Ricky Powell by Will Robson-Scott

When someone carries a transistor radio around, clapped to their earhole, you know they’re going to offer you something special personality wise. Welcome Ricky Powell – Photographer, native New Yorker, militant vegetarian, enemy of West Village Cornballs, animal lover (“I don’t like the way they’re f**king bogarted in this life”). Best known for his work with The Beastie Boys in the 80’s, over the years he’s shot the likes of Run DMC, Keith Haring, Cindy Crawford, Steven Tyler and, erm, Barbara Walters. Here, British photographer and filmmaker Will Robson-Scott follows Powell around the neighbourhood as he offers up opinions and profanities on NYC past and present. This is most definitely worth 10 minutes out of your day.

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