Photograph of Big Boi of Outkast at a Spin magazine photo shoot

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Description
A black-and-white photograph of the hip hop artist, Big Boi (Antwan André Patton), of Outkast. Big Boi, pictured center, is posing facing the viewer. He is wearing a Fila track suit, a necklace with a large pendant, and a baseball cap with a depiction of a Native American on the front panel. Big Boi’s proper left hand is held at his side, while his proper right hand is raised, with his thumb and index fingers pinching the visor of his cap. On the back is an inscription written by Bill Adler with the subject and photographer's name.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
2003
Object number
2015.132.61
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by
Janette Beckman, English
Subject of
Big Boi, American, born 1975
Outkast, American, founded 1992
Topic
African American
Fashion
Gesture
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 3/4 × 10 3/8 in. (32.4 × 26.4 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Janette Beckman
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits