Hennessy: For The Culture Exhibition Opens at Somerset House

Exploring London's underground music scene.

Hennessy recently opened its Hennessy: For The Culture exhibition in Somerset House, celebrating the cognac and its ties to the hip-hop and grime scenes here in London.

Referenced in over 5000 tracks by the likes of Drake, Kanye West, Skepta and Kano, Hennessy has become synonymous with mainstream grime and hip-hop.  Opening their archives for the first time, the Hennessy: For The Culture installation explores London’s underground music scene, featuring rare and candid images of the likes of Skepta, Julie Adengua, Stormzy, Wiley, Dizzee Rascal, Ms Banks, and Lady Leshurr, all shot by music photographer Olivia Rose.  The installation also showcases rare advertising campaigns with the likes of Isaac Hayes and Miles Davis, and features commentary and unique soundscape interviews by the grime commentator, Hattie Collins.

Open from 12th June – 15th September, you can check out the Hennessy: For The Culture exhibition now at Somerset House for free.


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