Universal Hip Hop Museum

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 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.

Mission: The Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx celebrates and preserves the history of local and global hip-hop music and culture to inspire, empower, and promote understanding.

Operating as usual

When @rundmc came on the scene, their sound and style changed everything! The impact that they had on the global adoptio...
01/02/2021

When @rundmc came on the scene, their sound and style changed everything! The impact that they had on the global adoption of Hip Hop around the world on radio, television, touring and branding can never be questioned. #ripjammasterjay #larrysmith #suckermcs #itslikethat #myadidas #firstrapgrouponmtv #hiphopmusic #hiphopheads #universalhiphopmuseum

12/30/2020

Shabba-Doo video montage. RIP brother Shabba-Doo. Your legacy will live on forever at the Universal Hip Hop Museum

Yesterday’s tribute to James Brown with Drew Gmd Carter aka Grandmaster Dee of Whodini and England’s DJ Shortee Blitz wa...
12/27/2020

Yesterday’s tribute to James Brown with Drew Gmd Carter aka Grandmaster Dee of Whodini and England’s DJ Shortee Blitz was dope. Catch Part 2 of the Christmas weekend Tribute to The Godfather of Soul today at 4 PM EST featuring DJ sets by Cutman Lg of Universal Hip Hop Radio, George Jazzy G Agosto Jr. and a special video mix set by DJ Wiz of Kid n Play. There’s is also a special post show video podcast with M.c. Stik-e. The live stream will be on YouTube.com/uhhmuseum. Press like to confirm that you will be at the party!

This section of the new exhibit at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop is so special because it not only shows the rise of Hip H...
12/27/2020

This section of the new exhibit at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop is so special because it not only shows the rise of Hip Hop in Queens, Brooklyn and the West Coast, it gives permanence to the legacies of Hip Hop’s fallen heroes and living legends. RIP John Fletcher pka Ecstasy of Whodini and RIP John Rivas pka Radio DJ Mr. Magic. The exhibit is temporarily closed but will reopen in 2021. Make sure you get your tickets to visit. For more information about the Universal Hip Hop Museum go to link in bio. #REvolutionofhiphop1980to1985 #universalhiphopmuseum #ripecstasy #rap #rapmusic #hiphopculture

Grandmaster Dee of Whodini is live now...James Brown Tribute happening now. Click link to join the party! https://youtu....
12/26/2020
James Brown Tribute Weekend Part 1

Grandmaster Dee of Whodini is live now...James Brown Tribute happening now. Click link to join the party!

https://youtu.be/Bs5bPXH7-Lw

Universal Hip Hop Museum presents A Special Christmas weekend tribute to James Brown the Godfather of Soul featuring special guest dj's Grandmaster Dee of Wh...

James Brown Tribute Weekend starts TODAY at 4pm EST!! Part 1 we will showcase Grandmaster Dee from Whodini and Shortee B...
12/26/2020

James Brown Tribute Weekend starts TODAY at 4pm EST!! Part 1 we will showcase Grandmaster Dee from Whodini and Shortee Blitz from KISS FM London on our YouTube page. Get your dancing shoes ready. www.youtube.com/uhhmuseum

Today 4PM EST Part 1 of the James Brown Christmas WeekendTribute featuring Grandmaster Dee of Whodini and Shortee Blitz ...
12/26/2020

Today 4PM EST Part 1 of the James Brown Christmas WeekendTribute featuring Grandmaster Dee of Whodini and Shortee Blitz of Kiss FM England. Watch the Live Stream at Youtube.com/uhhmuseum #jamesbrowntribute #universalhiphopmuseum #godfatherofsoul

*UPDATE* JAMES BROWN Christmas Tribute Live Stream will begin at 4PM EST on YouTube.com/uhhmuseum. We are finalizing tec...
12/25/2020

*UPDATE* JAMES BROWN Christmas Tribute Live Stream will begin at 4PM EST on YouTube.com/uhhmuseum. We are finalizing technical details for a flawless tribute for the Godfather of Soul who passed away 12.25.2016. Please share.

