Distributed by
Nubian Productions, American
Designed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Scott La Rock, American, 1962 - 1987
Brown, James, American, 1933 - 2006
Sly & the Family Stone, American, founded 1967
DJ Kool Herc, Jamaican American, born 1955
Afrika Bambaataa, American, born 1957
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958
Bronx River Houses, American, founded 1951
DJ Jazzy Jay, American, born 1961
Kool DJ Red Alert, American, born 1956
Islam, Afrika, American, born 1967
Melle Mel, American, born 1961
The Cold Crush Brothers, American, founded 1978
Busy Bee Starski, American, born 1962
Lovebug Starski, American, 1960 - 2018
Nasty Cousins, American, active 1987
Prince Ikey C, American
Kid Dust Shango
Easy L.G., American
Love, Joeski, American
Tee, Tricky, American
Grand Mixer DXT, American
Ice-T, American, born 1962
Just-Ice, American, born 1965
UTFO, American, 1983 - 1992
Kool Moe Dee, American, born 1962
Run-D.M.C., American, 1981 - 2002
Whodini, American, founded 1981
Salt-N-Pepa, American, founded 1985
DJ Chuck Chillout, American, born 1962
Ultramagnetic MCs, American, founded 1984
KRS-One, American, born 1965
The Fat Boys, American, founded 1982
MC Shan, American, born 1965
Shanté, Roxanne, American, born 1969
DJ Jazzy Joyce, American
Jungle Brothers, American, founded 1986
Eric B., American, born 1965
Rakim, American, born 1968
Public Enemy, American, founded 1982
Spoonie Gee, American, born 1963
Steady B, American, born 1969
DJ Cheese, American
LL Cool J, American, born 1968
Fresh, Doug E., American, born 1966
The Force M.D.'s, American, founded 1981
Furious Five, American, 1978 - 1989
Beastie Boys, American, 1980 - 2012
Date
1987
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 7 9/16 × 5 5/16 in. (19.2 × 13.5 cm)
Description
A flier for the "13th Annual Zulu Nation Anniversary Party" photocopied in black ink on cream-colored paper. There are no illustrations or graphics. The text reads [NUBIAN PRODUCTION / PRESENTS / THE 13TH ANNUAL / ZULU NATION ANNIVERSARY / TRIBUTE TO JAMES BROWN - SLY & THE FAMILY STONE / ALSO / KOOL HERC - AFRICA BAMBAATAA - GRANDMASTER FLASH / (THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF HIP HOP) at the top. At center are two dates and locations listed: November 11, 1987 at The World nightclub located at Avenue C and 2nd Street and November 14, 1987 at the Bronx River Center.
The bottom half of the flier has a list featured performers and invited guests. This reads [FEATURING / Jazzy Jay - Red Alert - Africa Islam - Mele Mel - Cold Crush / Brothers - Busybee Starski - Lovebug Starski - Nasty / Cousins - Seville - Ikey C - Kid Dust Shango - Harmony / Easy LG - Joeski Love - Tricky Tee - D.S.T. - Ice T] and [A SPECIAL INVITATION TO THE HIP HOP FAMILY / Just Ice - UTFO - Kool Moe Dee - Run D.M.C. - Whodini - Salt-N-Pepper - Chuck Chill Out - Ultra Magnetic - KRS / ONE - Fat Boys - McShan - Shante - Jazzy Joyce - Jungle / Brother - Eric B - Rakiem - Public Enemy - Spoonie Gee / Steady B - D.J. Cheese - La Rock - L.L. Cool "J" - Dougie / Fresh - Force MD's - Furious Five - Beastie Boys].
There is a border of a single line around the edge of the flier with [COME IN PEACE] at the top, [...BIO TAT] at the bottom right and [THIS JAM IS IN DEDICATION TO SCOTT LA ROCK] at the left hand side.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place depicted
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Topic
DJs (Musicians)
Hip-hop (Music)
Nightlife
Rappers (Musicians)
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2020.38.2.7
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da682c55-ee1d-4ca5-8fa6-5b86351bf209
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