Music Preservation Project To Celebrate The Evolution of Hip-Hop

  • Artwork: Demont "Peekaso" Pinder
January 10, 2011 -- 1:21 pm PST

The GRAMMY Foundation will host "Word Revolution: A Celebration of the Evolution of Hip Hop" — the 13th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Music Preservation Project — on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 7:30pm at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. The evening will feature live musical performances and historical footage from preservation archives. This year's theme will explore hip hop as an art form and celebrate the various and invaluable contributions of the genre and its influence on the American cultural landscape.

The GRAMMY Foundation will produce this high quality, media-driven event in association with Centric, a BET Network. This GRAMMY Week celebration promotes the GRAMMY Foundation’s mission of recognizing and preserving our musical past, so that future generations can continue to benefit from an appreciation and understanding of those contributions. Tickets are $25 and include a reception which will follow the program. To purchase tickets, click here.