The Birth of Hip Hop Music

On August 11, 1973, Clive Campbell aka Kool DJ Herc told me that his sister, Cindy aka Queen Pep, asked him to deejay a party for their apartment building on Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx. This jam came to be known as the galvanizing event that led to the Hip-Hop…

A Hip Hop Pilgrimage to the Mother Land

There is such a thing as Hip Hop Tourism. And that’s the practical business approach to looking at the recent trip by Switzerland born and raised Hiphoppas from Winterthur. On the other hand this was more like a Hip Hop pilgrimage to the birthplace of Hip Hop, NYC, New York…

Kool Herc and Queen Pep join Get Healthy Hip Hop

The Positive Community joined with True School University to initiate an awareness campaign focused on educating the aging Hip Hop generation to get healthy.  Organizer Jah Jah Shakur also spoke about the necessity of preventive care provided by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and healthcare insurance in general. The program…

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Hip Hop Appreciation Week 2013

Happy Hip Hop Appreciation Week! Take time to observe the principles of True Hip Hop Kulture; Peace, Love, Unity and Safely Having Fun. Watch an old-school movie like Beat Street, Wildstyle, or Krush Groove. Check out a classic episode of Shades of Hip Hop or research an artist or pioneer…

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DJ KOOL HERC NEEDS OUR HELP

Igi Boev January 31 at 1:32pm Reply  Report DJ KOOL HERC IS IN HOSPITAL AND NEEDS FINANCIAL HELP! PLEASE READ THE DESCRIPTION AND DONATE SOME MONEY!!http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=160318167351192 Kurt NiceKurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, creating the first nationally distributed video mix…

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DJ Kool Herc

Mazi Mutafa February 2 at 1:55pm Reply • Report in order to help Herc deal with his health issues and mounting medical bills, the hip-hop community has come together to create the DJ Kool Herc Fund. We are asking that all who have enjoyed the culture and the movement that…

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Hip Hop Pioneer Medical Health And Dental Care Campaign

Maurice Taylor February 2 at 1:41pm Reply • Report I have been thinking about changing the group name of focus on the Medical Health And Dental Care Campaign A way to truly show love to Hip Hop Pioneers. I would like to take a vote on it and leave it…

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