The Birthplace Of HipHop!
Hip Hop culture was born on August 11, 1973
at 1520 Sedgwick Ave and Cedar Park
Join us online from August 11th 2023 onward as we honor and celebrate Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary with private showings of a mind-blowing 1520 Community Center “exhibit” explaining the history and significance of the 1520 Community Center and its lasting impact on Hip Hop itself.
Hip Hop History:
The "Merry-Go-Round" technique
Check out the story of DJ Kool Herc who introduced The Bronx to the very first use of dual turn tables while playing hard-edged funk music instead of disco. Herc then introduced the “Merry-Go-Round” which involved mixing instrumental breaks, rather than full songs, creating a continuous dance rhythm.
Bronx, NY, December 4, 2023, The 1520 Community Room, located at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx (New York), is officially recognized as a Historic
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and rapper KRS-One are reflecting on their efforts to preserve the birthplace of hip-hop as the art form celebrates its
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vibe.com – KRS-One has announced a new initiative celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop, moving into the Community Center of 1520 Sedgwick, the address recognized as the birthplace
Happy Birthday, Hiphop!