Special Thanks
to our Donors to the Archives & Collections

The generosity – and creativity – continue via these donations.
We are truly grateful for these contributions to support the THHM.
Learn more about Donors, why they gave what they gave, and how Hip Hop affects their lives on Donor Spotlights.

GIFT FROM JONATHAN RICHARD, TIMOTHY KARIM & RHONDA RICHARD

(Jonathan Richard, Timothy Karim & Rhonda Richard)

DJ Equipment, records and other various items formerly owned by the legendary Pete “DJ” Jones. 

You can find an interview that Pete DJ Jones gave to the Red Bull Music Academy here and an article by Wax Poetics about the battle between Pete and Kool Herc here

THE SJK 171 - DJ SANiTY COLLECTION

(SJK 171)

Canvas: Original – 1973, SJK 171 “Red Fire,” Red Letters and numbers, Purple and Yellow Design, front and back of canvas photo’s on Hand Built and Stretched, Medium: Permanent Markers, Approximate: 30”x 18.”
Original Pioneer Turntable, complete with cover, early 1970s Model PL-15D-II, Serial No. PAL-047 63243, 13”x 16 1/2” x 6.”
Original Early 1970s wood Cabinet with speaker and tweeter horn, 12”x 15” x 3 1/4.”
Lafayette Receiver Amp, Model No. LR-120 DB, Serial No. 108 / 1922, Stock no. 21 03109HW, 14”x 22” x 6 1/2.”
Album – Eddie Kendricks, (1974) Boogie Down, 12 1/2”x 12 1/2.”
Album – Diana Ross, (1975) Theme From Mahogany (Do you know where your going to), 12 1/2”x 12 1/2.”
Album – Sound Experience, (1975) Boogie Woogie, 12 1/2”x 12 1/2.”
Three (3) photographs (digital & prints – 15×20 Far Away, 13×20 DJ, 14×20 Closer View) depicting SJK 171 DJing and the equipment in items a.-d., circa 1969-74; © SJK 171.

To learn more about SJK 171 and his contribution to Hip Hop culture, make sure to check out sjk171.com

You can also follow SJK 171 on Instagram.

THE LOOTPACK COLLECTION

(Jack "WILDCHILD of LOOTPACK" Brown)

Official (one of a kind) Lootpack Europe Tour Banner used during the SuperRappin Tour with Phife Dawg.

To learn more about Lootpack and their contributions to Hip Hop, make sure to check out stonesthrow.com and their discography on discogs.com

You can also follow WILDCHILD on Instagram, Twitter and these streaming platforms.

THE GRIEVING JARS COLLECTION

(Lucas Stickney)

Grieving Jar, Pac; Earthenware, 21” x 11.5” x 11.5”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.
Grieving Jar, Notorious; Earthenware, 23.5” x 13.5” x 13.5”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.
Grieving Jar, ODB; Earthenware, 25” x 12” x 12”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.
Grieving Jar, Eyedea; Earthenware, 23” x 12” x 12”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.
Grieving Jar, Eazy E; Earthenware, 22.5” x 13” x 13”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.
Grieving Jar, Big L; Earthenware, 23.5” x 12” x 12”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.
Grieving Jar, Guru; Earthenware, 22” x 11” x 11”; 2012; sculptor Derek Weisberg.

To learn more about sculptor Derek Weisberg, make sure to check out derekweisberg.com.

THE PHOTOVILLE X JANETTE BECKMAN COLLECTION

(Photoville & Janette Beckman)

18oz blockout smooth vinyl banner, 93” x 92”, featuring a photographic print of ROCKSTEADY CREW, HARLEM 1983, taken by Janette Beckman.
18oz blockout smooth vinyl banner, 93” x 92”, featuring a photographic print of MC LYTE, MASTER T, BIG DREW & K ROCK, BROOKLYN 1988, taken by Janette Beckman.
18oz blockout smooth vinyl banner, 93” x 92”, featuring a photographic print of BUSTA RHYMES NYC 1990, taken by Janette Beckman.

To learn more Janette Beckman’s contributions to Hip Hop culture please check out janettebeckman.com.

Please also check out photoville.com to see the impact Photoville is having.

You can also follow Janette on Twitter and Instagram.

THE (HIP HOP AT ITS GREATEST) GOLDEN - DIARY OF A HIP HOP KID - THE BOOK OF ELI COLLECTION

(Erik Elijah Brumfield)

Five (5) digital files containing photographs of various Hip Hop artists

To learn more Elijah Brumfield’s contributions to Hip Hop culture please check out erikb.com

You can also follow Elijah on Twitter and Instagram.

THE PRI THE HONEYDARK COLLECTION

(Sharon Miller)

Official 2003 Everlast Lyricist Female Champion belt won by Pri the Honeydark during Everlast Boxing’s 1st Rap Battle Lyricist competition in Harlem NY. Won on 05/01/03.
BLAZE magazine, Fall 1998 with article “Step In The Arena: 16 MCs Were Called to the First Blaze Battle.”

To learn more Pri the Honeydark and her contributions to Hip Hop culture, please check out honeydarkstudios.com

You can also follow Pri the Honeydark on Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud and Instagram.

THE ROMANE ARMAND COLLECTION

(Romane Armand)

Framed Guinness World Records Certificate for the longest freestyle rap awarded to Romane Armand.
Book of Rhymes: A Laxative for Creative Constipation; Romane Armand, 2016.
Digital photo frame containing an SD card that includes timelapse video of the “Longest Freestyle Rap.”

To learn more Romane’s World Record and purchase his book, please check out bookofrhymes.com

You can also follow Romane on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

THE VIKTORIA EPERJESI COLLECTION

(Viktoria Eperjesi)

“Missy Elliott in New York,” acrylic painting on canvas, 140×180 cm painting size (canvas size is more extensive) 55, 11×70, 86 zoll.

To learn more about Viki Eperjesi and her fine art, follow her on Instagram and make sure to check out vikieperjesi.com.

THE D.E.G.PRODUCTIONS COLLECTION

(Marc A. Akins, Sr.)

One (1) Flyer for August 18, Second Annual City-Wide Freakathon Anniversary.
One (1) Flyer for November 18, D.J. Hollywood Rocks The World.
One (1) Flyer for July 1, The National Spank Classic Spankarama ’79.
One (1) Flyer for October 22, 1982, D.E.G. & Goodtimes Prod. Presents First Time Live – Peso.
One (1) Flyer for November 19, 1982, D.E.G. Entertainment presents Showtime 82 ‘ Peso.
One (1) Ticket for November 18, 1978, D.J. Hollywood Rocks The World, Grand Ballroom.
One (1) Ticket for July 29, 30, for The First Annual City Wide Freakathon.
One (1) digital file – D.E.G. Productions.pdf – Bio.
One (1) photograph depicting D.E.G. Productions with Barry Michael Copper; 1978.

THE HERCULES BRADLEY COLLECTION

(Hercules Bradley)

One (1) blue corduroy Cortefiel jacket “Styled by Sport A La Mode.”

THE SHAM & THE PROFESSOR COLLECTION

(Sean "The Professor" Skolnick)

Seventy (70) various artifacts reflecting Sham & The Professor’s contributions to Hip Hop including vinyl, CDs, cassette, stickers, magazines, flyers, photographs, press photographs and clothing. 

