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Hip Hop Icons Exhibition (Virtual)
February 9 - February 28Free
The “Hip Hop Icons” Virtual Exhibition features over 150 original objects related to the history of hip hop culture in America focused around the following themes: Pioneers, Icons, Groups, Women, Movies, and Detroit. The centerpiece of the exhibit are the Hip Hop Icons movie posters featuring some of the most significant and impactful films on hip hop culture. The following original movie posters will be on display in the exhibit: Wild Style, Beat Street, Breakin’, Krush Groove, House Party, Do the Right Thing, Juice, 8 Mile, Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, and Straight Outta Compton. The speaker series includes: Michigan based hip hop artists Supa Emcee and Miz Korona (8 Mile), hip hop pioneer MC Sha Rock (Beat Street), and Grammy Lifetime Awardee and Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Professor Griff of Public Enemy (Do the Right Thing).
The exhibition features original hip hop artifacts including cassette tapes, compact discs, concert ticket stubs, signed magazines and posters, hip hop dolls, photographs and artist clothing.
Sponsors & Partners: Michigan Humanities; Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs; SVSU Foundation; Saginaw African Cultural Festival; SVSU Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and Black History 101 Mobile Museum.
View the Virtual Exhibition at MarshallFredericks.org