Tag Archive: Hip-hop

Collector’s Spotlight: Eric Johnson | Chico, California

In this series, MXM features avid mixtape collectors and their analog collections. Originally from the east coast, Eric Johnson lives in Chico, California. You can take the mixtape collector out of the tri-state area… Continue reading

We The People for #HipHopEducation in Schools

The Mixtape Museum is joining our family over at The Hip Hop Education Center in petitioning President Barack Obama to publicly acknowledge Hip-Hop as a national treasure and institutionalize #HipHopEducation in our schools. We… Continue reading

Justin D. Burton and Jason Lee Oakes Seek Essays that Pay Respect to Hip Hop Scholarship

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF HIP HOP MUSIC STUDIES Edited by Justin D Burton and Jason Lee Oakes Deadlines Abstracts (400 words): 1 October 2015 Chapter Drafts (5k-7k words): 1… Continue reading

Marvel Comics Presents Hip-Hop Variants

Marvel Comics has just unveiled a sample of their forthcoming Hip Hop Variants line. The comic book covers slated for October 2015 will feature mash-up art of Marvel characters and Hip Hop album… Continue reading

Sample Not For Sale Documentary Screening

This one time screening on April 2, presented by Wax Poetics and Brooklyn label Names You Can Trust is a one-time only screening of the documentary SAMPLE: NOT FOR SALE! The doc is a culmination… Continue reading

The Evolution of the Mixtape: A Dedication to Justo Faison by Gary Anderson

March 17, 1969 – May 14, 2005 The Mixtape Museum project exists to ensure that Justo Faison and the legacies of the djs he celebrated are never forgotten. Read on.   THE EVOLUTION… Continue reading

A Happy Birthday Shoutout to Joe Conzo, Jr. aka Joey Kane aka “The Man Who Took HipHop’s Baby Pictures.”

Thank you for sharing Hip-Hop, through your lense! A photgraphic mixtape. http://www.joeconzo.com — In an article published on October 4, 2005, The New York Times proclaimed photographer Joe Conzo Jr. as “The Man… Continue reading

HURRACAVE with Speech from Arrested Development

An Eric Orr and Keith Haring Masterpiece!

These are two of my favorite artists so I had to share. This poster commemorates the 30 year Anniversary of Eric Orr and Keith Harings’s subway and studio collaboration. Read more more and… Continue reading

How “Born in the Bronx” Changed Me

  Joe Conzo’s pictures were all black and white, but as I stared, I began to see them in color. -KeKe My name is KeKe, I am a 14 year old high school student from… Continue reading

The Mixtape Museum & Cassette: Documentary Present “Still Magnetic”

August 23: International Hip Hop Parade

Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop

Hip hop first became a part of the mainstream music industry in the early 1980s, when major record labels released albums from such accessible groups as Run DMC and the Sugarhill Gang. But… Continue reading

Grandmaster Flash, Grandwizzard Theodore, and Grandmixer DXT To Be Inducted Into Guitar Center’s RockWalk

Guitar Center is proud to announce the inductions of world renowned hip-hop DJ icons Grandmaster Flash, Grandwizzard Theodore and Grandmixer DXT intoHollywood’s iconic RockWalk. The joint ceremony will celebrate each of these accomplished musicians as they receive… Continue reading

Brian Williams and Lestor Holt spit Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” on Jimmy Fallon, kind of.

Tupac Shakur on Life and Death | Blank on Blank

Meet Our Newest Affiliate, Rhymes Over Beats: A Hip Hop Theater Company

A few words from Patrick Blake, founder of Rhymes Over Beats Rhymes over Beats is a company of hip hop theater artists. We believe that musical theater thrives and grows when the music being… Continue reading

Help the New Orleans Hip Hop Archive (NOLA) Complete their Kickstarter Campaign!

NOLA is a digital archive of New Orleans hiphop and bounce supported by the Amistad Research Center launching Spring 2014! The Background From Cash Money and No Limit to Lil Wayne, Birdman, Mystikal, Mannie Fresh,Juvenile, Big Freedia & Curren$y to the strong… Continue reading

A (Not At All Definitive) History of Hip Hop Mixtapes

A (Not At All Definitive) History of Hip Hop Mixtapes From dubbed cassettes to burned CDs to 128kbsp mp3s, Noz details how mixtapes became – and remain – an integral part of hip… Continue reading

#HipHopEd 7/16/2013

The Day I Fell In Love with Hip Hop by Derrick Dolphin

It was the summer of ’79, I was a youngin, and spent a lot of time at my Grandma’s building. Located on the border of Harlem and Washington Heights, 1909 Amsterdam Avenue, a.k.a.… Continue reading

Support Graffiti Rock!

Dear Graffiti Rock Fans & Journalists, “0” time has arrived! Today begins my campaign to produce the documentary, Graffiti Rock: The Untold Story, as well as release the 30th Anniversary Edition of Graffiti… Continue reading

Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book is Now Available for Pre-Order!

Congratulations to Bun B and Shea Serrano. Their blog turned book is set to release on September 17, 2013, but you can reserve your copiesssssssss now! — Rapper Bun B lends his street cred and occasionally his… Continue reading

DJ Enuff in Epee’s Collection

Cold Crush Brothers at Harlem World 1981 II | DJ Dan-O Collection

Cold Crush in DJ Dan-O’s Collection

  “I was at this jam at the Audubon Ballroom and Ecstasy Garage. I used to live 6 blocks away on 173rd and Audubon Avenue in Washington Heights.” DJ Dan-O

Hiphop Word Count Case Studies

Hip-Hop Word Count is a searchable ethnographic database housed on StapleCrops.com and created by Tahir Hemphill. The database includes lyrics from over 50,000 Hip-Hop songs from 1979 to present day. The Hip-Hop Word… Continue reading

Library Reunion Lecture Celebrating “Now Scream: The Cornell Hip Hop Collection Exhibition”

Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm Lincoln Hall, B20Dept of Music, 101 Lincoln Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4101, USA Join Steven F. Pond, associate professor and chair of the department… Continue reading

Why I Love 90’s Hip Hop Mixtapes by Gary Anderson

Back in 1995 I first discovered hip hop mixtapes.  I was 20 years old and had taken a trip to the Potomic Mills mall near DC and there was a kiosk inside that… Continue reading

Propmaster Retro: Placing Hip-Hop Culture on Material

  Celebrate the culture by supporting a Legend. http://www.propmasterretro.com