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Why are Drug Dealers called “Plugs”?

“Who’s your plug”, “I got the plug”, “I know the plug”, “let me connect you to the plug”. For over a decade now drug dealers have been referred to as “plugs” but why are drug dealers called plugs? Let’s explain.. A plug and a dealer are pretty much the same, they both supply or connect […]

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“Hip-Hop” was coined by Keith “Cowboy” Wiggins

One of Hip-Hop’s early pioneers Robert Keith “Cowboy” Wiggins, (also known as “Keef Cowboy”) an MC and a member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, is credited for coining the term “Hip-Hop” in 1978. Keith “Cowboy” Wiggins was one of the first members chosen by Grandmaster Flash to join the group. “Cowboy” used the […]

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“Hip-Hop” was created on August 11th, 1973

MC’ing, DJing, Breakdancing, and Graffiti—Hip Hop’s four elements, all existed before August 11, 1973 but that saturday is when they all came together to form “Hip-Hop”. “Hip-Hop” was born, created, and started on August 11th, 1973. The birthplace of “Hip-Hop” music was 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, New York. Clive Campbell, famously known as, […]