2016

Oil House is heading up the planning for the Universal Hip Hop Museum (uhhm.org), working alongside emcees and activists, Paradise Gray, Ndaba Mandela and KRS-One as Neighborhood Planner. New curriculum is developed for a hip hop course at Monroe College (Bronx, New Rochelle) entitled Who Set You Flowing? : Hip Hop, History and the Soul Stirring. Media outlet Colorlines publishes a feature with a co-authored statement by Paradise Gray and Gilliam in response to multiple child abuse allegations against Bronx native and hip hop pioneer, Afrika Bambaataa entitled “Hip-Hop Activists Speak Out on Afrika Bambaataa Allegations Via Petition“. Bronx political figures seek to use historic case to promote changes in statute of limitations legislation.

 

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