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Series: a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Published: 27 August 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393054-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9305-4
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399278-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9927-8
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395904-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9590-4
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012719-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1271-9
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... A largely discrete set of practices that took root in the Bronx and Brooklyn—quick-mix DJ-ing, mc rapping, the dance style known as breaking, and graffiti art—started to permeate the outer margins of the downtown scene during late 1979 and 1980. Graffiti artist Fred Brathwaite/Fab 5 Freddy led...
Published: 29 July 2022
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2316-6
...An Italian Boy from the Bronx ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Ruza Blue Afrika Bambaataa Negril the Roxy Bronx Brooklyn ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Fred Brathwaite/Fab 5 Freddy Michael Holman Jean-Michel Basquiat Gray (band) Times Square Show hip hop graffiti Bronx ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Ruza Blue continued to book Bronx and Brooklyn-based DJs, MCs, graffiti artists, and breakers until the fire department closed the venue due to overcrowding. The party host took her party to Danceteria before deciding to relaunch at the Roxy roller rink. Bambaataa and others followed her...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... David Mancuso Paradise Garage Michael Brody Larry Levan A largely discrete set of practices that took root in the Bronx and Brooklyn—quick-mix DJ-ing, mc rapping, the dance style known as breaking, and graffiti art—started to permeate the outer margins of the downtown scene during late 1979...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... on a show in November. Also making strides, Keith Haring staged an exhibition at Tony Shafrazi’s new SoHo gallery. Pyramid drag queen Ivan Baker Fun Gallery Patti Astor Jean-Michel Basquiat East Village West Village Ruza Blue continued to book Bronx and Brooklyn-based DJs, MCs, graffiti...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... York/New Wave exhibition at PS1. Keith Haring curated the Lower Manhattan Drawing Show at the Mudd Club. Haring then invited Brathwaite and Futura 2000 to curate a Beyond Words graffiti show at the Mudd Club; Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa played at the opening-night party. Meanwhile Basquiat quit Gray...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... reflexively, this chapter explores how a young African American woman from the South Bronx ended up in the Congo, and how her own history and body both intersected with and diverged from the experiences and beliefs of the BisiKongo people she interviewed and interacted with on a daily basis. The chapter...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... American woman from the South Bronx ended up in the Congo, and how her own history and body both intersected with and diverged from the experiences and beliefs of the BisiKongo people she interviewed and interacted with on a daily basis. The chapter focuses on the ethnographer’s body to highlight how race...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... at the Mudd Club. Haring then invited Brathwaite and Futura 2000 to curate a Beyond Words graffiti show at the Mudd Club; Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa played at the opening-night party. Meanwhile Basquiat quit Gray, played the lead role in the downtown film Downtown 81 , and then, following introductions made...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Hip hop emerged as an integrated cultural phenomenon when Bronx-based DJs, MCs, and even breakers started to appear in downtown venues. Sylvia Robinson staged the first breakthrough event at the Ritz. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five returned to midtown in less conducive circumstances...