(This March 5 story, corrects spelling of Africa Bambaataa in fourth paragraph)
By Alicia Powell
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hip hop – the music, dance, art and fashion phenomenon that went from rough streets into fancy suites in five decades – is getting its own museum in its birthplace in the Bronx, New York.
A small pop-up exhibit gives a preview of the Universal Hip Hop Museum’s permanent home, set to open in 2023 to celebrate the culture’s global history.
To date, “there isn’t a physical place that is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of hip hop history and