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To Our Donors

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Justin & Cassidy Harkrader
in Honor of JJ Shegog
Jason Hausske
Darryle Hawes
Demetrius Heard
Carolyn Hehir
Sarah Henderson
Fred Hickson
Michael Holman
The Hopenclass
Kristin Howard
Humanity Coalition
Kenneth Hyman
Diane Ireland
SyncSF Ivan
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Mari Jackson
Jon Jefferies
Daniel Johnson
Ronald Johnson
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Ryan Kunkel
Will Kunkel
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Mary Langley
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Jennifer Larsh
Fanny Lawrence
Colin Leary
Harold V. Lee
Jessica Lee
Tamieka Lee
Wendy Leung
David Lofton
Doug Logigian
Corinne Love
Jason Love
Liz Lutchman
Mike Marian
Tina Marian
Daniel Markham
Michelle Markwart Deveaux
Susan Matloff
Barbara L. Mayer
Quintus McDonald
Neil McIntyre
Madison McIntyre
Benjamin McLennan
Cory Mcliechey
Jennifer McZier
Julio Medina
Kara Meyer
Phyllis Mials
Renee Mickens
Jacob Millard
David Miller
Justine Miller
Pam Minetti
Donna H. Mofohari
Matthew Moll
Fletcher Moppert
Chepe Morales
Noemi Moritz
Noah Morros
Thembisa Mshaka
Kimberly Nash-Williams
Katina Rojas Nazario-Joy
Stephen Neal
Agria Nero
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Seth Oliveras
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Anthony Ortega
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Dawn Owens
Peg Pashkow
Trina Patton
Reggie Peters
Lance Pope
Ben Presseisen

Jovani Price
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Robert Reid
Edward Reis
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Kimjada Rice
Obioma Richardson
Daniel Ridley
Felipe Rigone
Elisa Robbins
Dalton Roberson
Jerron Robinson
David Rodriguez
Antoinette Roman
Genna Rosenberg
Rudimental Records
Maggie Sachson
Perfecto Sanchez
Angelo Satchell
Peter Satten in Memory of JJ Shegog
Clint Schaff
Hans Schellhas
Jamee Schleifer
Brandon Schultz
Vivian Scott-Chew
Jay Seavz
Jeffrey Seils
George W. Shannon
Grant Shapiro
Lynette Shelborne Barfield
Chris Shiflett
Regis Sian-Pierre
Courtney Sieloff
Kasseen Silver
Adam Silverstein
Alice Silverstein
Mark Silverstein
Max Silverstein
Mindy Silverstein
Taaron Silverstein
Mathew Simon
Sanford Sinclair
Julie Sitomer
Rob Sitomer
Brian Ian Smith
Michele Smith
Tracy Smith
Amy Solomon
Annie Solomon
Jessica Solomon
Mark Soper
Casey Spear
Erica Dubach Spiegler
Bill Stephney
Brian Stevenson
Greg Striblin
Margaret Summers
Dedra Tate
David Server Tavares
TELL-IGNITE Jeff & Barry
Kate Terenzi
Allison Thomas
Shawn Thomas
Matthew Thompson
Logan Thomson
Christopher Thornton
David M. Thornton
Mr. Throwback Thursday
Tammara Tillman
Jason Travis
Tjarda Tromp
Michael Troutman
Urban Teachers Network
Nishan Vartanian
Aphro Venus
Christal Walker
Kurtis Blow Walker
Ben Weaver
Keith A. Webb
Rachel Weingeist
Tobias West
Everett Weston
Kelley Whalen
John Willis
Samuel Wilson
Andrew Wintner
Jon Wismer
Young Woo
Robert Yarber
Pamir Yilmaz
Edward Young
Karen Young

DONORS TO THE
ARCHIVES & COLLECTIONS

THE ROBERT TAYLOR COLLECTION

(Robert “Lee” Taylor)

“Beat Street” Jean Jacket
“Beat Street” Poster.

