‘Cold Crush Brothers and Joe Conzo at Broadway International 1983’
Joe Conzo, Jr.
Hip hop first became a part of the mainstream music industry in the early 1980s, when major record labels released albums from such accessible groups as Run DMC and the Sugarhill Gang.
But the true origins of one of the most powerful pop-cultural influences in the world are in the spontaneous, progressive musical culture that grew out of tough Bronx neighbourhoods of the 1970s and led to a renaissance of poetry, music, and fashion.
Through the work of pioneering hip-hop photographer Joe Conzo – the man The New York Times calls “the chronicler who took hip hop’s baby pictures”
Size: 35.56 cm (w) x 27.94 cm (h)