In a press release, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture announced the publication of a new book celebrating the impact of Black music on American society and the world. The book contains essays and images of artifacts that are part of the museum's permanent collection including items such as a hymnal owned by Harriet Tubman and jazz legend Charlie Parker's saxophone.
Tupac Shakur's legacy will be on display in a new immersive museum experience beginning in January 2022, with its debut set to take place in The Canvas, a specially crafted exhibition space in downtown Los Angeles, California.
Fans will be able to experience one of Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives in the digital age. Death Row Records has launched a new virtual museum.
Another historical landmark that has painted an insensitive narrative is about to get benched. The 26th President is going to have to ride his horse into a incinerator.
One of New York City’s most noted destinations is being brought to life for the new generation. A new clothing collection is being released in honor of Brooklyn’s most iconic cultural institution.
The legacy of Michael Jackson has been tarnished in the views of some after the airing of the Leaving Neverland documentary. Adding to the fallout, the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis removed some artifacts of the later entertainer from their facility.
The National African American History and Culture Museum found itself in the middle of an explosive Twitter debate regarding cultural historian and museum specialist Timothy Anne Burnside, who happens to be white. With critique cropping up that a white person was the lead for an ongoing Hip-Hop exhibit at the museum, the NMAAHC issued a […]
Twitter is ablaze with an ongoing debate about how Hip-Hop should be presented at the National African American History and Culture Museum, and by whom. Timothy Anne Burnside, a cultural historian and museum specialist with the Smithsonian, happens to be a white woman, and a question raised by a Twitter user has morphed into varying […]
The Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture will transform into the fictional land of Wakanda this October. Items from the hit Marvel film Black Panther will be on display during the Smithsonian African American Film Festival.
The race to be the initial Hip-Hop museum is officially on. A battle to see who will be open to the public first between a Harlem and Bronx bound property is brewing.
The Universal Hip-Hop museum has finally found a permanent home in the South Bronx.
The ever so soulful crooner Rashad gets inspired by MED and Blu’s collaborative track, “Burgundy Whips,” and provides his own version. Keeping the title, the singer’s rendition of the Madlib produced groove completely differs from the original concept. Here, Rashad shows his range of artistry by singing and rapping about some of life’s real situations.