Proposal aims to co-name Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx as Hip-Hop Boulevard

A house party four decades ago is credited

A house party four decades ago is credited with giving hip-hop rhyming its start. (March 21, 2014 4:35 PM)

A street naming proposal is hoping to honor the Bronx as the rightful birthplace of hip-hop music. 

Local historian Jacob Morris is leading the push to co-name Sedgwick Avenue as Hip-Hop Boulevard, and he's getting the support of dozens of other people who made a request to Community Board 5 during a meeting Thursday. 

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