey C, American  Search this
Funky 4 + 1, American, 1977 - 1983  Search this
DJ Breakout, American  Search this
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
Keith Keith, American  Search this
MC Jazzy Jeff, American, born 1962  Search this
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957  Search this
DJ Jazzy Jay, American, born 1961  Search this
Kool DJ Red Alert, American, born 1956  Search this
Jazzy Five, American  Search this
T-Connection, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/4 × 8 7/16 in. (15.8 × 21.4 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 19, 1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.38.1.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd56ba4e9ce-bc9d-4a96-8ce6-f4bf388d506b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.38.1.17
Online Media:

Flier for “Chief Rocker Busy Bee’s Birthday”

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Busy Bee Starski, American, born 1962  Search this
Lovebug Starski, American, 1960 - 2018  Search this
Kool DJ AJ, American, died 2015  Search this
Grand Wizard Theodore, American, born 1963  Search this
Fantastic Five, American, 1979 - 1994  Search this
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957  Search this
Spoonie Gee, American, born 1963  Search this
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958  Search this
Furious Five, American, 1978 - 1989  Search this
DJ Breakout, American  Search this
Funky 4 + 1, American, 1977 - 1983  Search this
Mercedes Ladies, American  Search this
Crash Crew, American, founded 1977  Search this
DJ Mean Gene, American  Search this
Ecstasy Garage Disco, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/16 × 6 1/4 in. (20.8 × 15.9 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 25, 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.38.1.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c64f0b55-9605-43e7-ba35-adeea0d19564
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.38.1.22
Online Media:

Flier for “Dynasty Jam Boogie” designed by Eddie Ed

Designed by:
Eddie Ed, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Nubian Productions, American  Search this
Subject of:
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957  Search this
DJ Jazzy Jay, American, born 1961  Search this
Kool DJ Red Alert, American, born 1956  Search this
Soulsonic Force, American, founded 1980  Search this
Mr. Biggs, American  Search this
Pow Wow, American  Search this
Hutch-Hutch, American  Search this
Lisa Lee, American  Search this
MC Ice-Ice, American, died 2012  Search this
Master Ice, American  Search this
Master Bee, American  Search this
Funky 4 + 1, American, 1977 - 1983  Search this
Keith Keith, American  Search this
The Voice of K.K., American  Search this
MC Jazzy Jeff, American, born 1962  Search this
Lil' Rodney C!, American  Search this
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
DJ Budabanga  Search this
Ecstasy Garage Disco, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.2 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 21, 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.38.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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/fd5e5bfffee-8cc0-4556-bace-aec1328a1f8a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.38.1.4
Online Media:

Flier for "The Funky Four Plus One More" designed by Eddie Ed

Designed by:
Eddie Ed, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Soul Brothers Productions, American  Search this
Subject of:
Funky 4 + 1, American, 1977 - 1983  Search this
Keith Keith, American  Search this
The Voice of K.K., American  Search this
MC Jazzy Jeff, American, born 1962  Search this
Lil' Rodney C!, American  Search this
MC Sha-Rock, American, born 1962  Search this
K Connection, American, 1981  Search this
DJ Kenny Ken, American  Search this
Serious 5 MCs, American  Search this
MC Ronnie Ron, American  Search this
MC Paradise, American  Search this
MC E-Z Mike, American  Search this
Kid Shadow, American  Search this
Bush La Rock, American  Search this
DJ Mean Gene, American  Search this
DJ Greg Ski, American  Search this
Ecstasy Garage Disco, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/8 × 6 3/8 in. (21.3 × 16.2 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 21, 1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Design  Search this
DJs (Musicians)  Search this
Graphic design  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.38.1.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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/fd523dba8e2-8a04-4f59-851e-169be390522d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.38.1.20
Online Media:

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