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November is formally Nationwide Hip-Hop Month and Maxine Waters had one thing to do with that. In accordance with a news release, Rep. Waters together with Congressman Jamaal Bowman of New York co-sponsored Decision 331 making November Nationwide Hip Hop Month and making Aug. 11, Hip Hop Recognition Day.
Decision 331 was launched and handed in July 2021.
“Congressman Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) co-sponsored Decision 331 in Congress and pushed to convey this to fruition,” learn the discharge. “The Senate, underneath the management of Senator Chuck Schumer (D-CA), handed it, thus designating November 2021 as ‘Hip Hop Historical past Month’.”
2021 was an important 12 months for hip-hop. Not solely was November deemed National Hip-Hop Month, building started on the Common Hip-Hop Museum (UHHM) within the Bronx, New York. Building is predicted to be completed in 2023 and the museum will formally open in 2024, based on Information 12. The museum will not be completed however its founder Rocky Bucano is ensuring it’s nonetheless involved in the inaugural National Hip-Hop Month with the “Know Ya Hip Hop” marketing campaign.
“UHHM will have a good time the inaugural Hip Hop Historical past month celebration with a group of uncommon occasion flyers, artists interviews, historic factoids, and a particular tribute to Violator Administration founder Chris Lighty,” the discharge continued. “The Common Hip Hop Museum is dedicated to variety and inclusion and dispels the notion of toxic masculinity usually related to rap music, avenue tradition, and artwork. Whereas we additionally don’t censor, this marketing campaign hopes to afford the world a larger definition of the virtually 50-year-old tradition based on August 11, 1973. The congressman is a baby of this motion and needed the world to acknowledge its worth.”