Photograph of Ol' Dirty Bastard on the set of the "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" video

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2 images
Photograph by
Pereira, Al, American
Subject of
Ol’ Dirty Bastard, American, 1968 - 2004
Printed by
Adler, Bill, American, born 1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.9 × 21.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1995
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Ol' Dirty Bastard, with clapboard, on the set of the "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" video in Astoria Queens, probably 4/21/95. ODB is pictured center frame, looking away from the camera and towards his right while an arm from the left of frame holds a production clapboard in front of him. The top of the clapboard reads [Ol' Dirty Bastard Shimmy Shimmy Ya]. On the back of the photograph are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the photographer, subject, location, and date.
Topic
African American
Hair
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.300
Rights
© Al Pereira
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Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture