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A 2023 List Of Hip-Hop’s Leading Ladies As we celebrate the 50th year of Hip-Hop, it’s the perfect time to recognize women in music who are ruling the charts and beating the odds. Hip-Hop has historically been a male-dominated genre, largely built on the stories of strife of growing up as a young Black man […]

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The public library systems for New York and the borough of Queens have launched new limited-edition library cards celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hop. The card for the New York Public Library features the mural from the movie "Wild Style", while the Queens card features a design from veteran streetwear artists The Shirt Kings.

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The Queens Public Library has launched a new six-month program dedicated to celebrating 50 years of Hip-Hop. The program was made possible through a grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and it will be curated by Ralph McDaniels, the library's Hip-Hop coordinator and "Video Music Box" host.

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The gun violence that’s been plaguing New York anew for the past few years continued today when earlier this morning (June 6) a man was shot and killed as he left a recording studio in Queens, New York.

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This week, the Queens Hip-Hop legend announced the ROCK THE BELLS FESTIVAL coming later this summer in the rapper's home borough.

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With fall officially here, COVID-19 is reminding New York City residents that it hasn't gone anywhere.

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While blackouts tend to occur in Queens (where many residents have been in the dark since Tropical Storm Isaias came through earlier this week) or in other places across the nation, not so much in Manhattan. But this morning (August 7), parts of the latter lost power. 

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The story behind two sisters getting the beats at a gentleman’s jiggle joint runs deeper than we all thought. A close of associate of Cardi B is now being accused of ordering the attack.

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The inspiration for a song can happen at any time, but few would expect that one of Hip-Hop’s favorite Christmas-related jams was written while the author was on drugs. Rev. Run of Run-DMC says that while he was high and eating breakfast, he came up with the lyrics for “Christmas In Hollis.”

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A father of six, who was also an aspiring rapper, was shot and killed outside of a Queens, NY lounge on early Sunday morning (Oct. 8). Frank Snyder, 35, was gunned down in a drive-by shooting as he walked into the Tavern Lounge on Jamaica Ave. 

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A senseless shooting death that took place last month is one step closer to getting solved. The NYPD is on the lookout for Queens teenager Aaron Nathaniel who is suspected of gunning down a 16-year-old boy on a Brooklyn basketball court, and his photo from surveillance video was made public on Monday (Oct. 1).

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Cardi B found herself in the spotlight once more over a fight, this time involving a pair of bartenders at a Queens strip Club. Jade and Baddie Gi claim the Invasion Of Privacy artist ordered an attack on them, with Cardi eventually turning herself in.