September 19, 2019
The Signtologist artist UHHM donor

Old & New, Past & Present in Art and Hip Hop:
How Dan “The Signtologist” Ericson Reinvents & Repurposes

“Coming from an analogue upbringing, I appreciate the tools that aren’t digitized. Example: I can go to the library and find a book about something I could also read online. And I choose to go to the library because that’s one way I can really turn things on by turning something off.”
July 8, 2019

Documenting Hip Hop History:
From the Broom to the Ceiling, Taylor Golonka Documents Michael Chambers’s Contributions to the Culture

Whether or not you have seen “Breakin’” or “Breakin’ 2,” you have seen Michael Chambers, who began his career as a dancer when he was 16 with the stage name Boogaloo Shrimp.
February 22, 2018

Alignment, Timing, Truth:
Nasser Metcalfe Donates Magazine Collection to UHHM

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