The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, the office of The Bronx Borough President and Hot 97, will launch Global Hip Hop Day on June 8th! To celebrate the momentous occasion, there will be an official Proclamation Ceremony and unveiling of Hip Hop Boulevard at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx!
Global Hip Hop Day aims to acknowledge Hip Hop’s ability to unite people and create a positive cultural impact. Following the official Proclamation event, a community block party at Cedar Playground will also take place. A host of legendary Hip Hop artists, DJ’s, and influencers are schedule to attend these events – including Kool Herc, DJ Scratch, DJ Red Alert, Grandmaster Caz, Funk Flex, DJ Kast One, DJ Enuff, Kid Kapri, Doug E. Fresh, Remy Ma, French Montana, and more!
“We are thrilled to unveil Hip Hop Boulevard at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in The Bronx, the birthplace of hip hop. The Bronx is an iconic, internationally renowned hip hop destination, the home of a once rebellious art form that has, over generations, become a global powerhouse. To designate this area as a landmark and celebrate this occasion with the pioneers who started it all— many of whom still hold close ties to this community— is a remarkable and historic moment for our borough.” – Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr.
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