Happy 38th Birthday, Hip Hop!

Happy 38th Birthday, Hip Hop!.

On August 11, 1973, hip hop was born.  Coming from humble beginnings, the index card above is the first flyer created for hip hop music.

The Story

At the tail end of summer, on August 11, 1973, neighborhood kids crowded into a small rec room at 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx to hear DJ Kool Herc spin. Eventually it got too packed to move, and the party headed down the block to Cedar Park. On that epic night Hip Hop culture was born…


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MC, musician, producer, DJ, on-air personality

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