Learn about Robert “Lee” Taylor on his IMDb page

UNDERGROUND OVERLORD:
THE MIC BLES COLLECTION

(Mic Bles)

“Sameway” by Mic Bles, Vinyl; 2020
“Immortal Auditory” by Mic Bles, Limited Edition signed 12” Vinyl; 2020
“AudiovOX” by Mic Bles, Limited Edition 12” Vinyl; 2017
“AudiovOX” by Mic Bles, Limited Edition CD; 2017
“The Legacy” by Mic Bles, CD; 2004
The Beatnuts 2018 Intoxicated Demons: 25th Anniversary World Tour Poster – Switzerland; signed by Juju, Physco Les, Mic Bles & Jeru the Damaja; 2018
The Beatnuts 2018 Intoxicated Demons: 25th Anniversary World Tour Poster – Madrid, Spain; 2018
Mic Bles – Paid Dues signed album release poster; 2011
Mic Bles – AudiovOX Limited Edition World Tour T-Shirt; 2018
One (1) Photograph still, On Stage at Bar 59, Lucerne, Switzerland, from AudiovOX 2018 World Tour
One (1) Photograph still, Live in Madrid, Spain, from AudiovOX 2018 World Tour (Ladieresis, Store of Creations)
One (1) Photograph still, Live in Lyon, France, from AudiovOX 2018 World Tour (Ninkasi, www.ninkasi.fr)

You can learn about Mic Bles and his music on his website, microphonebless.com, and purchase his music here: micbles.bandcamp.com

Please follow Mic Bles on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, SoundCloud and YouTube

DA PHUNKY DRUMMA COLLECTION

(Ralph Vargas)

One (1) “Funky Drummer Vol. 1” vinyl record by Ralph Vargas & Carlos Bess signed by Ralph Vargas aka Da Phunky Drumma
Two (2) Drumsticks each signed by Ralph Vargas aka Da Phunky Drumma
Da Phunky Drumma Poster
One (1) Rogers Snare Drum used in the Funky Drummer Vols 1 & 2 sessions signed by Ralph Vargas aka Da Phunky Drumma

You can learn about Da Phunky Drumma’s donation here: How Da Phunky Drumma Made Funky Drummer”

Please also be sure to check out Da Phunky Drumma here:  daphunkydrumma.com

THE MADINA DESIGN COLLECTION

(Mark Culmer)

Original Artwork by Mark Culmer: ‘LET ME RIDE’ A2 Print ft. SNOOP DOGG & DR DRE
Original Artwork by Mark Culmer: ‘GAME OF MICROPHONES’ A2 1st Edition Print
Original Artwork by Mark Culmer: ‘GOLDEN ERA HIP-HOP STAMPS’ A2 Print
Original Artwork by Mark Culmer: ‘JUICE CREW’ Limited Edition A3 Print

Learn more about Madina Design and purchase artwork here: madina.co.uk

THE SAINT JAMES CHURCH, FORDHAM COLLECTION

(Saint James Church, Fordham)

Two (2) turntables
One (1) Audio Technica AM300E Stereo DJ ATUS
One (1) pair of headphones
One (1) turntable DJ coffin/case

Learn more about the Saint James Church, Fordham and its mission here: stjamesfordham.org

THE STEVE GATTO COLLECTION

(Steve Gatto)

Screen-Used Custom Low Rider Bicycle, hand signed by Snoop Dogg
Vital Toys Snoop Dogg Little Junior variant (12-inch action figure in the box)
Framed Snoop Dogg photo by Brett Haller
Framed Snoop Dogg photo with Low Rider Bicycle (black frame)
Framed Snoop Dogg photo with Low Rider Bicycle (gold frame)
Framed Snoop Dogg and Flavor Flav photo
Production-used Pimp Cup during MTV’s Doggy Fizzle Television

THE HARRY LAMAR ANDERSON, JR. COLLECTION

(Harry Lamar Anderson, Jr.)

