Hip hop museum, 5 Ela come to campus for performance, panel discussion


American Studies, in cooperation with the Student Activities Board, African and African American Studies and the First Year Seminar program, will host a museum exhibit, seminar, video screening and performance featuring Khalid El-Hakim of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum,  5ELA hip hop artists (Thyme, Mudd and DJ Sicari), and Steve Furay of Common Breath Media, who will use various media to teach about the history of the hip hop movement in a global and local context.

The event, will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Nov. 22 in Kochoff Hall B:

  • Noon to 5 p.m. - Black History 101 Mobile Museum Exhibit: “And the Legacy Continues…”

Through rare albums, photographs, magazines, concert flyers, posters, lyric books and many other artifacts, “And the Legacy Continues…” exhibit highlights over 30 years of Hip Hop culture beginning with artifacts from the Bronx and ending with material objects that reflect Detroit artists’ influence on this global phenomenon.

  • 1:05 p.m. – 2 p.m.Common Breath Media Video Presentation and Discussion

A discussion will follow the screening of the trailer for the film, “Untold Story of Detroit Hip Hop.”

  • 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. - “And The Legacy Continues…” Panel Discussion and Performance

A panel discussion about the history of Detroit Hip Hop will conclude with a special performance from 5 ELA.

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