Nas, left, and LL Cool J attend the Universal Hip Hop Museum groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, May 20, 2021, in the Bronx borough of New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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.
Scheduled to open in 2024, the two-floor Universal Hip-Hop Museum will be located on East 150th Street, attached to the Bronx Point development, in the borough that’s legendary as the birthplace of hip-hop. The focus of the museum is to highlight the five pillars of hip-hop: DJing, emceeing, break dancing, graffiti, and knowledge.
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