Black History Month

Black History Month

From current GRAMMY nominees to legends, celebrate Black History Month on COLLECTION:live with these special artist interviews.

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  • A Conversation With Janelle Monáe

    Celebrating Album Of The Year and Best Progressive R&B Album GRAMMY-award nominee, The GRAMMY Museum welcomed artist Janelle Monáe to the Museum’s intimate 200-seat Clive Davis Theater for an evening including a conversation moderated by Jimmy Jam discussing her GRAMMY-award nominated album, The ...

  • Can You Dig It?: A Hip-Hop Origin Story With Chuck D

    "In conjunction with the GRAMMY Museum's new exhibit, Hip-Hop America: The Mixtape Exhibit, the GRAMMY Museum hosted a special panel discussion moderated by Vice Chair of Critical Dance Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of Black Study at UC Riverside, Imani Kai Johnson, featuri...

  • An Evening With Trombone Shorty And New Breed Brass Band

    "The GRAMMY Museum welcomed Trombone Shorty and New Breed Brass Band to the Museum’s intimate 200-seat Clive Davis Theater for an evening including a conversation with Trombone Shorty and Jenard Andrews (bandleader and snare-drummer of New Breed Brass Band) about their collaboration, album releas...

  • Trombone Shorty- "St. Philip Street"

  • A New York Evening with Jon Batiste

    "The GRAMMY Museum presented an intimate conversation with Jon Batiste followed by a performance at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY. The conversation included a discussion moderated by journalist Marcus J. Moore about Jon's career, latest album, World Music Radio, documentary AMERICAN SYMPHONY a...

  • Jon Batiste- "Butterfly"

  • A New York Evening with Allison Russell

    "The GRAMMY Museum presented an intimate conversation with Allison Russell followed by a performance at The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR in New York City. The conversation included a discussion moderated by author and journalist Brooke Baldwin about the making of Allison's album, The Returner, h...

  • The Debut Live: Offset

  • Careers in Music: Welcome to Rap City

    In partnership with BET and Mass Appeal, the GRAMMY Museum is proud to host a panel discussion featuring Rap City hosts and more on their new documentary “Welcome to Rap City”

  • A Conversation with Nelson George

    A conversation with acclaimed author, producer, and director, Nelson George as we discuss his career chronically the birth of hip hop in America, and his work in the industry.

  • The Drop: Killer Mike

    The GRAMMY Museum welcomed Killer Mike of Run the Jewels to the Museum’s Clive Davis Theater for a p conversation about his creative process, career, and to celebrate his album, MICHAEL.

    Killer Mike gets recognized for many things - being an Outkast protege, a member of rap powerhouse Run The ...

  • A New York Evening with Rhiannon Giddens

    On the eve of the release of her highly anticipated album You’re the One, the GRAMMY Museum presented a very special, intimate conversation and performance with GRAMMY-winner Rhiannon Giddens at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY. The conversation included a discussion about the making of her albu...

  • Rhiannon Giddens - "Louisiana Man"

  • Careers In Music: Merck Mercuriadis, Nile Rodgers and THE-DREAM

    A conversation with Merck Mercuriadis, Nile Rodgers and The-Dream discussing their background in the music industry, the importance and power of the songwriter, sustaining a career, and celebrating the songs past and present that have led to The-Dream having more than 20 GRAMMY nominations and fi...

  • Live Out L!ve Presents: Beyond the Mainstage – Black Executives in Live Music

    GRAMMY Museum joins forces with Live Out L!ve to present beyond the mainstage and explore the success, challenges and reality of being a Black executive in the live entertainment industry. Featuring Candace Newman, CEO/Founder of Live Out L!ve, Marcus Johnson, Talent Buyer for Goldenvoice/AEG Pre...

  • History of Hip-Hop & The Hip-Hop Experience

    Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop by learning about the genre through various elements including culture, fashion, history, etc. Featuring British-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jason Mills (professionally known as IDK) and DJ/rapper most known for joining the Wo...

  • Guest Artist Session ft. NLE Choppa and Baby Tate

    A conversation with American rapper NLE Choppa, and American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Baby Tate. Gain insight into being signed to a record label, what it's like to go on tour, and how to promote yourself in the music industry. Discussion and Q&A session followed by a perfo...

  • Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with seven-time GRAMMY winners Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. about the making of their highly anticipated first new album in three decades, Blackbird: Lennon-McCartney Icons, out April 30. Following the conversati...

  • Leon Bridges

    "On October 25, 2021 the GRAMMY Museum welcomed GRAMMY Award-winning R&B recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges for an intimate conversation moderated by Chris Black (host of the How Long Gone podcast) discussing the making of Leon’s newly released third album, Gold-Diggers Sound. The eveni...

  • Erroll Garner

    The GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to host a panel discussion celebrating the centennial of legendary pianist/composer, Erroll Garner. Panelists include Peter Lockhart (Senior Producer Erroll Garner Project), Steve Rosenthal (4x GRAMMY-winner & Erroll Garner Project Producer), Dr. Robin D. G. Kelley (...

  • GIVĒON

    "On November 16, 2021, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed GRAMMY-nominated artist GIVĒON for an intimate conversation discussing the release of his debut album, When It's All Said And Done... Take Time. The discussion was moderated by the GRAMMY Museum’s Schyler O’Neal. GIVĒON has made himself one of mu...

  • Nas and Hit Boy

    On October 19, 2021, the GRAMMY Museum and Culture Impact Agency hosted an intimate conversation with GRAMMY Award-winning rap legend Nas and Hit-Boy, to discuss their one-of-a-kind synergy, breaking barriers as the premier rapper/producer duo in hip-hop, notching Nas' first GRAMMY win, and putti...