KRS-1 & Ms. Melodie, Bronx 1988

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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.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
1988; printed 2004
Object number
2015.132.63
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by
Janette Beckman, English
Subject of
KRS-One, American, born 1965
Ms. Melodie, American, 1969 - 2012
Topic
African American
Fashion
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Place captured
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
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)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Janette Beckman
Type
chromogenic color prints
portraits
laser prints