The second in our 'Blueprint' series celebrates and is inspired by a time before music became personal, 'Boomboxes' were all about sharing music (if you liked it or not!) and were as important as graffiti during the birth of Hip Hop in the late 70's and early 80's.
Certain models are very collectable like the JVC RC-M90 immortalised by LL Cool J's 1985 album 'Radio' and the Beastie Boys who were often photographed with it. The JVC RC-550 from the late 70's was nicknamed 'El Diablo' by the Latino community and was arguably the first 'monobox' aimed at people to use on the street with it's 10" woofer and carry strap. Another popular model was Radio Raheem's Promax - J1 Super Jumbo from the movie Do the Right Thing, but our favourite D-Cell hungry beast is the giant Sharp GF-777 from 1984 with it's giant 4 inch woofers.
Blue version available here
More of the 'Blueprints' series here
• Print type: Giclée
• Size: A2 (594 x 420mm)
• Paper: Hahnemule Archival FineArt Paper, 100% Cotton, acid free, 310 gsm
• Ink: UltraChrome HDR professional pigment inks
• Print is supplied unframed
The colours of our prints are guaranteed for a minimum of 100 years although we always recommend not hanging any picture or print in direct sunlight.
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