Hip Hop Legends Honored in NYC
Mar12

Hip Hop Legends Honored in NYC

The New York City Council is honoring several hip hop legends this week with official proclamations for their contributions to NYC history. The honorees include Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, and the recently past Pete “DJ”...

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Bambaataa Named Cornell Visiting Scholar

Check out this article from Yahoo News as a Hip Hop Founder gets some respect from the world of higher education....

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The Zulu Kings

This very large crew was down with Afrika Bambaataa. Beaver’s name often comes up in lists of the most respected all time b-boys. Swain is often credited as the inventor of the head spin. Back to B-Boys Biographies

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The Bronx Boys
Aug12

The Bronx Boys

Originally formed as a graffiti crew in 1975 by Batch, Shark, and Cash, The Bronx Boys were true pioneers of the art of break dancing.  They spent much of their time with graffiti and up rocking.  When one of the members hit the ground in a new routine, up rocking began to change into break dancing. The TBB Crew spread throughout the Bronx and hooked up with Afrika Bambaataa when he was trying to organize protection for party goers in...

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Beat Street

Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com DIRECTOR: Stan Lathan PRODUCER: Harry Belafonte WRITER: Andrew Davis COMPANY: Mgm/Ua Studios YEAR: 1984 Synopsis Follows young up and coming deejay in the Bronx, his break dancing younger brother and their friends as they try to move to the top of the hip hop class.  Also includes graffiti artist and wife through their troubles leading up to the artists death.  Several performances from rappers,...

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