The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap

NEW | CHARACTERISTICS | OVERVIEW | EVENTS originally published: 08/21/2021 The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap released on August 20, 2021. A partnership between the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, the box set and book (300 pages, 11 expert essays, …

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Ilona Royce Smithkin, unlikely fashion and art muse, dies at 101

Ilona Royce Smithkin, who as an orange-haired nonagenarian with matching two-inch lashes caught fire in the fashion world, starring in a documentary film and joining fashion campaigns for brands like Coach, while also throwing embers in many other fields as a muse for photographers, filmmakers and artists – a cheerful …

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