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intimate images of biggie and the fugees from hip-hop's golden age

In the and native New Yorker Lisa Leone became one of the nascent genre’s critical documentarians simply by being present in its collaborative culture. Now, she shares rarely exhibited portraits of hip hop golden age artists in Berlin.

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DJ Kool Herc (Clive Campbell), is a Jamaican-born American DJ who is credited with originating hip hop music in the early 1970s in The Bronx, New York City. His playing of hard funk records of the sort typified by James Brown was an alternative both to the violent gang culture of the Bronx and to the nascent popularity of disco in the 1970s.

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from PEOPLE.com

Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Victoria Beckham: Celeb Quotes

"That white guy, MCA, did stuff that rappers will never do today." – Rapper DMC of Run-DMC, on the Beastie Boys's Adam Yauch, who succumbed to cancer last week

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from the Guardian

Grandmaster Flash: ‘Hip-hop’s message was simple: we matter’

Ahead of Baz Luhrmann’s TV dramatisation of rap’s roots, The Get Down, we turn back the clock to New York, when the youth of the neglected South Bronx sowed the seeds of a musical revolution

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from The Concourse

The History Of New York Hip-Hop In One Packed Map

I haven't completely gone through this but from what I see. It's pretty thorough. This Map Of New York City Gives A Visual History Of How And Where Hip Hop Started (Photo)

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from YouTube

Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Akala at TEDxAldeburgh

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