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Google celebrates 44th Anniversary of the Birth of Hip Hop w/ today’s “doodle”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

August 11 marks the 44th anniversary of what a lot of people consider to be the birth of hip hop — the basement party at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx where Kool Herc first matched beats and extended “the break.” Google is celebrating this with today’s interactive Doodle, a DJ tutorial narrated by Fab Five Freddy

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Eric B & Rakim reunited for a guest-filled Apollo show (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Guests included EPMD, Ice-T, Roxanne Shante, Kool Herc, Flavor Flav, Fat Joe, Slick Rick, Mase, Main Source, and still many more.

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