To learn more about Sham & The Professor and their contributions to Hip Hop, make sure to check out their discography on discogs.com

You can also follow Sham & The Professor on Spotify.

THE LA ETNNIA COLLECTION

(Cesar Alejandro Pimienta, Jose Danilo Pimienta & Eduardo Pimienta)

One (1) Plate 5-27. “One of the most important icons of Colombian Hip Hop”
“Certificate of Nomination” presented to La Etnnia from the United Nations Human Settlements Programme.
La Etnnia, Coleccion Muzikal (25 Anos/10 Albumes) deluxe wooden case with 10 CDs.
La Etnnia, Coleccion Muzikal (25 Anos/10 Albumes) deluxe black collector’s box case with 10 cassettes.
Five (5) La Etnnia vinyl albums.

To learn more about La Etnnia and their impact on Colombian Hip Hip, make sure to check out these pieces on Red Bull Music Academy, Rolling Stone and scielo.org.co

You can also follow La Etnnia and check out their music on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Spotify, Soundcloud and Discogs.

THE RHYME CAPSULE COLLECTION

(David Schwartz)

The Rhyme Capsule (mini); 11.5”W x 6”D x 9”H, 25 lbs; limited edition crystal boombox sculpture encapsulating cassette tapes.
One (1) custom fiberglass and acrylic pedestal with mini spotlights.

To learn more about The Rhyme Capsule, make sure to check out rhymecapsule.com and Instagram

You can also follow the artist, David Schwartz, on Instagram.

THE FELIX SEMPER COLLECTION

(Felix Semper)

Biggie Sculpture (medium size partial stretchable) by Felix Semper.
One Digital file of Biggie Smalls sculpture (STL format) 514.4 MB, 3d.

Felix took his original full size Biggie sculpture to Brooklyn and displayed it for the neighborhood to see and you can check it out HERE

To learn more about Felix, make sure to check out felixsemper.com and follow him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

THE TODD "DJToddOne" McKINNEY COLLECTION

(Stephanie Woods)

Forty (40) various artifacts from DJ ToddOne’s personal collection including shoes, hoodies, shirts, hats, jewelry and a pair of Scott goggles.

 

THE CHARLES EVANS COLLECTION

(Charles Evans)

Four (4) pieces of paper containing artwork done during the 1980s; artist: Charles Evans

THE NYC SOUL OF THE '90s COLLECTION

(Carol Marino)

Ninety-Seven (97) digital photographs of various Hip Hop artists and cultural contributors; Carol Marino photographer.

 

THE RAP WHOZ WHO COLLECTION

(Steven Stancell)

One (1) signed copy of “Rap Whoz Who” book by Steven Stancell; 1996.
One (1) copy of Steven Stancell’s Bio.

Learn about author Steven Stancell at stevenstancell.com.

Please also follow Steven on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

THE YAASMYN FULA SPIRIT OF AN OUTLAW COLLECTION

(Yaasmyn Fula)

Autographed copy of “Spirit of an Outlaw: The Untold Story of Tupac Amaru Shakur and Yaki “Kadafi” Fula” book; Yaasym Fula (Author, Photographer), Quincy Jones (Foreward); Bearded Dragon Book, 2020.
Autographed copy of “The Homicide of Yafeu ‘Yaki Kadafi’ Fula” book; Yaasmyn Fula (Author); Bearded Dragon Book, 2022.
One (1) Poster of Tupac sitting on her IROC Camaro, circa Bronx, NY; photo taken around 1986 by Yaasmyn Fula from her special collection.
One (1) mix tape “Kadafi Son Rize Vol. 1” CD.
Press Release – 2020 Spirit of an Outlaw (digital file).
Amazon review of Spirit of an Outlaw, 2020 (digital file).
Biography of Yaasmyn Fula (digital file).

Learn about Yaasmyn Fula and how to purchase her books at spiritofanoutlaw.com.

Please also follow Yaasmyn on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

THE NIKO TAMPIO COLLECTION

(Niko Tampio)

Thirty Three (33) digital files of various Hip Hop artists and events; Niko Tampio photographer.
Four (4) print photographs depicting the Flow Mo Crew Anniversary 2018 (2x), Pete Rock concert in Madrid (November 23, 2019) and The Game concert in Dublin (February 9, 2020).
Seoul Journal photobook by Niko Tampio; 2019.
Seoul Journal longsleeve t-shirt, size Large; design by Niko Tampio; 2020.

Learn about Niko Tampio and his photography at nikotampio.com.

Please also follow Niko on Instagram and Twitter.

THE RISE COLLECTION

(Michelle Grace Hunder)

One (1) signed hardcover copy of “Rise” by Michelle Grace Hunder, a portrait photo book of 180 Australian Hip Hop artists shot between 2012 – 2014; 2014.

Learn about Michelle Grace Hunder and how to purchase RISE at michellegracehunder.com.

Please also follow Michelle on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

THE SOLID GOLD SOUNDS/SGL PRODUCTIONS COLLECTION

(Darryl E. Kelson)

One (1) beige Chams De Baron dress shirt.
One (1) pair of burgundy Lee jeans.
One (1) brass personalized “KRUSH” belt buckle with leather belt.
One (1) black/gold trim satin “Starter” style jacket with personalized “SGL – DJ Darryl Krush” lettering.

THE FORBIDDEN REBELS 1983 HIP HOP SCENE COLLECTION

(Robert Harris & Rii Kanzaki)

Forbidden Rebels, 28:00, Rii Kanzaki & Robert Harris; High resolution digital copies of all surviving original, unedited video tape footage. Archived from original, ¾” U-matic videotapes.
167th St./Bronx’83, 28:24, Rii Kanzaki & Robert Harris; High resolution digital copies of all surviving original, unedited video tape footage. Archived from original, ¾” U-matic videotapes.

THE MATTHEW D. PHIPPS COLLECTION

(Matthew D. Phipps)

Loud Records Compilation promotional sampler cassette signed by Big Punisher; 1998

THE TONY KNIGHTENGALE COLLECTION

(Anthony Hughley)

Photograph of original KRS-One graffiti piece (Plymouth Street, Dumbo, NYC); the former Artists residence/studio; 8” x 10” shot on Fujifilm disposable camera, printed on Fujifilm “Fujicolor Crystal Archive” paper (July 2009); Anthony T. Hughley photograher.

THE DJ HARD HITTIN HARRY COLLECTION

(DJ Hard Hittin Harry)

A collection of CDs
A collection of Cassette Tapes
A collection of DVDs
A collection of Magazines
Publicity Materials acquired during DONOR’s tenure as a publicist for Meridian Entertainment (1997 – 2007) and Double XXposure Publicity
(1994 – 1997)

Learn about and follow DJ Hard Hittin Harry on his hardhittinharry.com, Tik Tok, Twitch, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

GRANDMIXER DXT's BRONX NY HOME STEREO COLLECTION

(Grandmixer DXT)

Two (2) RCA Stereo System Components; circa 1970s

Learn about and follow the legendary Grandmixer DXT on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

THE HIT FACTORY ENTERTAINMENT COLLECTION

(Danielle Germano)

Sony Oxford OXF-R3 console with 2 towers
Crate with R3P-Desk
Assorted Hit Factory Studios Schedules
Assorted Hit Factory Studios Work Orders
Assorted Hit Factory Studios Invoices
Assorted RIAA Certified Gold CD’S & Albums
Assorted RIAA Certified Platinum CD’S & Albums
Photograph of Studio 5 (Sony Oxford) 24x 36
Hit Factory Sign

THE FIORENTINA DE BIASI COLLECTION

(Fiorentina De Biasi)

“Tupac Golden Memories” by Fiorentina De Biasi; 24’x 20’ gold hand painted on a giclee print on paper, 2021.

