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Real Founding Father Bronx Hip Hop Tour & Shows

New York, US
New York, US
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Step into the birthplace of hip-hop on the Real Founding Father Bronx Hip Hop Tour & Shows. Led by the leading expert in hip-hop culture, this tour takes you on an immersive journey through the streets of the Bronx to uncover the hidden and forbidden places that birthed the movement. Experience the forbidden Graffiti Train Yard, the Project Center where Afrika Bambaataa and the Zulus started it all, and the Boys and Girls Club where the original Bronx gangs emerged. Get ready for an electrifying breakdancing and rap show and explore the area where Jamaicans influenced the B-boys. Plus, meet the guide, JCash Thigpen, at a book signing event where you can get your hands on his two must-read books. This is more than just a tour; it's a chance to immerse yourself in the heart and soul of hip-hop and witness the birth of a cultural revolution.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit the Hip Hop Museum and see all the sights and collections
  • Explore the Projects of Afrikan Bambaataa and the Zulu organization
  • Meet the old Gangs of the Bronx who started the Culture
  • Enjoy a Breakdancing show and Standup and Rap show
  • Discover the hidden and forbidden Train Yards of the past
  • Private transportation
  • Memorabilia item costs and Entertainment donations

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Introduction

Step into the birthplace of a cultural phenomenon with the Real Founding Father Bronx Hip Hop Tour & Shows. Led by the leading expert of the Hip Hop Culture, this immersive experience takes you on a journey through the streets of the Bronx, uncovering hidden gems and forbidden secrets that shaped the history of Hip Hop.

What to expect?

Prepare to be captivated by the stories, sights, and sounds that defined an era. This 480-minute tour offers an in-depth exploration of the birth of Hip Hop, visiting iconic locations and meeting the real pioneers of the Culture. From the forbidden Griffiti Train Yard to the Project Center where the Zulus and Afrika Bambaataa emerged, you'll gain insights into the roots of this influential movement.

Who is this for?

This tour is an absolute must for anyone passionate about Hip Hop and eager to delve into its origins. Whether you're a fan, an aspiring artist, or a music enthusiast, this experience appeals to all ages and backgrounds. Embark on this journey to gain a deep appreciation for the rich history and the pioneers who laid the foundations for a global phenomenon.

Why book this?

Designed for true Hip Hop aficionados, the Real Founding Father Bronx Hip Hop Tour & Shows offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the birthplace of the Culture. Led by JCASH Thigpen, an expert guide and author of two insightful books on Hip Hop's beginnings, this tour goes beyond surface-level knowledge. Immerse yourself in the authentic atmosphere of the Bronx, witnessing breakdancing shows, rap performances, and even book signings with the guide himself. This is not just a tour, but an experience that will deepen your understanding and appreciation for Hip Hop's roots.

Good to know

During the tour, you'll have the chance to explore the Hip Hop Museum, where you can admire extensive collections and artifacts that showcase the history of the Culture. Additionally, you'll visit iconic locations such as the old Gangs of the Bronx, the historical birthplace of Kool Herc parties, and the hidden Train Yards once adorned with forbidden graffiti. The tour also includes a stop at the Universal Hip Hop Museum, where you can further immerse yourself in the world of Hip Hop.

Reviews

Feedback from previous participants of the Real Founding Father Bronx Hip Hop Tour & Shows has been overwhelmingly positive. Travelers emphasize the wealth of knowledge provided by the guide, JCASH Thigpen, and the unique opportunity to meet the real pioneers of the Culture. Many rave about the engaging breakdancing and rap shows, as well as the chance to explore historical sites and gain a deeper understanding of the Hip Hop movement. Overall, this tour is hailed as an enriching, eye-opening experience that surpasses expectations.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

The Hip Hop Museum

We would spend time in the Museum and see all the sights and collections.

Admission Not Included

Bronx

You visit the Projects of Afrikan Bambaataa and the Zulu organization. You be in a book signing event with your guide, JCASH Thigpen.

Madison Square Boys and Girls Club - Joel E. Smilow Clubhouse

We get to see and meet some of the old Gangs of the Bronx who started the Culture. See a Breakdancing show and Standup and Rap show.

Admission Included

Tremont

We would visit the old "Author Park" and "129 School Yard" where the birth of Park parties started.

Hip Hop Blvd

We would visit the historical birth place of the Kool Herc party.

Admission Included

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