The work and life of Jamel Shabazz The Street Photographer-video

Jamel Shabazz is a street photographer that captured the early days of hip-hop and Spray Can Art or what came to be known as (Graf)fiti. His incredible photos are held as evidence of the early days of hip-hop culture. His life and work are a testament to the phrase, “something from nothing.”  Recently Shabazz became the subject of the recent documentary, Jamel Shabazz The Street Photographer, directed by Charlie Ahearn, the man behind the hip-hop classic movie, Wild Style.

Jamel Shabazz The Street Photographer is playing in select theaters only. If it’s not playing in a theater near you, tell your theater to get it.

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