Framed WORD UP!, Issue #1, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1987
WORD UP! Presents Rap Master, Issue #2, 1988

THE NASSER METCALFE MAGAZINE COLLECTION

(Nasser Metcalfe)

A collection consisting of 162 The Source magazines from 1993 to 2009
A collection consisting of 150 VIBE magazines from 1995 to 2010

Learn about Nasser Metcalfe and his donation here: Alignment, Timing, Truth

THE OWNERS ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION

(Damola Idowu)

Owners Illustrated Magazine, Premier Issue, 2003
Owners Illustrated Magazine, Issue IV, 2005

Learn more about Owners Illustrated here: ownersillustrated.com

THE DAVID WEITZMAN COLLECTION

(David Weitzman)

Static – My Tupac Shakur Story,  written by Chopmaster J

THE VIKKI TOBACK COLLECTION

(Vikki Toback)

Contact High-A Visual History of Hip-Hop, by Vikki Tobak

You can learn more about the Contact High Project  here: contacthighproject.com

THE DEPTH OF FIELD COLLECTION

(Jason Turner | YSYM Films)

Framed photograph print of Spike Lee at the 30th Anniversary “Do The Right Thing” Celebration; photographer: Jason Turner; 2019; 30”x30”

Learn more about YSYM Films here: ysymfilms.com

THE RAP DE ACA; LA HISTORIA DEL RAP EN ARGENTINA COLLECTION

(Martin Alejandro Biaggini)

Signed copy of Rap De Aca; La Historia Del Rap en Argentina (Editorial Leviatan, 2020) by Martin A. Biaggini

Learn more about Martin’s book here: Rap de Acá: The History of Rap in Argentina

THE TAMIEKA LEE'S HIP HOP CD COLLECTION

(Tamieka Lee)

Twenty-five (25) classic Hip Hop compact discs (CDs)
Art of Records, LLC
Fourteen (14) white CLRCASE® Vinyl Record Frames
Eight (8) grey CLRCASE® Vinyl Record Frames
Four (4) black CLRCASE® Vinyl Record Frames

The donation of the above items will be used to display vinyl records at the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop.  CLRCASE® Vinyl Record Frames are the “world’s first display case designed for vinyl records.” 

To learn more about CLRCASE® Vinyl Record Frames and purchase your own, please visit the Art of Records website here: artofrecords.com

THE SIGNTOLOGIST COLLECTION

(Dan "The Signtologist" Ericson)

Mixed Media on Recycled Street Sign titled “Hardcore BoomBox,” 2013
Mixed Media on Repurposed Street Sign titled “My Radio (LL Cool J),” 2013

Learn about The Signtologist and his donation in his UHHM interview: Old & New, Past & Present: How Dan “The Signtologist” Ericson Reinvents and Repurposes

Be sure to check out The Signtologist here: thesigntologist.com

THE HIP HOP VIBES COLLECTION

(Antonio "ARM OF CASSO" Mcilwaine)

Original Artwork by ARM OF CASSO: “Rakim: Hip Hop is Still Living”; framed paper with acrylic embellishments: 24”X36”

Learn about ARM OF CASSO and his donation here: During War, He Makes Art: Painter Antonio Mcilwaine Creates, Curates, and Advocates

You can find more of ARM OF CASSO’s work on his website.

