April 4, 2022

International Tourists Flock Back to New York, With One Big Exception

After two years of sparse crowds in Times Square and other popular attractions, New York City is finally hoping for a robust rebound of visitors this year. But the city will still be missing a main driver of its prepandemic tourism boom: big spenders from China, whose government has yet to allow travel abroad.
April 4, 2022

Artist You Should Know: DAP The Contract

Nigerian-born rapper/producer, DAP The Contract is one of the rare artists that is stretching artistic boundaries through relentless work ethic, and an abundance of creativity
March 29, 2022

NYC is Finally Getting a Hip-Hop Museum, Complete with its own Metaverse

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, in partnership with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Universal Hip Hop Museum, announce a series of free dance events in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on March 25, April 29, and May 20, 2022 at 7:30pm.
March 29, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Free Dance Performances at the David Rubenstein Atrium

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, in partnership with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Universal Hip Hop Museum, announce a series of free dance events in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on March 25, April 29, and May 20, 2022 at 7:30pm.
March 29, 2022

NYC’s Universal Hip Hop Museum is Coming to the Metaverse

This spring, it'll launch its own metaverse—an immersive digital world where you can access 3D objects and performances—accessible via VR and smartphones.
March 29, 2022

UCLA poised to become a world leader in hip-hop studies

Building on decades of scholarship, the campus’s new Hip Hop Initiative will highlight the local and global impact of this Black art form.
March 29, 2022

Universal Hip Hop Museum Planning Metaverse Experience Before Construction of Venue Completed

The birthplace of hip-hop, the Bronx, NY, will have its own museum in approximately two years when the construction of the two-floor Universal Hip-Hop Museum is completed.
March 29, 2022

An “audacious dream”: The birth of NYC’s Universal Hip-Hop Museum

New York City — more importantly, the Bronx — is getting its first museum of hip-hop.
February 7, 2022

The Race to Save Hip Hop’s Lost Eras

Back in the mid ’80s, when Wu-Tang Clan first called themselves Force of the Imperial Master, RZA (then known as the Scientist) built a home studio set-up, replete with a four-track recorder and a borrowed Roland TR-909 drum machine.
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