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On Friday, The Sugarhill Gang performed with Melle Mel and Trouble Funk to bring in the opening of The Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up at the Blind Whino SW Arts Club at 700 Delaware Avenue SW. The month-long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s.

This pop up will give fans a look at the genre of music that has impacted the world.

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Melvin Glover (R), aka Melle Mel and Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz look at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Melvin Glover, aka Melle Mel speaks with Guy O’Brien (R), aka Master Gee from the Sugarhill gang at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,talking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz looks at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Guests look at memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,guest,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Guy O’Brien (R), aka Master Gee from the Sugarhill gang speaks with Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,talking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Melvin Glover (L), aka Melle Mel and Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz look at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz looks at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Guests look at memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,guest,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Guests look at memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,guest,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Melvin Glover, aka Melle Mel speaks with Guy O’Brien (R), aka Master Gee from the Sugarhill gang at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,talking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Guests look at memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,guest,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Melvin Glover, aka Melle Mel hugs Guy O’Brien, aka Master Gee from the Sugarhill gang at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,embracing,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz looks at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Guy O’Brien, aka Master Gee from the Sugarhill gang looks at memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz looks at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Guests look at memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,guest,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity

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Curtis Fisher, aka Grandmaster Caz looks at Hip-Hop memoriabilla at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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Melvin Glover, aka Melle Mel looks at Hip-Hop memorabilia at the Hip-Hop Museum Pop Up Experience in Washington, DC on January 19, 2019. – The month long celebration of Hip-Hop began with live performances by the Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz, who were all signed to Sugarhill Records in the early 1980s. The interactive experience is expected to give fans an opportunity to understand how the music of urban culture has impacted the world. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,music,looking,city,washington dc,live event,morning,learning,opportunity,performing arts event,giving,grandmaster caz,fan – enthusiast,signing,month,souvenir,the sugarhill gang,interactivity,hip-hop

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