Learn about Fiorentina De Biasi and her art on Instagram, artsy.net and contemporaryartandeditions.com.

THE RENDA WRITER COLLECTION

(Renda Writer)

Framed print of “Handwritten Art Tribute to Hip-Hop” 1st Edition (2018) by Renda Writer; 24” x 36”.
Framed print of “Handwritten Art Tribute to Hip-Hop” 2nd Edition (2020) by Renda Writer; 24” x 36”.

Learn about Renda Writer and his art on Instagram,Twitterand Facebook.

You can also purchase Renda Writer’s artwork here: yourcomfortzonewillkillyou.bigcartel.com 

THE ANDREW CUOCO COLLECTION

(Andrew Cuoco)

Tupac Portrait by Andrew Cuoco; 15 ½” x 19 ½” oil painted canvas; 2021.
“Nuthin’ But A “G” Thang” by Dr. Dre cassingle.
“HouseOfBalloons” vinyl by The Weekend.

THE DMX COLLECTION BY ISIDORE

(Isidore Luxury Fragrance Co.)

First (1st) DMX Collection 100ml Fragrance Bottle.
First (1st) DMX Collection 10ml travel size.
First (1st) DMX Collection Fragrance Bag.
First (1st) DMX Collection Body Wash collection
First (1st) DMX Collection T-Shirt.

Learn more about Isidore Luxury and shop the DMX Collection on their website, isidoreluxury.com.

Please follow Isidore Luxury on Instagram and Facebook.

THE SWITCHING LANES DOCUSERIES COLLECTION

(James A. Peterson)

“DJ Kool Herc #2,” 48 x 60 inch, by James A. Peterson; 2022.
Eight (8) digital files of artwork created by James A. Peterson.

Learn more about James A. Peterson  and his art on his website, brusheswithfamellc.com.

Please follow James on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

THE MICHAEL BENABIB COLLECTION

(Michael Benabib)

One Hundred and Five (105) photographs of various Hip Hop artists and cultural contributors; photographer – Michael Benabib.

Learn about Michael Benabib and his contributions to Hip Hop on his website, michaelbenabib.com.

Please follow Michael on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

THE MARTHA COOPER PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION

(Martha Cooper)

One (1) large photo, approximately 90” wide, depicting Frosty Freeze breaking at the 1981 Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival where the Rock Steady Crew battled the Dynamic Rockers. Printed in 2004 on flexible, non-biodegradable material.

Learn more about Martha Cooper and her contributions to Hip Hop on beyondthestreets.com/martha-cooper.

Please follow Martha on Instagram and Artsy.

THE BENNY CRUZ & JENS FRANZEN COLLECTION

(Benny Richard Cruz Donoso & Jens Franzén)

Public Enemy Series Collaboration between Artist Benny Cruz & Josh Mayer (consultant & social curator for Public Enemy & Cypress Hill); photographed by Jens Franzén; 2021-2022.
Cypress Hill Series Collaboration between Artist Benny Cruz & Josh Mayer (consultant & social curator for Public Enemy & Cypress Hill); photographed by Jens Franzén; 2021-2022.

Learn more about Benny on his website, bennycruz.one, and follow him on Instagram and Twitter.  Follow Jens on Instagram and Twitter

THE BENNY CRUZ COLLECTION

(Benny Richard Cruz Donoso)

Portrait of RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan, acrylic and posca on wood panel.
Two (2) Beavis & Butthead pieces by Benny Cruz; 12.5’x16’.

Learn more about Benny Cruz on his website, bennycruz.one, and follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

THE PASS THE MIC COLLECTION

(Richard Montes)

“Pass The Mic!” DVD.
“Pass The Mic!” VHS.
Three (3) original 11×17 “Pass The Mic!” Posters
One (1) AFI at Arclight 4th Annual Music Documentary Series poster featuring “Pass The Mic!”
Five (5) original 8×10 promotional “Pass The Mic!” Photo Stills
Eight (8) original 4×6 promotional “Pass The Mic!” Postcards
One (1) Image Entertainment, February 2003 New Releases Promotional Book featuring “Pass The Mic!”
Four (4) copies of promotional material from Press Book
Four (4) items of AFI at Arclight 4th Annual Music Documentary Series promotional material featuring “Pass The Mic!”

Learn about filmmaker Richard Montes at richardmontes.com and his acclaimed documentary here: passthemic.net

THE DEATH COMMITTEE COLLECTION

(Michael Lockard)

8×10 Photograph depicting Tony T the King Warlock and Mello Mike at 147th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue, New York where the Death Committee formed; 1977.
8×10 Photograph depicting Scorpio and Mello Mike at Scorpio’s wedding, Queens, New York; 1983.
8×10 Show Place Club Flyer from 1979, Harlem, New York.
“The Original Death Committee Member, Pieces of a Dream, The True Story,” short story about the Original Death Committee; October 2021.

 

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

Learn more about Da Phunky Drumma’s donation here: How Da Phunky Drumma Made “Funky Drummer”

Please 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
Autographed mini Guitar signed by members of Boyz II Men during the filming of the music video “MUZAK.” August 28, 2006.
Framed photograph of Steve Bessen & Boy II Men taken during the filming of the music video “MUZAK.” August 28, 2006.
Photograph of Steve Gatto, Executive Producer, Chris Palladino, Producer, and Steve Bessen, Director, taken during the filming of the music video “MUZAK.” August 28, 2006.
Framed document by Bellevue Entertainment documenting an event on August 28, 2006 during the filming of Boyz II Men’s video for “MUZAK.”
Ten (10) master tapes of the Boyz II Men video, “MUZAK.”

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 via his interview with THHM: 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

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, 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 THHM 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”
Ten (10) digital files that are part of “KING 2PAC” created by Antonio “Arm Of Casso” McILwaine, June 6, 2022

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 in the THHM feature about him: Bronx Born, Bronx Made: Art & Hip Hop
Check out HANDZ by Jaiya Chambers and read the anticipated story of Tarikh “Ty Handz” Commodore.

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 THHM 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)

Empire State of Mind, Billionaire Edition (Portfolio, An Imprint of Penguin Books; Billionaire Edition, 2021), Book signed by Zack O’Malley Greenburg

Learn more about Zack O’Malley Greenburg in his interview with THHM (Access is the Commodity: Zack O’Malley Greenburg Personifies Insight & Generosity in Journalism, Arts, and Life), see what he’s up to, and read his writing on zogreenburg.com and on Substack.

