A hip-hop museum is opening in NYC



Featuring turntables, a recording studio, a projected graffiti wall, vinyl, holograms, VR and other interactive elements.

A hip-hop museum is set to open in the Bronx, reports Forbes.

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The Universal Hip Hop Museum will celebrate the legacy of hip-hop through contemporary technology.

According to museum co-chairman Kurtis Blow, this will include avatars, holograms and VR. Visitors will also be able to record music, and make graffiti art on-site.

The museum is slated to open in 2023, to mark the 50th anniversary of hip-hop’s inception.

It will be located in 65 E. 149th St., along the Harlem River waterfront, with construction to begin later this year.

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