The Universal Hip Hop Museum

The Universal Hip Hop Museum The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) is the official museum and cultural art institution of Hip Hop Culture. We preserve and celebrate Hip Hop history.
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The Universal Hip Hop Museum is dedicated to the preservation, education and celebration of Hip Hop Culture's rich history and legacy. The museum primary objective is to tell a complete story of Hip Hop Culture beginning with the many musical influences that began in the African tribal communities, beginning with the early 1920's jazz s**t songs and following with early soul artists of the 1950's

The Universal Hip Hop Museum is dedicated to the preservation, education and celebration of Hip Hop Culture's rich history and legacy. The museum primary objective is to tell a complete story of Hip Hop Culture beginning with the many musical influences that began in the African tribal communities, beginning with the early 1920's jazz s**t songs and following with early soul artists of the 1950's

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Author Sulaiman Jenkins & Mutah "Napoleon" Beale, formerly of the Outlawz, donated a signed copy of their book, "Life is...
06/08/2021
Still Raw, Still Remarkable: Mutah Beale & Sulaiman Jenkins are Hip Hop, Whether or Not They Still Listen to Beats & Rhymes - Universal Hip Hop Museum

Author Sulaiman Jenkins & Mutah "Napoleon" Beale, formerly of the Outlawz, donated a signed copy of their book, "Life is ะฏAW: The Story of a Reformed Outlaw" to the #UHHM Archives & Collections & our Kate Harvie interviews โ€˜em. #HipHopHistory #HipHop #OutLawz #LifeIsRaw #2pac Check the interview: https://bit.ly/3g06NYP

If you know how and why Hip Hop began, you know how powerful storytelling - for the sake of justice, culture, and entertainment โ€“ can be. Thus, you can appreciate why Sulaiman Jenkins and Mutah Beale produced and wrote their book Life is ะฏAW: The Story of a Reformed Outlaw. They donated a signed ...

06/07/2021
Sparky D receives an UHHM award of Recognition

Yesterday we had the pleasure to award, Sparky D, IG @sparkydmusic for her contributions to Hip Hop culture ๐ŸŒน Sparky D is widely considered one of the first woman to start battle rapping ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Sparky D gave us some encouraging words to always believe and to keep moving forward โœŠ๐Ÿพ Thank you Sparky D ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ

As our museum continues to grow, we look forward to honoring more of our cultural pioneers, icons and legends while they are still here๐ŸŒน

*Donโ€™t own rights to music in background*

To kick off African American Music Appreciation Month, we will help celebrate Mc Sha Rock who is highly regarded as the ...
06/03/2021

To kick off African American Music Appreciation Month, we will help celebrate Mc Sha Rock who is highly regarded as the first Woman Mc of Hip Hop on June 5th 2021 from 1:30 pm- 5:30 pm๐ŸŒน

Live Music and other honorees will be celebrated a long with giveaways for the community ๐Ÿฅณ

Hosted by the honorable Andy King and the lovely Rah Digga ๐Ÿ”ฅ

To kick off African American Music Appreciation Month, we will help celebrate Mc Sha Rock who is highly regarded as the first Woman Mc of Hip Hop on June 5th 2021 from 1:30 pm- 5:30 pm๐ŸŒน

Live Music and other honorees will be celebrated a long with giveaways for the community ๐Ÿฅณ

Hosted by the honorable Andy King and the lovely Rah Digga ๐Ÿ”ฅ

05/31/2021
Ice T Supports The Universal Hip Hop Museum

Thank you @icet for your continuous support of The Universal Hip Hop Museum. We appreciate you for all your contributions to the Hip Hop culture ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ

And thank you to all those who are serving and have served in our military โœŠ๐Ÿพ

Happy Memorial Day โค๏ธ

Chi Modu captured the most iconic Hip Hop photos of the 90โ€™s. His photos will continue to exist at the UHHM. RIP Chi Mod...
05/30/2021
Chi Modu, Photographer Who Defined 1990s Hip-Hop, Dies at 54

Chi Modu captured the most iconic Hip Hop photos of the 90โ€™s. His photos will continue to exist at the UHHM. RIP Chi Modu.

His images of the Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre and many more helped shape rap musicโ€™s visual identity.

