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THE BIRTHPLACE OF HIP HOP” UNVEILS MURAL TO CELEBRATE HIP HOP APPRECIATION WEEK

Desire Nobility One and a Collective of Graffiti Artists from the Temple of Hip Hop UnveilBanner Celebrating the legacy of Hip Hop at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx – The1973 Location of DJ Kool Herc’s “Back-to-School Party” That Helped Launch Hip Hop1520 Sedgwick Ave, Bronx NY unveiled new artwork in the building celebrating Hip …

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Birthplace of Hip Hop Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Signed Limited Edition Posters

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 Landmark for its significant role in the birth of Hip Hop. But for the Hip Hop community, the room holds an even deeper meaning – it is considered “sacred ground.” …

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Senator Schumer and KRS-One honor the birthplace of hip-hop for its 50th anniversary

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 50th anniversary. “Hip-hop culture has transcended language, race, and age,” the Senate majority leader said in an exclusive statement obtained by theGrio, “in addition to geographic and socioeconomic barriers.” The …

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Ice-T and KRS-ONE Blast the Current State of Hip-Hop: ‘It’s Time for This Generation to Get a Hold of Itself’

The legendary rappers reflected on the current state of hip-hop while celebrating 50 years of the trailblazing genre during Essence Fest in New Orleans Hip-hop is turning 50 years old this year, and perhaps no one is more astonished at its staying power than the artists who pioneered the genre. During the Essence Festival of …

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KRS-One Moves Into 1520 Sedgwick To Celebrate Hip-Hop’s 50th Anniversary

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 of the genre. The legacy emcee will lead a series of community-based programs, including a masterclass in Hip-Hop, launching Birthplaceofhiphop.nyc. “The 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop is a global movement that speaks …

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KRS-ONE BRINGS HIP-HOP HISTORY TO THE PEOPLE, SPECIFICALLY TO ITS FOUNDATION AT 1520 SEDGWICK AVENUE

blackenterprise.com – Hip-hop rolls through its 50th birthday and inspires fans worldwide. The self-proclaimed ‘The Teacher’ KRS-One continues to show up for hip-hop as a participant and a teacher. According to several reports, the Criminal Minded MC is returning to the community center at 1520 Sedwick in the Bronx. Through KRS-One’s Birthplaceofhiphop.nyc, the Boogie Down Productions member will organize programs at 1520 …

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Creatives, NYC’s hip-hop royalty is seeking a logo for genre’s golden anniversary. Here’s how to enter.

bxtimes.com – With hip-hop’s 50th Anniversary nearing on Aug. 11, rapper and Bronx hip-hop Ambassador KRS-One is calling on creatives and graphic designers across the world to put their unique stamp on a commemorative logo for this summer’s golden anniversary. Contest officials told the Bronx Times that they are currently seeking a fourth judge role, …

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50 years strong: Hip-Hop from the physical, metaphysical, philosophical, and spiritual realms

amsterdamnews.com – In the song “Rappers R N Dainja,” the Blastmaster KRS One stated back in the 9 Cinco that he will expand your consciousness and dismiss foolishness. Why? Because in the atomic structure of Hip-Hop, he declared, “I AM THE NUCLEUS.” Creeping up on 30 years since the release of that album, KRS, because …

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KRS-One Moves Into 1520 Sedgwick, the Birthplace of Hip-Hop, to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

sports.yahoo.com – KRS-One is moving to the birthplace of hip-hop to celebrate the genre’s 50th anniversary this year. According to a press release, the legendary hip-hop pioneer is launching Birthplaceofhiphop.nyc, a new initiative where the Boogie Down Productions member will lead a series of community-based programs where the genre was created at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in The …

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