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.

 

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This event was monumental for a culture that has spent decades aiming for proper recognition. Hip Hop has blossomed into a billion-dollar industry, and the city could ignore the cultural influence no longer.

Be sure to hop on one of the Hush Tours experiences to see Hip Hop Boulevard up close, and gain some inside knowledge on how it all started.

2017-06-09T10:43:01+00:00