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"Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop"

"Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop"

They say a picture’s worth 1,000 words, and that’s especially true of one of music’s most language-conscious genres: hip-hop. Contact High explores four decades of photography, from the late 1970s to today, documenting a revolution not just in music, but in politics, race relations, fashion, and culture. Through more than 170 iconic images of hip-hop's most influential artists (Missy Elliott, Jay-Z, Queen Latifah, Tupac, and more) — including contact sheets that give us a rare glimpse into the creative process of a photo session — Contact High examines the evolution of hip-hop, connecting us with the experiences, identities, and places that have shaped the world’s most popular music genre.

MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture)
See website for ticketing information. The Museum is closed on Wednesdays.
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM, every day through Mar 31, 2022.

MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture)

325 5th Avenue N.
Seattle, Washington 98109
206-770-2700
info@mopop.org