XXL’s A Great Day in Hip Hop: 16 Years Later

Actually, twenty years have now passed since the legendary Gordon Parks photographed 177 hip-hop artists and collaborators in a single image in Harlem. It was a once-in-a-lifetime gathering. People are still talking about it. To celebrate the anniversary, here’s the story of what it was like from someone who was there.

Published: Sep 29, 2014
Length: 7 minutes (1,775 words)
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