Google Celebrates the 44th Anniversary of #HipHop @Google @FABNEWYORK @ceyadams #KoolHerc

On August 11, 1973, there was a party at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in The Bronx—and four decades later, we’re still talking about it. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 44th anniversary of that party, which is widely credited as the birth of the Hip Hop movement.

Several elements of hip hop were born – namely, emcee’ing and “breaks – and Google is commemorating that moment with a global interactive Doodle on their homepage.
Doodle team in front of 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx (L to R- Perla Campos, Kevin Burke, Pedro Vergani, David Lu)

Cey Adams_ Guest Artist


early logo design sketch by Cey Adams



Perla Campos, Fab 5 Freddy, Kevin, Ryan, Pedro Vergani)

Click the Doodle for a hip hop history lesson and a chance to learn how to scratch, crossfade and “dig in the crates.” The story of how the Doodle came to be — featuring Fab 5 Freddy, legendary graphic artist Cey Adams and the Doodle team.

For more information visit the Google Doodles page.


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