Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Kool Herc’s apartment 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx, NY When: August 11, 1973 What: With his sister Cindy acting as “promoter,” sixteen year old Clive “Kool Herc” Campbell throws a “back to school” party to raise money for school clothes, and inadvertently launching the musical movement that became […]
Hip-Hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc was hospitalized today suffering from an unknown health condition. According to Gangstarr’s DJ Premier, Kool Herc’s health is deteriorating and he is in need of financial assistance, because he reportedly doesn’t have health insurance. “Kool Herc is very sick,” DJ Premier revealed on his XM Satellite radio show Live From […]
A building that is recognized as a Hip-Hop landmark in the South Bronx has been rescued by a federal loan that will halt the building’s sale, allowing the rents to stay affordable to its hundreds of tenants.