April 3, 2022
Christian Paniagua visual artist graphic designer illustrator donor UHHM

Christian Paniagua: Bringing Hip Hop to Life via Visual Art

Christian Paniagua: Bringing Hip Hop to Life via Visual Art Christian Paniagua UHHM Donor The Queens-based illustrator and graphic design artist donated his drawings of two […]
March 16, 2022

Rich Berrios:
Bringing LL Cool J’s DNA to Life with Apparel

Rich Berrios: Bringing LL Cool J’s DNA to Life with Apparel Rich Berrios Designer, Creative Director, UHHM Donor The designer donated the catalogue and apparel from his […]
March 16, 2022
UHHM donor

Luis Uriondo: Living the South Bronx, Forever and Always

Luis Uriondo:Living the South Bronx, Forever and Always Luis UriondoUHHM DonorThe South Bronx native donated a limited-edition t-shirt to theUniversal Hip Hop Museum What’s Important About […]
November 4, 2021
ultimate biography of Jay-Z as a business and a billionaire

Access is The Commodity:
Zack O’Malley Greenburg Personifies Insight & Generosity in Journalism, Arts, & Life.

If you know how and why Hip Hop began, you know how powerful storytelling - for the sake of justice, culture, and entertainment – can be. Thus, you can appreciate why Sulaiman Jenkins and Mutah Beale produced and wrote their book Life is ЯAW: The Story of a Reformed Outlaw. They donated a signed copy to the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
June 7, 2021

Still Raw, Still Remarkable:
Mutah Beale & Sulaiman Jenkins are Hip Hop, Whether or Not They Still Listen to Beats & Rhymes

If you know how and why Hip Hop began, you know how powerful storytelling - for the sake of justice, culture, and entertainment – can be. Thus, you can appreciate why Sulaiman Jenkins and Mutah Beale produced and wrote their book Life is ЯAW: The Story of a Reformed Outlaw. They donated a signed copy to the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
August 27, 2020

Being You is Revolutionary:
Brian Allen Irvin, Nipsey Hussle, and Dedication

Music. Every genre has its thing. Songs are often, if not usually, about something specific and structured accordingly. While every song is – in different ways – about the human experience, the tones, styles, and methods are different.
July 29, 2020

Hip Hop Through His Lens:
Tarikh Commodore, the Bronx, and Art

Music. Every genre has its thing. Songs are often, if not usually, about something specific and structured accordingly. While every song is – in different ways – about the human experience, the tones, styles, and methods are different.
July 2, 2020
Antonio Mcilwaine Sharipsm painter UHHM donor

During War, He Makes Art:
Painter Antonio Mcilwaine Creates, Curates, and Advocates

Sharpism artist and UHHM Donor Antonio Mcilwaine on his art's origin: "One of the reasons I chose to become a visual artist is I was paid to make something that came easily to me. I could always create the product. Always.” The product was the portrait. He enjoyed it. Using different techniques. Telling a story. And when he finished, he could look at the portrait and say, “I created this.”
April 9, 2020

How it Began Continues to Inspire:
Stanley L Jackson’s Mural is 80s Hip Hop

“Caricaturing allows me the opportunity to capture a subject’s unique characteristics in a fun way. In today’s society, we focus on being politically correct or perfect; this type of artwork allows me to step outside of the box.”
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