DJ Scott LaRock and KRS-One, United Skates of America, Queens

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2 images
Photograph by
Allen, Harry, American, born 1964
Subject of
Scott La Rock, American, 1962 - 1987
KRS-One, American, born 1965
Boogie Down Productions, American, 1985 - 1992
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 15 7/8 × 19 7/8 in. (40.4 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 11 15/16 × 17 15/16 in. (30.4 × 45.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Description
A black-and-white photograph of DJ Scott La Rock (Scott Sterling) and KRS-One (Lawrence Parker) at the United Skates of America roller skating rink in Queens. Rock, on the left, wears a Boogie Down Productions t-shirt with a heavy chain necklace with medallions and a bracelet. KRS-One, on the right, also wears a Boogie Down Productions t-shirt underneath an unbuttoned dark-colore shirt and a hat. On the verso is an eyejammie gallery label with the title and photographer.
Topic
African American
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.52
Rights
© Harry Allen. Permission required for use.
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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