The Auditorium

Concerts, Programs, & Livestreamed Events

The Hip Hop Museum has been documenting the journey from concept to our groundbreaking. Check out some of our videos and join our YouTube Channel to stay in the loop.

The Hip Hop Museum officially broke ground in the Bronx, the birthplace of Hip Hop, on May 20 2021.
The THHM will open in 2024. Thank you to our team, partners, and supporters for a legendary day celebrating Hip Hop culture.

Upcoming Events

THHM Network Radio

Special Events

Join The Hip Hop Museum Chief Curator Paradise Gray and Co-Curator Prime Minister Pete Nice as they explore Hip Hop’s Afrofuturistic roots and influences through flyers, album covers, lyrics, and music videos.

The THHM presents a Tribute to Biz Markie. Biz Markie was more than “Just a Friend;” he was a well loved Hip Hop family member. This film testifies what Biz’s legacy meant to the Hip Hop community.

The Hip Hop Museum presents our Capital Campaign Replay, Time 2 Build, where we discuss our vision and provide a special tour of what the future home of Hip Hop will look like, with guest speakers including music producer Dallas Austin, artist Mumu Fresh, and others. 

The Hip Hop Museum and Video Music Box present the 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Last Poets Debut Album, featuring special guests Black Thought, Rakim, Chuck D, Jessica Care Moore, Chubb Rock, Michael Holman, Black Ice, and many more.

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Meet the Women Advisors of The Hip Hop Museum! Moderator: Tina Marie Tyler (Tina On Tech Entertainment). Panelists: Thembisa Mshaka (CEO, Mshaka Media), Mandy Aragones (Slick Rick Entertainment), Dedra Tate (Unlimited Contacts, Inc.), and Nana Ashhurst (THHM Chairwoman, Def Jam).

The Hip Hop Museum Presents Hip Hop 4 Peace featuring Chuck D, KRS-One, Roxanne Shanté, and Chubb Rock with special guest appearances by Ayo & Teo, Alphonso David, Ndaba Mandela, with world premieres by Klondike Blonde, Kurtis Blow, and MC One Nine with special dance performances by Norah, Yarah and Rosa, and Generation Hip Hop.

RHH The Podcast

The [R]Evolution of Hip Hop podcast features special guest Kurtis Blow, The King of Rap. Interviewed by Popmaster Fabel, of the legendary dance group the Rock Steady Crew, Kurtis Blow talks about his career and the movement of The Hip Hop Museum.  

Before Hip Hop became mainstream, there were only a few commercial stations that played Rap songs on air. In this two-part episode of the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop Podcast, the THHM pays tribute to the legendary Awesome 2’s Special K, for being one of the first radio DJ’s to spin Rap songs on radio. 

Rocky Bucano, Executive Director of The Hip Hop Museum, sits down with Ndaba Mandela to discuss the legacy of his grandfather, Nelson Mandela, and the release of his new book, Going to The Mountain.