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Hunts Point »

Forrest Scott, a.k.a. Buffa, bases his wrestling character off of 1980s hip-hop culture.

Morris Heights »

The designation is meant to honor the legacy of The Bronx as the birthplace of hip-hop.

Meatpacking District »

Police said Najee Smith, 26, refused to leave Catch after an altercation.

Jamaica »

The event will take place at the Jamaica Colosseum Mall this Sunday.

Morrisania »

The event will take place by the Freeman Street subway station on June 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jamaica »

The mall on 165th Street in downtown Jamaica  has 250,000 square feet of development rights.

South Jamaica »

Simmons said a local anti-violence group will expand its programs.

New York City »

Check out the great live music playing in New York City between June 19 and June 25.

Upper East Side »

Some of hip-hop’s biggest names gathered on the Upper East Side for Chris Lighty's funeral.

Riverdale »

Chris Lighty, who once managed A Tribe Called Quest, was found dead in his Bronx apartment.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Paintings from Kehinde Wiley's Israeli series will be at the Jewish Museum from March 9 through July 29.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

The Black Eyed Peas will hold their Concert 4 NYC in Central Park on Sept. 30, after an earlier date was rained out.

Manhattan »

The Black Eyed Peas concert in Central Park was expected to draw more than 60,000 despite the heat.

Manhattan »

Music star Taylor Swift will appear at the Black Eyed Peas' free Central Park concert on June 9.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Photographers Janette Beckman and David Corio shot artists such as LL Cool J and The Police.