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, posters, various magazines, event invitations, ticket stubs 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 THHM 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 Meikle 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
One (1) pair of burgundy Lee jeans with black patchwork
One (1) gray “Rene De France” Adidas tracksuit top with Mercedes logo

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
Approximately 130 disks from DJ Paul Nice.

Learn more about Mr. Throwback Thursday and make sure to listen to the podcast every Thursday here: mrthrowbackthursday.com

THE LISA G. HIP HOP COLLECTION

(Lisa Glasberg)

One (1) 5 x 6 foot original framed subway poster of The Hot 97 Morning Show (1995).
One (1) men’s XL original Funkmaster Flex leather coat made exclusively for the Hot 97 Air Staff (1995).
Two (2) “Hot 97” Black Baseball Cap (black and white) and two (2) black “Hot 97” headbands. Made exclusively for the Hot 97 air staff in the late 1990s.
One (1) size large “Hot 97” black, light weight quilted baseball jacket made exclusively for Hot 97 staff when Hot 97 flipped format and became New York City’s first hip-hop radio station. (1993).
One (1) size XXXL “Boot Camp” nylon windbreaker. From the hip hop group, Boot Camp Clik of Brooklyn, NY. Their record label, Duck Down Records, made the jackets exclusively for the on-air staff at Hot 97 back in the ‘90s.
One (1) size medium “Power 105 FM” Official On-Air Staff Jacket made by Mecca exclusively for the launch of Power 105 as a Hip Hop radio station. (2002)
One (1) Hip-Hop Teddy Bear made exclusively for the Hot 97 Morning Show by Vermont Teddy Bears (1995).
One (1) DMX Platinum Record for “It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot” awarded to Lisa G. (1998).
One (1) autographed Press/Publicity photo of THE O’JAYS.
One (1) autographed Press/Publicity photo of George Clinton.
One (1) Press/Publicity photo of Ed Lover/Doctor Dre/Lisa G.
One (1) autographed Press/Publicity photo of Boy II Men.
One (1) autographed Press/Publicity photo of Barry White.
One (1) autographed Press/Publicity photo of 50 Cent.
One (1) autographed Mariah Carey “the one” CD cover.
One (1) autographed Wyclef Jean “Masquerade” CD cover.
One (1) autographed The Jacksons “2300 Jackson St” CD; autograph by Jermaine Jackson.
One (1) autographed Nuyorican Soul CD; autograph by George Benson.
One (1) autographed Heavy D “Waterbed Hev” CD.
One (1) 2003 Power 105.1 Calendar.
One (1) XXL magazine cover, November 2002, No. 42, autographed by LL Cool J.
One (1) XXL magazine cover, December 2002, No.43, autographed by Jay-Z.
One (1) XXL magazine cover, March 2003, No. 45, autographed by 50 Cent.
One (1) HONEY magazine cover, April 2003, Vol. 4, Issue 3, autographed by Lil’ Kim.

Learn more about Lisa G. and her contributions to Hip Hop culture here: lisag.com

THE WAHIDA CLARK STREET LIT COLLECTION

(Wahida Clark)

“Every Thug Needs A Lady, Raw & Uncut,” by Wahida Clark, 1st Edition, Black Print Publishing, 2003. 
April 4, 2004 Letter from Wahida Clark to publisher detailing some of the plot points to “Every Thug Needs A Lady.” 
“Thugs and the Women Who Love Them,” by Wahida Clark, 1st Edition, 2003. 
Kensington Publishing Corp. Agreement, dated March 14, 2005. 
“Thug Matrimony” by Wahida Clark, Dafina, 2007. 
“Thugs and the Womem Who Love Them” by Wahida Clark, Kensington, Reprint Edition, 2005. 
“Justify My Thug” by Wahida Clark, Cash Money Content, 2011. 
“Honor Thy Thug” by Wahida Clark, Cash Money Content, Original Edition, 2013. 
“Thug Luvin’” by Wahida Clark, Grand Central Publishing, 2009. 
“Thugs Seven” by Wahida Clark, Wahida Clark Presents Publishing, LLC, 2019. 
Publishing Agreement between Cash Money Content, LLC and Wahida Clark, December 13, 2011. 
“Black Expressions” April 2007 Book Club Catalogue featuring Wahida Clark’s Thugs and The Women Who Love Them, Every Thug Needs a Lady, and Thug Matrimony. 
Black Print Publishing Inc. Statement of Account detailing Orders and Sales of “Every Thug Needs A Lady” 1st Print Run; March 17, 2004. 
Photocopy of November 2, 2004 email from Martha Stewart’s personal assistant regarding Stewart and Clark’s meeting in Alderson, West Virginia Federal Prison Camp. 
Memorandum of Agreement between Cash Money Content and Wahida Clark regarding her sixth and seventh installments of the Thugs series.

Learn more about Wahida Clark and all of the books she authored here: wclarkpublishing.com

You can also join Wahida Clark and Grandmaster CAZ in the #PASSTHEEMIC Challenge to celebrate their new book here: #PASSTHEEMIC

THE JANETTE BECKMAN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION

(Janette Beckman)

KURTIS BLOW, Album cover, New York City 1986, 23 x 23” print mounted on foam core. 
MELE MEL, Album cover shoot, New York City 1988, 23 x 23” print mounted on foam core. 
ERIC B & RAKIM, New York City 1987, 23 x 23” print mounted on foam core. 
BDP_ KRS1 & SCOTT LA ROCK, New York City 1987, 23 x 23” print mounted on foam core. 
DADDY O, Brooklyn 1990, 16 x 24” print mounted on foam core. 
FAB FIVE FREDDY AND RAMMELLZEE, London 1982, 15 x 19” print mounted on foam core. 
LOVEBUG STARSKI, New York City 1986, 24 X 16” print mounted on foam core. 
ROXANNE SHANTE, New York City1987,18 X 24: print mounted on foam core. 
SALT-N-PEPA, New York City 1987, 30 X 30” print mounted on foam core. 
RUN DMC & POSSE, Hollis Queens, 1984, 30 X 30” print mounted on foam core. 
WOMEN RAPPERS, New York City 1988, 30 X 30” print mounted on foam core. 
TRIBE CALLED QUEST, New York City 1990, 30 X 30” print mounted on foam core. 
GRAND MIXER DST, London 1982, 15.5 X 23.5” print mounted on foam core.

Learn more about Janette Beckman and her amazing contributions to Hip Hop culture here:  janettebeckman.com

THE GOLDEN ERA COLLECTION

(Eric Chambers)

“My Hat Is Like A Shark’s Fin,” watercolors, ink pen, acylics on draft paper, 72 x 72 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021.
“Black Steel In The Hour of Chaos,” oil pastel, construction paper on canvas, 24 x 48 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021.
“A Word From Our Sponsor,” construction paper, oil pastel, acrylics on canvas, 48 x 60 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021.
“Charon Traveling Down The Bronx River Styx,” construction paper, oil pastel on canvas, 48 x 36 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021.
“Critical Beatdown (Ultramagnetic MCs),” construction paper, oil pastel on canvas, 20 x 16 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021.
“Long Live the Kane (Big Daddy Kane),” construction paper, oil pastel on canvas, 20 x 16 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021.
“One For All (Brand Nubian)” construction paper, oil pastel on canvas, 20 x 16 inch, by Eric Chambers; 2021

THE LUIS URIONDO COLLECTION

(Luis Uriondo)

Gray Disney “Hip Hop, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, South Bronx” graphic t-shirt depicting Donald Duck, Goofy and Mickey Mouse dressed in Hip Hop inspired fashion; size small.
Grandmaster Flash ReAction Figure; Super7 3.75” articulated figure.