This weekend will be explosive all weekend long at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop ๐Ÿ’ฅ Our lineup is filled with dope DJs who ...
05/28/2021

This weekend will be explosive all weekend long at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop ๐Ÿ’ฅ Our lineup is filled with dope DJs who will spin at our exhibit ๐Ÿ”ฅ We about to dance and have a fun time ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

Get your tickets available on our website https://uhhm.org/revolution-of-hip-hop/

Herbert Holler

This weekend will be explosive all weekend long at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop ๐Ÿ’ฅ Our lineup is filled with dope DJs who will spin at our exhibit ๐Ÿ”ฅ We about to dance and have a fun time ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

Get your tickets available on our website https://uhhm.org/revolution-of-hip-hop/

Herbert Holler

Our very own @hiphopeducation has an important conversation about being a mother in Hip Hop TONIGHT AT 7PM EST on YouTub...
05/27/2021

Our very own @hiphopeducation has an important conversation about being a mother in Hip Hop TONIGHT AT 7PM EST on YouTube!! Our โ€œMotherโ€™s in Hip Hop Panelโ€ will explore the intersection of Hip Hop & motherhood, its challenges & the ways it affirms the development of our children.

Tap link below ๐Ÿ’ฏ

*For our new followers, Fresh Bold and So Def is our initiative to share an amazing series of conversations with women in Hip Hop*

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCX8z_Pjv2qrQkhhClV9vydA

Our very own @hiphopeducation has an important conversation about being a mother in Hip Hop TONIGHT AT 7PM EST on YouTube!! Our โ€œMotherโ€™s in Hip Hop Panelโ€ will explore the intersection of Hip Hop & motherhood, its challenges & the ways it affirms the development of our children.

Tap link below ๐Ÿ’ฏ

*For our new followers, Fresh Bold and So Def is our initiative to share an amazing series of conversations with women in Hip Hop*

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCX8z_Pjv2qrQkhhClV9vydA

Special Shoutout to the amazing women on our team who help make this museum possible ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ  We appreciate all of your hard ...
05/26/2021

Special Shoutout to the amazing women on our team who help make this museum possible ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ We appreciate all of your hard work ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Quick Reminder, our YouTube will showcase our Official Groundbreaking Ceremony today Wednesday May 26th at 8pm EST ๐Ÿฅณ

www.YouTube.com/uhhmuseum

Team work makes the Dream work โœŠ๐Ÿพโค๏ธ

Here are the lovely ladies from Left to Right: Martha Diaz, Renee Foster, Asya Blue, Nana Ashhurst, SenYon Kelly, and Cordelia Donovan โค๏ธ๐ŸŒน

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ Okayplayer!
05/22/2021
Nas, LL COOL J, Grandmaster Flash And More Break Ground At Universal Hip Hop Museum

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ Okayplayer!

The Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx is expected to open some time in 2023. Nas, LL COOL J, Grandmaster Flash, and a handful of other notable hip-hop figures took to the Bronx Thursday to help break ground on the Universal Hip Hop Museum. In a report from ABC7NY, the event was a part of the

05/20/2021

The Groundbreaking of the Universal Hip Hop Museum

Make sure you tell a friend to tell a friend to come visit the number 1 Hip Hop experience in the ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”ฅWhile you are at it ...
05/19/2021

Make sure you tell a friend to tell a friend to come visit the number 1 Hip Hop experience in the ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”ฅ

While you are at it click over >>>> because less than 7 hours we will have a legendary performance by the Last Poets. Purchase your ticket for the LIVESTREAM by clicking the link ๐Ÿ’ฏ
https://www.launchglobal.tv/thelastpoets

Make sure you tell a friend to tell a friend to come visit the number 1 Hip Hop experience in the ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”ฅ

While you are at it click over >>>> because less than 7 hours we will have a legendary performance by the Last Poets. Purchase your ticket for the LIVESTREAM by clicking the link ๐Ÿ’ฏ
https://www.launchglobal.tv/thelastpoets

Tomorrow night the world gets to see a very special performance by The Last Poets. Get your tickets at Launchglobal.tv/t...
05/19/2021

Tomorrow night the world gets to see a very special performance by The Last Poets. Get your tickets at Launchglobal.tv/thelastpoets #TheLastShallBeFirstConcert

Tomorrow night the world gets to see a very special performance by The Last Poets. Get your tickets at Launchglobal.tv/thelastpoets #TheLastShallBeFirstConcert

05/18/2021

โ€œTake your time for the Revolution, for this is for the peopleโ€ โœŠ๐Ÿพ- Umar Bin Hassan

Our museum will be Revolutionary and so will this event ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๏ธ Donโ€™t miss out ๐Ÿ‘€

The Last Poets event will be Live Streamed and they will be performing at 7PM EST May 19th 2021 ๐Ÿ”ฅ

A special NFT giveaway ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ
*Donโ€™t own rights to video*

Click link to register ๐Ÿ”ฅ

https://www.launchglobal.tv/thelastpoets

Congrats @llcoolj for your Rock N Roll Hall of Fame induction ๐ŸŒนYou continue to push the Hip Hop culture forward and it i...
05/15/2021

Congrats @llcoolj for your Rock N Roll Hall of Fame induction ๐ŸŒนYou continue to push the Hip Hop culture forward and it is great to see you and your contributions being recognized.

