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Jamel Shabazz: Street Photographer

Charlie Ahearn’s Film Retraces a Moment in New York Style - Video 1 / / 3

As a teenage photographer in early 80s East Flatbush, Brooklyn, Jamel Shabazz set out to document the then nascent movement of hip-hop. Through the iconic style of his MCs, neighborhood kids and gang members, the unequivocal attitude of New York’s youth was recognized as the calling card of the city’s creative renaissance. Published in 2001, Shabazz’ first book Back In The Days was celebrated as an exhilarating snapshot of the times, and his visual flair has been brought to life in a new documentary by the legendary hip-hop historian and director, Charlie Ahearn.  “On the cover of Jamel’s book were two young men on 42nd Street. They were captured posing in such strong form as a kind of respectful bulwark against all the chaos that you see around them on ‘The Deuce,’” explains Ahearn, the notable filmmaker also responsible for the classic old-school movie, Wild Style. “I immediately knew that here was an original artist for our time.” [1]

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la buena vida

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4/19

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Title: A Sunday Kind Of Love Artist: Etta James 2,907 plays

skarlethrt:

And my arms need someone
Someone to enfold
To keep me warm when Mondays and Tuesdays grow cold
Love for all my life to have and to hold

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thousands of flower petals covering a town, blasted from a neighboring volcano in Costa Rica.

photographed by Nick Meek

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Vintage roller derby.

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elpunkademico:

PONKERAS MAKING WHITE BOYS IN THE BAY CRY.

(Taken at Fed Up Fest Fundraiser and Manic Relapse)

Photos by Oscar Gutierrez

VENKMAN/PERMANENT RUIN/GRIMA

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