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A VISUAL
STORY

by
t. eric monroe

CAPTURING THE SHOT

RARE & 
UNSEEN
MOMENTS OF
90'S HIPHOP

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The Moment: Biggie & Tupac, I'm a Bad Boy

The Moment: Biggie & Tupac, I'm a Bad Boy

It wasn’t until 2011 when I was sorting through slide photographs and beginning to catalog my images that I seriously took a look at that one slide of a dude...

The Moment: The Roots, The LayUp

The Moment: The Roots, The LayUp

Soon enough Quest, myself, and two others walked to the dinner connected with the club so I could hear more about his group. After we left the dinner, I ended...

The Moment: De La Soul, Eye Am Eye Be

The Moment: De La Soul, Eye Am Eye Be

I did not have a light meter to tell me the proper f-stop to set my aperture, nor did I have polaroid back to see what things actually looked like. ...

The Moment: Smif-N-Wessun, Sky High

The Moment: Smif-N-Wessun, Sky High

The publicist gathered the guys in the group, Tek and Steel, and we all exchanged hellos. I suggested we go up to the roof. We had been up to the roof so many...

Day-to-Day: United Skateboarding Association

Day-to-Day: United Skateboarding Association

 1999 After our first year in business we began to find our groove as a working unit. The average contest was managed and run by six people. The day-to-day tasks...

Marc Ecko & Ecko Red, 1999

Marc Ecko & Ecko Red, 1999

Ecko provided a foundation and culture for the United Skateboard Association to develop and grow. After a successful launch of the amateur skateboard program, Ecko offered the U.S.A. free office...

Day One: United Skateboarding Association

Day One: United Skateboarding Association

So, a little over a year after Shred for Life 2, I launched the United Skateboarding Association (U.S.A.), an amateur skateboard contest series, initially just in the Northeastern United States....

Shred For Life 2

Shred For Life 2

Months after the event, the original producer of Shred for Life let me know they would not be doing the event again. For some reason, I felt the urge to...


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ODB X Erykah Badu - Have you seen the mural?

ODB X Erykah Badu - Have you seen the mural?

Taniqua explained the event they were planning, who would perform, what would happen during the event. She had it planned out A-to-Z. After our meeting, she asked if I had ever...



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Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume One
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Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume One
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume One
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume One
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume One
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Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Two
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Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three
Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three

Rare & Unseen Moments of 90's Hiphop: Volume Three

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