Donor List

We are continually astounded by our donors’ generosity. Thank you for your contributions to support The Universal Hip-Hop Museum.

Donor

Reggie Peters
Amount: $2000

Educational Program Development

Kurtis Blow Walker
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Rocky Bucano
Amount: $300

Educational Program Development

Thomas Eisenhauer
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Suzanne Goin
Amount: $150

Educational Program Development

Robert Braky
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Jacob Millard
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Taaron Silverstein
Amount: $150

Educational Program Development

Edward Young
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Annie Solomon
Amount: $20

Level: Hip Hop Collector

Edward Young
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Mari Jackson DBA Bejewled
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Yvette Bannon
Amount: $50

Level: Beat Master

Mark Soper
Amount: $25

Educational Program Development

Reginald Peters
Amount: $300

Level: Rising Star

Erica Dubach Spiegler
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Michael Brams
Amount: $75

Educational Program Development

The Beat Advisory LLC
Amount: $50

Level: Beat Master

Amy Solomon
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

David Miller
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Mark Silverstein
Amount: $150

Level: Tagger

Mindy Silverstein
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Julie Sitomer
Amount: $125

Level Crowd Motivator

David Retzler
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Elisa Robbins
Amount: $150

Level Tagger

Peg Pashkow
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Young Woo
Amount: $6,500

Annual Contribution

Elizabeth Danes
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Wesley Ramjeet
Amount: $20,000

Annual Contribution

Adam Silverstein
Amount: $10,000

Annual Contribution

Jason Love
Amount: $50

Level: Beat Master

Robert Reid
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Susan Matloff
Amount: $50

Level: Beat Master

Susan Matloff
Amount: $50

Level: Beat Master

Genna Rosenberg
Amount: $150

Educational Program Development

Kathryn O’Reily
Amount: $150

Level: Tagger

Justine Miller
Amount: $50

Educational Program Development

Alice Silverstein
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Rhonda Goff
Amount: $25

Educational Program Development

Rhonda Goff
Amount: $25

Educational Program Development

Suzanne Novik
Amount: $200

Educational Program Development

Jessica Solomon
Amount: $36

Educational Program Development

Wen Leung
Amount: $100

Educational Program Development

Mark Green
Amount: $300

Level: Rising Star

Donors to the Archives & Collections

Robert “Lee” Taylor

THE ROBERT TAYLOR COLLECTION
– “Beat Street” Jean Jacket
– “Beat Street” Poster.

Learn about Robert “Lee” Taylor on his IMDb page: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0853073/

Tony “Mr. Wave” Wesley

THE MR. WAVE COLLECTION
– “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: https://www.mrwavedance.com/

Ralph “Da Phunky Drumma” Vargas

DA PHUNKY DRUMMA COLLECTION
– 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 here:  http://www.daphunkydrumma.com/

Soho House & Co. 

THE SOHO HOUSE COLLECTION
– 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: https://www.sohohouse.com/

Ryan Anderson

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

Watch the Monster Jam video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHBFhl2CIHo

You can follow Rah Deluxe on Twitter (https://twitter.com/RahDeluxe) & Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/rahdeluxe/?hl=en)

Saint James Church, Fordham

THE SAINT JAMES CHURCH, FORDHAM COLLECTION
– 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 their mission here: https://www.stjamesfordham.org/

Harold V. Lee

PULL YOUR CARD COLLECTION
– Two (2) decks of Pull Your Card Music Trivia Hip Hop Edition

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

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

Steve Gatto

THE STEVE GATTO COLLECTION
– Screen-Used Custom Low Rider Bicycle hand signed by Snoop Dogg
– Vital Toys Snoop Dogg Little Junior variant12-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

Michael Somma, Jr.

THE MICHAEL SOMMA, JR. COLLECTION
– The Source Magazine, June 1998 Cover
– Eight (8) various Hip Hop Stickers
– Flyer – Lyricist Lounge Show, June 21, 2001

Harry Lamar Anderson, Jr.

