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  1. 10 things to do around D.C. this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... hip-hop in the late 1970s, Queen Lisa Lee rapped as fiercely as anyone in the classic films "Wild Style" or "Beat Street," and Kurtis Blow's "The Breaks" was the first hip-hop single to go gold. All three take the stage with fellow trailblazers Kool ...


  2. New Google Doodle lets you DJ, scratch records to celebrate birth of hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... of MC's (rappers), breakdancers (or "b-boys") and graffiti artists, as celebrated in films and TV series like "Beat Street," "Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo" and Netflix's "The Get Down." "It was a full-circle experience for me," Fab 5 Freddy wrote ...


  3. Kidd Creole's fall from hip-hop to rock bottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | New York Post

    ... hospitalized in a coma for two days in 1984. Meanwhile, Melle Mel's career was soaring. He appeared in the film "Beat Street" and had a hit song off the title track, before rapping on Chaka Khan's Grammy-winning "I Feel for You" in 1985. The group ...


  4. B/R Kicks: B-Boy Swag with NYC Sneaker Boutique Extra ButterRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | BleacherReport

    ... these are butter. We chose a red colorway and a blue colorway and it all ties into hip-hop because of the movie Beat Street . In the movie, one B-boy crew is in red and the other is in blue, and it is one of the most influential hip-hop movies. ...


  5. Roxanne Shante To Co-Host 2017 Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Awards Honoring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 |

    ... Hop Hall of Fame + Museum include The Entertainer's Basketball League, Daniel 'Dapper-Dan' Day, Harry Belafonte, Beat Street , Sal Abbatiello, Disco Fever, Mike & Dave Records, Bobby Robinson, Enjoy Records, Sylvia Robinson, Sugar Hill Records, and ...