BirthplaceOfHip-hop

Birthplace of Hip-Hop Saved
Hip-hop's birthplace is still intact. 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx is where Kool Herc -- considered to be the father of hip-hop -- first DJed a birthday party for his sister in their building's community room in 1973. The two would go on to host several back-to-school parties there, w…