Cocktails & Culture: Legends of '80s Hip Hop

When: Friday, August 20, 2021, 5:00pm
Price: Free with Museum Admission
Photography of LL Cool J - Janette Beckman (1985)
Janette Beckman. LL Cool J, 1985. Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Janette Beckman

Celebrate the '80s with DJs Misbehaviour and Operator Emz; try your hand at a graffiti art-inspired activity (extra fee applies), and enjoy specialty cocktails from the MCNY bar. And of course, drop into our air-conditioned galleries to check out the Museum’s brand-new hit exhibition New York, New Music, 1980-1986.

Check out the whole Cocktails & Culture series here.

About Operator Emz:
Operator Emz is a DJ, music producer, and hip hop expert who grew up in the Bronx. He throws a weekly party in homage to the 45”record called Mobile Mondays! He has produced records for Cyndi Lauper, MIA, and Joell Ortiz. DJ Emz brings underground classics to new audiences.

About DJ Misbehaviour:
Born in London now based in NYC, Misbehaviour has been rocking parties across the Globe since 1989 and makes seasonal appearances at Afro Punk Festival, New York Summer Stage, Art Basel Miami and  many more. 

Free with Museum admission. 

Accessibility: Please contact the Museum at 917.492.3333 or with any questions.

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