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Authors: Bernard Fields
Date: May 26, 1979
Type: Epehmera
Identifier: aql:19850
Description: Flyer for a Pre-Memorial Day Disco Battle of the Boroughs. The Powerhouses of 3 Boroughs; Brooklyn's Grand Master Flowers, Bronx' Grand Master Flash, and Queens' King Charles Infinity Machine.
Authors: Antonio Moore
Date: 2010s
Type: Color photographs
Identifier: aql:20027
Description: Cipher Sounds and DJ Divine - holding up flyers from their earlies shows together.
Authors: Bernard Fields
Date: Time Period: 1980s - 1990s
Subject: Disc jockeys | Music | Hip-hop
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19847
Description: Mr. Fields talks about how it was like DJ'ing back in the early days of hip-hop throughout the 1980's and 1990. He later discusses how the practice of DJ'ing has evolved with the emergence of digital ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19853
Description: Elai Tubo calls New York City the 'mecca' of clubs. He recalls a how he used work in a club with their own sound systems because he could not yet afford his own. He also discusses the process he took ... More
Authors: Bernard Fields
Date: 1979
Type: Color photograph
Identifier: aql:19848
Description: DJ Devine, DJ Casino(Bernard Fields), and DJ Kendo DJ'ing with all their equipment at the "Armory Reunion", 1979.
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19829
Description: Denise talks about Grandmaster Flash and her first experience playing at the club Fantasia located in Queens. She recalls this experience as an event that made her confident in her abilities as DJ.
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19840
Description: Denise Briggs gives her opinion regarding the differences between the rappers Tupac Shakur and Biggie Small. She reflects that she wishes that she hadn't give up on DJ'ing when hip-hop was becoming ve ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19842
Description: Denise Briggs talks about her fondest memory when she went to Connecticut with Infinity Machine, Woody Wood and other DJs to play and the experience playing in Jamaica Armory. Denise also talks about ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19836
Description: Denise Briggs was born in Fordham Hospital in Bronx, NY. After moving around she ended up in St. Albans, Queens. At a young age she loved reading and listening to music. She would play 45’s for her fa ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s - 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20022
Description: Antonio Moore, Full Interview Part 1: Antonio Moore talks about his childhood in South Ozone Park, how he became involved in music by having parties in his basement, learning to mix music using turnta ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s - 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20037
Description: Antonio Moore, Full Interview Part 2: Antonio Moore talks about his childhood in South Ozone Park, how he became involved in music by having parties in his basement, learning to mix music using turnta ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 1990s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19856
Description: Elai Tubo, Full Interview Part 1: Elai Tubo was born in Jamaica, Queens. He lived at 175th Place in Jamaica. His mother and father were separated so he lived with his mother and grandmother. He lived ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970 - 1990s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19857
Description: Elai Tubo, Full Interview Part 2: Elai Tubo was born in Jamaica, Queens. He lived at 175th Place in Jamaica. His mother and father were separated so he lived with his mother and grandmother. He lived ... More
Authors: Bernard Fields
Date: Time Period: 1970s - 1980s
Subject: Disc jockeys | Hip-hop
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19849
Description: Mr. Fields talks about the origin of the DJ as musicians during the early days of hip-hop. He says that DJs were often used as a backup when headlining bands or performers were either tired or were no ... More
Authors: Bernard Fields
Date: Time Period: 1959 - 2016
Subject: Disc jockeys | Music | Hip-hop
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:19846
Description: In this interview Mr. Fields talks about the origin of the DJ as musicians during the early days of hip-hop and his childhood in Queens. Bernard Fields was born on April 10th, 1959 in Harlem. His fami ... More
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