The Breaks: Stylin’ and Profilin’ 1982-1990
Thursday, March 20, 2008, 01:00 k
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Ah! This book looks cool.  British photographer Janette Beckman captures that magic time in Hip Hop when commercial  wasn’t king in The Breaks: Stylin’ and Profilin’ 1982-1990 .  Beckman moved to New York City from England just as the Hip Hop lifestyle was gaining its footing, so her  perspective is pretty pure.  She photographed the Punk movement and other subterranean music cultures in the UK before coming to the US, so…yeah.

And if my rousing review doesn’t tempt you, perhaps this will:





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[…] news for Angelinos, Janette Beckman will be signing copies of her book, The Breaks Stylin’ and Profilin’ 1982-1990, in LA this Thursday, April 10th. The event […]

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