🎅🏾Merry Christmas 🎅🏾 today’s James Brown tribute has been moved to 2PM EST.  We have a great show that you won’t want to...
12/25/2020

🎅🏾Merry Christmas 🎅🏾 today’s James Brown tribute has been moved to 2PM EST. We have a great show that you won’t want to miss with a very post show too. A full afternoon of James Brown 🎵 featuring special DJ sets by Grandmaster Dee of Whodini, Cutman LG Universal Hip Hop Radio, DJ Wiz of Kid N Play, Shortee Blitz of KISS FM England and Scratch Masta Jazzy G. The show is 🔥🔥🔥The live stream will be shown at YouTube.com/uhhmuseum

This has been a crazy year. Sad to hear about the passing of Ecstacy of Whodini. Another legend of Hip Hop gone to soon....
12/23/2020

This has been a crazy year. Sad to hear about the passing of Ecstacy of Whodini. Another legend of Hip Hop gone to soon. The @uhhmuseum and our family sends our heartfelt condolences to the Fletcher family and Whodini fans around the world! #RIPEcstacy

12/22/2020

Where would Hip Hop be without the funk and soul of James Brown the GodFather of Soul? The @uhhmuseum tribute is going to be special. Confirmed DJ sets by @shorteeblitz @grandmasterdee @therealdj_wiz @popmasterfabel123 @cutmanlg @twfbrucie_b @theoohchild @m.c.stike with more supa fly DJs being added. Catch the live stream on Christmas Day December 25th at noon est exclusively on @youtube #universalhiphopmuseum

Classic photo of @rundmc and the Beastie Boys on the Raising Hell Tour Bus (1986). Have you seen the @beastieboysstory ?...
12/19/2020

Classic photo of @rundmc and the Beastie Boys on the Raising Hell Tour Bus (1986). Have you seen the @beastieboysstory ? These stories and more are being preserved for future generations by the museum. #rundmc #raisinghell #beastieboys #hiphopconcert #hiphopgoldenera #universalhiphopmuseum

The 87 DefJam TourHammersmith Odeon London Public Enemy LL Cool J Eric B & Rakim I know what sound is going though your ...
12/19/2020

The 87 DefJam Tour
Hammersmith Odeon London
Public Enemy LL Cool J Eric B & Rakim

I know what sound is going though your Heads in the moment
Let me hear you make some Noise for Publiiiiiic Enemyyyyyyyy

Photo and caption provided by Public Enemy Online Museum

We just celebrated the one year anniversary of the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop exhibit with these super cool classic @polaro...
12/17/2020

We just celebrated the one year anniversary of the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop exhibit with these super cool classic @polaroid photos. The exhibit is closed for the holidays, but will re-open next month so get your tickets o visit in 2021. Ticket info go to uhhm.org/tickets
#universalhiphopmuseum #hiphophead #rap #classichiphop

It’s been a tough year for so many around the world, so we just want to share our Season’s Greetings from our Hip Hop Fa...
12/14/2020

It’s been a tough year for so many around the world, so we just want to share our Season’s Greetings from our Hip Hop Family to Yours. Peace, Prosperity and Good Health for 2021! #universalhiphopmuseum #hiphopchristmas #hiphopholidays

Universal Hip Hop Museum's cover photo
12/13/2020

Universal Hip Hop Museum's cover photo

12/11/2020

Congratulations 🍾 to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five the 2021 Grammy Awards Lifetime Achievement Recipients 🍾 From the Bronx to The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to the Grammy Awards. Salute to @djflash4eva @scorpiofurious5 @mellemelglover @rahiem_grandmaster_furious_5 Keith”Cowboy” Wiggins and the Kid Creole. #grammys #hiphopculture #universalhiphopmuseum #rap #themessage #bronxhiphop

This has been a very special year for the Universal Hip Hop Museum and Hip Hop culture despite the horrible devastation ...
12/08/2020

