"In recognition of Black Music Month and in collaboration with Rhythmic Images Photography the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host Microphone Check: Icons on the Mic, a photographic exploration of live Hip Hop performances. Carolyn Grady will facilitate an Opening Reception & Artist Talk on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The exhibit will be on view June 2nd - July 27th Free & Open To The Public This compelling collection of images by noted photographer Carolyn Grady immortalizes the visceral energy and iconic style of classic Hip Hop artists performing live on stage. Exhibition includes images of Public Enemy, RUN DMC, Erykah Badu, Mos Def and more. Auburn Avenue Research Library 101 Auburn Avenue Atlanta, GA 30303"