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DJ Kool Herc suing HBO’s Vinyl for using him as a character

Hip-hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc is suing HBO's Vinyl. After the show cast Dominique Johnson as a young DJ Kool Herc in a recent episode of the show, Herc (whose real name is Clive Campbell) is suing for unauthorized use of his identity, name and voice as well as trademark infringement...

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SummerStage announces 2016 free show lineup: Feelies, Public Enemy, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Indigo Girls & lots more

Also: Neon Indian, psychedelic soul legends Cymande with KING, DJ Kool Herc, the annual Duck Down BBQ, Kamasi Washington, Blonde Redhead, Chairlift, Just Blaze and many more.

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section of Sedgwick Ave in the South Bronx to be co-named Hip Hop Boulevard

To honor DJ Kool Herc and the Bronx's contributions to hip hop in general, a section of Sedgwick Avenue in the South Bronx will be co-named Hip Hop Boulevard, NY1 repo...

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31 Days of Non-Stop Hip Hop happening with multiple events in Queens this May (schedule)

In addition to the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, this year Queens will also host the free 31 Days of Non-Stop Hip Hop in May. DNAInfo has the info:Hip-hop legends, including DJ Kool Herc, Marley Marl, considered one of the most influential producers in the genre, and Zulu Nation, a hip-hop awarness group, will star during a month-long Queens Library project dubbed "31 Days of Non-Stop Hip Hop...

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upcoming NYC hip hop shows: Slick Rick, Cannibal Ox, Eve, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, KRS-One, Turqoise Jeep & more

Veteran rapper Slick Rick is performing with a live band, The Lifted, in NYC on July 31 at Stage 48 with Don Dada. Tickets for that show are on sale now...

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Shuggie Otis reveals more album details, expands tour including NYC date next week (updated dates)

As mentioned, cult psychedelic soul singer/instrumentalist Shuggie Otis, who released three solo albums including 1974's classic Inspiration Information (whose song "Strawberry Letter 23" you may recognize as the sample in Outkast's "Ms...

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DJ Kool Herc needs your help

Kool Herc at Inspire (more by Andrew St. Clair)

The man who inspired a music, a movement, and a culture needs your help:DJ Kool Herc, one of the founding fathers of hip-hop, is allegedly "very sick" and cannot afford hospital treatment...

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Nas, Cee-Lo, Pete Rock, Diplo, J Cole & others played the Heineken Inspire event on Pier 36 (pics & video)

Headlined and featuring appearances from Cee-Lo (who did perform "Fuck You!"), Pete Rock with surprise guest Dres of Black Sheep, Diplo and "surprise guest" J...

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Public Enemy played Central Park Summerstage w/ Blitz The Ambassador, Kendo And The Almost Famous Band, DJ Kool Herc AND Son of Bazerk! (pics, video)

Flavor Flav, in a rare moment of sanity, is sans clock and reality show video crew!There was a moment between songs yesterday during Public Enemy's rollicking performance in the middle of a rain-streaked Central Park where Chuck D likened his legendary rap outfit to the venerable thirst quencher lemonade...

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Summerstage (Central Park & elsewhere) – full 2010 lineup

Central Park Summerstage (more by Chris La Putt)

The schedule for the 2010 SummerStage series, which has music not just at Central Park, is out, and there are some great looking shows to highlight...

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