When we open our doors in 2024, the UHHM will have a space called the Hall of Respect to celebrate people like LL Cool J and other legends๐Ÿ’ฏ

๐Ÿ“ธ Paul Natkin

Congrats @llcoolj for your Rock N Roll Hall of Fame induction ๐ŸŒนYou continue to push the Hip Hop culture forward and it is great to see you and your contributions being recognized.

When we open our doors in 2024, the UHHM will have a space called the Hall of Respect to celebrate people like LL Cool J and other legends๐Ÿ’ฏ

๐Ÿ“ธ Paul Natkin

Universal Hip Hop Museum Presents The Memorial Day Weekend 80โ€™s Jam featuring Herbert Holler and Friends ๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸพAt [R]Evoluti...
05/14/2021

Universal Hip Hop Museum Presents The Memorial Day Weekend 80โ€™s Jam featuring Herbert Holler and Friends ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ

At [R]Evolution of Hip Hop, we will have amazing guest Djs playing their set all weekend 5/29-5/30 at our exhibit.

Get your tickets TODAY for an explosive weekend of great vibes and great music ๐Ÿ”ฅ

https://www.uhhm.org/revolution-of-hip-hop/

@funkyharlemite
Herbert Holler
@deejaygrave
@djwizofkidnplay
DJ. L Boogie
djhotday

Universal Hip Hop Museum Presents The Memorial Day Weekend 80โ€™s Jam featuring Herbert Holler and Friends ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ

At [R]Evolution of Hip Hop, we will have amazing guest Djs playing their set all weekend 5/29-5/30 at our exhibit.

Get your tickets TODAY for an explosive weekend of great vibes and great music ๐Ÿ”ฅ

https://www.uhhm.org/revolution-of-hip-hop/

@funkyharlemite
Herbert Holler
@deejaygrave
@djwizofkidnplay
DJ. L Boogie
djhotday

The Universal Hip Hop Museum in association with Launch Global and the Seeds of the Last Poets PresentsThe Last Poets wi...
05/13/2021

The Universal Hip Hop Museum in association with Launch Global and the Seeds of the Last Poets
Presents

The Last Poets with special guests
Wednesday, May 19th 7PM EST
Tickets $20 Livestream
VIP tickets $4O Pre-Show Meet and Greet
Get tickets at launchglobal.tv/theLastPoets

We are kicking off the re-opening of New York and also celebrating the Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

Donโ€™t Miss
The Last Shall Be First Concert2021

#TheLastPoets

The Universal Hip Hop Museum in association with Launch Global and the Seeds of the Last Poets
Presents

The Last Poets with special guests
Wednesday, May 19th 7PM EST
Tickets $20 Livestream
VIP tickets $4O Pre-Show Meet and Greet
Get tickets at launchglobal.tv/theLastPoets

We are kicking off the re-opening of New York and also celebrating the Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

Donโ€™t Miss
The Last Shall Be First Concert2021

#TheLastPoets

๐ŸšจBreaking News ๐ŸšจMicrosoft has OFFICIALLY gifted The Universal Hip Hop Museum $5,000,000 on behalf of their AI For Cultur...
05/12/2021

๐ŸšจBreaking News ๐Ÿšจ

Microsoft has OFFICIALLY gifted The Universal Hip Hop Museum $5,000,000 on behalf of their AI For Cultural Heritage Program. Microsoft has decided to lead the charge with this significant donation to work closely with our museum to design cultural and educational programs that are easily accessible, engaging, and forward-thinking with the use of advanced technology. Today we recognize Microsoft as our Official Technology Partner ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Thank you Brad Smith, Microsoft, and the AI For cultural Heritage Program for your amazing gift โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ

Click link for more information

https://www.uhhm.org/microsoft-expands-partnership-with-the-universal-hip-hop-museum/

๐ŸšจBreaking News ๐Ÿšจ

Microsoft has OFFICIALLY gifted The Universal Hip Hop Museum $5,000,000 on behalf of their AI For Cultural Heritage Program. Microsoft has decided to lead the charge with this significant donation to work closely with our museum to design cultural and educational programs that are easily accessible, engaging, and forward-thinking with the use of advanced technology. Today we recognize Microsoft as our Official Technology Partner ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Thank you Brad Smith, Microsoft, and the AI For cultural Heritage Program for your amazing gift โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ

Click link for more information

https://www.uhhm.org/microsoft-expands-partnership-with-the-universal-hip-hop-museum/

