Hip Hop pioneers and legends are joining in to celebrate the world famous Bronx Zoo. The “Boogie Down at the Bronx Zoo” campaign will feature graffiti art displays, breakdancing, rhyming performances, and more. Coming out to promote the series were photographer Joe Conzo, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz, and John “CRASH” Matos. For more info, goto: https://bronxzoo.com/boogie-down-bz
(January 11, 2018) Within the next few months, Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop (2007) will become available as an electronic document edition (eBook). The upcoming release comes with a bonus section that features additional photographs by Joe Conzo Jr. The suggested retail price will be ($9.99USD). More information will be made available, prior to its release.
Photographs by Joe Conzo Jr. are part of a recent release titled NYC Street Photography: It’s the Joint (Dokument Press, 2017). The authors, Ricky Powell and Brian Nobili, assembled 10 New York City street photographers who they felt captured the “rhythms, movements and landscape of one of the world’s most complex urban environments.”
The book is available on Amazon.
(November 29. 2017) An art piece honoring Dra. Evelina López Antonetty was unveiled at the International Leadership Charter High School, in The Bronx. Joe Conzo Jr. was present to represent his family, and his late grandmother who was the founder of United Bronx Parents, Inc. The piece, along with several others, was curated by ‘La Borinqueña’ Superhero creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez.
(October 11, 2017) Photographer Joe Conzo Jr. was recently honored with an event held at LaGuardia Community College titled “Joe Conzo, Born in the Bronx” – as part of a Latinx Committee Hispanic Heritage Celebration. Joining Conzo, Jr. were the Honorable Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President, Joe Conzo, Sr. with Professor Jane Holzka, and the Papo Vazquez Quartet (featuring Johnny “Dandy” Rodriguez). Students performed theatrical works by Cuban playwright Eduardo Machado, and there was a Latin dance performance by Marlon Mills and Ashley Warner. The discussion with Joe Conzo, Jr. was moderated by LaGuardia CC Professor Will Fulton. The event officially launched an exhibition of photos taken by Conzo Jr. The exhibit will remain on display in the LaGuardia CC lobby through October 31, 2017. For more info: goto: http://cunyhumanitiesalliance.org/event/joe-conzo-born-in-the-bronx-hispanic-heritage-celebration-event/.
Photo: RAKIM @ Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2017
Congrats to Wes Jackson andThe Brooklyn Bodega team for putting together another DOPE Hip Hop Festival! Rakim, DMX, The Lox…Today was a good day! Enjoy the pics and tag away!
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO…..AND THE FLAVA 4 YOUR EAR HONOR AWARD GOES TOO.. Joe Conzo Jr.THIS PRESENTATION MEANT ALOT TO ME. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME EVER THAT I GET CHOCKED UP HONORING A LEGEND. THIS MAN MEANS ALOT TO ME I LOOK UP TO HIM & LIKE I SAY IN THE VIDEO IF IT WASN'T FOR HIM TO BUILD THE FOUNDATION FOR US PHOTOGRAPHERS FLAVA 4 YOUR EAR WOULD NOT BE HERE TODAY…. SALUTE JOE CONZO MUCH LOVE….AWARD MADE BY:Maria Muscarella PintoVIDEO SHOT BY:ED'WINZ JR…
Posted by Edwin Demetrio Arroyo on Friday, June 30, 2017
Been kinda of crazy on this end but I had to go an catch a Tools Of War Jam in Spanish Harlem. Here are a few snaps from a great day with my family!! Enjoy the pics!!!
Bronx Week 2017 finale Concert was as good as it gets!!!! Great food, great vibes and most of all beautiful people…