THE TARIKH COMMODORE COLLECTION

(Johari Commodore)

Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “Lil Wayne Tattoos”; 27”x25”
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “LL Cool J”; 27”x25″
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “EYS – Handz”
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “Masta Killa”; 27”x25″
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “Raekwon”; 27”x24″
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “RZA”; 26”x28”
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “Ghostface Killah”; 27”x24”
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “U-God”; 27”x25””
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “ODB”; 27”x26″
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “GZA”; 28”x24”
Original Artwork by Tarikh Commodore: “Method Man”; 30”x27”

Learn more about Tarikh Commodore and his artwork here: Bronx Born, Bronx Made: Art & Hip Hop

THE ORLEY FAMILY COLLECTION

(Robert Orley)

“Kanye West” oil on canvas by Alex Melamid, 2005; 88″ x 56″

You can read about the painting in the New York Times: Prelates and Rappers Strike a Pose

THE ORRIN COLLECTION

(Orrin Campbell)

One (1) yellow “BOSS” t-shirt
One (1) “Ghostbusters” bicycle jersey
One (1) red “JNCO” crown t-shirt
One (1) black “JNCO” script t-shirt
One (1) pair of “Girbaud” jeans
One (1) grey “Tommy Hilfiger Athletics” pullover hoodie sweatshirt
One (1) red “Hilfiger” zip up sweatshirt
One (1) blue PEPE JEANS (UK) zipper hoodie sweatshirt
One (1) black Baby Phat handbag
One (1) maroon Baby Phat handbag
One (1) blue with red/white stripes Phat Farm knit cap
One (1) navy blue AND 1, “Take My Card” t-shirt
One (1) black AND 1, “Since Way Back When” t-shirt
One (1) yellow/white 3M Tommy Hilfiger vest
One (1) maroon Ecko Unlimited hoodie
One (1) black G-Unit x Ecko Unlimited long sleeve t-shirt
One (1) NBA Street Vol. 2 Xbox videogame
One (1) “Soulja Boy, The Movie” DVD
One (1) XXL Magazine with DaBaby on the cover

Orrin is a collective conscious, cyborg, and artist.  You can follow Orrin on Instagram  and listen to his music here: fanlink.to/orrin

THE STANLEY L. JACKSON COLLECTION

(Stanley L. Jackson)

Original Artwork created by and signed by Stanley L. Jackson: “Hip Hop Mural (Back to the 80s)”; Gator Foam Cut Out: 36”x21”; created 2019.

You can read about his donation in Stanley’s UHHM interview: How It Began Continues to Inspire: Stanley L. Jackson’s Mural IS 80s Hip Hop

Learn about Stanley L. Jackson and his art here: gemini2face.com

You can also follow him on Instagram & on Facebook

THE ZACK O'MALLEY GREENBURG COLLECTION

(Zack O'Malley Greenburg)

3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Hip Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise (Little, Brown, 2018), Hardcover Book signed by Zack O’Malley Greenburg & Fab 5 Freddy

“Thumb Drive” containing the Microsoft Word document of the original outline for 3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Hip Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise (Little, Brown, 2018) signed by Zack O’Malley Greenburg

Digital copy of the Microsoft Word document outline for 3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Hip Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise (Little, Brown, 2018)

Learn more about Zack O’Malley Greenburg, all of his books, and his writing here: zogreenburg.com

THE JASON LOVE COLLECTION

(Jason Love)

Six (6) Books
Ten (10) Magazines
Two (2) VHS Tapes
Thirty Four (34) CDs
Def Jam Rapstar Wii Game – Unopened
Snoop Dogg Doggy Biscuitz/Pony Stand
NYC Breakers Fold Out Poster
Rap Coalition One Sheet & Hip Hop Cultural Expression Bios Sheet
Seventy Seven (77) Marvel “Hip Hop Variant Covers” Comic Books
Pair of Black & White Fat Laces

THE AKKITTA WELLINGTON COPELIN COLLECTION

(Akkitta Wellington Copelin)

Twenty (20) books

Twenty (20) t-shirts

CDs, flyers, pictures, photographs, various magazines, and wall hanging

THE DOMINIQUE CARSON COLLECTION

(Dominique M. Carson)

Framed piece of artwork titled “Hip Hop Heaven” by Kolongi Brathwaite

Framed piece of artwork titled “Hip Hop Culture” by Kolongi Brathwaite

THE TOM D COLLECTION

(Tamas "Tom D" Dravai)

