Hip Hop, Kips Bay anniversaries celebrated on Sedgwick Avenue

(l-r) Artist Adissa Kamagate, co-founder of Hip Hop Boulevard Al Pizarro and rapper Troubled Mal.
Photo by Jewel Webber

On Saturday, September 28, ’Hip Hop Boulevard’ was the location of two anniversary celebrations – the 46-year anniversary of hip hop and the 50-year anniversary of the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. The co-celebration took place at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, a stretch of Sedgwick Avenue that was officially co-named ‘Hip Hop Boulevard’ in 2016.

Hip hop artist Candela (l) with hip hop producer Rockwilder.
Photo by Jewel Webber

Breakdancing, one of the original four elements of hip hop, took place during the event.
Photo by Jewel Webber

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