This has been a very special year for the Universal Hip Hop Museum and Hip Hop culture despite the horrible devastation caused by the pandemic. In April, the UHHM and Mass Appeal produced Hip Hop Loves NY to support the city’s frontline workers, and in May, we teamed up with Video Music Box to produce a show to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Last Poets album and salute the founding members. Two months later in July, we teamed up with the USPS to release the Hip Hop Forever Stamps and in September we produced the Hip Hop 4 Peace show in collaboration with the United Nations to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the International Day of Peace featuring a 75 piece international orchestra. In November, we re-opened the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop Exhibit at the Bronx Terminal Market and in just a few weeks construction of Hip Hop’s future home at the Bronx Point will begin. Wait there’s more, the sport of Break Dancing was officially added to the Olympics in 2024! Thank you to all of our social media friends and supporters. #universalhiphopmuseum

Asking Hip Hoppas around the world to keep @kurtisblow in prayer 🙏 he is having major surgery today!  We ❤ Kurtis Chairm...
12/07/2020

Asking Hip Hoppas around the world to keep @kurtisblow in prayer 🙏 he is having major surgery today! We ❤ Kurtis Chairman Emeritus of the Universal Hip Hop Museum. The original King of Rap 👊🏾 #kurtisblow #krushgroove #fatboys #kingofrap #thebreaks

12/05/2020

💥Fresh off of the press💥The new [R]Evolution of Hip Hop mask is 🔥🔥🔥Order now!

Salute to Bronx born Steven Ogburn aka BLADE the 👑 of Graffiti. From the 70s to the early 80s BLADE and The Crazy Five r...
12/04/2020

Salute to Bronx born Steven Ogburn aka BLADE the 👑 of Graffiti. From the 70s to the early 80s BLADE and The Crazy Five ruled the NYC subway system with more than 5000 pieces created. BLADE was one of the first Graffiti artists to make the transition from subway art to high end galleries and museums. Salute to Bronx Graf legend BLADE. #graffiti #bladegraffitilegend #hiphopculture #universalhiphopmuseum

Celebrating the X-Ecutioners and Grandmaster Roc Raida 🙏🏾 one of the best DJ collectives in the world. Their turntablism...
12/03/2020

Celebrating the X-Ecutioners and Grandmaster Roc Raida 🙏🏾 one of the best DJ collectives in the world. Their turntablism sets were crazy! #hiphopmusic #hiphopculture #turntablists #rocraida

Today is Giving Tuesday - Give Back to Hip Hop #GivingTuesday2020 #HipHopHistory #HIpHop #Donate #UHHM #UniversalHipHopM...
12/01/2020
Today is Giving Tuesday - Give Back to Hip Hop

Today is Giving Tuesday - Give Back to Hip Hop #GivingTuesday2020 #HipHopHistory #HIpHop #Donate #UHHM #UniversalHipHopMuseum - https://mailchi.mp/d7064379bea5/today-is-giving-tuesday-give-back-to-hip-hop

Now is the time to give! Make a tax deductible donation today to the Universal Hip Hop Museum and together we can preserve Hip Hop's past, celebrate the present and ensure the culture's future! While we can all probably agree that 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in human history, ...

11/28/2020

Starving for a real Hip Hop experience? Get your tickets to see the Rise of Hip Hop 1980 - 1985 at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop located at @bronxterminalmarket 610 Exterior Street #hiphophistory #hiphopmuseum #hiphopmusic #hiphopheads #universalhiphopmuseum

The Universal Hip Hop Museum is proud to announce the formation of the Hall of Respect, our new space that will honor an...
11/28/2020

The Universal Hip Hop Museum is proud to announce the formation of the Hall of Respect, our new space that will honor and pay respect to the cultural and creative achievements of our pioneers and Hip Hop icons. Hip Hop now has a place to honor and celebrate its own with the respect that it deserves.Annual induction ceremonies will begin in 2021. Stay tuned for more information.#hallofrespect #respecttotheculture #hiphop #hiphopelements #universalhiphopmuseum

11/25/2020

Get your tickets to visit the dopest Hip Hop exhibit in the world!!! The [R]Evolution of Hip Hop is open at @bronxterminalmarket Tickets available from link in the bio! #hiphop #rap #hiphopculture

