Hip-Hop and Rap Across the Smithsonian

Hip-Hop AnthologyThe Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap will be the first collection to include music from every major label and dozens of independent label recordings. The anthology explores important issues and themes in hip-hop history, and it provides a unique window into the many ways hip-hop has created new traditions and furthered musical and cultural traditions of the African diaspora. Make #HipHopHistory and support this landmark collection of music, stunning visuals, and powerful stories collected in a 300-page book and 9 CDs.

Explore hip-hop and rap-related collections from across the Smithsonian.