Hosted in a wide variety of public venues, Vinyl is a weekly listening series designed to help individuals and groups celebrate and explore the richness of hip-hop history.  The format and feel of every set is tailored to its hosting venue and each series is crafted by local contributors.  If you’re interested in having The Muse Collaborative facilitate Vinyl at your location, whether that’s bar, barbershop, business training, church, library, school, youth program, or whatever, please contact us.  And, if you’d like to swing by and check out one of our public sessions, details are listed on our calendar.


Current Series

Interested in helping us choose albums for our next series?  We’re getting ready to plan the 2021 calendar, so let us know what you’d like to hear and we’ll see where it fits in.  Once albums have been announced, we’ll start accepting articles from the community for our library as well.


Past Album Sets

Albums That Shook This City

Krown Rulerz – Paper Chase
Public Enemy – Fear of a Black Planet
Dr. Dre – The Chronic
Wu-Tang Clan – 36 Chambers
Raekwon – Only Built 4 Cuban Linx
Lauryn Hill – Miseducation
DMX – It’s Dark and Hell is Hot
Eminem – Slim Shady LP
50 Cent – Get Rich or Die Tryin’
Lil Wayne – No Ceilings
Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE
Migos – YRN

Duos Through The Decades

Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full
Cookie Crew – Born This Way
Mos Def & Talib Kweli – Black Star
Method Man & Redman – Blackout!
Outkast – Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
UGK – Dirty Money
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa – Mac & Devin Go To Highschool
Fabolous & Jadakiss – Friday on Elm Street

A Life Worth Listening To

Lil Wayne & Birdman – Like Father, Like Son
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
Kanye West – College Dropout
J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hill Drive
Outkast – Aquemini
2pac – Greatest Hits
Nas – Hip Hop is Dead
Jay-Z – 4:44