Started in 2002 at Harvard University, this archive supports scholarship and research into the knowledge, art, culture, materials, organizations, movements and institutions of Hip Hop. This archive acquires material culture associated with Hip Hop in the U.S. and throughout the world.
The mission of the Cornell Hip Hop Collection (CHHC) is to collect and make accessible the historical artifacts of Hip Hop culture and to ensure their preservation for future generations.
The Collection features: hundreds of party and event flyers ca. 1977-1985; thousands of early vinyl recordings, cassettes and CDs; film and video; record label press packets and publicity; black books, photographs, magazines, books, clothing, and more.
Founded at Columbia College Chicago in 1983, the CBMR is an independent research unit of Columbia College Chicago devoted to documentation, research, preservation, and dissemination of information about the history of black music on a global scale.
This website is about hip hop culture and news by radio host Sway Calloway, a music-news personality since the 1990s.