Dedicated to remembering the roots of hip-hop, HusH is providing the opportunity to tour New York City and see the various landmarks and locations that have played a role in shaping the genre. While various tours and activities are scheduled throughout the year, here's a few highlights taking place during Hip-Hop Honors Week, to entice you:
10/12: Grandmaster Caz leads tour goers through Harlem and the Bronx River, home of Afrika Bambaataa. Graffiti legend
10/13: Phade does a Wooster Collective-style walk, pointing out famous murals and aerosol art galleries in East Harlem, Brooklyn, Long Island City, and Queens.
10/14: Mikey D and Kurtis Blow take folks past former homes of current legends, including Run-DMC, LL Cool J, and Russell Simmons.
10/15: Kool DJ Red Alert has organized a walking excursion to see the various blacktops of New York's basketball games.
Tickets are well worth the money it costs to wrangle them, whether you're a connoisseur of the genre or needing to fill gaps in your education.