Every donor is a pioneer, and we’re spotlighting some of these generous people. Learn more about Luis Uriondo here.

THE db COLLECTION

(David L. Bushelle)

Delicious Vinyl promotion “Funky Cold Medina” bottle from Tone Loc’s 1989 single.

GIFT FROM LADY PINK & DMC

(Lady PInk & DMC)

“ColorFool” mural on plywood; 8’ tall and 20’ long, split into 5 panels; November 2020; artists: Lady Pink, Darryl DMC McDaniels, Roger Smith, Echo Goff & Matt O’Connor.

To learn more about the legendary Lady Pink, make sure to check out ladypinknyc.com and follow her on Instagram.

To learn more about DMC’s Comic Book projects, please follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

GIFT FROM MARIO CALDATO JR. & THE ESTATE OF MATT DIKE

(Mario Caldato Jr.)

Tascam MS 16 tape machine used at Delicious Vinyl Studio, 1987-1990.
Tascam 388 mixer / 8 tape recorder unit used at Delicious Vinyl Studio, 1987-1990.

To learn more about the legendary Mario Caldato Jr. and his contributions to Hip Hop, make sure to check out this discussion at the Red Bull Music Academy and follow him on Instagram and discog.com.

GIFT FROM PJ BUTTA

(Paul J. Kilanski)

Framed plaque in recognition of worldwide sales in excess of 4,000,000 units of D12’s “Devil’s Night.”

To learn more about PJ Butta’s contributions to Hip Hop, make sure to check out 935kday.com and follow him on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

GIFT FROM 5 GUM

Refurbished boombox created Weber Shandwick on behalf of Mars, Inc. to play an exclusive J.I.D track celebrating Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary only five times. After the fifth and final play, the custom tape is chewed up and destroyed.

To learn more about 5 Gum check out their website here: 5gum.com.

GIFT FROM CHARLIE AHEARN'S PERSONAL COLLECTION

(Charlie Ahearn)

Ahearn’s original 16mm print of the Wild Style movie housed in its two (2) original cases.

To learn more about the legendary Charlie Ahearn, make sure to check out charlieahearn.com and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.

GIFT FROM STEPHEN KRONINGER

(Stephen Kroninger)

Animation cels and artwork for the 1991 Public Enemy music video “Shut ‘Em Down,” created by Stephen Kroninger.

GIFT FROM DJ THYST1

(Thomas Rivera)

One (1) original “Sumner Avenue Armory” Show Flyer. 
One (1) original Firehouse Studio Flyer.
Akai ASQ10 Midi Sequencer Manual. 
Akai MPC2000 manual
Roland JV-1080 Manual (sound module)
Institute of Audio Research School Catalog. 
Six (6) vinyl records.
Jewels Of Da Nine Promo info sheet
Backyard Studio original flyer with equipment list
Saran Rap (Brokbundlez) resume
Dj Thyst1 resume
Crimson League photo, Saran Rap(Brokbundlez)
Dj Thyst1 photo.
Da Odd Kuple original contract and photos.

GIFT FROM INTERIOR DESIGN DEPARTMENT at FIT, ID316 STUDIO VI FALL 2022 CLASS

(ID316 Studio VI Fall 2022 Class under the supervision of Professor Eric Daniels)

FIT Fabulous: A Modern Investigation of Hip Hop Project/Exhibition

Design materials and collateral from the FIT Fabulous: A Modern Investigation of Hip Hop exhibit that include graphics and banners (Mia Felicissimo, Shayla Greggs & Alexander Liebau).
Eminem Chair (Amanda Boggio)
The Head Boys of Hip Hop (Bruna DaSilva)
Graffiti & B-Boying chairs (Harnoor Grewal)
Notorious Block (Jaddie Diez)
The First Ladies of Hip Hop (Jessica Kastanis)
Form & Figure in Breakdancing (Marta Kolano)
’90s Go-To-Rap God & His Accessories (Maro Kapetani)
The Hip Hop Butterfly (Michael DeGennaro)
The Breakdance (Olivia Raynor)
Hip Hop Mirror Ball (Toni Ann Giumenta)
Flossing the Bling (YaLinda Lin)
Brownstone Front Stoop (Alexander Liebau & Eric K. Daniels)

THE ROK COLLECTION

(Donald Keene)

Black & White acrylic painting of Ice Cube by Don “Rok” Keene, 66” x 33.5”, 2023.
Black & White acrylic painting of Da Brat by Don “Rok” Keene, 48” x 32”, 2023.
Black & White acrylic painting of Foxy Brown by Don “Rok” Keene, 60” x 37”, 2023.
Black & White acrylic painting of Rakim by Don “Rok” Keene, 48” x 36”, 2022.

You can follow Rok and check out his art on Instagram and Tik Tok.

GIFT FROM ROKO CHOUDHRY

(Roko Kai Choudhry)

30 x 30 cm black and white oil painting of B.I.G. designed and painted on a gold vinyl record by Roko Kai Choudhry; 2022.

You can follow artist Roko Choudhry on Instagram.

GIFT FROM SHANE ROBITAILLE

(Shane Robitaille)

Two (2) signed and two (2) unsigned copies of “Rockit Crew (The Adventures of Teenage Hip-Hop Misfits)” by Shane Robitaille, published internationally in paperback, e-book and Audible in 2020.

You can follow author Shane Robitaille on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

You can purchase “Rockit Crew (The Adventures of Teenage Hip-Hop Misfits)” here.

GIFT in honor of JUDY McCOY

(Willis Family)

One (1) copy of “RAP MUSIC in the 1980s, a reference guide” by Judy McCoy; Scarecrow Press, 1992.

GIFT FROM NECTAN JUCKER

(Nectan Jucker)

Two (2) copies of “Fields of New York, European writers acquiring freedom,” by N. McNally, 2020.

GIFT FROM VINCENT TOLLIVER

(Vincent Tolliver)

Introduction to Urban Renaissance: The New Face of Harlem, A Hip Hop Anthology (W.W. Norton, unpublished 2003) – physical and digital copy

GIFT FROM GIANCARLO MALCHIODI

(Giancarlo Malchiodi)

Sixty-two (62) books about Hip Hop culture.

THE DJ HUNG GAR HIP HOP COLLECTION

(Richard Gaskin)

June 10, 1986 flyer for Super Jam Fan-Farewell Party at the Latin Quarter

THE CHRIS CONCEPTS COLLECTION

(Chris Concepts)

Thirty-Three (33) digital files of photographs of various Hip Hop artists and events; photographer Chris Concepts.

THE MICHAEL BENTELE COLLECTION

(Michael Bentele)

One Flyer for November 19, 1983 Whodini/Kyle Monroe album release.
Eighty-five (85) digital files of photographs from the Formel Eins Show.

