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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Schomburg Ed: Going Way Back with Big Daddy Kane
The Schomburg's Hip Hop History Project's first installment of “Going Way Back” will feature Grammy award-winning rapper Big Daddy Kane. The event will celebrate the legacy of hip-hop culture with artists that introduced the genre to the masses and offer a rare opportunity to fresh insight into to the origins of Hip Hop music. Big Daddy Kane will kick-off the 30th-anniversary celebration of his debut album "Long Live The Kane", discuss Afro-masculinity, his novel, and the influential “Dark Ga…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 5
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
"Beyoncé Vs. Rihanna” Edition of First Fridays
We're excited to bring you a special "Beyoncé Vs. Rihanna” Edition of First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering! Celebrating these two amazing superstars whose music embodies the best of R&B, soul, pop, and Caribbean sounds and whose legacies exemplify the best of Black Girl Magic. Guests are invited to mix and mingle in the Langston Hughes Lobby and enjoy our signature drinks while grooving to beats by DJ Backbr3aka, with our host of the evening Dhalimu from Dhali’s Closet. Wit…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults