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Jamel Shabazz got a moment in the spotlight at BAM this Sunday, thanks to a loving documentary from Charlie Ahearn (also known as the man who made Wild Style). If you don’t know Shabazz, he’s roughly the Scott Schuman of hip-hop culture in 80s New York. The book he’s famous for is Back in the Days, which just got a deluxe reissue, but we’ve rounded up some of the best snaps here. Time to break out your shell toes.

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—R.B.

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