Thirstin Howl The 3rd posted up in front of the Lo-Lifes Polaroids Display. The pictures were curated from Thirstin personal collection and dates back to 1988. The pictures will be on display until August.
OG Original Lo-Lifes from (L-R) Boostin Billy (RIP), Uncle Disco, Big Vic-Lo and Barhkim (RIP). One of the pics on display at The Annenberg Space For Photography. Courtesy of Thirstin Howl The 3rd
The CONTACT HIGH: A Visual history of Hip-Hop is a book and Photo Exhibit at the Annenberg Space For Photography in Los Angeles. The book focuses on the work of various Hip-Hop photographers that helped document the culture on film. The Photos focus on the early era of Hip-Hop during the 80's and 90's and the artist in their early beginnings.
The book and event was curated by Vikki Tobak, with the Creative Direction of Fab Five Freddy. The event features 140 works from 60 photographers and curators of the culture. The exhibit features unedited contact sheets from multiple photographers of iconic artist such as Eric B and Rakim, Notorious B.I.G, Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang and many more. The event also included a documentary featuring photographers Barron Claiborne, Brian “B+” Cross, Eric Coleman, Estevan Oriol, Jorge Peniche, Jamel Shabazz, Janette Beckman, Joe Conzo, Jack McKain, Dana Scruggs, and Danny Clinch. For more info visit the website at www.annenbergphotospace.org
The Crown Biggie wore in the iconic pic he took for the cover of Rap Pages Magazine.
Pics from Photographer Jamel Shabazz also on Display at the Exhibit.
Episode 165 features Pt. Interview with OG Boosting Vet Peter Paul from the Weeksville Houses in Crown Heights Brooklyn. Listen as Peter Paul details his allure to crime and how he was introduced to boosting by his female cousin in the early 80s. To listen to the full podcast listen here.
This flic is so 1985! Bootleg Gucci T-shirts and matching hats, Suede Pumas with fat shoe laces, Puma track suits and peep homegirl in the middle with a pair of the infamous "Lotto" sneakers. The sneakers logo were removable and came in an array of colors so you can change them to match your outfit.