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For the first time ever, hip hop took center stage at the Sotheby’s auction house in N.Y. Items from the history of hip hop brought in $2 million and made Sotheby's the first major international auction house to dedicate an entire collection to the genre.
Notorious B.I.G.’s plastic crown may fetch up to $300,000 at Sotheby’s next week, in an auction celebrating the history and cultural impact of Hip Hop. Hear more about the sale that also includes 22 love letters written by Tupac Shakur at the age of 16
In photos: Moments from Sotheby's 'The History and Impact of Hip Hop' auction
Sotheby's is planning to hold an auction celebrating the history and cultural impact of hip-hop on Sept. 15 in NY. The auction will feature unique hip-hop artifacts, including Biggie Smalls' 'King of New York' crown.
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Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, M.a.a.d City is now the longest charting hip-hop album in history ?
Jay-Z dropped his debut album 'Reasonable Doubt' 23 years ago today and launched one of the most iconic careers in hip-hop history ?
Hip Hop was seen as a non priority in the 90s, it was seen as a genre of music that wouldn’t last. It was so raw and infectious that it broke out of just being a trend and became the culture. This is the most diverse line up of Grammy nominees in history!!