THROUGH THE MIC: LACMA X Hip Hop, the first museum hip hop concert series of its kind, will explore contemporary Los Angeles hip hop music from May through October 2012. Cocurated by LACMA and hip hop artist Murs, concerts will take place on the third Thursday of every month, and will feature emerging and experimental L.A.-based hip hop artists. On May 17 the series kicks off with a special performance by 3MG: Murs, Eligh, and Scarub, formerly known as 3 Melancholy Gypsys, a L.A. based group reuniting specifically for this LACMA performance. The series continues on June 21, with a performance by Dumbfoundead. Tickets are $15 general, $10 LACMA members, for more information and to reserve tickets visit lacma.org/event/3mg

WHEN: Series begins on Thursday, May 17, 2012, 8pm
WHERE: BP Grand Entrance at LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
For more information, please contact the LACMA Communications Department
at press@lacma.org or 323 857-6522.