The Schomburg Center’s Hip-Hop Archive Project presents, “hiphoproots: origins and impact,” an exhibition and symposium on Thursday November 18, 2004. “hiphoproots” features a symposium which will explore the development of hip-hop, from its origins in the Bronx to a world culture. Invited panelists include legendary Hip-Hop artists such as Doug E. Fresh, Pebblee Poo, and Mr. Wiggles, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Director of the Hip Hop Archive at Harvard University, and Raquel Cepeda, editor of And It Don’t Stop, The Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years, and other hip-hop pioneers and scholars. The symposium will be complemented by an exhibition featuring rare hip-hop artifacts that focus on the history of early hip-hop, specifically the legendary Cold Crush Brothers, from the collections of Cold Crush Brother Easy A.D. Harris and photographer Joe Conzo.
For more information, please contact Laini Madhubuti, Public Relations Officer at 212.491.2259, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven G. Fullwood, Project Director, Hip-Hop Archive Project, 212.491.2224, or email@example.com
We hope that you can attend the event.