Haven’t had a chance to visit this mixed media exhibition yet. It focuses on the period of time that crack hit the streets and how it influenced the rap game. You can visit the show for free from April 14 to June 2 at the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning. jcal.org (via)

“It was a short but intense period for New York City,” Tam said, “and the point is that the epidemic had a strong impact on the development of rap music É It was a very visual time in terms of decay, a visual drama that unfolded every day, with drug dealers and crackheads on the street, acting wild.”