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October 14, 2021 – The judges of the 2021 Go Global Awards presented the Top Placer to the Universal Hip Hop Museum for its remarkable effects on Tourism and Hospitality. In the two years since the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop opened at the Bronx Terminal Market, visitors from around the world have experienced a hint of what the UHHM will provide. This honorable mention by the International Trade Council supports and salutes our curators, docents, strategic partners, donors, and the UHHM team for producing an extraordinary event.
New York, NY – On July 22 2021, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced that the City of New York will host concerts in each of the five boroughs, between August 14th and 22nd, working in partnership with Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) to produce NYC Homecoming Week. Executive Director and President Rocky Bucano declared, “Hip Hop culture reflects the mosaic that makes NYC, with its sound coming from all genres and spanning many communities. This is our love letter to music fans from all over NYC.”
The Bronx, NY – Today, the Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) is excited to announce their expanded partnership with Microsoft, as the leading global technology company gifts the museum $5,000,000 on behalf of their AI for Cultural Heritage program. Microsoft’s AI for Cultural Heritage program leverages the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to empower people and organizations dedicated to the preservation and enrichment of cultural heritage.