1520 sedgewick avenue

Happy Birthday To Hip Hop Founding Father DJ Kool Herc!

Screen Shot 2021 04 16 at 10.58.00 AM

On this day in 1955, DJ Kool Herc was born Clive Campbell in Kingston, Jamaica. He moved to the Bronx when he was 12 years old and took on the name “Kool Herc” when he became a member of the graffiti crew the “Ex-Vandals”. The name is short for ‘Hercules’ because of his 6′ 4″ […]

Hip Hop Founder Kool Herc’s Old BX Block To Be Renamed “Hip Hop Blvd”

djkoolherc

According to DNA Info New York, the City Council announced that it would pass legislation to rename the section of Sedgewick Avenue that includes DJ Kool Herc‘s old address, Hip Hop Boulevard. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 1520 Sedgewick Avenue in the South Bronx was the location where Kool Herc DJed some of the very first Hip […]

MENU