Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Kool Herc’s apartment  1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx, NY When: August 11, 1973 What: With his sister Cindy acting as “promoter,” sixteen year old Clive “Kool Herc” Campbell throws a “back to school” party to raise money for school clothes, and inadvertently launching the musical movement that became […]

Jay-Z took a moment during last night’s Home & Home tour finale at Yankee Stadium to acknowledge Kool Herc, the father of hip-hop.