The Art of Storytelling: A Hip Hop Time Capsule

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  • Grandmaster Flash's First Mixer
  • Biggie's Coogi Sweater
  • Run DMC
  • Flavor Flav
  • Flavor Flav
  • Lil Wayne's Skateboard
  • Jay-Z
  • ARMY HHA12 ArtOfStorytelling FbCover
  • Biggie, Jay-Z, Flavor Flav
  • "Rapper's Delight" 12-Inch
  • Boom Box
  • Illmatic cassette
  • Motorola 2-Way Pager

Run-DMC's Shell-Toe Adidas

A hip hop classic that made history: Adidas were the shoes of choice for old-school pioneers Run-DMC, and they spread the gospel with their classic "My Adidas," which helped make the brand a streetwear staple worldwide and landed the group one of hip hop's first endorsement deals. 

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