Universal Hip Hop Museum

To our fellow patrons and supporters,

We wanted to personally update you on how we will be handling this global pandemic that has reached our city. The Universal Hip Hop Museum is closely monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and New York City health officials as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves. We feel we have a social responsibility to ensure our patrons are safe and protected. Our exhibit has implemented the following measures to ensure a safe environment. Accordingly, we have decided to close the [R]Evolution of Hip Hop temporarily on Wednesday March 18th and we will re-open as part of New York State’s Phase 4 with strict adherence to state and city COVID-19 operating guidelines  We are specifically adhering to guidance around social distancing and no large group gatherings to protect our patrons and our staff.

We will be constantly looking for updates from the NYC Department of Health, CDC, and Federal Government relating to social engagements and operations of public venues. We will keep you updated as we know. Till then, be safe!

16 BARS 4 HIP HOP – The Album

The highly acclaimed album 16 Bars 4 Hip Hop is now available on iTunes and all other digital music stores.  This is the museum’s first Rap compilation album featuring 26 tracks by artists who represent Hip Hop’s underground from all around the world.  The album features exclusive music from legendary artist Chip Fu, new Rap star Bruse Wane and Cuban Rap group  Kilometro 969 and others – to support the construction of a permanent home for Hip Hop.  Get this history album today on iTunes. Every album purchased goes directly to museum operations and construction costs.

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The Art And Inspiration Of André LeRoy Davis

Expression is a beautiful thing, it’s the perfect synonym of art. The ability to express in any way or form is a subliminal gift, not often understood but deeply felt. The creation of something that is born from thoughts and emotions, not only for others to see and experience but also to feel and live. It is more than a way of life. And that’s what André LeRoy Davis, known as A. L. Dré, does with his art since he can remember, transmit with boldness and wit his creativity, ideas, and convictions.

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Anchored in the birthplace of the culture, the Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx celebrates and preserves the history of local and global Hip Hop to inspire, empower, and promote understanding.

Photos courtesy of founding member Joe Conzo, Jr. 

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Leveraging the power of virtual reality to give new life to Hip Hop’s historic moments.

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