Hip Hop at a Glance

  • Kool Herc officially begins performing as a DJ in NY

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    Grandmaster Flash, Sugarhill Gang, and the Beastie Boys are a few of the emerging groups in Hip-Hop

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    Hip-Hop accepted in the mainstrem media

  • The Murder of Tupac Shakur

  • The Death of Biggie Smalls

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    A New Millennium for Hip-Hop

    Music coming from all over the country. New faces emerge on the scene. Music more controversial.