Hip Hop – A Kezdetek, 4th Edition, by Tamas Dravai
Framed memorial postage stamp sheet depicting DJ Zefil/Szobics Ferenc, 1976-2018; 2020
Two (2) mp4 Digital Files featuring DJ Gyoremix & Gyuri Szabo

Learn about Tom D and the Hungarian Hip Hop Community he started here: rapegylet.com

Tom D is also working with the Hungarian Hip Hop Archives and will be working with the UHHM to share this important Hip Hop History.  Check it out here: hiphopmuzeum.com

THE PASH COLLECTION

(Matt "Pash" Pashkow)

Def Jam Music Group Inc. 10th Year Anniversary four (4) CD box set, 1995

THE GLENFORD GREEN COLLECTION

(Glenford Green)

New York City Breakers, Back in the Days Collector’s Edition DVD
Body Rock, Dance ‘til you Drop DVD
“The Freshest Kids, a history of the b-boy,” VHS tape
“Michael Holman’s Hip-Hop Old School, Volume II,” VHS tape
“Michael Holman’s Graffiti Rock!,” VHS tape
“Wildstyle with Wil Power, Learn to Breakdance,” VHS tape
Hip-Hop Connection, LL Cool J – Check Dis magazine.

THE UP NORTH TRIPS COLLECTION

(Evan Auerbach)

First edition copy of No Sleep by Stretch Armstrong & Evan Auerbach (Power House Books, 2016)

THE MR THROWBACK THURSDAY COLLECTION

(Jamie Robinson)

One (1) photograph of Smooth B on the mic with two (2) others
One (1) photograph of Smooth B on the mic with one (1) other
One (1) photograph of Jeru The Damaja with one (1) other
One (1) photograph of Guru & DJ Premier in a hotel room
One (1) photograph of Biz Markie in a cereal aisle
One (1) Car Wash Production DMC 1990 N E DJ Mixing Championships poster
One (1) Spring Jam 87 poster starring Kool Moe D
One (1) The Greatest Show On Earth poster starring LL Cool J
One (1) Back to School Super Fresh Fest 1984 poster starring Dougie Fresh
One (1) 5/1/99 & 5/2/99 Performing Live… flyer featuring Biz Markie, Rasco, et al
One (1) Virgin 69 & Upper Playground present…The Diabolical DJ Biz flyer, 5/2/99
Heavy D and the Boyz Press Photo & Bio
ICE-T Press Photo & Bio
Kid ‘N Play Press Photo & New York News Day Cover
MC Lyte & DJ K-Rock Press Photo & Bio
Too $hort Press Photo & Bio
Sir Mix-A-Lot folding Bio
Public Enemy Invitation for “Fear of a Black Planet” Listening Party
Public Enemy Press Photo
We’re All In The Same Gang poster card

THE MR. WAVE COLLECTION

(Tony "Mr. Wave" Wesley)

“Breaking Moves By The New York City Breakers” Poster
“Breakdance, The Best Music for Breaking” Vinyl LP, 1984.

Learn about Mr. Wave and his contributions to Hip Hop here: mrwavedance.com

THE MARK GREEN COLLECTION

(Mark Green)

Photograph by Mark Green of Kurtis Blow, 1980
The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash, My Life, My Beats by David Ritz and Grandmaster Flash, 2008 hardcover copy
Numark Studio Audio Master, Stereo Pre-Amp Control Center DM-1550
One (1) red Grand Master Flash “GMF” hat
One (1) “Above the Rim” movie poster, 40’x 27’
One (1) “True Pioneers of Black History” Bud Light framed poster, 34’x 26’
“Hot Rap Singles” Plaque “Presented to Mark Green – Sincere thanks for your support in helping make UMC’s ‘Blue Chees’ a #1 Success” from EMI

THE LESVIA CASTRO COLLECTION

(Lesvia Castro)

