Photograph by
Powell, Ricky, American, 1961 - 2021
Subject of
McDaniels, Darryl Matthews, American, born 1964
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948
1987; printed 2003
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 7/8 in. (27.8 × 35.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 × 12 in. (20.3 × 30.5 cm)
A black-and-white photograph of D.M.C. (Darryl McDaniels) riding in an ice cream truck in Hollis, Queens. McDaniels is pictured crouching in the open doorway of the truck, wearing a white paper hat and white jacket over an Adidas track jacket. He also wears sunglasses and white Adidas shoes. He is smiling and holding a cigarette in his left hand. Just below the image is a handwritten inscription reading [D.M.C. - HOLLIS, QUEENS '87] along with the photographer's signature [Ricky Powell / '03].
Place captured
Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
gelatin silver prints
Cooking and dining
Hip-hop (Music)
Rappers (Musicians)
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Ricky Powell
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