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Hip hop’s founding fathers plan to open a Bronx museumBy Beth DeFalco, NY PostMarch 13, 2014 | 3:21amThe founding fathers of hip-hop plan to pay tribute to the genre they created by opening a museum in The Bronx, where the phenomenon began 40 years ago.“People have lost sight of what hip-hop is . . . They just think of a rapper or rap music,” said electronic-funk founder Afrika Bambaataa.“By having this museum, it’s something for many nationalities and religious backgrounds.”He joined fellow pioneers Grand Wizzard Theodore, Grandmaster Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz Brown in a ceremony Wednesday at City Hall, where they were honored by the City Council.The group is part of an advisory committee pushing to locate a 52,000-square-foot hip-hop museum inside the Kingsbridge Armory, and have formed a nonprofit to raise money for the endeavor. The project is spearheaded by Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera.Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams said he was deeply impacted by hip-hop while growing up.“They took cardboard boxes, siphoned electricity, and took two turntables and a microphone and created a worldwide billion-dollar industry — that’s what these communities can do,” Williams said.