Inside Information: Boombox
Now also available as a large format print
Released in 1981 and often termed the 'King of Boomboxes' the JVC RC-M90 featured on the cover of LL Cool J’s Radio and is still one of the most highly sought-after boomboxes from this era.
The print celebrates some of the greatest moments in hip-hop history, all hidden inside this iconic boombox. Scenes include DJ Kool Herc at his Back to School Jam, Grand Wizzard Theodore inventing the scratching technique, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five performing, Sylvia Robinson assembling The Sugarhill Gang, and The Bridge Wars rivalry between Boogie Down Productions and the Juice Crew and the iconic rap battle between Kool Moe Dee vs Busy Bee at Harlem World in 1981
The print features cameos from over 350 hip-hop artists, grouping together musicians who worked together, and geographic scenes including West Coast artists N.W.A, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, 2Pac and Kendrick Lamar. East Coast artists Run-D.M.C. Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan, Lauryn Hill, Nas and Notorious B.I.G. Mobb Deep and Jay-Z. The Southern scene OutKast, Lil Wayne, T.I. and British hip-hop and grime artists Stormzy, Dizzee Rascal, Ms Dynamite and Little Simz. There’s also a sneaky little appearance from the dinosaur from the Wu-Tang Clan Gravel Pit video.
- 3 colour litho print
- 120gsm uncoated art paper
- H50 x W70cm
SPECIAL OFFER 1 - buy the Boombox and Sneakerheads cutaways as a bundle for £50
SPECIAL OFFER 2 - buy the Boombox, Sneakerheads, Vox Amp, Director's Cut, Minimoog and Apple Macintosh cutaways as a bundle for £150