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Hip-Hop and Rap in the Blockson Collection

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - Wednesday, November 25, 2020
The Blockson Collection presents important issues and themes in hip-hop and rap history by highlighting unique items in its collections. From its pioneering days to its influence on popular culture, the exhibition showcases items from the Tupac Amaru Shakur Collection and other hip-hop and rap-related collections.


Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
Charles L. Blockson Reading Room
1330 Polett Walk, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122