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  • Hip-Hop’s 50th: The Day the Beat Dropped and the World Changed

    On August 11, 1973, amidst the scalding concrete and the pulsing heartbeat of the Bronx, history was quietly being made. 1520 Sedgwick Avenue might have seemed like any other address in the borough, but its rec room was about to witness the birth of a phenomenon: hip-hop. The modest community room was far from the…

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