Title: OH SNAP!
Subtitle: The Rap Photography of Rick Powell
Dimensions: 21,7 x 1 x 27,5 cm. / 8.5 x 0.4 x 10.8 inch.
Condition: Cover: 9,5/10 Inside: 10/10
A collection of the author’s portraits of (rap) artists K-Rob, Rammelzzee, Chuck D, Run DMC, Beastie Boys, Busy Bee, Method Man, Public Enemy, S1W’s, Mookie, Daddy-O, Flavor Flav, Biz Markie, Eric Bobo, George Clinton, Doug E. Fresh, Eric B. and Rakim, Poor Righteous Teachers, Jam Master J, EPMD, LL Cool J, Honey Rockwell, Whodini, Easy E, Rick Rubin, Q-Tip, Afrika Bambaataa, Cypress Hill, Fab 5 Freddy, Kurtis Blow, Salt N’Pepa, Ice T, Slick Rick, Russel Simmons, Ice cube, MC Lyte, Davey DMX, Cut Creator, BobCat, E-Love, Joeski Love, KRS-One, House Of Pain, Busta Rhymes, Del The Funky Homosapien, Beck, Ol’Dirty Bastard.
Known around the world as ‘the fourth Beastie Boy, ‘ Ricky Powell has photographed rap and hip hop artists. From old school rappers Public Enemy, Run DMC, and LL Cool J to Cypress Hill, Method Man of the Wu Tang Clan…
Ricky Powell is a photographer and writer from New York City. He has contributed to The Source, Vibe, Grand Royal, Paper, Ego Trip, and many other magazines. He co-hosts a weekly radio show and has hosted his own Public Access cable TV show, Rappin’ with the Rickster.
“Ricky is one of those rare individuals who has the uncanny ability to always find himself in the right place at the right time, and he has the pictures to prove it…Whatever function, show, party, or moment in time was occurring, Ricky would be there, camera round his neck, going for his shot in his old-school, Kevin McHale, off-balance, get-the-shot-then-bust-his-ass style.”–Mike D
“Ricky Powell is one of the best photographers of our time.”–Run of Run-D.M.C.”This book is the wham-bango!”–Cypress Hill
“Whether it was the birth of the Beastie Boys or Run-D.M.C. or Public Enemy, Ricky was there…I could go on and on, but in short, Ricky’s the bomb!”–Fab 5 Freddy
“Ricky is one of the best photographers I’ve ever worked with– and I’ve worked with a lot.”–LL Cool J