THE K.B. "Nice354" YOUNG COLLECTION

(K.B. Young)

Subway Map with Graffiti tags, Glass Frame 10-2008 33” X 23” with the following tags: BLADE, BURN, CLYDE, LAVA, NCB, NIC 707, NICE 354, OTB, PART, REBEL GOD, RUB 5, SNAKE 1, STICK 114, TB 1, UA 2, WEOO
Three (3) digital .wav files containing Party audio files
Eight (8) digital files containing Party Flyers

THE LIAISON RECORDS, INC. URBAN ONE STOP COLLECTION

(Rebecca Marcus obo Liaison Records, Inc.)

Poster – 2 Pac, Until the End of Time
Poster – Cee-Lo Green; autographed
Poster Card– Clipse, Hell Hath No Fury; autographed
Poster – Clipse, Hell Hath No Fury; autographed
Poster – Are You Hip Hop’s Biggest Fan? Def Jam 2000; framed
Poster – Diplomats – Diplomatic Immunity; autographed
Poster – Don Diva 10 Years In Print
Poster Card – Don Diva The Original Street Bible
Poster Card – Eve – Eve-olution; autographed
Poster Card – G Unit – Beg For Mercy; autographed
Poster – Gang Starr – The Ownerz; autographed
Poster – Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III
Poster – Loud Records – The Early Daze
Poster – Snoop Dogg – Boss’n Up
Poster – TI; autographed
Poster – Universal Give the Gift of Music
Poster – X-Ecutioners – Scratchology; autographed
Poster – Murder Inc Presents Ashanti; framed, autographed
Poster – BMI Urban Awards 2003; framed
Promotional Picture – Mobb Deep; autographed
Promotional Picture – Scarface; autographed
Promotional Picture – Gang Starr; autographed
Promotional Picture – Snoop Dogg; autographed
Book – 50 Cent – From Pieces to Weight; autographed
Shirt – Mad Lion – Double Trouble
Shirt – Lil Kim – La Bella Mafia blue shirt
Shirt – Rawkus blue shirt
Shirt – Property of Mike Jones
Shirt – Salt N Pepa T-shirt
Jacket – Priority Records
Hat – Wreck Records
Gold Record – framed Big L – The Big Picture 1974-1999
VHS Tape – Black Moon – Who Got The Props
VHS Tape – Black Moon – I Got Cha Opin
VHS Tape – Mad Lion – Take It Easy
VHS Tape – Frankie Cutlass – Puerto Rico
Whistle – DMX Partyup promotional whistle
Button – Jay Z “bought black!” button
Wristbands – green, yellow & black Def Jamaica wristbands
Medical Kit – white “Redman Rx Malpractice” promotional medical kit.
Lanyard – white Tommy Boy lanyard
Murder Inc. glass
Murder Inc. lighter
Murder Inc. cigar
Murder Inc. cigar cutter

To learn more about Liaison Records and their contribution to Hip Hop and Go-Go music, you can check out their discography on discogs.com.

THE DJ JOEY O'S SERATO BACKLINE COLLECTION

(Jose Osorio aka DJ Joey O)

Two (2) Technics Quartz Direct Drive Turntable system 1210MKII
One (1) RANE TTM57SL 2 channel DJ Mixer
One (1) SHURE SM58 handheld microphone
One (1) DR Pro Tri-Pod Mic Stand with boom & clip
One (1) RANE SL1 Serato Scratch Live Interface
Four (4) travel cases

THE HIP HOP FLOWERS VOL. I by ~.THE.DoT. COLLECTION

(Dorothy M. Wilson)

“Sylvia Robinson” : Acrylics, Sequins, Glass, Enamel, Swarovski Crystals, Metal, Lace on 24 inch round wood by ~.DoT.; 2023.
“Cindy Campbell”: Acrylics, Sequins, Glass, Enamel, Swarovski Crystals, Metal, African Wax Cloth, Paper on 24 inch round wood by ~.DoT.; 2023.
“Roxanne Shante”: Acrylics, Sequins, Glass, Enamel, Swarovski Crystals, Metal, Leather, 24K Gold Leaf on 24 inch round wood by ~.DoT.; 2023.
“MC SHA ROCK”: Acrylics, Sequins, Glass, Enamel, Swarovski Crystals, Metal, Leather on 24 inch round wood by ~.DoT.; 2023.
“Sparky Dee”: Acrylics, Sequins, Glass, Enamel, Swarovski Crystals, Leather on 24 inch round wood by ~.DoT.; 2023.
• “Lady Pink”: Acrylics, Sequins, Glass, Enamel, Swarovski Crystals, Metal, Felt, Paper on 24 inch round wood by ~.DoT.; 2023.

Learn about the ~THE.DoT. at beatincmedia.com and follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

THE FIELDS OF ART CLASSIC HIP HOP COLLECTION

(Michael Fields)

“The Teacha/KRS-ONE” by Michael Fields; 76.2cm×101.6cm Acrylic painting on Gallery Wrapped Canvas (2023)

Learn about the Michael Fields at fieldsofart.art and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.

THE RISKIE FOREVER COLLECTION

(Ronald Brent)

Unauthorized Death Row Records Coloring Book; Riskie Forever (2017)
Tupac: The Coloring Book; Riskie Forever (2019)
Art Is My Life: The Streets, Tupac, Death Row Records and Now; Riskie Forever (2016)
Makaveli, The 7th Day Theory replica, 24 x36 canvas print.

THE WE•RE•DOE COLLECTION

(Pedro Colon)

“Planet Rock,” 16 x 20 acrylic on canvas by WE•RE•DOE; 2022

THE TAARON SILVERSTEIN COLLECTION

(Taaron Silverstein)

“Trugoy The Dove,” fine art digital image by Taaron Silverstein, 2023
Twenty-One (21) Ticket Stubs from between 2000 – 2011
Nineteen (19) Flyers
Nine (9) Posters
One (1) Postcard
Twenty-One (21) Magazines 
Four (4) DVDs
One hundred & twenty-six (126) CDs

You can follow Taaron on Instagram.

THE JP DEATHROW RECORDS COLLECTION

(John "JP" Payne)

The original Deathrow Records / GF Entertainment Fireman jacket; designed by Jonathon Logan, 1992.

THE PAST LANDMARKS COLLECTION

(Joseph Dougherty)

“Slick,” fine art digital image by Joseph Dougherty, 2022.
“KRS,” fine art digital image by Joseph Dougherty, 2022.
“KRS Pt. 2,” fine art digital image by Joseph Dougherty, 2022.
“Biz,” fine art digital image by Joseph Dougherty, 2022.
“Biz Pt. 2,” fine art digital image by Joseph Dougherty, 2022.

THE OLD SKOOL NEW YORK RADIO RECORDINGS COLLECTION

(David Jurman)

“D.J. Red Alert, KISS FM Radio Vol. II, Mastermixes Part I” cassette.
“Kool D.J. Red Alert, KISS FM Radio, Mastermixes – Disco, from Mellow – Moving” cassette.
“Kool D.J. Red Alert, KISS FM Radio Vol. 5, Mastermixes” cassette.
“Bobby Garcia Rap Music Show, WKCR (89.9) – July 26, 1991” cassette.

