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birthplace of hip-hop

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On August 11, 1973, Cindy Campbell threw a party in the rec room of 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx. Her brother DJ Kool Herc was behind the turntables at this 'back to school jam.' It cost the fellas $.50 for admission and the ladies ♥ got in for a quarter.

New York state officials declared this location the Birthplace of Hip-Hop in 2007.

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