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Time Out says
Wed May 2 2012
Every summer, this slice of Bronx open space reverts back to the early glory days of hip-hop: The Crotona Park Jams feature such iconic names as Grand Wizard Theodore and Kool DJ Red Alert.
Crotona Park Fulton Ave to Crotona Park East
What's on at Crotona Park
By now, hip-hop's origin story is fairly well known: At a Bronx house party in 1973, Clive Campbell—soon to become DJ Kool Herc—essentially created the genre after playing breaks from various tunes back to back on two turntables. But the man who created...
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This event is both a film screening and a concert: Documentarian Henry Chalfant's 2007 from From Mambo to Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale will be shown, and Bronx stalwarts the Ghetto Brothers will perform. It's a fitting combination: The Brothers came out...