The Source | ICYMI: August 11 is Officially Recognized as Hip Hop Celebration Day . The culture of Hip-Hop can now be honored on a national level.
Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the Senate Periodical Press Gallery, Senate Resolution 331, which is the official bill that is designated to Hip Hop Celebration Day, and will celebrate the day that most Hip-Hop historians believe to be Hip-Hops birthday. By unanimous consent, the Senate passed S.Res.331 (A resolution designating August 11, 2021, as Hip Hop Celebration Day, designating August 2021 as Hip Hop Recognition Month, and designating November 2021 as Hip Hop History Month) Senate Periodicals (@SenatePPG) The bill that Senators created has Hip-Hop history correct as it includes the factual story of how the genre was birthed. Advertisement The Bill reads, Whereas, on Aug. 11, 1973, at a Back To School Jam organized by his sister Cindy Campbell and held at the recreation room of 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, New York, Clive DJ Kool Herc Campbell introduced his innovative style of disk jockeying and, together with the master of ceremonies engaging the crowd with rap on the microphone while partygoers known as B-boys and B-girls danced, introduced a new style. Later known as Hip Hop, which combined the elements of a disk jockey (commonly known as a DJ), a master of ceremonies (commonly known as an MC), music, art, fashion, and dance. Senate Resolution 331, also recognizes recognizingthe month of August as Hip-Hop Recognition Month and establishes November as Hip-Hop History Month. Read more