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High Bridge »

Up-and-Coming Bronx Rapper Inspired by Home Borough

Deshawn Supreme, 24, has been rapping since he was about 10 years old.

East Village »

Rapper Gunned Down in East Village Remembered as Loving Dad

Shemrod Isaac was shot four times and killed in the Lillian Wald Houses, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Rapper Seeks to Empower Women in Hip-Hop Reality Series

Siya wants to represent her Brooklyn roots as she returns to the reality show "Sisterhood of Hip Hop."

Morrisania »

Netflix Show About 1970s South Bronx Has Locals Worried

A new Netflix series called "The Get Down" that focuses on New York in the 1970s will premiere in 2016.

Stapleton »

VIDEO: Rapper Lil Wayne Hits Staten Island Skatepark After Queens Concert

After a show with Drake in Forest Hills, the hip-hop star had a private session at the 5050 skatepark.

East Village »

Learn to Break Dance and Vogue at East Village Studio

A new dance studio on Second Avenue offers classes in vogue, break dance, lite feet and flexing.

Bed-Stuy »

Exhibit Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.'s First Album

"Ready to Die" turns 20 this year, and a Bed-Stuy art gallery is celebrating with an exhibition.

Long Island City »

Mobb Deep Performing in Queensbridge for First Time in SummerStage Series

The hip-hop duo is one of several free concerts coming to the park this month for SummerStage.

Inwood »

Dyckman Street Starbucks to Host Cuban Rapper Danay Suarez

Suarez will perform Thursday night as part of a nationwide series called "Noches Culturales."

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Vyne Brew Celebrates First Year With Block Party

Saturday's Block and Brew is a six-hour block party featuring Sadat X of Brand Nubian.

Mott Haven »

J-Lo Kicks Off Bronx Free Concert Lineup This Summer

Jennifer Lopez and more will perform for free in the borough.

Park Slope »

Wu-Tang Clan Superfans Want $5M to Buy Exclusive Album and Share it Online

The group is only releasing a single copy of their new album, but fans have a solution.

Lower East Side »

Campaign to Rename LES Corner 'Beastie Boys Square' Gains Support

City Councilman Mark Levine said he thinks New York City's hip-hop history should be celebrated. 

Morris Heights »

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

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

South Ozone Park »

Naughty By Nature, Kurtis Blow Among Legends to Play Queens Casino

The artists performing Saturday will also include Black Sheep, DJ Cool Herc and Marley Marl.