A collaboration of events to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop at the University of South Carolina and in Columbia, SC
World Famous Hip Hop Family Day
An unforgettable celebration of music, art, and dance
August 19, 2023
Koger Center for the Arts
Krush Groove - The Hip Hop Family Day Pre-Event
Celebrate 50 years of hip hop with family and friends at the new outdoor stage at the Koger Center
August 16, 2023, 6 p.m.
1607 Main Street
Hip Hop Wednesday
Weekly block party in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop
Wednesdays, Sept. 6-Dec. 6, 2023
1400 Greene Street
From Rec Rooms to Classrooms: Hip-Hop Culture’s 50-Year Impact on the Field of Education
American Educational Research Association HipHop50 exhibit honors and acknowledges the important cultural milestone of hip-hop culture’s global impact
Sept. 11-Dec 15, 2023
Museum of Education
Beyond the Classroom: JOUR 309 with Rapper and Activist David Banner
A conversaation with David Banner, a well-respected and accomplished rapper and producer, who has been active in the music industry for over two decades
October 12, 2023, 12 Noon
Richland Library Main Auditorium
1431 Assembly Street
50 Years of Hip Hop Innovation in Sport & Entertainment Panel Discussion
A panel discussion on the development of hip hop and its influences on the sports and entertainment industry.
October 12, 2023, 10 a.m.
Close Hipp Building, Room 005
Can We Kick It? A Hip Hop Mindset discussion
A panel discussion on applying the Hip Hop mindset at various stages in life.
November 3, 2023, 12 Noon