Crowdsourcing Campaign Started To Raise Money For Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Museum In Harlem
(AllHipHop News) Hip Hop is finally going to have an official home to celebrate its history and contributions to culture. The Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Museum is looking to open its doors in 2017. Over half of the Harlem, New York site's $80 million price tag has already been collected, but organizers are asking the general public to help raise $1 million through a crowdsourcing campaign.
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The description for the "Harlem Satellite Hip Hop Museum and Youth Media Education Academy" Indiegogo page reads:
To the Fans of Hip Hop Culture, Good Music, Art, Education, and Positive Youth Programs… Are you ready for The Hip Hop Museum? Do you believe we need a Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum? This is your chance to make a difference and bring the dream to reality! Lets build it today, together!
So far, $500,346 of the $1 million goal has been raised. There are 60 days left for interested parties to contribute to the campaign. Perks are available for donations starting at just $1. Contributors can receive rewards such as a thank you tweet, lifetime passes to the museum, tickets to the fundraiser concert, and tickets to the Hall Of Fame Awards TV Show or Festival.
To donate to the Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Museum visit indiegogo.com.
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Check out a video featuring Chairman JT Thompson discussing the Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Museum below.