Def Jam 30 Recordings Box Set with Six (6) vinyl records

THE RICHARD VAUGHN COLLECTION

(Richard Vaughn)

Twelve (12) issues of Hip Hop Connection magazine from 1989 to 2001 (Issues Nos. 9, 14, 27, 28, 30, 34, 36, 43, 45, 75, 144, 151)
“Steady Mobbin’” vinyl by Ice Cube
“Live Like The Other Half Do” vinyl by London Posse

You can follow Richard on Twitter

You can read about Richard and his donation here: MERTHYR’S PLACE IN NEW YORK’S HIP HOP HISTORY

THE NOH8TIN COLLECTION

(Noah Haytin)

C-Murder (Oakland, CA; 1994), 8″ x 10″ high quality glossy black & white photo print; photographer: Noah Haytin
E-40 Studio Shot (1992), 8″ x 10″ high quality glossy color photo print; photographer: Noah Haytin
The Real Untouchables “Tell Them What’s Going On” Cover Shoot; (Richmond, CA; 1992), 8″ x 10″ high quality glossy color photo print; photographer: Noah Haytin.

Learn more about NOH8TIN and his work on his website, Instagram, and Discogs

THE SOHO HOUSE COLLECTION

(Soho House & Co.)

Five (5) Installations used at a Soho House x UHHM event including Paul’s Boutique, Listening Station Map Wall, Subway Cart/Street Art, Disco Fever & Park Jam
“Hip Hop Takes Over America” mural by Danielle Mastrion
Oversized Aerosol Spray Cans with art by Danielle Mastrion

Learn more about The Soho House here: sohohouse.com

THE RAH DELUXE COLLECTION

(Ryan Anderson)

Personalized “Rah,” “Grandmaster Caz Entertainment” Black Leather Vest that was worn in the “Rah Deluxe – Monster Jam” video released in 2016

Learn more about Rah Deluxe and his donation here: From Baltimore to the Bronx to Everywhere: Savior of Hip Hop Donates to UHHM

Watch the Monster Jam video on YouTube

You can follow Rah Deluxe on Twitter & Instagram

THE PULL YOUR CARD COLLECTION

(Harold V. Lee)

Two (2) decks of Pull Your Card Music Trivia Hip Hop Edition

Learn about the Pull Your Card Hip Hop Trivia game here: pullyourcardtrivia.com

If you buy a deck using the code UHHM, you will get 10% off, and a donation of $1.50 will be made to the Universal Hip Hop Museum.

THE MICHAEL SOMMA, JR. COLLECTION

(Michael Somma, Jr.)

The Source Magazine, June 1998 Cover
Eight (8) various Hip Hop Stickers
Flyer – Lyricist Lounge Show, June 21, 2001

THE TAYLOR GOLONKA COLLECTION

(Taylor Golonka)

Framed “BOOGALOO SHRIMP” – Documentary 36” x 48” poster with DVD and DVD cover enclosed, signed by Michael Chambers & Taylor Golonka
Black Boogaloo Shrimp Word Art T-Shirt
Yellow Boogaloo Shrimp Doc Logo Black Shadow T-Shirt
One (1) “BOOGALOO SHRIMP – Documentary” DVD

Learn about Taylor Golonka, Michael Chambers, and the Boogaloo Shrimp Documentary here: boogalooshrimpdocumentary.com

Learn about Taylor Golonka and his donation here: Documenting Hip Hop History: From the Broom to the Ceiling, Taylor Golonka Documents Michael Chambers’s Contributions to the Culture

DA GREAT DEITY DAH COLLECTION

“Da Great Deity Dah” Action Figure USB flash drive featuring various media, including the entire seven (7) CD catalog of Da Great Deity Dah

Learn about Da Great Deity Dah here  and follow on Twitter

THE JOHN AMBROSE COLLECTION

(John Ambrose)

The Gospel Of Hip Hop, by KRS One, signed by Kool Herc & KRS One

THE JOVAN LANDRY COLLECTION

(Jovan Landry)

Two signed (2) copies of Jovan Landry’s “Synergy” CD
“Synergy is the first all women produced, performed and engineered Hip Hop album.” – Jovan Landry. 

