Hip-hop photographer Lisa Leone heads to Dubai

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Snoop Dogg On Thet Set Of His First Video Who Am I Whats My Name Directed By Fab 5 Freddy Long Beach Cali 2

If you've got a penchant for hip-hop music as well as a love of beautiful portrait photography...then this might just be the best thing that could happen to you.

Street Festival Sole DXB is hosting its first event of the year in the form of a photo exhibition from legendary hip-hop photographer Lisa Leone. The exhibition which features candid shots of everyone from Snoop Dog and Nas to Grandmaster Flash, will also be offering a public sale of her work. 

The show will run from 22 March until 5 April at Dubai Design District, with the opening night featuring a special performance by fellow New Yorkers, The BEATNUTS.

Lisa will unveil a range of never-seen-before archive photography, as well as standout selects from her notorious Here I Am book, and those captured on her recent trip to Sole DXB back in November 2015. 

She said: “I'm very excited about coming back to Dubai. On my last trip, although short, I could really feel the enthusiasm and passion for a culture so close to my heart. The artists I met and photographed were so open and warm, I'm looking forward to my return.”

For more details check out soledxb.com.

Here's some of what you'll get to see...

Grandmaster Flash At Rock Steady Park West 98Th Street And Amsterdam Avenue New York City 1991

Grandmaster Flash at Rock Steady Park (West 98th Street and Amsterdam Avenue), New York City, 1991

Nas In The Studio During Recording Sessions For His First Album Illmatic New York City 1994

Nas in the studio during recording sessions for his first album, illmatic, New York City, 1994

Easy E On The Set Of The  Down With The King Video New York City 1993

Easy E on the set of the Down With The King video, New York City, 1993

Snoop Dogg On Thet Set Of His First Video Who Am I Whats My Name Directed By Fab 5 Freddy Long Beach Cali 2

Snoop Dogg on the set of his first video, Who Am I (What's My Name)

Crazy Legs At Home In The Bronx Early 1990S

Crazy Legs at Home in The Bronx, early 1990s

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