Through the Mic: Medusa, Dumfoundead, Gizzle

Screen Cap from Dumbfounded video

LOS ANGELES, 21 June — The Cultural Institution meets the Sound of The Street in the sophomore outing of LACMA’s Through the Mic: LACMA X Hip Hop.

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Last month’s inaugural installment of Through the Mic: LACMA X Hip Hop was my first true hip hop experience and one of the best nights of my musical life. The vibe was incredibly positive, and 3MG: Murs, Eligh, and Scarub put on an amazing show, capped off by an exclusive late-night run of Chris Burden’s Metropolis II for concertgoers. The series continues tomorrow night with Medusa, Dumbfoundead, and Gizzle.

The legendary Medusa has been dominating the scene for fifteen years, hailing from the storied Good Life Café, which also gave rise to Jurassic 5, Freestyle Fellowship, Kurupt, and more. She is among the top female rappers of all time, having twice been named L.A. Weekly’s hip hop artist of the year.

Koreatown’s very own Dumbfounded showed a penchant for hip hop from a young age and quickly became a central figure in the L.A. underground scene with his work…

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