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Sound system repair in Jamaica, as captured by B+

From Kool Herc to Kendrick Lamar, Hip Hop History Unfolds Through the Lens of B+

Though not everyone will be familiar with the name, there’s barely a soul left in hip hop who hasn’t encountered his work at some point. Photographer Brian Cross, better known as B+, has been a staple of L.A. hip hop for decades, as evidenced by his new book Ghostnotes. The 336-page tome has been years in the making, and offers a mesmerizing look at the music that drives its author, with photos of everyone from Kool Herc to Kendrick Lamar.

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1982 was when Jaap van der Doelen shot his way out his mom dukes. Two years later he was already battling Big Brother and The Illuminati www.jaapvanderdoelen.nl

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