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birthplace of hip-hop

from dj kool herc posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

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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park hill apartments

from wu-tang clan posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

"Bullet holes lace the windows in one-six-oh"

Method Man, Raekwon and Inspectah Deck all lived in Staten Island's Park Hill Apartments. Inspectah Deck lived in 160, the building in the video for 'Protect Ya Neck. Definitely check it out if you are in the area... I hear it's nice.

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fort apache studios

from the pixies posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

Uncle Tupelo recorded their first studio album No Depression here at the Roxbury location of Fort Apache Studios in 1990.

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brother ali’s room with a view

from brother ali posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

"One side of the street is Malone's Funeral Home and the
Other side's a library..."

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the fifth element

from rhymesayers posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

The Fifth Element is the storefront of the Minneapolis hip-hop record label Rhymesayers. Rhymesayers was founded in 1995 by Sean Daley (Slug), Anthony Davis (Ant), Brent Sayers (Siddiq) and Musab Saad, all members of the early-90s twin-cities hip-hop crew the Headshots. Some of the artists currently signed to Rhymesayers include Atmosphere, Brother Ali, P.O.S. and Murs.

Their retail store on Hennepin in Uptown, Minneapolis opened in 1999 and often hosts in-store performances.

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