Getty Stories: Vintage Portraits from the Golden Age of Hip Hop


Run DMC, 1984 – Credit: Janette Beckman,85038681

Getty Images recently featured photographer Janette Beckman in their all access coverage series. After leaving London for New York in the early eighties Beckman made a name for herself photographing the likes of Salt-N-Pepa, De La Soul, and Run DMC. See more below.


Freshmen, 1988 – Credit: Janette Beckman, 84346919


MC Lyte, late 80’s – Credit: Janette Beckman, 85038669


Salt-n-Pepa – Credit: Janette Beckman, 8447116

Head over to the Getty Images Stories to read a little backstory on some of Janette Beckman’s iconic portraits.

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