• Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock

    Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock

    In present times, dance songs are not taken seriously in Hip Hop but they were a driving force that fueled the culture in the seventies and eighties. Many emcees released an array of classic dance tracks that stood the test of time. But 1988 was the year Rob Base...
  • The New York City Breakers

    The New York City Breakers

    The New York City Breakers were founded by Michael Holman in 1981 when he recruited dancers from various B-boy teams to join the crew.Hoping to manage the Rock Steady Crew, Holman needed to find another dance group for them to compete against for a Hip Hop night. Rock Steady Crew...
  • Lovebug Starski (Kevin Smith)

    Lovebug Starski (Kevin Smith)

    Lovebug Starski (Kevin Smith) was born on May 16, 1960 in the Bronx, New York and began working with various local DJs in the late 1960s and early 1970s. ...
  • Lady Pink (Sandra Fabara)

    Lady Pink (Sandra Fabara)

    Graffiti artist Lady Pink (Sandra Fabara) was born in Ambato, Ecuador in 1964 and grew up in New York City. She began writing at age 16 when her first boyfriend moved away to Puerto Rico after getting arrested for doing graffiti...
  • DJ Kool Herc (Clive Campbell)

    DJ Kool Herc (Clive Campbell)

    DJ Kool Herc (Clive Campbell) was born April 16, 1955 in West Kingston, Jamaica and migrated to the Bronx, New York in 1967. ...
  • Juice Crew "The Symphony"

    Juice Crew “The Symphony”

    Hip Hop legends Marley Marl and Mr. Magic assembled a renowned group of artists (predominantly from Queensbridge with a couple coming out of Brooklyn). This astonishing collective consisted of: Roxanne Shante, MC Shan, Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap & DJ Polo, Biz Markie, Masta Ace, Craig G, Tragedy...