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This category explores the roots of hip hop culture, from the early days of block parties and DJ battles to the rise of MCs and rap music.

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Meet our Speakers

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Black Bottom Archives

Black Bottom Archives

Great Plains Black History Museum

Great Plains Black History Museum

Great Plains Black History Museum

Chuck D

Chuck D

Rapper | Author | Producer, Public Enemy

Medusa the Gangsta Goddess

Medusa the Gangsta Goddess

SenYon Kelly

SenYon Kelly

Universal Hip Hop Museum

Las Vegas - Clark County Library District

Las Vegas - Clark County Library District

Ralph McDaniels

Ralph McDaniels

Hip Hop Coordinator, Queens Public Library

Wonder Mike

Wonder Mike

Leland Robinson

Leland Robinson

Universal Hip Hop Museum

Universal Hip Hop Museum

UHHM

Programs

Hip Hop 50 National Celebration with Chuck D

February 27, 2023, 10:00 PM
Chuck D Ralph McDaniels

Fight the Power - How Hip Hop Changed the World

February 28, 2023, 01:00 AM
Chuck D

The Story of Sylvia Robinson & Sugar Hill Records Told by Leland Robinson & Wonder Mike

March 23, 2023, 09:30 PM
Ralph McDaniels Leland Robinson Wonder Mike

Turn My Girl Up: A Storytelling of Hip Hop Beyond the Patriarchy

March 25, 2023, 08:00 PM
Black Bottom Archives

Women in Hip-Hop & Social Media

March 30, 2023, 12:00 AM

240 W. Compton Blvd. Compton, CA 90220

SenYon Kelly Medusa the Gangsta Goddess

Juneteenth Kickoff-Hip Hop the Voice of Freedom featuring the Legendary Kurtis Blow

June 15, 2023, 02:00 AM

951 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Las Vegas NV 89106

Las Vegas - Clark County Library District

Sons of the Sample Continuing the legacy of their Famous Dads

June 16, 2023, 05:00 PM
Universal Hip Hop Museum

Tats & Raps: An Evening With Black Ink Chicago's Phor

June 17, 2023, 02:00 AM

5175 E. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas NV 89122

Las Vegas - Clark County Library District

My top 5: Favorite all time Hip Hop MCs Producer and DJ

June 24, 2023, 07:00 AM
Great Plains Black History Museum

Hip Hop and Omaha’s impact in the 80’s and 90s

July 01, 2023, 07:00 PM
Great Plains Black History Museum

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Queens Public Library

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