Shift above, MOMA.

There will be a new museum on the block of New York’s have to-see cultural institutions — and she’s a house-grown woman.

That would be the Universal Hip Hop Museum, which had its groundbreaking ceremony together the Harlem River on Thursday showcasing this sort of NYC rap legends as LL Awesome J, Nas, Fats Joe and Grandmaster Flash. The museum, which began building in February, will start as the cultural hub of the new Bronx Position advancement in 2024.

“It produced me aspiration, you know what I’m expressing?” claimed Queens native LL of his hometown rap roots

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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

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