Hip-hop founders celebrate 40th birthday of the genre

A ceremony was held at City Hall. (3/12/14)

THE BRONX - The men credited with founding hip-hop are celebrating the 40th birthday of the genre this week.

A ceremony was held at City Hall Wednesday to mark the occasion. 

The pioneers are also proposed a hip-hop history museum at the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx. 

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Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who represents the district around the armory, says any decision on if the museum can be built there will be up to the armory's board.

 

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