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National Hip-Hop Museum Hosting Wild Style 40th Anniversary Celebration and Toy Exhibit in NYC, June 11

40TH Anniversary of Wild Style

WHEN: Sunday, June 11 – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

11 a.m.: Doors Open 5 Points Festival: Designer Toy Festival 

11-4: World’s 1st Hip-Hop Toy Exhibit: 1977-present Rare Vintage Toys & The Hip-Hop Shop Booth: Limited Edition Hip Hop & Wild Style Toys and Merch 

11-1p DJ RBI Spins 

1-4: Wild Style Anniversary Live Cake Fabrication by DJ DVS 

1 p.m.: DJ Kevie Kev Rockwell of The Fantastic 5 

2-5 p.m. Live Painting by Kevin “Scene” Lewis 

2 p.m. DJ Tony Tone of The Cold Crush Brothers 

3 p.m. DJ Grand Wizzard Theodore Inventor of the Scratch 

4 p.m. Live Podcast w/ the Cast Hosted by Jay Quan & Grandmaster Caz with The Cast streamed via @Rockthebells  Instagram Account 

5 p.m. Wild Style Grand Induction Ceremony 

Keynote Speech: Master Gee of The Sugarhill Gang, Executive Dir. of NHHM 

Order of Inductions: 

Charlie Ahearn, Director of Wild Style 

Lil Rodney Cee of Double Trouble 

Patti Astor Lead Actress 

Crazy Legs of The Rock Steady Crew 

Grand Wizzard Theodore & The Fantastic 5 

GROUP: Prince Whipper Whip, Ruby Dee, Master Rob, Waterbed Kev & DJ Kevie Kev Rockwell 

Grandmaster Caz & The Cold Crush Brothers 

GROUP: DJ Charlie Chase, DJ Tony Tone, Almighty Kay Gee, Easy A.D. & JDL

WHERE: Zero Space 

337-345 Butler St, Brooklyn, NY 11217 

BACKGROUND: About Five Points Festival 

Five Points Festival, presented by Clutter Magazine, is the premier curated designer toy, indie comic, craft beer,  Kaiju and Sofubi, street art, and live painting festival. The antidote to the average con, Five Points Fest brings together tastemakers, misfits, and rebels into a one-of-a-kind marketplace. The festival brings together the best indie artists, designer toy makers, original art creators, resin sculptures, plush, blind boxes, blanks, minis, Kaiju, Japanese vinyl, street art, posters, prints, apparel, live painting, craft beer, food trucks, pins, patches, tattooing and more! For more information, visit fivepointsfest.comAbout The Hip-Hop Shop

The Hip-Hop Shop is the flagship retail and event space of the National Hip-Hop Museum. Open since January 2023, it features the East Coast’s largest selection of hip-hop memorabilia, including vintage apparel, sneakers,  toys, memorabilia, vinyl, and art. The shop is located at 1919 18th Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20019. Merchandise also is available for online purchase at nationalhiphopshop.com

About The Museum Launched in 2019, the National Hip-Hop Museum of Washington DC is the world’s first Hip-Hop museum. As the leading organization in Hip-Hop preservation, history, and education, this 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization comprises  The House of Hip-Hop, The Hip-Hop Shop, The Hip-Hop Cafe, and The Hip-Hop Museum Pop-Up Experience.  Executive Director is Master Gee a multi-platinum recording artist, founder, and the voice of the legendary Hip-Hop group The Sugarhill Gang. The centerpiece of the NHHM is a collection of over 500 exclusive and authentic pieces of memorabilia, artifacts, posters, sneakers, and other rare and historic items representing all aspects of the culture.  Drawing on hip-hop’s longstanding tradition of empowerment and social awareness, our museum includes a series of community-oriented seminars and workshops focusing on entrepreneurship, financial literacy, health and wellness, and social justice. The museum is located at 2622 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001. For more information,  visit nationalhiphopmuseum.org.

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