THE JCASH/CASH179th COLLECTION

(Jeffrey "JCASH" Thigpen)

“Cash: The Source of Hip Hop’s Beginnings” book by JCASH THIGPEN.“The 9 Creative Elements of Hip Hop’s Birth” book by JCASH THIGPEN.
“Hip Hop Culture School” postcard
“The Hip Hop Birth Chart” poster
“Cash Trooper” T-Shirt
The original book cover photo
Jeffrey, JCASH/CASH179th, THIIGPEN A FOUNDING FATHER B-BOY 1971-79 paper.

Learn about JCASH’s contribution to Hip Hop culture and follow him on TwitterInstagram & hhcs.teachable.com.

THE STREET VIBES VIDEO MIX COLLECTION

(G.Wiz - St. Louis)

Street Vibes Video Mix tape vol. 1, VHS tape, 1996.
Street Vibes Video Mix tape vol. 2, VHS tape, 1997.
Atlantic Records Video Mix, VHS tape 1998.

THE SHIRT KING PHADE COLLECTION

(Shirt King Phade)

Nine (9) digital files of photographs from the collection of Shirt King Phade.

Learn about Shirt King Phade and his Hip Hop history on his website, shirtkingphade.com.

Please follow Phade on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

THE B-BOY DOCUMENT COLLECTION

(Andy Cummings & Rober Adam Mayer)

Eighty-six (86) digital files of pictures and covers of and from BBoy Document magazine.

Subscribe and learn about how B-Boy Document magazine is preserving Hip Hop history on their website, bboydocument.com.

Please follow B-Boy Document on  InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

THE DARLENE LEWIS COLLECTION

(Darlene Lewis)

“Hip-Hop Before The Bling!” paperback book by Darlene Lewis, published September 29, 2011.

Learn about Darlene Lewis and how to get her books here:  lulu.com/darlenelewis.

Please also follow Darlene on  InstagramYouTubeFacebook and Twitter.

THE IMPOSSIBLEODDS' GENTLEMAN HIP HOP COLLECTION

(Andy Jonathan Blanc)

Thirty (30) digital files containing press materials, images and video of ImpossibleOdds.

Learn about ImpossibleOdds and his contributions to Hip Hop on his website, impossibleoddsmusic.nyc.

Please follow ImpossibleOdds on YouTube,  InstagramFacebookTik Tok and Twitter.

THE PIOTR SIKORA PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION

(Piotr Sikora)

Seventeen (17) digital files of various Hip Hop artists; Piotr Sikora photographer

Learn about Piotr Sikora and his contributions to Hip Hop on his website, piotrsikora.com.

Please follow Michael on Instagram, and Twitter.

THE GF ANON COLLECTION

(Keith Willis II)

Signed “Canvas Of A Radiant Child” CD by GF Anon, Limited Edition, 2020.
Signed “Inshallah XXVII: Finding Self” CD by GF Anon, Limited Edition, 2021.
“Canvas Of A Radiant Child” Limited Edition (autographed) wall print, 22 x 22.

You can learn about GF Anon and his music on his website, gfanon.com, and purchase his music here: gfanon.bandcamp.com

Please follow GF Anon on TwitterInstagram, FacebookSoundCloud and YouTube.

THE WAX POETICS COLLECTION

(Wax Poetics)

Nine (9) issues of Wax Poetics, Volume 1: Issues 5, 17, 26, 27, 51, 51 Alt., 54, 64 and 65.
One hundred and forty-four (144) digital images of Wax Poetics front and back covers, issues 1-68.

Learn more about the music collectors’ platform at waxpoetics.com.

THE DailyRapFacts (2020-2021) COLLECTION

(Ope Odumakin)

DailyRapFacts Rap Dictionary, W 5.5” x L 8.5”x D 0.78,” edited by Israel Odumakin.
DailyRapFacts 100 Hip Hop Facts (1973-2000) hardcover book, 10”W x 13”L.
One (1) DailyRapFacts black RHYMEBOOK, W5.7” x L8.25.”
One (1) DailyRapFacts red RHYMEBOOK, W5.7” x L8.25.”
DailyRapFacts Rap Trivia Game (set of 200 cards).
DailyRapFacts Rap Scores, A Rap/Hip-Hop Gradebook, W4.9” x L6.9.”

Every donor is a pioneer, and we’re spotlighting some of these generous people. Learn more about Ope Odumakin here.
You can get news, facts, lists, and merchandise at dailyrapfacts.com.

THE NOMAD CARLOS COLLECTION

(Damon Harrison)

Signed “Element Of Surprize” vinyl by Nomad Carlos, 2021.
“The Psyche” EP CD by Nomad Carlos X The Artivist, 2020.

Every donor is a pioneer, and we’re spotlighting some of these generous people. Learn more about Nomad Carlos here.
Additionally, you can learn about Nomad Carlos and his music on his website, nomadcarlos.com, and purchase his music here: nomadcarlos.bandcamp.com
Follow Nomad Carlos on TwitterInstagramFacebookSoundCloud and YouTube.

THE HELEN L. COLLEN PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION

(Helen Collen Photography, LLC)

Photograph of Big Daddy Kane on 30” x 30” black and white fine art print on giclee; photo taken at the Restoration Rocks! Festival, Brooklyn, New York, Saturday, October 12, 2013; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of Rapsody on 11” x 16” color fine art print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of Miri Ben-Ari on 11” x 16” color fine art print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of Jean Grae on 11” x 16” color fine art, photo and graphic combined, print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of MC Lyte on 11” x 16” color fine art print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of Lauryn Hill 1 on 11” x 16” color fine art print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of Lauryn Hill 2 on 11” x 16” color fine art print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.
Photograph of Lauryn Hill 3 on 11” x 16” color fine art print on giclee archival; photo taken at the Rock! Like A Girl!/Black Girls Rock! Kennedy Center/Washington, DC, Thursday, April 5, 2014; photographer: Helen L. Collen.

Learn about Helen L. Collen and her work on Instagram and her website.

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

Follow Richard on Twitter.

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.
“Luniz” 24” x 18” full color logo poster; 2021

Learn more about NOH8TIN and his work on his websiteInstagram, and Discogs.

THE SOHO HOUSE COLLECTION

(Soho House & Co.)

Five (5) Installations used at a Soho House x THHM 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 in his interview with THHM: From Baltimore to the Bronx to Everywhere: Savior of Hip Hop Donates to THHM

Watch the Monster Jam video on YouTube.

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 THHM, you will get 10% off, and a donation of $1.50 will be made to The 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. 

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, his art, and his donation his interview with THHM: Being You is Revolutionary: Brian Allen Irvin, Nipsey Hussle, and Dedication.
See more of Brian’s 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

Every donor is a pioneer, and we’re spotlighting some of these generous people. Learn more about Rich Berrios here.

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 artist and his original artwork in THE BORBAY COLLECTION in the THHM feature: Layers of Hip Hop: Fine Artist, Borbay, Donates Two of His Collage-Style Pieces to the THHM 

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 THHM: Still Raw, Still Remarkable: Mutah Beale and Sulaiman Jenkins are Hip Hop, Whether or Not They Still Listen to Beats.
Buy their 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 FacebookInstagramTwitterSoundCloud, & 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 websiteInstagramYouTube, & 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
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
Two (2) copies of the “Giant Sized First Issue” of the Public Enemy comic book published in 2006 by American Mule Entertainment

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)

THE ORIGINAL STREET POETS VINTAGE ANTIQUITIES (1993-1995) COLLECTION

(Casey "Brick Casey" Staton)

“Skinz/Everyday Life” 12” Vinyl by Street Poets; DBK Records Inc.; 1995.
“Street Poets” Cassette by Street Poets; DBK Records Inc.; 1995.
“R.I.P./Make The Paper” 12” Vinyl by Polecat; Ruckus Records; 1996.

