Best party in Manhattan to dance sweatily to smart music - 2004
NEGROCLASH @ APT
Forget the dearth of hip-hop clubs in the city: Dance music and clubs that encourage it are dead. What's replaced them, thankfully, in the case of NEGROCLASH @ APT, is a high concept that shakes asses the third Thursday of each month. A couple of months ago, the party imported DJ Technics, the king of Baltimore club music, for his Gotham debut, a rollicking all-night affair that suggested, for a few tender hours, what New York nightlife could be.