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Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop: Book Talk, Panel Discussion, and Signing featuring Chuck D and special guests

Friday, November 16, 2018 7:30 PM

Hip Hop Culture

Journalist, author, and producer Vikki Tobak participates in a panel discussion celebrating her new book, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, which takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative Hip Hop and from analog to digital photography. The discussion will feature Chuck D and special guests including music historian/DJ Adrian Loving, along with industry legends Ernie Paniccioli, Janette Beckman, Danny Hastings, Fab 5 Freddy, Barron Claiborne, and Rhea L. Combs.

All ticket buyers receive a copy of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop included in the price of their ticket.
Following the performance, panelists will sign books in the States Gallery.

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Journalist, author, and producer Vikki Tobak participates in a panel discussion celebrating her new book, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, which takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative Hip Hop and from analog to digital photography. The discussion will feature Chuck D and special guests including music historian/DJ Adrian Loving, along with industry legends Ernie PaniccioliJanette Beckman, Danny Hastings, Fab 5 Freddy, Barron Claiborne, and Rhea L. Combs.

Scheduled for release in October 2018, the book features rare outtakes from more than 100 photoshoots, interviews, and essays from industry legends such as Bill Adler, Rhea L. Combs, Fab 5 Freddy, Michael Gonzales, Young Guru, DJ Premier, and RZA, in addition to a foreword by Questlove. This event is curated by Vikki Tobak and Adrian Loving.

All ticket buyers will receive a copy of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop included in the price of their ticket.
Following the performance, panelists will sign books in the States Gallery.

 

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Adrian Loving on "Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop" at The Kennedy Center