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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."

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.

Springfield Gardens »

Man Arrested for Fatally Shooting 50 Cent's Friend, Police Say

Rapper Jamal Green, or Mazaradi Fox, was shot and killed by Jamal Scott, police said.

Upper West Side »

This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

All the essential concert experiences in New York City between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19.

Clifton »

Straight from Shaolin, Wu-Tang Clan's U-God Talks About His Hometown

Part of the legendary rap group that put Staten Island on the map, U-God still loves New York.

Financial District »

Rapper Eve Says the Financial District Is On the Money

The Grammy-winning Philadelphia native keeps a pied-à-terre in the Financial District.

Clinton Hill »

Notorious B.I.G. Deserves Corner Named After Him, Petition Argues

The intersection of Fulton Street and St. James Place could bear the hip-hop icon's name.

Corona »

Queens Hip-Hop Collective World's Fair to Release First Album

The group of artists hail from around the borough.

Chelsea »

Jay-Z Plays Surprise Show at Chelsea Gallery

The rapper performed a song from "Magna Carta ... Holy Grail" at a West 25th Street gallery.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Rapper Makes Hurricane Sandy Music Video

Tyquan Carter released a video of his rap song about the destructive storm.

Central Harlem »

Kurtis Blow's Harlem and the South Bronx

Blow puts "The Breaks" on the negative when discussing Harlem's development.

Williamsburg »

Autistic Rapper Records Track on Perseverance in Williamsburg Studio

Rio Wyles flew in from California to record a track with the New York band Timeflies.

East Williamsburg »

Sober Poet Hits Bars to Rap on Dangers of Drinking

Timmy Grins' rap "Last Call" aims to reach people struggling with alcoholism.

Times Square & Theater District »

'Gangnam Style' Star Psy Jams with Rap Icon MC Hammer in Times Square

The two performed a mashup of the Korean pop star's hit and Hammer's "Too Legit to Quit."

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