DJ Kool Herc

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Morris Heights »

Where's NYC's 'Hip-Hop Boulevard'?

We asked you to tell us which street should be recognized as "Hip-Hop Boulevard."

Morris Heights »

Part of Sedgwick Ave. Could be Renamed 'Hip-Hop Boulevard'

Hip-hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc plans to attend a community board meeting about the co-naming.

Long Island City »

SummerStage Bringing Michael Jackson Tribute and DJ Kool Herc to Queens

The City Parks Foundation is bringing its famed SummerStage series to Queens.

Concourse »

South by South Bronx Festival Revels in the Art and Politics of Hip-Hop

The festival, on Dec. 14 and 15 at Hostos Community College, will feature workshops and performances.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Hip-Hop Coloring Book Brings Old School to New Generation

A new hip-hop-themed coloring book teaches kids about DJ Kool Herc, graffiti and other subjects.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Russell Simmons Pledges to Help With DJ Kool Herc's Medical Bills

Russell Simmons, the founder of Def Jam Records, said he'd help his friend pay mounting medical bills.