KRS-1 & Ms. Melodie, Bronx 1988

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  • Image for KRS-1 & Ms. Melodie, Bronx 1988
2 images
Photograph by
Beckman, Janette, English
Subject of
KRS-One, American, born 1965
Ms. Melodie, American, 1969 - 2012
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 19 15/16 × 16 1/4 in. (50.7 × 41.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 19 15/16 × 16 in. (50.7 × 40.6 cm)
Type
portraits
digital prints
Place captured
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1988; printed 2004
Description
A color photograph of KRS-One and Ms. Melodie. KRS-One wears a brown suit jacket and stands posed with his arms crossed over his chest, looking away from the camera. Ms. Melodie is to his left, wearing a pink jacket, pearl jewelry, a multi-colored turban. She stands posed with her left hand on her left hip. The two stand outside, in front of a tan brick building. An inscription on the back provides the title and copyright.
Topic
African American
Fashion
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
2015.132.63
Rights
© Janette Beckman
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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