Happy 49th Birthday to Hip-Hop

49 years of Hip-Hop!

Today is August 11th, 2022.

49 years ago today, Hip Hop was born!

Happy 49th Birthday to Hip-Hop. August 11th, 1973.

On August 11th, 1973, DJ Kool Herc threw a back-to-school jam in the Bronx, New York & Coke La Rock (Hip-Hop’s first MC) performed. This was the night all the four main elements of Hip-Hop, DJing, Breakdancing, MCing, and Writing (Graffiti), came together.

49 years later, we are at this point!

Happy Birthday to the genre we all love so much! 🎈

Learn more about the History of Hip-Hop

Read: August 11th Is Officially Recognized As “Hip-Hop Celebration Day

Happy 49th Birthday to Hip-Hop
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Happy 49th Birthday to Hip-Hop