KRS-1 & Ms. Melodie, Bronx 1988

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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
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Janette Beckman
Photograph by
Janette Beckman, English
Subject of
KRS-One, American, born 1965
Ms. Melodie, American, 1969 - 2012
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on paper (fiber product)
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)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
Represent: Hip Hop Photography
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Place captured
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
1988; printed 2004
Type
chromogenic color prints
portraits
laser prints
Object number
2015.132.63