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Happy 59th Birthday To Cultural Icon Fab 5 Freddy!

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What dictates cool? Originality, tenacity, courage, creativity?  Is it the will to stand alone beside your own thoughts and ideas or simply just being the first and fliest to ever do”it”? Whatever the definition may be, Bedford-Stuyvesant’s own Fab Five Freddy was it’s embodiment throughout the 80’s and 90’s. As the host of Hip Hop’s […]

The Abstract! Q-Tip Will Be at Bonhams New York Showcasing His Personal Art Collection

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Q-Tip has always been known as “The Abstract” of his rap collective we all know and love as A Tribe Called Quest, and now he’s proving exactly why by curating a special art exhibition at legendary auction house Bonhams New York. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information View this post on Instagram #oldiebutagoodie #ninachanelabney #ninachanel #ninaabney […]

Today in Hip Hop History: YO! MTV Raps Debuted on MTV 30 Years Ago

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30 years ago on this date, MTV premiered the first episode of the Hip Hop generated video show, YO! MTV Raps. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Everybody has their own personal memory of MTV Raps. Whether it was during the era of comedians Ed Lover and Doctor Dre or during the Fab 5 Freddy reign, […]

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth of Hip-Hop

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates an essential nugget of Hip-Hop history. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The backstory of August 11, 1973 is that it marks the day the legendary DJ Kool Herc invented the concept of the “break” during a back-to-school party he threw in New York City’s Bronx borough. Instead of playing a record […]

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