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Collections of Culture: 50 Years of Hip Hop Inside Libraries, Museums and Archives

Hip Hop’s 50th anniversary represents a milestone for an American genre of music that started in the streets of NYC. Queens Public Library, with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is embarking on an epic year-long celebration. The programs under this initiative will be in-person, live-streamed, and archived for future generations. Register today to stay up to date on scheduled events.

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Featured Programs

Here are just a few of the programs planned for the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop!

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This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.