Photos from Mr. Throwback Thursday's post
05/12/2021

Photos from Mr. Throwback Thursday's post

Master P's rise from New Orleans' Third Ward," is legendary ๐ŸŒน The Official Record of Hip Hop salutes his musical legacy,...
05/06/2021

Master P's rise from New Orleans' Third Ward," is legendary ๐ŸŒน The Official Record of Hip Hop salutes his musical legacy, business savvy, family wealth and philanthropy to the Hip Hop community ๐Ÿ™๐ŸพโœŠ๐Ÿพ

And as Master P always says โ€œthere is NO LIMIT to your dreams and your success because if I did it, you can do it" ๐Ÿ’ฏ

If you love Hip Hop, visit our [R]Evolution of Hip Hop exhibit ๐Ÿ”ฅCurrently celebrating the explosion of Hip Hop circa 198...
05/04/2021

If you love Hip Hop, visit our [R]Evolution of Hip Hop exhibit ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Currently celebrating the explosion of Hip Hop circa 1980-1985 ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Stop on by this weekend and have an amazing time with us ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๏ธ

Reserved tickets are available at uhhm.org and check out the link in our bio for more info ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ

If you love Hip Hop, visit our [R]Evolution of Hip Hop exhibit ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Currently celebrating the explosion of Hip Hop circa 1980-1985 ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Stop on by this weekend and have an amazing time with us ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๏ธ

Reserved tickets are available at uhhm.org and check out the link in our bio for more info ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ

05/01/2021
Belgium loves Hip Hop โค๏ธ RIP DMX ๐ŸŒน

Belgian teacher @gspotdj educates his class about Hip Hop legend DMX ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŒน

Even in DMXโ€™s transition, he is bringing people with different backgrounds together from all over the ๐ŸŒ

This amazing video truly exemplifies how the Hip Hop culture is in fact Universal and why we are building The โ€œUniversalโ€ Hip Hop Museum ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช๐ŸŒโค๏ธ ๐Ÿ’ฏ

*Donโ€™t own rights to song*

Stop on by this weekend to celebrate the explosion of Hip Hop circa 1980 - 1985. Reserved tickets available at uhhm.org
05/01/2021

Stop on by this weekend to celebrate the explosion of Hip Hop circa 1980 - 1985. Reserved tickets available at uhhm.org

Stop on by this weekend to celebrate the explosion of Hip Hop circa 1980 - 1985. Reserved tickets available at uhhm.org

Our mission is clear. Preserving and celebrating the life and legacy of our cultural icons. Gone to soon, but never forg...
04/25/2021

Our mission is clear. Preserving and celebrating the life and legacy of our cultural icons. Gone to soon, but never forgotten. The legacy of the Kultureโ€™ icons will live on forever at The Universal Hip Hop Museum - The Official Record of Hip Hop. Opening 2024 uhhm.org
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Our mission is clear. Preserving and celebrating the life and legacy of our cultural icons. Gone to soon, but never forgotten. The legacy of the Kultureโ€™ icons will live on forever at The Universal Hip Hop Museum - The Official Record of Hip Hop. Opening 2024 uhhm.org
Photo credits unknown

A museum preserves the legacy of our cultural icons. X we got you! Opening in 2024 at the Bronx Point.
04/25/2021

A museum preserves the legacy of our cultural icons. X we got you! Opening in 2024 at the Bronx Point.

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04/24/2021

Shock G gives his lyrical analysis about some of Hip Hopโ€™s greatest icons. RIP Shock G.

Address

610 Exterior Street
The Bronx, NY
10451

General information

The Universal Hip Hop Museum is scheduled to open in 2023. for more information send email to [email protected]

Opening Hours

Friday 12pm - 5:30pm
Saturday 12pm - 5:30pm
Sunday 1pm - 6:30pm

Telephone

(347) 454-2793

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The Universal Hip Hop Museum is dedicated to the preservation, education and celebration of Hip Hop Culture's rich history and legacy. The museum primary objective is to tell a complete story of Hip Hop Culture beginning with the many musical influences that began in the African tribal communities, beginning with the early 1920's jazz scat songs and following with early soul artists of the 1950's & 1960's and then onto the birth of Hip Hop and continuing on to today's expanding culture. The complete historical timeline of Hip Hop culture from the early influences all the way through to today's global transformation of the culture will be featured by use latest advances in new technology to exclusive exhibits that won't be seen anywhere else. The museum will advance the growth and global understanding of Hip Hop Culture from its vast library of researched and acquired content from music, poetry, film, dance, television, art, dancing and theater. The Universal Hip Hop Museum will open in 2022 and is now accepting resumes and donations.

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