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Smithsonian | Historically Speaking: The Launch Of The Smithsonian Anthology Of Hip Hop And Rap

August 17, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and Smithsonian Folkways are pleased to launch The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap. The first-of-its-kind multimedia collection chronicles the growth of the music and culture from the parks of the Bronx to solidifying a reach that spans the globe.
On August 17th, the anthology’s producer/editor Dwandalyn Reece, NMAAHC Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs will moderate an esteemed panel of scholars and contributors to the anthology including Bill Adler, journalist and critic; Adam Bradley, professor of English and the founding director of the Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture (RAP Lab) at UCLA; and Regina Benjamin, assistant professor of English and African diaspora studies at Kennesaw State University.
Register for the free event and tune in at https://s.si.edu/3lrin2h