DJ Kool Herc

In Today’s Google Doodle Fab Five Freddy Celebrates The Invention Of The Breakbeat With An Interactive DJ Tutorial

Forty-four years ago today, DJ Kool Herc threw a back-to-school party in the Bronx and ended up inventing the breakbeat, the foundational unit of hip-hop…
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2017 - 12:24 pm

Kool Herc’s Old Block To Be Named Hip-Hop Boulevard

Hip-hop has deep roots in NYC. The genre traversed all of the boroughs before stretching nationally and now globally as it does today, but it's…
Collin Robinson | February 8, 2016 - 6:09 pm