The Hip Hop Project Mashes Up the Met Museum's Collection With Rap Lyrics


The Hip Hop Project is an interesting new website created by Parson's MFA candidate Regina Flores Mir in which the lyrics from well-known rap hits are mashed up with pieces from collections in the Met.

Using the words from rap lyrics as key-word searches through the Met's digital archive of over 200,000 works of art, users can experience a curated "tour" of the work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The project seeks to attract viewers who love rap and provide them with a new way to engage with the museum's collection.

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