Join us today at 12PM EST to celebrate the launch of our museum. #preservinghiphophistory #hiphop #hiphopmusic #hiphopcu...
11/24/2020

Join us today at 12PM EST to celebrate the launch of our museum. #preservinghiphophistory #hiphop #hiphopmusic #hiphopculture #rapmusic #universalhiphopmuseum

It’s that time of year, Giving Tuesday is next week (December 1, 2020) and I am asking all friends, colleagues and famil...
11/24/2020

It’s that time of year, Giving Tuesday is next week (December 1, 2020) and I am asking all friends, colleagues and family members to support the museum’s next phase of construction and development with a donation of any amount (large or small). Next month, construction of the museum’s future home at the Bronx Point - New York City’s largest mixed-use development project is set to begin. This will be a monumental occasion for Hip Hop Culture. A major museum founded and managed by people of color.

Just knowing that the Universal Hip Hop Museum will be a global destination for people of all races, ethnicities and social status to see and experience Hip Hop history in the borough where it all began, is a dream come true.

Getting the museum to this point was no easy task and the start of construction is just the beginning. The next phase requires staffing, exhibit design & fabrication and build out of the museum’s innovative infrastructure. The Universal Hip Hop Museum will be the first smart museum in the world built during a global pandemic. This is not an easy undertaking. But Hip Hop has always been resilient and extremely capable of busting through obstacles of adversity.

We have garnered the support of both New York City, New York State and hundreds of early donors and now we are asking for yours. Together we will build the world’s greatest museum, to document, archive, preserve and celebrate Hip Hop’s rich history and culture. Every donor will receive a special invitation to attend the virtual groundbreaking ceremony in January 2021.

Kindly consider making a donation to uhhm.org/donate or text GIVEBACK2HIPHOP to 707070. Your generosity is very much appreciated.

All donations are tax deductible. The Universal Hip Hop Museum is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) charity of New York State. #GivingTuesday2020

All the way from Detroit this fashionable duo gave the new exhibit a thumbs 👍Get your tickets today to visit the [R]Evol...
11/23/2020

All the way from Detroit this fashionable duo gave the new exhibit a thumbs 👍Get your tickets today to visit the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop! #hiphopheads #universalhiphopmuseum #hiphop80s #hiphop

We are honored to be a part of this historic deal during an unprecedented pandemic. There’s nothing more important than ...
11/22/2020
L+M signs historic hiring deal with laborers union | Real Estate Weekly

We are honored to be a part of this historic deal during an unprecedented pandemic. There’s nothing more important than creating good paying jobs for the people of our community. Construction of our future home at the Bronx Point will begin in January.

#architecture #realestate #universalhiphopmuseum #community #culturematters #construction #transformation #nyc #affordablehousing

It will give the job of building affordable apartments to more of the people who live in them and pay them $40 an hour, healthcare and retirement benefits.

Celebrating the legacy of Jimmy Spicer and AJ Scratch two of our heroes who are no longer here. Get your tickets to visi...
11/21/2020

Celebrating the legacy of Jimmy Spicer and AJ Scratch two of our heroes who are no longer here. Get your tickets to visit the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop located at the @bronxterminalmarket 610 Exterior Street in the Bronx. It's a Hip Hop Experience that you will never forget. #hiphopheads #hiphophistory #hiphopmusic #universalhiphopmuseum

The hottest ticket in town. A  Hip Hop history experience like none other featuring artwork, artifacts and memorabilia o...
11/17/2020

The hottest ticket in town. A Hip Hop history experience like none other featuring artwork, artifacts and memorabilia of @twincharlie @videomusicbox @feverrecords @joeconzo @michaelholman101 @soulsonic_biggs @popmasterfabel123 @rammellzeetheequation @futura.2000 @defjam @rundmc @therealgrandmastercaz @djflash4eva @kurtisblow @crashcrewmusicllc @djkayslay and many more.

Get your ticket today! (Link in bio) #hiphopmusic #hiphopculture #hiphophistory #universalhiphopmuseum

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

Thursday 11:00 - 18:00
Friday 11:00 - 18:00
Saturday 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday 13:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(347) 454-2793

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