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Birthplace of Hip Hop

The first public hip hop party took place here on August 11, 1973, DJed by Clive "Kool Herc" Campbell. See "Preserving the Birthplace of Hip Hop" by David Gest, Panorama (Univ. of Pa. Dept. of City and Regional Planning), Spring 2008, at p. 67. There is a lot about it on the Web.

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Location Name: 1520 Sedgwick Tower
Unit #: First Floor Recreation Room
Location: 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx, New York, 10453, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Birthplaces, Entertainment, First Ever ..., Hip Hop, Rap, History, Music, Pop Culture, Pop Music, Rock and Roll
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 12-02-2019

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