Johnny Pate

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Kool Herc's Top Three Old-School New York Hip-Hop Venues

    ​Kool Herc plays the genesis figure in hip-hop's fable; the first party the Jamaican-born, Bronx-raised DJ threw in the recreation room of his building at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in 1973 is credited with formalizing the genre. From behind two turntables Herc spun the short, percussive sections of ... More >>

  • Music

    May 23, 2000