THE HARRY LAMAR ANDERSON, JR. COLLECTION
– Framed WORD UP! Magazine, Issue #1, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1987

Taylor Golonka

THE TAYLOR GOLONKA COLLECTION
– 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: https://www.boogalooshrimpdocumentary.com/

Learn about Taylor Golonka and his donation here: http://www.uhhm.org/documenting-hip-hop-history-from-the-broom-to-the-ceiling-taylor-golonka-documents-michael-chamberss-contributions-to-the-culture/

Nasser Metcalfe

THE NASSER METCALFE MAGAZINE COLLECTION
– 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: http://www.uhhm.org/alignment-timing-truth-nasser-metcalfe-donates-magazine-collection-to-uhhm/

Damola Idowu

THE OWNERS ILLUSTRATED COLLECTION
– “Owners Illustrated” magazine, Premier Issue, 2003
– “Owners Illustrated” magazine, Issue IV, 2005

Learn more about Owners Illustrated here: http://ownersillustrated.com/

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: http://lifeordeath20th.com  & follow on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/dagreatdeitydah?lang=en

David Weitzman

THE DAVID WEITZMAN COLLECTION
– “Static – My Tupac Shakur Story” book by Chopmaster J

John Ambrose

THE JOHN AMBROSE COLLECTION
– “The Gospel Of Hip Hop” book by KRS One, signed by Kool Herc & KRS One

Vikki Tobak

THE VIKKI TOBAK COLLECTION
– “Contact High-A Visual History of Hip-Hop” book by Vikki Tobak

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

Jovan Landry

THE JOVAN LANDRY COLLECTION
– 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 the Synergy album here: http://jovanlandry.com/.

Jason Turner / YSYM Films

THE DEPTH OF FIELD COLLECTION
– 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: https://www.ysymfilms.com/

Dan “The Signtologist” Ericson

THE SIGNTOLOGIST COLLECTION
– 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 here: http://www.uhhm.org/old-and-new-past-and-present-in-art-and-hip-hop-how-dan-the-signtologist-ericson-reinvents-and-repurposes/

Please also be sure to check out The Signtologist here: thesigntologist.com

Jason “BORBAY” Borbet

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

Please also be sure to check out and learn more about BORBAY here: borbay.com

Learn about the Original Artwork in THE BORBAY COLLECTION here: https://www.uhhm.org/layers-of-hip-hop-fine-artist-borbay-donates-two-of-his-collage-style-pieces-to-the-uhhm/

Johari Commodore

THE TARIKH COMMODORE COLLECTION
–  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”

Saboteur Media LLC

THE SABOTEUR MEDIA COLLECTION
– “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 their projects here: saboteurmedia.com

Please also be sure to check out and learn more about Bobbito Garcia here: koolboblove.com

Orrin Campbell

THE ORRIN COLLECTION
– 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.

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

Darren “Drez” Desscan

THE HIP HOP BACK IN THE DAY COLLECTION
– 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

Stanley L. Jackson

THE STANLEY L. JACKSON COLLECTION
– 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.

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

You can also follow him on Instagram (http://www.instagram.com/gemini2face_art) & on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Gemini2faces)

Timothy “Gravity” Guiheen

THE TIM GUIHEEN COLLECTION
– One (1) GLI PMX 9000 Preamplifier/Mixer

Learn about Gravity’s story here: https://www.the5thelement.org.uk/single-post/2018/01/15/My-Journey-So-Far-Gravity-Of-MathCorp

Zack O’Malley Greenburg

THE ZACK O’MALLEY GREENBERG COLLECTION
– “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 Word Doc 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 Word Doc 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 and his other books here: https://www.zogreenburg.com/books

Gallery 30 South

THE CHUCK D COLLECTION, PROVIDED BY 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.

You can learn more about Gallery 30 South, Pasadena, California here: http://gallery30south.com/

SenYon Kelly

THE NUBIAN ARCHIVES & COLLECTIBLES COLLECTION
– 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 book by Jordan Summers (Editor)

Jason Love

THE JASON LOVE COLLECTION
– 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

Akkitta Wellington Copelin 

THE AKKITTA WELLINGTON COPELIN COLLECTION
– Twenty (20) books
– Twenty (20) t-shirts
– CDs, flyers, pictures, photographs, various magazines & wall hanging

Tamas “Tom D” Dravai

THE TOM D COLLECTION
– “Hip Hop – A Kezdetek” 4th Edition Book by Tamas Dravai

Learn about Tom D and the Hungarian Hip Hop Community he started here: https://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: http://www.hiphopmuzeum.com/

Lance Scott Walker

THE LANCE SCOTT WALKER COLLECTION
– “Houston Rap” Hardcover Book with Slipcase, signed by Authors Lance Scott Walker & Peter Beste

Learn about Lance Scott Walker and his other projects here: http://www.lancescottwalker.com/

Matt “Pash” Pashkow

THE PASH COLLECTION
– Def Jam Music Group Inc. 10th Year Anniversay four (4) CD box set, 1995