January 21, 2022

Hip Hop Museum Opens in the Bronx

The birthplace of Hip Hop will soon be the home of a Hip Hop museum.
January 21, 2022

“Long Overdue:” Rap Royalty Gathers in the Bronx at Groundbreaking Ceremony for Hip Hop Museum

Hip hop, hooray. Rap royalty gathered in the Bronx for a Thursday groundbreaking of the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the genre’s birthplace and home borough of rap icons like Grandmaster Flash, Slick Rick and Fat Joe.
January 21, 2022

Universal Hip Hop Museum Brings Rap Legends to The Bronx

Move over, MoMA. There will be a new museum on the block of New York’s must-see cultural institutions — and she’s a homegrown girl. That would be the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
January 21, 2022

Groundbreaking Held for Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx

An emotional moment for a Hip Hop pioneer: Legendary DJ and rapper Grandmaster Flash reflected on how far Hip Hop has come. He started spinning vinyl on the streets of the Bronx nearly 50 years ago.
January 21, 2022

The Universal Hip Hop Museum: Honoring a Cultural Legacy

Since its inception more than 40 years ago, Hip Hop has transformed the world. But there has never been a permanent space that honors the totality of the genre’s past, present, and future.
January 21, 2022

A New Museum Celebrates Hip Hop as an Art Form

The mission of the museum, now breaking ground in the South Bronx—the undisputed birthplace of Hip Hop—is to give visitors “a broader understanding of Hip Hop history and Hip Hop culture, so they walk away feeling empowered and inspired by what has happened in the genre, and how the music has become a part of their everyday existence.
January 21, 2022

Celebrating National Hip Hop History Month

Rocky Bucano, Executive Director and President of the Universal Hip Hop Museum, joins Cheddar News to talk about the genre’s impact on pop culture.
January 21, 2022

The 10 Best Classic Hip Hop Moments of 2021

2021 was a great and exciting year for classic Hip Hop. Artists from across several eras received honors and released projects cementing their greatness. The following are ten of the best moments for classic Hip Hop of 2021.
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