Learn about and listen to Brick Casey’s music on LinkedInInstagramTwitterSoundcloudYoutube & Spotify.

THE KRON COLLECTION

(Frank Kron)

“Shut and Rap! Tour” June 15, Ash Street Poster; 11” x 17” 
“The Was Here Tour” December 9, The Meow Meow Poster; 11” x 17”
“Project Blowed 10th Anniversary” May 11, Berbatis Pan Poster; 11” x 17”

THE LEGEND OF THE CIPHER COLLECTION

(Legend of the Cipher, LLC)

GOLD Core Deck of “The Game of Hip Hop” 
PLATINUM Core Deck of “The Game of Hip Hop”
OLD SCHOOL Hip Hop Flash Trivia Deck, Volume One Deck
GOLDEN ERA Hip Hop Flash Trivia Deck, Volume One Deck 
PLATINUM ERA Hip Hop Flash Trivia Deck, Volume One Deck

Learn about Legend of the Cipher and their card games here: legendofthecipher.com

THE STIMMY STASH COLLECTION

(Infinite And Only Creations, LLC)

One (1) Stimmy Stash™ piggy bank 
One (1) Stimmy Stash™ collectible coin

Learn more about Hip Hop’s piggy bank here: stimmystash.com

Use code THHM for 10% off your purchases at stimmystash.com

THE CONFUSE ART / mADurgency COLLECTION

(Christian Cordes)

“Shimmy Shimmy Ya” Acrylic Print, 60 x 45 cm (23.6 x 17.7 inch), by Christian “Confuse Art” Cordes; 2020. Digital Portrait painted based off Al Pereira’s photograph on the set of 1995’s “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” video.

Learn more about Confuse Art and check out his art on InstagramTwitter & confuseart.de

THE BERNARD BECKFORD COLLECTION

(Bernard Beckford)

“Who We Be,” Oil x Pen x Ink, paper paste on Masonite board, 18” x 30” inch, by Bernard Beckford; April 2013.

Learn more about Bernard Beckford and check out his art on InstagramTwitterFacebookLinkedin & bernstration.com.

THE PABLO ARACENA PERSONAL COLLECTION

(Pablo Aracena)

“American Vanitas,” Limited Edition framed Fine Art Print; Archival Pigment Print on 300gsm Natural Entrada Fine Art paper; 22” x 32”; printed in Montréal (Canada); November 2020.

Learn more about Pablo Aracena and check out his art on Instagram.

THE HARRY ALLEN, HIP-HOP ACTIVIST & MEDIA ASSASSIN COLLECTION

(Harry Allen)

One (1) box of Hip Hop Archival Publicity Prints
One (1) box of Hip Hop VHS Cases 
Twelve (12) boxes of Hip Hop Ephemera 
Four (4) boxes of Hip Hop ¾” tapes 
Five (5) boxes of Hip Hop VHS tapes 
One (1) box of Hip Hop music audiocassettes 
One (1) box of Hip Hop music audiocassettes + other genres 
Sixteen (16) boxes of Hip Hop magazines

Learn more about Harry Allen here: harryallen.info 

THE J.O.D COLLECTION

(Stefano Marinelli)

“Beats By Design: An Illustrated Inventory of the Most Important Hip Hop Producers Vol. 1,” signed Hardcover Book by Stefano “J.O.D” Marinelli; 2021.

Learn more about Stefano Marinelli and see his work on Instagram & Twitter.

Pick up your own copy of Beats By Design here: BeatsByDesign

THE LOUIS VALENTINE COLLECTION

(Louis Valentine)

“FACES of Hip Hop – The Renaissance,” hand drawn PrismaColor pencil portrait on Bristol paper, 15.5 ft x 9.5 ft, by Louis Valentine; 2005-2012.

You can follow Louis Valentine on Twitter and watch “FACES Of Hip Hop – The Renaissance,” the Official Full-Length Film about this amazing piece of art on YouTube.

THE KAREN JOY COLLECTION

(Karen Joy Stewart)

Zulu News newsletter published in honor of Zulu Nation’s 19th Anniversary, November 1993; founded by Afrika Bambaataa and Karen Joy Stewart.

THE MARC BEACH COLLECTION

(Marc Beach)

Akademiks™, Charcoal Grey Wax relaxed denim pants, 42 x 32. 
mecca™, Charcoal Grey Wax relaxed denim pants, 42 x 32. 
Rocawear™, Black Denim Jacket, Size: XXXL. 
Rocawear™, Black Denim relaxed pants 40 x 32.

THE LIFE 101 COLLECTION

(Shelita & Freddie Salley)

Avirex Varsity by Avirex, cream leather jacket.
Rocawear, Roc-A-Fella black leather tour jacket, Size: 5XL.

LIFE 101 is focused on improving the conditions of at risk communities with programs and activities that are designed to help community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact Life 101 has had and what they are currently doing to affect this social reform here: life-101.org

THE CEY ADAMS | JANETTE BECKMAN ‘Iceland MashUps’ COLLECTION

(Janette Beckman & Cey Adams)

JANETTE BECKMAN | CEY ADAMS, “Chuck D,” New York City 1987/2015, 59” X 80” Canvas, Signed. 
JANETTE BECKMAN | CEY ADAMS, “Flavor Flav,” New York City 1987/2015, 60” X 78” Canvas, Signed.

Learn more about Janette Beckman and Cey Adams and their collaboration here: The Mash Up

THE DUST MONKEY COLLECTION

(Danny Savage)

Davy D. promotional postcard for Davy’s Ride; 1987. 
Beastie Boys Some Old Bullshit promotional postcard from Grand Royal record label. 
Run DMC World Tour Picture Book; 1986. 
Run DMC Tougher Than Leather Picture Book; 1987. 
Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill Tour Picture Book; 1987.  
LL Cool J Nitro World Tour Picture Book; 1989-1990. 
Yo MTV Raps Trading Cards, Pro Set, 1991.

Every donor is a pioneer, and we’re spotlighting some of these generous people. Learn more about Danny Savage here.

THE CHRISTIAN PANIAGUA ART COLLECTION

(Christian Paniagua)

“Rakim,” fine Art Print on canvas, 20” x 26”, January 28, 2022; printed in New York, New York, February 22, 2022. 
“Biz Markie,” fine Art Print on canvas, 30” x 23”, July 16, 2021; printed in New York, New York, January 28, 2022.
“Keith Grayson – DJ Kay Slay – Dezzy Dez TFA,” fine Art Print on canvas, April 23, 2022.
“LL Cool J,” fine Art Print by Christian Paniagua, March 11, 2022. 

Learn more about Christian Paniagua and check out his art at cpaniagua.art

Every donor is a pioneer, and we’re spotlighting some of these generous people. Learn more about Christian here.