You can learn more about Jovan Landry and “Synergy” here: jovanlandry.com

THE B.A. IRVIN COLLECTION

(Brian Allen Irvin)

Signed Original Artwork by Brian Irvin: “Ermias the Great”; hand torn direct UV print on Arches Paper 36/36: 8”x10”

Learn about Brian in his interview with UHHM, and see more work on his website and on Behance.

THE THOMAS LAU COLLECTION

(Thomas Lau)

Nine (9) various 12″ vinyl records
One (1) grey WBLS T-Shirt
One (1) Sony AM/FM Stereo Cassette Boombox CFS W301
Seventeen (17) Photo Slides of Thomas Lau photographs
Eight (8) boxes of various magazines and cassettes
Twenty-One (21) DVDs of BET Award Show Footage & FUSE programming

THE TODD SMITH COLLECTION BY RICH BERRIOS

(Rich Berrios)

Todd Smith “The ‘L’ Jean” jeans prototype; 2007/8
Todd Smith Semper Fi Cross Jeans prototype; 2007/8
Todd Smith Urban Militant Hoodie prototype; 2007/8
Todd Smith Iconic Hoodie; 2007/8
Todd Smith Catalogue / “Line Sheet”; 2007/8

THE BORBAY COLLECTION

(Jason "BORBAY" Borbet)

Original Artwork by Borbay: “Diddy”; Acrylic & Collage Canvas: 30″x30″x1.5″
Original Artwork by Borbay: “Eminem”; Acrylic & Collage Canvas: 30″x30″x1.5″

Learn about the original artwork in THE BORBAY COLLECTION here: Layers of Hip Hop: Fine Artist, Borbay, Donates Two of His Collage-Style Pieces to the UHHM 

Be sure to learn more about BORBAY here: borbay.com

THE LIFE IS ЯAW COLLECTION

(Sulaiman Jenkins & Mutah Beale)

A signed copy of the Life is ЯAW: The Story of a Reformed Outlaw (Dio Press Inc, New York, 2021).

Learn about Sulaiman Jenkins, Mutah “Napoleon” Beale, and Life is ЯAW in their interview with UHHM, and where to buy the book here: diopress.com/life-is-raw

THE MASA THE THUNDER WOLF COLLECTION

(Masahiro Ito)

An original miniature diorama depicting DJ Kool Herc/Rock Steady Crew
An original miniature diorama depicting Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five
An original miniature diorama depicting Afrika Bambaataa/Rock Steady Crew

Be sure to check out more of Masa’s art on Instagram and Facebook

THE MYSTERME & DJ 20/20 (SOUTH BRONX) COLLECTION

(Lamar Dexter Gardner)

A Brick Out Of Place, by Lamar Dexter Gardner
Mysterme & DJ 20/20 Press Photo
Mysterme & DJ 20/20, “Let Me Explain” Press Biography
“Let Me Explain” vinyl by Mysterme & DJ 20/20
Mysterme & DJ 20/20 Promo Sticker
DJ 20/20 Bio Press Photo Nos. 1-6, Signed
“Around Da Hoodz in 80 Dayz” presented by DJ 20/20 CD
“Playtime’s Over” 12” Single vinyl by Mysterme & DJ 20/20
“Unsolved Mysterme” 12” Single vinyl by Mysterme & DJ 20/20

Check out the discography of Mysterme & DJ 20/20 here: discogs.com

Be sure to check out and follow DJ 20/20 on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SoundCloud, & YouTube

THE SABOTEUR MEDIA COLLECTION

(Saboteur Media LLC)

