Jamel Shabazz strikes again with his new photo-book on powerhouse, A Time Before Crack. Link to product page

Once upon a time before crack, inner city communities were blighted by poverty and unemployment—but not by the drug wars that tore families apart, destroying lives with needless violence and mindless addiction. Once upon a time before crack, pride and style were as inseparable as a beatbox and mixtape, or as a pair of shoes and matching purse. Once upon a time before crack, Jamel Shabazz was on the scene, working the streets of New York City, capturing the faces and places of an era that have long since disappeared.

Dope thing is, he worked with La Lutta to turn this into a documentary. Link Link2