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13th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2017

Established in 2005, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is New York City’s largest Hip-Hop cultural event that showcases the positivity of Hip-Hop culture. The Festival offers a variety of culture based educational and entertainment events, which are in addition to its performances. Activities include panel lectures, exhibitions, movie screenings and even a family-friendly block party [...]

Hip Hop Museum Slated to Open in Harlem February 2018

Cleveland has the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Nashville has the Country Music Hall Of Fame, and now New York may be getting a Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame early next year.  According to a recent press release, which says the nonprofit behind the project has secured approval to build a multi-story structure in [...]

Famous Bronx Street Renamed Hip Hop Blvd

Yesterday’s ‘Global Hip Hop Day’ ended with a bang as the city officially unveiled 1520 Sedgwick Avenue as Hip Hop Boulevard. It’s been a long time coming and some of the biggest names and faces in the hip-hop world came out to pay homage to the block where it all began. Wait For It #history #usinhiphop [...]

New York Music Month

Hush has partnered with the NYC Mayor’s Office for New York Music Month! Check out our Saturday tours & a bunch of other great events! https://www.nymusicmonth.nyc/nyc-sound-track/

Immerse yourself in hip-hop history on this New York City tour

As soon as you climb into the small van and meet the other participants, who are probably savvy, educated hip-hop fans from France, Wales, Ireland and across the U.S., you will realize that this is no ordinary tour.   Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/life/travel/2017/04/28/immerse-hip-hop-history-new-york-city-tour

Mass Appeal Raises $6M Funding Round Led by Universal Music

Billboard reports: “Mass Appeal, the graffiti/hip-hop culture publication that has grown to include television and production wings as well as a record label and creative services division, announced [yesterday] it had raised $6 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Universal Music Group. Founded as a print magazine in 1996, Mass Appeal [...]

Travel with Val: Bus Tour Features Historic Hip Hop Sites Around New York

NY1 NEWS: Travel reporter Valerie D’Elia takes a tour through the historic sites in New York City that birthed hip-hop. Watch the video at: http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/travel/2017/02/27/bus-tour-features-historic-hip-hop-sites-around-new-york.html 

Swizz Beatz & Just Blaze Go Head-To-Head in Instagram Live Battle of Beats

Two of hip-hop’s heavyweights Swizz Beatz and Just Blaze went toe-to-toe in a live-streamed historic beat battle. Both producers have spawned twenty years of massive success by creating hit tracks for chart-busting artists.  Swizz has produced hits like DMX’s “Ruff Ryders Anthem,” and Drake’s “Fancy,” while Just Blaze has been a regular producer for Jay-Z, producing his classic “Public [...]

It’s Official, Jay Z is the first rapper inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

By the way, this is a win for US. I remember when rap was said to be a fad . We are now alongside some of the greatest writers in history. — Mr. Carter (@S_C_) February 22, 2017 A few months back, we found out Brooklyn's Own Jigga-Jay-Z was a nominee for the Songwriter's [...]

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