“Rock Rubber 45s” DVD
“Rock Rubber 45s” Logo T-Shirt
“Rock Rubber 45s” New Era Hat
“Rock Rubber 45s” Socks
“Stretch & Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives” New Era Hat
“Stretch & Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives” T-Shirts (2x)

Learn about Saboteur Media and its projects here: saboteurmedia.com

Be sure to learn more about Bobbito Garcia here: koolboblove.com

THE HIP HOP BACK IN THE DAY COLLECTION

(Darren "Drez" Desscan)

Two (2) full length CDs signed by Jeru The Damaja
Seventy-two (72) CD Singles

Learn more about Hip Hop Back In The Day here: hhbitd.com

THE VERA EDWARDS COLLECTION

(Vera Edwards)

One (1) Magnavox, five (5) Speaker System, three (3) Amplifier System, Spatial Stereo Boombox; Model # MAGNAVOX D8443/37

Learn about Vera Edwards and her company, Street Line Video, on the website, Instagram, YouTube, & Twitter

THE TIM GUIHEEN COLLECTION

(Timothy "Gravity" Guiheen)

One (1) GLI PMX 9000 Preamplifier/Mixer

Learn about Gravity’s story here: My Journey So Far: Gravity Of MathCorp

THE CHUCK D COLLECTION, PROVIDED BY GALLERY 30 SOUTH

(Gallery 30 South)

Original Artwork by Chuck D: “Shirley Gets Us Ready”; Watercolor, ink: 24×18 in.

Original Artwork by Chuck D: “Prophets of Rage: France July 2017”; Watercolor, ink: 24×18 in.

Original Artwork by Chuck D: “Backed by the God of Hard Drums, Bard Wilke”: Watercolor, ink: 24×18 in.

Learn about Gallery 30 South, Pasadena, California here: gallery30south.com

THE NUBIAN ARCHIVES & COLLECTIBLES COLLECTION

(SenYon Kelly)

Tupac Vibe Memorial Poster
Tupac Makaveli Poster
Original 1580 KDAY Tank Top
Yo! MTV Raps DVD Box Set 1988-1995
Run DMC Tougher Than Leather Concert Program
Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey, by Jordan Summers (Editor)

THE ROCKPOP PRODUCTIONS / ALBUMCOVERHALLOFFAME.COM COLLECTION

(Mike Goldstein)

Big Daddy Kane “Black Caesar” photo print (cover of Long Live The Kane album) by George DuBose. 12″ w x 17.75″ h, one of an edition of 250 signed by George DuBose
Biz Markie “Goin’ Off” photo print (cover of Goin’ Off album) by George DuBose. 12″ w x 17.75″ h, one of an edition of 250 signed by George DuBose
A. Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force photo print (publicity photo for their debut album) by George DuBose. 12″ w x 17.75″ h, one of an edition of 250 signed by George DuBose
Biggie Smalls & DJ 50 Grand photo print (1991 magazine photo) by George DuBose. 12″ w x 17.75″ h, one of an edition of 250 signed by George DuBose

Learn about the Album Cover Hall of Fame here: Album Cover Hall of Fame

THE APPLEBUM MANAGEMENT COLLECTION

(Anita Moser)

“I F*CKING HATE RAPPERS” Pack FM T-shirt

“Produced by DJ Premier” Year Round Records T-shirt

THE LANCE SCOTT WALKER COLLECTION

(Lance Scott Walker)

Houston Rap (Hardcover Book with Slipcase), signed by authors Lance Scott Walker & Peter Beste

Learn about Lance Scott Walker and his projects here: lancescottwalker.com

THE MATLOFF FAMILY COLLECTION

(Steven Matloff)

Sanyo C35 AM/FM Stereo Radio Double Cassette Tape Recorder

THE 50 KEYS TO SUCCESS COLLECTION

(Margaret Lee & Margarite Camaj)

Signed copy of 50 Keys To Success In The Music Business From Two Entertainment Attorneys (published in 2021)

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