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DJ Hyphen & J. Moore – #SNSS Show #426 (8-11-13) ft. Elliott Wilson [Radio Show]

August 27, 2013 by

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This past Sunday marked the unofficial 40th birthday of hip-hop, dating back to when DJ Kool Herc held his first house/block party at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in The Bronx.  In that spirit, we wanted to do something a little different with this week’s SNSS and it just so happened that one of hip-hop’s greatest journalists, Elliott Wilson, was […]

‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? – Five Steez [Editorial]

July 29, 2013 by

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We have taken you to New York, “the Birth place of hip hop”, a few times for ‘Da’ What is Hip Hop? but now we are taking you to where the founders of hip hop got their ideas! Jamaica.  If hip hop was born in New York, it was conceived in Jamaica.  Five Steez is […]

DJ Kool Herc has been Hospitalized

January 31, 2011 by

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DJ Premier announced on his radio show that DJ Kool Herc, one of the pioneers of hip hop as music and as a culture is in the hospital.  From what I have read, there is not too much information except that he will require surgery, and so DJ Premier and others are asking the hip […]